1995 World Champion Public Speaker |
National Speakers Association CSP®
(Certified Speaking Professional Designation™) |
Emmy Award-Nominated Speaker




1995 World Champion Public Speaker, National Speakers Association CSP® (Certified Speaking Professional Designation™), Emmy Award Nominated Speaker


Learn More About Mark Brown


World Champion

Originally from Kingston, Jamaica, Mark Brown immigrated to the United States at 18 years old with only $40 in his pocket and a dream for a better life. Today, he has become one of the most popular inspirational speakers in the world.

In 1995, Mark defeated more than 20,000 contestants from 14 countries to win the illustrious Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking. Since then, he has delivered more than 3,500 presentations to more than 1.7 million people on five different continents.

Reach Maximum Potential

As an expert in helping people overcome their fears to reach their maximum potential, Mark has been featured in the New York TimesMen’s Health, on CNN Headline News, and even had his own PBS Special, which was nominated for an Emmy Award. He has shared his insights across a wide variety of industries to major corporations including Sprint, Sheraton, Principal Financial Group, Prudential, and Cathay Pacific Airways. Additionally, Mark has been a guest lecturer at premier academic institutions such as Penn State University, Xavier University, and the University of Florida. Using a unique blend of hilarious humor and hard-hitting honesty, Mark Brown will both challenge and compel your group to take their performance to the next level.


How to be Your Best

In this high-energy program, Mark will share the story of how he went from coming to the United States with just $40 in his pocket to becoming an Emmy Award-nominated speaker who has influenced the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. There is a formula to success and there is a path to becoming your best self. This program will share insights from how the most successful people in the world have been able to move past their fear to become their very best selves. Get ready to be inspired and energized as you are about to take your performance to the next level.

How Leaders Get Things Done

Most leaders get very little professional training on exactly what it means to be a leader. In this dynamic and engaging session, Mark will explain the most common mistakes leaders make that result in breakdowns in the team’s performance. Regardless of whether or not you are officially a leader or even if you just report to one, these pragmatic and easy-to-remember ideas will help your team become immediately more effective in getting things done. Mark offers time-tested techniques for successful teamwork, and expounds upon practical but powerful leadership principles which, when applied, will catapult anyone to leadership success!

Doing More with Less

Leaders are pressed for time more than ever before, and it is an issue that has significant impact across a wide array of industries. In this session, Mark addresses the challenges of accomplishing more with fewer resources and an unforgiving clock. He uncovers the TRUTH about time-management, which is really SELF-management, as he reveals the five key components for maximizing productivity and multiplying your time. Participants in this session will understand how to prioritize and learn practical procedures for managing both time and individuals successfully. They will develop a pinpoint focus on critical success factors while identifying and eliminating peripheral distractions that hinder project success.

"All of us have some degree of influence—your influence might be local, but your impact can be global."

- Mark Brown


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