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Lawrence Watkins Discusses Early Experiences in High School and College

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  • Date Added : 10/22/2009
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Lawrence Watkins

  • Founder, Great Black Speakers Bureau
  • male
  • AfricanAmerican
  • 1984 (Age: 37 years old)
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Biography

Lawrence Watkins is a young entrepreneur and owner of Great Black Speakers Bureau, an organization dedicated to helping universities and corporations find speakers for the events that they host throughout the year. Founded in January 2007, Great Black Speakers has quickly risen and has become a premier force in the speaking industry, boasting over 200 African-American speakers and over 100 university/corporate clients.

Lawrence Watkins received his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Louisville. He is currently continuing his education as the Rodney P. Hunt Fellow at the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University.

I remember in eighth grade year I think I came home with 4 D's and 2 F's and one A. The A was in Gym. I think it might have been an A- because I showed up late one day and I didn't have my uniform on. So my grades were pretty terrible. After I did this program there was a turn around in terms of ...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 9 Lawrence Watkins Discusses Early Experiences in High School and College
  • Lawrence Watkins - Lecture - Lessons For Success
  • 12/4/2009
  • Lawrence Watkins
  • 2 min. 18 sec.
Video 2 of 9 Lawrence Watkins Discusses Early Growth Of Company
  • Lawrence Watkins - Lecture - Lessons For Success
  • 12/4/2009
  • Lawrence Watkins
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Video 3 of 9 Lawrence Watkins Explains Local Optima and Shares Thoughts on Success
  • Lawrence Watkins - Lecture - Lessons For Success
  • 12/4/2009
  • Lawrence Watkins
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Video 4 of 9 Lawrence Watkins Shares Anecdote of Picking Your Superhero Name
  • Lawrence Watkins - Lecture - Lessons For Success
  • 12/4/2009
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Video 5 of 9 Lawrence Watkins Recommends Having A Personal Mission Statement
  • Lawrence Watkins - Lecture - Lessons For Success
  • 12/4/2009
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Video 6 of 9 Lawrence Watkins Shares Rubberband Concept and States Doing The Impossible Is Easier Than the Possible
  • Lawrence Watkins - Lecture - Lessons For Success
  • 12/4/2009
  • Lawrence Watkins
  • 3 min. 38 sec.
Video 7 of 9 Lawrence Watkins Discusses Expanding One's Comfort Zone and Concept of Humble Arrogance
  • Lawrence Watkins - Lecture - Lessons For Success
  • 12/4/2009
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Video 8 of 9 Lawrence Watkins Shares Anecdote On Presenting A Lecture To a Class in Prison
  • Lawrence Watkins - Lecture - Lessons For Success
  • 12/4/2009
  • Lawrence Watkins
  • 3 min. 18 sec.
Video 9 of 9 Lawrence Watkins Discusses Turning Setbacks Into Opportunities
  • Lawrence Watkins - Lecture - Lessons For Success
  • 12/4/2009
  • Lawrence Watkins
  • 3 min. 57 sec.