Marc Reede is passionate about helping college students realize their full potential beyond the classroom. Consistently ranked as a top college speaker, he brings the perfect balance of an energizing audience-interactive motivational speech combined with real-world experiences and credibility. Marc’s heartwarming stories and passionate delivery will not only serve to lessen students’ worries about their future, they’ll walk out with practical ideas to put to use immediately.
The business and life lessons that Marc has experienced have direct application to college seniors looking to transition to and succeed in today’s competitive business world: 30 years as an entrepreneur experiencing both sensational business successes and severe failures. Running a small business that has put him behind the scenes with the true American icons of business and sports. Hiring and nurturing new talent eager to learn and win every single day. Using real-life experiences as examples, the key concepts that Marc shares in his high-energy college speeches and interactive workshops focus on the art of building and retaining a network of connections, the importance of having a mentor-figure in your life, and the understanding that failure is an option. Marc stresses the fact that this is an ongoing routine that once learned, becomes much easier the next time. And he challenges students with action items to better prepare them for this comprehensive process. Stories about Marc’s famous clients are sprinkled through the program: the unique way that Magic Johnson found his business mentors is a classic, and a touching account of how Venus Williams had a profound effect on Marc’s life puts this talk into perspective with an emotional close.