Derek’s Inspiring Training – The Spirit of a Child: From Rejection to Connection

Derek Clark’s inspiring program provides insight and specific training that will assist professionals in connecting with vulnerable and grieving children and youth. Professionals will gain understanding and knowledge about childhood responses to traumatic experiences, how to ask questions that build

Never Give Up! Fear, Failure and Rejection Were Exactly The Motivation I Needed! Great Motivational Video!

Brendan Francis once said, “Many of our fears are tissue paper thin, and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them.” So many people are held back by fear. Fear is nothing more than a thought. Fear is

The One Big Mistake That Many People Are Making…

Many people make the mistake of creating excuses and it infects their lives for years. The first step to living a life of positive purpose is do not take ownership of an excuse. This is to say, don’t attach yourself

Using Negative Labels on Grieving Children and Then Drugging Them is Wrong! Disable The Labels.

How can a grieving child grow if it’s already assumed (by labels) that their growth is stunted? Many times, professionals are wrong in assessing a child and then use medication as a first choice to “fix” the child. That is

Life Will Test Your Spirit, So Rise Back Up With Purpose – The Power of Determination

Life throws both good and bad at us. Every day may bring us into confrontation with a problem that seems to have no solution, or place us in a situation that plays on our fear of taking action. Yet, obsession

Step Dad Uses the Toilet to Abuse This Little Boy. See What Happens Next.

As a 5 year old, there were multiple times when my worthless piece of scum step dad would grab me by the back of my neck and push my little head to the bottom of the toilet and hold me

Would You Have Saved This Scared and Forgotten Child? We Need More Loving Foster Parents!

This is Derek Clark as a 5 year old. He shares riveting details about the second time he was abandoned into the foster care system. “Here I was, a child desperate for love and affection, a scared little boy who

Inspiring! This Young Girl Didn’t Use Her Horrific Past as an Excuse. Is Your Past Defeating You?

When I first met her, she was seventeen years old and already had a four year-old daughter. She had waited in line for thirty minutes to tell me her story. With tears in her eyes, she slowly approached me and

Motivational Speaker and Foster Care Expert Derek Clark on The Ricki Lake Show

Derek Clark shares his foster care expertise regarding aging out of the foster care system.  Derek Clark’s life is one of resilience and redemption. As a child he suffered unthinkable child abuse, abandonment and emotional distress before being turned over

Motivational Speaker Derek Clark Inspires Audiences Worldwide To Never Give Up and to Never Limit Life!

Motivational speaker Derek Clark speaks all over the world from the bottom of the globe in Australia to the top of the world in Canada. He shares an inspiring message of hope. Derek Clark’s life is one of resilience and

Motivational Speaker Derek Clark Inspires TEDx Conference With His Foster Care Story

Derek Clark’s story is one of resilience and redemption. Derek spent 13 years in the San Francisco bay area foster care system. Before entering foster care, Derek suffered unthinkable child abuse, abandonment and emotional distress, Derek knows first hand on

Foster Care Expert and Motivational Speaker Derek Clark is Featured on Ricki Lake Show.

Foster care expert and motivational and inspirational speaker Derek Clark was featured as a foster care expert on The Ricki Lake Show. The inspiring episode “Amazing Foster Families and Foster Parents” included Derek Clark, Antwone Fisher and Victoria Rowell. Derek

Motivational Speaker Derek Clark Supercharges Your Employees Performance and Helps Them Develop The Leader Within

  Business Motivational Speaker and Trainer Derek Clark Shares His High Powered and Inspiring “Never Limit Your Success” Program! Since achieving his professional dreams, Derek’s life mission has become helping others find the mental strength to recognize and take advantage

From Foster Care To A Powerful and Inspiring Motivational Speaker-Derek Clark

                                  From the outside, Derek Clark’s life looks perfect — a successful motivational speaker, foster care speaker and expert, foster care Ambassador, inspirational author

It’s Not About Your IQ, It’s About Your I-WILL! By Motivational and Inspirational Speaker Derek Clark

There is a four letter word that is woven into the fabric of my soul, and that word is WILL. I have always had the WILL to persevere, the WILL to believe in myself, the WILL to take action and

Your Past Does Not Make You a Failure. I Have Failed Many Times. Don’t Let Fear and Pain Steal Your Future! By Motivational Speaker Derek Clark

  Face your fears and fight your fears. Don’t you ever give up. This is your life. You are the one who decides your outcome. The past is not meant to hold you back but to prepare you for a

Google Has Ranked Derek Clark #2 for “Stories on Never Giving Up” out of 304 Million Results!!! Derek will also be featured on TEDx next month. From Foster Care To Success…He Shares How He Never Gave Up!

Don’t ever let excuses steal victory out of your hands. Let an excuse be slippery and slimy like an eel: hard to grasp and even harder to keep hold of. If you find an excuse leaping into your hand and

Foster Care Did Not Stop Me From Achieving Greatness! Stop Labeling.

FOSTER CARE LABELS & WORDS THAT KILL THE SPIRIT As you can see from my psychiatric, neurological and speech and language reports from the foster care system, a lot of effort was put into describing my personality and mental capacity.

Never Let Your Past Infect Your Future! Own Your Life.

Be here now! This is one HUGE problem with our society! Most people aren’t living in the present moment, the here and now. You share the planet with billions of people, but how many are truly in their life’s moment

Killing Yourself is Not the Purpose of Your Life. Never Let a Weakness Destroy Your Greatness!

I am going to keep this real and raw. I have met many people all over this world that have tried or wanted to commit suicide in an effort to kill the pain. I wrote this to share a message

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