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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Up at Bat: World Series sized Speakers..

Ahh October baseball, the favorite of many. While the Cards take on the Rangers in the 2011 World Series, you can't help but look back at some of America's baseball greats..who just happen to be amazing motivational speakers.

Jim 'The Rookie' Morris-who made a promise to the high school team that he coached that he would try out for Major League Baseball if his team won the District Championship, just happened to sign a professional contract with the Devil Rays organization at the age of 35.  While the subject of the award winning Disney film 'The Rookie', Jim is an accomplished speaker who is particularly good at weaving the needs of his customers into his presentation and works hard to please his customers. He receives standing ovations wherever he goes.

A school teacher by trade, Jim is a lovable storyteller who captivates and inspires others to step up and change their lives. His signature program, 'Never Give Up on a Dream', inspires those about second chances in life and overcoming obstacles.

More on Jim can be found here.

Jim Abbott, is a former Major League Baseball pitcher, who played despite having been born without a right hand. He played for the California Angels, the New York Yankees, the Chicago White Sox, and the Milwaukee Brewers from 1989 to 1999.

Those who have hired Jim Abbott to speak will tell you what a truly motivational keynote speaker he is. His style of speaking is humble and humorous. He shows your audience, employees or members of your association how to overcome obstacles and difficulty. He is a living example that disability does not define you, but rather your ability.

Motivational speakers can lift and inspire your team. Those who are a living example of overcoming adversity, like Jim Abbott, are the best at bringing the message into the hearts of the listener. His messages use many sports anecdotes, but is 100% appreciated and loved by even those who are not sports fans.

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