Dr. Joachim de Posada is a highly qualified international motivational speaker and author based in San Juan, Puerto Rico who is fluent in English and Spanish. He specializes in sales, management, leadership and team building and has worked for companies and associations in more than forty countries and the United States.
His motivational methods have been so successful that they have been transferred to the sports world. In the past he has been a consultant in Sports Psychology for the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks, the Los Angeles Lakers and with Olympic teams, motivating the players to achieve higher levels of performance.
In September 2007, during the U.S Hispanic Chamber of Commerce convention in San Juan, Puerto Rico, he was awarded the Latino Speakers Bureau Award as the top Hispanic motivational speaker in the United States.
He is the main author of the book “Don’t Eat the Marshmallow…Yet: The secret to sweet success in work and in life” named the best book of the month by the New York Times and published by Penguin. This book has been translated into twenty languages and it is now an international best seller having sold more than 2.0 million copies since its publication on Sept, 2005. His most recent book, “Don´t Gobble the Marshmallow…Ever, also by Penguin was published on November 6, 2007. This book is a semifinalist in the annual 800CEO Read annual contest. His other very successful book is “How to Survive among Piranhas: Motivation to Succeed”, a best seller in Latin America. This book was published by Editorial Planeta, the largest Spanish publisher in the world. He has been featured in major publications such as the New York Times and has contributed numerous articles in newspapers and magazines all over the world.
Presently, he writes a weekly column in the Business Monday Section of the San Juan Star and a weekly column for Yahoo Latin-America, he also has a daily motivational capsule three times a day in WOSO, the only commercial English Station in San Juan, Puerto Rico
My profession, speaking to audiences all over the world, conveying a message of hope and a can do attitude no matter how difficult the circumstances. Writing books to change behavior and results.
Education is the only hope the world has for not destroying itself. There are enough resources and knowledge in the world for everyone to live together and prosper. Religious fanatism poses a great danger for society and it must be eliminated. The only way to do this is through education.
Anything. I am a good listener and I am always eager to hear somebody else´s opinion. No one holds one hundred percent of the truth so we are always learning .
explaining the Matamoros satanic cult history and how it ended. I am an expert on this subject and it is something everyone should understand so that you are aware how dangerous religious fanatism is.
I have attended TED Palm Springs in 2008, I found it a very interesting experience. I signed up to TED 2009 and was given the opportunity to speak at TED University. Little did I know that my talk, Don't Eat the Marshmallow Yet, would go viral. Thousands and thousands of people all over the world have seen it and have posted it to blogs and websites all over the world. I have received over 250 comments in the TED web page and I have answered every single comment. I believe that if someone takes de trouble to write about what I have spoken about, they deserve the courtesy of a reply, no matter if the comment is a positive one or a negative. I also had the opportunity to speak at TED U in 2010. I attended TED India and it was a fantastic experience. I attended TED 2011, also enjoying it tremendously. TED is a wonderful organization, it educates the world and it will definitely have a big impact on mankind
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