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Interview with Charlie Rocket: Influencer, Hip-Hop Mogul, Motivational Speaker, Athlete & Dreamer
Marketing guru, motivational speaker, philanthropist and dreamer, Charlie Rocket, sits down with London Speaker Bureau to help people build a winning mindset and unlock their potential.
Charlie Rocket’s journey towards success is fascinating, from Soulja Boy’s camera man, to creating Nike’s most successful campaign, and winning an Emmy and Grammy. The former music mogul, who “ushered in the viral era of hiphop”, now dedicates his time to making dreams come true, specifically, 1 million dreams.
No matter what life throws at him, Charlie Rocket’s “delusional optimism and resilience” finds meaning and motivation in seemingly negative circumstances – “its not happening against me, it’s happening for me”. He attributes his continued success to this mindset. Through this, he has achieved things beyond his wildest dreams, now his purpose is to show others how to do the same.
During this exclusive interview, Charlie Rocket shares some career highlights and how a brain tumour changed his life. He discusses the dynamic between the brain and heart, stating that the biggest barrier to achieving success is the mind – “the brain should help the heart seek what is desires”. We are all inherently wired to look at what can go wrong, but it’s how you manage those thoughts that sets you up for greatness.
His extensive business experience helps corporations find purpose and meaning in their storytelling, connecting with their audience on a deeper level. Return on impact should be at the core of all marketing strategies, taking companies to new heights.
00:16 – Who are you and what do you do?
01:38 – You’re on a global mission to make 1 million dreams come true. What has a stand-out experience been so far?
03:32 – Having achieved high levels of success across many industries, what have you learnt?
07:32 – What do you attribute your continued success to?
08:44 – What is key to creating the life you want?
09:35 – What advice would you give to someone struggling to create the future they want? What is a common barrier people encounter to achieving their dreams, and how can they overcome this?
11:42 – During these uncertain times, what message do you have for corporations and leaders?
14:30 – What is next for you?
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