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Bob Pickens - Inspires, Mentors and Empowers


Inspire Mentor Speak

Bob Pickens will deliver captivating and fascinating real life stories that inspire audiences.

  • Adversity
  • Leadership
  • Motivation and Inspiration
  • Sports Endurance
  • Teamwork
  • Workplace / Workforce


2011 Speeches

3/19 Clark University (Atlanta, GA.) Mens Health Fair: meeting facilitator - speakng on Prostate Cancer. 80 guests attended.conquer fear through focus - to live life with passion on their own terms. 6/2 Chertow Wrestling Camp (Carrollton, GA.) inspirational speaker on the value of academic and athletics success as vehicles to achieve post secondary educational opportunities. 125 athletes and family attended.

8/6 Ebenezer Baptist Church Educational Workshop: Inspirational speaker on the value of building a plan to achieve academic success and what you need to know to find financial support to finance one's post secondary educational dreams. 20 students and parents attended.

9/10 Champs Health Fair(Atlanta,GA): Men's Health Fair facilitator and speaker.... 250 attendees.

9/21 Department of Defense, Joint Services/Boys & Girls Clubs of America Meeting, (Washington, DC): A presentation on what Military -Connected families residing overseas needs to know and do to improve their scholar-athletes' chances of being discovered/recruited by stateside universities...10 attendees.

10/20 Sylvan Middle School: "No Place for Hate" message on anti bullying,character and the value of building a plan in order to realize one's post elementary/secondary educational dreams....250 students and teachers .

11/5 (AM) People United to Save Humanity (PUSH)Educational Symposium,(Atlanta, GA): Presentation on the value of staying in school in pursuit of a meaningful life.....250 students attended .

11/5 (PM) Atlanta Sports AcademyCharacter, its value as a tool to staying on top of ones accomplishments on and off the field,its impact on what opportunities will be made available to you as you pursue your post-secondary athletic dreams...85 athletes and coaches attended.

11/11 Dean Rusk Academy...Anti Defamation League(ADL) presentation to Rusk Elementary school on "No Place for Hate" campaign, a round table discussion on bullying in the classroom and its impact on the learning environment as well the lives of the students being bullied....35 students and teachers .

11/12 Million Book Read, Ously Methodist Church,(Atlanta, GA): .......NATIONAL Football League Former Players Association Read A Thon In partnership with Boy Scouts of Atlanta and Ously Methodist Church; we engaged nearly 75 children in building soapbox racing cars ,reading and word games the morning of 11/12.

11/15 Crim Alternative High School (Atlanta, GA):discussions on value of education, "No Place for Hate" anti-bullying message and the impact of character in terms of achieving post secondary educational dreams....25 students and teachers attended.

11/18...Atlanta Home Builders Project...decorated and repaired a transitional housing site in Decatur ,GA. 9 members of The NFL Former Players Association, Atlanta Chapter and myself.

12/15-12/21 Coordinated Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta Christmas Partiesvisits for NFL Former Players/Atlanta Chapter where the players engaged in games, passing out of gifts and conversations with the.... 300 Club Kids, parents and Boys & Girls Club staff.

Bob Pickens Speech Topics

The Little Fat Boy Behind The Piano
Bob Pickens shares his journey of tenacity and triumph with breathtaking detail and graphic images. As a keynote speaker, Pickens is perfect for audiences seeking expertise on change management, risk-taking, project management, and team building. Before every speech, Pickens seeks to learn about your organization's challenges and goals, customizing his presentation and masterfully personalizing the experience for each audience member.

While sharing humor and passion from the heart, Pickens challenges his audience to think differently - to view failure as a learning experience, to experience the art of grunt work, to conquer fear through focus - to live life with passion on their own terms.

Life After The NFL and Olympics
After the NFL and Olympics, what's left? Bob Pickens mounted a 30-year business career across the world laced with opportunity, defeat and triumph. He shares a journey of contrast and determination with breath-taking career episodes. As a keynote speaker, Pickens laces his presentations with laughter, poignant moments, tension, and lush illustration. He will challenges audiences to persevere through obstacles and to lead others by empowering them to live passion-filled lives.

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