Get ready for a high-energy episode of the UV Effect Podcast! I had the pleasure of interviewing my role model, mentor and friend, who just happens to be one of the most amazing people in the world, Dr. Willie Jolley. Willie has been named “One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World” by Toastmasters International, inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame, and achieved the distinction of Certified Speaker Professional by the National Speakers Association. Calling him a motivational speaker is an understatement. In this episode, Dr. Willie Jolley shared some of his amazing wisdom and knowledge, and some of his very own content for FREE. Oh yes, besides being an exceptional person, he’s also very generous. He has some special gifts for you so get ready to be motivated to take action with Dr. Willie Jolley.
"You must expand or become expendable. You must grow or you become an obsolete object."
Questions I asked:
Tell us a little about yourself. Where did your journey start?
As a motivational speaker, you speak on many skills that are imperative to personal development.
Which skill or skills do most people struggle with?
Which skill or skills do you think are the most important?
How long have you been speaking?
Being dedicated to a craft for so long, how do you continue to distinguish yourself from others and stay relevant?
You are a multi-bestselling author that has written about a variety of topics. Why is writing important to you?
Tell us about your most recent book release.
What is the most common set back for companies and their employees?
Is there anything else you like to share?
In this episode you will learn:
I decided it was time for me to determine my destiny.
The devastating Ds of life.
Setbacks are equal opportunity, they happen to everybody.
The greatest leaders are always good communicators.
Grow yourself, grow your future and grow your people.
Attitude is why you do it and aptitude is how you do it.
The secret is to not stay stale You must expand or become expendable.
You must grow or you become an obsolete object.
The most important decision that you will ever make, next to your faith, is who you marry.
There are two ways to get to any goal, Mentors and Mistakes.