STOP PLAYING IT SAFE
Discover 10 reasons why you’re afraid to make a bold move
If you’re going to drop the big news this year… you might as well be clever about it! There is no right, wrong, good, bad, or perfect way to come out … only YOUR way. I belong to a speaker’s bureau for PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays). We go to universities,…Read More
I never knew what it meant to take care of myself first. It was selfish. I know many of you have been taught the same interesting lie. But it’s not true, unless you make it a selfish act. Ironically, taking care of yourself first is a bold move of living life on your terms so…Read More
Hey guys I’m calling you out on your shit. Don’t take it personal. I’m calling myself out too! Seems that we’re only curious when it comes to sex, food, money, and careers. Ok, I know, we get curious about where the nearest pot is to poop when we need to take a dump, but that’s…Read More
I just returned from an 11-day Caribbean cruise. I know. I hear you saying. STFU. Hey, don’t hate on me. Everyone deserves a getaway. Even you. So back to that hating on me bit, I was hating on myself prior to going on this vacation. I’ve put on about 25 pounds this past year. Not…Read More
Yes, I am a guy of some form of gay conversion therapy, but I survived, but that’s not why I wrote this article for The Good Man Project. I wrote the article because I think there is more to the movie Boy Erased than just an LGBTQ story of converstion therapy abuse. To me its…Read More
I’ve always been a seeker. Curious. Inquisitive. I’ve also been a pain in the ass. To myself and others. Always, always, always seeking permission to do stuff. It’s a bad habit I got into – seeing permission as a form of validation to move my life forward, to be accepted by people, and to feel…Read More
Ivy League or Community College. It really doesn’t matter where you start your higher education journey. And, as contrary to popular belief as it sounds, it doesn’t even matter if you start a higher education journey. I know, how blasphemous, and who am I to say such a thing. I’m just a guy with a…Read More
Everyone thinks that heart attacks, prostate cancer, high cholesterol, and through the roof blood pressure is killing men. I agree and disagree. I actually believe that the pursuit of perfection is what is killing men. All men, not just some men. Love your thoughts on this article. Perfection: The #1 Killer of Men Photo by Jonathan…Read More
It’s Thanksgiving. At least here in the U.S. Everywhere else it’s a normal, as if there is a normal, Thursday. Regardless, this post is simple. You can either give thanks, or you can give yourself lip service. I choose to give thanks. Thanks for stuff that we often forget to give thanks for. Today I…Read More
It’s vacation time. As I write this, I’m in a Southwest capsule jetting at 35,000 feet and 500 miles an hour to Austin, for a brief stop, then onto Ft. Lauderdale. Funny how I’m stopping off in one of the most conservative states in the country (Texas) to land in Ft. Lauderdale, one of the…Read More
CEO Owner Media Group
Rick Clemons is the kind of guy you want to open up with. He’s smart, compassionate, and great at pulling the best story out of a guest for the benefit of the community he serves.
Meridith Elliott Powell
Business Keynote Speaker
& Business Growth Expert
Visionary, creative and cutting-edge, Rick is a true game-changer. His message is original, different, and a complete paradigm shift on obstacles and challenges. But more importantly the power of his delivery inspires audiences to take action! If you're looking for a new type of keynote speaker, someone with a unique story and innovative message, Rick is all of that and so much more!
Rick speaks with such honesty and emotion that his message is felt as well as heard.
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Orange County PFLAG Speakers Bureau
"Be prepared; Clemons does not suffer fakers and he is merciless with hypocrisy. He has no time for pity. He just says find your Truth and your peace, be good to yourself and those you love, and get on with your life."
CEO, Owner Media Group - ChrisBrogan.com
"Rick Clemons is the kind of guy you want to open up with. He’s smart, compassionate, and great at pulling the best story out of a guest for the benefit of the community he serves."
"Rick is a giant teddy bear. He may look rough and tough, but he’s extremely compassionate, genuine and has a huge desire to help people make bold moves in their lives."
Good Enough Now
There are a lot of speakers out there that can talk about these issues. Rick provides a space for real conversation, connection, and a sense of calm that allows for relationships and change to develop and take hold towards something better together. His experience paired with his calming energy and good sense of humor separates him from the pack.