Kurt Jackson is a small business entrepreneur turned motivational speaker who teaches others how to achieve their goals in life through the power of developing self-discipline.
Before starting his business, Kurt overcame many life obstacles in his youth from parent’s divorce to losing his brother and father. Kurt supported himself through college and graduated with only $20 during the recession. Kurt was able to help take his company to working on multi-million dollar size projects in just a few short years after he and his business partner started it.
Kurt Jackson now uses his past experiences to empower others to achieve their dreams.Contact Kurt
Duration: 45-60 minutes
Everyone faces challenges and obstacles in life. How can you pick yourself up and keep moving forward to your goals and dreams when life knocks you down? Kurt explains how others can do this by developing self-discipline in their lives.
"Kurt Jackson spoke to our student body and provided our students not only an inspiring story but also tools to move forward and continue to grow as people. The students and staff that attended were engaged throughout the presentation and left with a new perspective on how to achieve their goals. I would highly recommend this presentation to your students and college."
"I was astonished by the impact that Kurt's presentation had on our students here at Pittsburg State University. Students were quite clearly engaged with his story and have since shared the different ways they have applied Kurt's message to their personal and academic lives. Kurt does a phenomenal job giving students a sense of perspective, discipline, and hard work. We cannot wait to have him back for years to come."
"Kurt Jackson has an outstanding message. He speaks from the heart and tells a story of perseverance and self-discipline. His message sets well with our upper grades. He gives them tools to be successful and things to think about in their own lives. I would recommend having Kurt out to your school as a guest!"
"The principal and counselor thought it was one of the best presentations they have had in years. Keep up the good work, and keep helping kids!"
"Kurt Jackson is a young man with a sincere hope to pass the life lessons he has learned and applied on to others to help them be successful in creating a fulfilling future. Overcoming adversity through self discipline and setting specific goals is one of the focuses of his presentation. His message is consistent with the IPS process and addressing mental health issues."
It was valuable that the students heard a message from outside of the school system that directly supports our Individual Plans of Study (IPS) programs, as well as identify key components of grit and resilience."
"Great job! Keep it up--you have a great message to share. Keep affecting lives in a positive way."
"Kurt really detailed the importance of goal setting, and that is okay to fail or get sidetracked as long as you get back on track. He was very personable, open and honest about his life and experiences. Our students could really relate to him and his message. I highly recommend him."
"Kurt made it relatable to myself and the students that as a working professional it is important to reflect on your goals, your progress towards your goals, and the people you surround yourself with."
"Being able to see the struggles he went through and being able to grow into a completely better person was so valuable to me. Absolutely would attend again!"
"Great message! No matter the obstacles you face, if you have the right mentality you can get through everything."
"I learned to always keep going even if I keep failing and not to let anything stop you when you want to do something. He was very good at relating to us."
"Relating to us about tragic life changing events was very moving and inspiring. The speech was awesome because I struggle with lack of motivation. I would attend again."
"Kurt's program affirmed that we are responsible for our own happiness. He did a great job!"