Thu, 12 January 2017
Cornell Thomas, Master Motivator, Speaker and Author of the book, The Power of Positivity: Controlling Where The Ball Bounces joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. In addition to being a speaker, coach. and author, Cornell is a father, husband, son, motivator, world changer, free thinker, doer, "giver," and an active dreamer. His mission in life is to serve others and make this world a better place. He does this through every speech, book, interaction, quote, or consultation that he gives.
On the show, Cornell shares his journey from professional athlete to Master Motivator, author, and speaker. After an injury that prevented him from playing pro basketball, instead of saying, “Why me?” Cornell quickly challenged himself to “What now?” He discussed how the power of his own positivity and the wise words of his loving mom propelled him forward and to help others. Today, he’s gathering great thinkers and thought leaders for a Positivity Summit in 2017, which not only shares a day of inspiration but also a day of giving back. Cornell believes you have to go through pain to find your purpose. For him, a purpose is not an occupation. To find yours, you must open your eyes and have the right mindset because it’s all around you.
A little more about Cornell Thomas: Cornell started his mission four years ago when he knew he wanted to make the world a better place. He was tired of seeing all of the negativity that was being force fed through TV and social media. He took action by starting a movement called "The Power of Positivity" knowing we can all come together as one.
You can connect with Cornell on LinkedIn and Twitter @CornellThomas