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Motivational Speaker Joe Roberts Inspires Toastmaster’s Members

02-15-2011 09:30 AM CET | Business, Economy, Finances, Banking & Insurance

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Vancouver, BC – Motivational speaker and best-selling author Joe Roberts encouraged and inspired the administrators and members of Toastmasters District 21 last week with his inspirational “Skid Row CEO” presentation.

The event took place at the Jim Pattison Pavilion in the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on Saturday February 5th, 2011. Roberts’ presentation “From Skid Row to” highlighted his unique “rags to riches” personal life story, which inspired his audience of young speakers to overcome adversity and use their speaking abilities to become leaders in their fields.

“Speakership is leadership.” said Joe Roberts in his presentation. “We all have the power to lead.”

His message proved to the audience that regardless of what type of adversity one faces, everyone has the ability to overcome it and use their experiences to make a positive impact in the world.

During the presentation Roberts highlighted many key moments in his life from his extensive childhood drug addiction to his successful comeback as President and CEO of Mindware Design Communications. Although his addiction started at age nine, Roberts overcame his adversity and obtained two business degrees from Loyalist College in Belleville, Ontario.

For more information about public speaking, visit Joe Roberts’ website or contact him directly.

About Joe Roberts

Joe Roberts is also known as the "Skidrow CEO” and is a Canadian motivational speaker and author. Roberts travels internationally as a professional speaker, and caters to any type of conference, gathering or organization including sales conferences, leadership conferences, education conferences, awards dinners, spiritual conferences, annual general meetings and member based organizations.

To book Joe Roberts the motivational speaker, contact him at

Joe Roberts
847 Poirier Street
Coquitlam BC, V3J 6C2
Office 604.941.7708

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