Marques Ogden | Former NFL lineman, Best Selling Author, Master Storyteller & Keynote Speaker
Growing up in a single parent home with a father that inspired perseverance and fairness, Marques Ogden learned how to define his values and set goals. Ogden attended Howard University from 1998-2002 where he played Division I football. He then followed his dream and his brother Jonathan's footsteps, eventually getting drafted into the NFL in 2003. Overall, he played for 5 years as an offensive lineman with the Titans, Bills, Ravens and Jaguars. Even during the off season, Ogden helped train football players in Europe, both physically and mentally. KEYNOTES: THE SUCCESS CYCLE • Ambition: Creating A Plan For Your Success For You And The Brand You Work For • Drive: What Is Your Why Behind What You Do To Help The Brand Be Successful • Hard Work: Be Willing To Outwork Your Competition, So Your Brand Can Be The Best • This keynote will inspire your audience, to achieve greatness by understanding how these 3 characteristics when working together in unison can create maximum results in any environment THE POWER OF PERSEVERANCE AND RESILIENCY • The definition of Resiliency • Marques' Life Lessons Learned In and After The NFL • Marques' Transition into an annual 8 figure business owner he started from scratch • Marques' Transition After Going Bankrupt • Marques' Life Changing Moment • 3 Things Must Possess to Successfully Persevere in any situation • Key Trait on How To Earn Your Spot In Life PERFORMANCE DRIVEN LEADERSHIP LESSONS FOR SUCCESS • Ogden’s Personal Leadership Development Process • New England Patriot’s Head Football Coach Bill Belichick’s Thoughts of A Good Leader and Keys to Success • Jack Del Rios – “how to be your own CEO” • 6 Core Competencies of a Real Leader • Character Ethics vs Personality Ethics • How to build trust as a leader • Creating a psychologically safe environment for your employees DIVERSITY & INCLUSION (KEYNOTE & WORKSHOP) • Marques' Meaning of Diversity • Marques' Meaning of Inclusion • The Key to Maintaining an Inclusive Environment • Motivation Vs. Inspiration • How Great Leadership Sets a Culture of Excellence AUTHOR Marques’s best-selling book, “Sleepless Nights — The NFL: A Business and Family” chronicles significant lessons he learned growing up in Washington, as an NFL athlete and a business owner. This autobiography follows him from his birth to his NFL career, rise and fall in corporate America and beyond. Marques Ogden's story is a candid look into the life of an NFL athlete that turns into a successful business man then loses it all and has to overcome his demons of drinking and gambling to get his life back on track. This is a short and easy read that is good for all ages, races, genders, and economic status of people. He unveils his Five Essential Business Keys for a successful business and other wise advice. • Know Your Business • Vet Your Partner • Run Background Checks on Your Employees • Always Be Properly Funded • Know When To Walk Away This is a short and easy read that is good for all ages, races, genders, and economic status of people.
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Marques is a dynamic and creative leader.
Marques is a dynamic and creative leader. He has the ability to bring out the best in anyone. It is been a true honor to work with him and be under his tutelage. If you’re looking for a great coach and a great mentor Marques Ogden, is the one of the best in the game.
Marques was a fantastic choice as a speaker.
Marques was a fantastic choice as a speaker. I just wanted to thank you for our call today and for taking the time back in December to respond immediately to my email. It was then that I knew that in partnering with you it would lead to great things. In just a short time period, I am excited to be part of your coaching family as a client and have already learned that your leadership is going to unlock potential that I would not have with this opportunity.
I would highly recommend Mr. Ogden as a speaker.
Mr. Ogden is extremely down to earth and easy to listen to. I would highly recommend Mr. Ogden as a speaker. His willingness to answer questions and speak to the attendees after the even showed that he has a true passion and drive to help people in business and life. He truly wants to share his story so others can learn from him without making the same mistakes.