About Joe O||
These students at St Theresa Girls Primary School in Nairobi, Kenya brought tears to my eyes and made me feel very special during the assembly. I don’t know if I was the one having fun or them. I really love my job!
Have you ever wondered why only 5% of every 100 people you know have succeeded with their endeavors? I give a motivational talk on "What it Takes to Succeed." Checkout the script of the talk at Inspiration, a Catalyst that Animates Our Beliefs
"In order to succeed, you must work hard to put yourself in the best position to take advantage of the opportunities that come your way."
Joe “the trick-star” Odhiambo grew up around Mathare Valley in Kenya, one of the largest slums in the world. In such deprived environments, it is easy to give up when you have nothing else to look forward too. Students around the world face different situations some more dire than others; however, that does not mean it is the end of the road to success.
You cannot believe in yourself without inspiration.When students are inspired by something, they believe that they have what it takes to succeed. This leads them to set goals of what they want to attain with the help of positive role models like parents, teachers, friends, pastors, police officers, athletes, etc. As they work hard to achieve their goals, they learn that that there are no shortcuts to anywhere worth going. They have to persistent, persevere and endure hardship because its going to hurt one way or another before one can achieve success. In the process, they will also realize that they have to be patient because it takes a long time to achieve success. When one is inspired and truly believes that he or she has what it takes to succeed, he or she becomes responsible, and does what is necessary succeed.
Stop, look and listen to find your inspiration. There are many things in our day-to-day lives that are inspirational; however, we miss them because we do not take the time to stop, look and listen keenly. When you stop to look closely, you will see what nobody else sees, and hear what nobody else hears. This keen behavior is what allows us to recognize inspiration in our daily lives that otherwise goes unnoticed.
Contact Joe “the trick-star” Odhiambo at 480-204-9851; email firstname.lastname@example.org; Twitter @joe1odhiambo; Facebook @joe.odhiambo.79.