One of America's Most Acclaimed Young EntrepreneursBook Speaker
Starting at the age of nine, Cameron Johnson has founded more than a dozen successful businesses, many of which he's sold. Johnson was earning $15,000 a day by the age of 15. By the time he left high school, he had a dozen profitable businesses under his belt. Overseas, he was the youngest American appointed to the board of a Tokyo-based company, and even hosted Beat the Boss, a popular entrepreneurial show on the BBC. Johnson is the author of You Call the Shots, and has spoken to hundreds of audiences, on subjects varying from business to social media to the economy.
The Top 20%: Calling Your Own Shots (For college audiences)
Graduating college students, for the first time in history, are not projected to be better off than their parent's generation. In fact, only 20% of recent grads are finding employment; the rest are struggling to meet their personal and financial goals, or accepting jobs they're woefully over-qualified for. It's a bleak picture. But it doesn't have to be this way. As students prepare to enter the worst job market in decades, what will they need to ensure entry into the so-called "Top 20%"?
In this heartfelt, practical talk, Cameron Johnson explores your options and proves--in relatable language, and with concrete examples--that you can find extraordinary success by doing what you love. How do you stand out, pursue your dreams, and find success on your terms? How do you not only brace for the future, but fully embrace it? Even if you didn't make $50,000 a year when you were 12, or star on Oprah's The Big Give, as Johnson did, you will learn valuable lessons on harnessing your true potential (one tip: explore the places you might not think to look). Given today's job climate, this is one of most important talks any student will hear; its message, energetic and upbeat, will kick-start a conversation that will reverberate and guide for years to come.
Entrepreneurial Values and Thinking Differently
A young entrepreneur, wise beyond his 25 years, Cameron Johnson delivers an inspiring look at business today. Using his well-documented successes as backdrop, Johnson examines the game-changing impact of disruptive technologies and social media, lays out practical strategies for shaking up company culture, and reveals the innovative practices that have allowed a new generation of smarter companies to reinvent the rules of business. With unbridled passion, Johnson pours his entrepreneurial verve and hard-won business savvy into a talk perfect for any corporate audience, from budding entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 CEOs.
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