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Charles Marcus’ key accomplishments:

Recognized by hunger2succeed on their list as being one of “The Top 60 Motivational Speakers In The World”

Charles Marcus is a successful business leader, president of the Empowerment International Group Inc., and the best selling author of the highly acclaimed and internationally published book Success Is Not a Spectator Sport: How to Take Action and Achieve More and a contributing author in the prestigious New York Times Best Selling Series of Books titled: Chicken Soup for the Soul: Life Lessons for Mastering The Law of Attraction. 7 Essential Ingredients for Living a Prosperous Life and several other motivational and business books.

He is also a former award-winning top 1% sales achiever in his company, in one 18 month period he opened 242 new accounts and increased sales in his territory by 346%. winning the prestigious Excellence in Sales award for exceptional accomplishments in sales excellence and customer service from his Fortune 500 company. In addition, Charles has been nominated

in the past for the Courage to Comeback Award in Ontario, Canada, and the prestigious Management and Achievement Award from McGill University, in Montreal, Quebec, for exceptional business achievements and his contribution to the community at large.

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Originally from England and now a resident of Canada, Charles Marcus has come a long way. For over 25 years, he could not do what most of us take for granted—speak. He lived with a severe stuttering disability, sometimes going for long periods of not being able to speak at all, suffering much ridicule, rejection and prejudice…and dreaming one day of being able to speak fluently in public.

He was finally able to realize this dream after making an important decision: to take full responsibility for his life and confront his challenges and fears head-on. Today, Charles is an inspiration to people all over the world, combining his story of overcoming adversity and winning against the odds with his streetwise, down-to-earth business and leadership savvy. With his unique “tell it like it is” style, he delivers customized, entertaining and dynamic motivational and business keynote presentations and seminar programs to leading companies, professional associations, and organizations internationally, including American Express, Sun-Life Financial, Bank of Montreal, Freedom 55 Financial, TD Bank, Remax Realty, The Special Olympics, Royal Le Page, Mercedes-Benz of Canada, McDonalds Corporation, Hilton International Hotels, Meeting Planners international, Regis Corporation, The International Customer Service Association and John Paul Mitchell Systems. His powerful story has also been featured in the international media.

Charles’ thought-provoking ideas resonate with participants in a very special way. They identify their own circumstances, challenges and situation in relation to his story. Above all, his message empowers each person to identify and unleash the magnificent potential and greatness that lies within each of us. His whole focus is to motivate, inform, educate, entertain, challenge and inspire his audience to take action! His message will leave a lasting impression on his audience long after the event is over.

“When we have the courage to dream and the commitment to
succeed, a whole new world of opportunities opens up for us.”

— Charles Marcus


What clients are saying about Charles…

“You took the time to understand our organization and what drives us to ensure that your message would hit home. A great speaker connects with the audience and holds their interest. You definitely achieved this.”
— American Express Corporate Services

“The feedback from your talk to our financial security advisors and management team has been phenomenal. You were terrific, and a breath of fresh air. While I had heard a lot about you and you came highly recommended, you surpassed even my expectations.” — Freedom 55 Financial

“You clearly hit a home run, Charles, with our sales and service team. Thank you for your valuable contribution to making our event such a success.”
— Bank of Montreal