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Bruce George

Bruce George

    Co-Founder of “Russell Simmons’s Def Poetry Jam” Visionary, Entrepreneur, Executive Producer, Writer, Poet, and Social Activist
Fee Range

$5,000 - $7,500

Travels From

New York

Bruce George at Cornell University

Bruce George at Cornell University

Bruce George is a visionary, entrepreneur, speaker, author, panelist, executive producer, writer, poet, consultant and social activist. He was born and raised in New York City. He has written poetry/prose & articles for over 41 years. His work has been published in major magazines, anthologies, and literary publications. He has written testimonials from the likes of Essence Magazine, Emerge Magazine, Class Magazine, Harlem River Press etc… 

Bruce has won multiple poetry & talent contests. He has won several awards such as a “Peabody Award” for “Russell Simmons Presents, Def Poetry (HBO)”, a “Miky Award” for “Russell Simmons Presents, Def Poetry Jam (HBO)”, an “Upscale Showcase Award”, a “Trail Blazer Award” etc… for his outstanding vision, production, writing and performance.  

Bruce is the Co-Founder of the critically acclaimed award winning “Russell Simmons’s Def Poetry Jam.”  He’s also the Founder/Managing Editor of “The Bandana Republic, an Anthology of Poetry & Prose by Gang Members & Their Affiliates.”

As an activist Bruce has been and currently is associated with major grassroots organizations that fosters and uplifts people in struggle. Bruce conducts creative writing/performance poetry workshops for colleges/universities/organizations nationally and internationally, and he’s an Executive Consultant for multiple organizations.  

To book Bruce George call Executiive Speakers Bureau at 800-754-9404.

Corporation topics:

How to maximize one’s potential
In this lecture Bruce will cover a myriad of ways in which attendees can take themselves to the next level in business and life. He will go over many proven success strategies.  

The Politics of Art in Children's Cartoons and Commercial Advertisements 
In this lecture Bruce chronicles the social and political overtones and undertones of politics in children's cartoons and commercial ads.  

How to become an Entrepreneur
In this lecture Bruce goes over various ways that a person can become entrepreneurial in any field or concentration. He also covers some pitfalls to stay away from as well some valuable tips towards success.  

The Art of Selling 
In this lecture Bruce covers various selling techniques to assist any lever seller to improve his/her sales.  

The Art of Branding 
In this lecture Bruce will teach attendees how to brand themselves and a product. 

Follow your Passion
This segment will cover the various ways that will enable attendees to ascertain what their true passion in life is and how to go about achieving success. 

College topics:

Follow your Passion
This segment will cover the various ways that will enable students to ascertain what their true passion in life is and how to go about achieving success. 

Entrepreneurialism 
This segment will cover how to take one’s college experience and turn it into a career as a business owner. Bruce will teach students how to think like an Entrepreneur as well as learn some pitfalls to watch out for in business. He will also go into detail various aspects of business such as branding, marketing, timing etc…

School topics:

Follow your Passion
This segment will cover the various ways that will enable students to ascertain what their true passion in life is and how to go about achieving success. 

Extreme Focus
This segment will teach students how to get and maintain their focus so they can in turn become great pupils. 

Stop the Violence
This segment will address the various ways that students can avoid getting into violent altercations with their peers and others. Bruce will instill a message of unity so the pupils can in turn focus on overcoming the daily struggles of being an adolescent. Lastly, he will cover the need for the students to stay away from gangs and to stay focused on their work. 

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