Social entrepreneur, public speaker and former Tiger-Cat Football player, Orlando Bowen shares his powerful story on his wrongful conviction, how he got started in public speaking and what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. What is so striking about Orlando is his capacity for forgiveness and using his gifts for the greater good.
Orlando is a keynote speaker focused on equipping people to get off the sidelines and become difference-makers on their teams and in the lives of those around them. He is a highly sought after speaker and trainer who works with corporations, small businesses and non-profits. When it comes to building teams, creating momentum and employing winning strategies, Orlando is the real deal. He is also passionate about youth leadership. As a result of that passion, he founded One Voice One Team Youth Leadership Organization to inspire and to teach resilience, leadership and teamwork to youth.
Empowering people to overcome adversity, find their passion and to use their gifts to serve is the reason Orlando breathes. This gift has placed Orlando on hundreds of stages, boardrooms and in presentations across North and South America and has garnered him numerous awards.
From our interview you will learn about:
- His wrongful incarceration story
- How he was drafted to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
- How he started his not for profit organization
- Why a greater purpose can lead us to overcome our fears
- What a positive mindset can accomplish in life and business
- Advice to get started in public speaking
- Adapting to working online
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