Motivational Speaker Derek Clark Shares His Story of Surviving Child Abuse

If it wasn’t for foster care and great foster parents that never gave up, I might be dead or in prison. Foster care saved my life from the brutal child abuse. As an innocent child, I paid the price for

7 Ways to Make You Richer and It’s Not What You Think!

The best investment you will ever make is not in a startup, stock, or mutual fund. No, you will get the best returns by investing in your inner wealth. What’s better, the returns on this investment will last the rest

Can Your Dad and Kids Do This? The Awesome Influence of a Dad Who Grew Up In Foster Care!

Have you ever seen Derek Clark, a popular motivational speaker hang out with his children and morph into the viral video sensation Rapping Dad? It is an amazing and fun sight. This video will show you the other side of

Top Foster Care Videos – Motivational Speaker Derek Clark

As an inspiring motivational speaker for foster care, child welfare professionals, foster parents, teachers and social workers, Derek Clark shares his encouraging videos that are sure to ignite hope. His inspirational messages will inspire professionals that are working children in

Conference Planner’s Fantastic Letter About Motivational Keynote Speaker Derek Clark. 727 Evaluations With a Rating of 5 out of 5!

A wonderful letter from a conference planner who discusses the audience’s feedback about motivational speaker Derek Clark’s powerful and inspiring keynote! Dear Derek, Thank you so much for your participation at the 2014 Texas Child Care Administrators Conference, It Starts

If You Complain and Blame, That’s the Mindset Where You’ll Remain.

Motivational speaking for personal and professional development has given me the opportunity to meet many individuals that are stuck or lost in life. I always ask them “how do you talk to yourself? Do you pick yourself part? Did you

Real Talk…Stop Punishing Yourself! Let Go and Grow.

Just because someone leaves your life doesn’t mean that you need to lose your life. There are times when a loss equals a gain. I know it’s hard…but something have to end so that better things can happen. Here is

Inspirational Worm Story. We All Need to Be Rescued.

I have a habit most people probably find a little strange. I like to save worms. Short, long, skinny and fat—I rescue them all. When I’m not on the road as a motivational speaker, my morning ritual is walking my

Foster Care Trauma Training For Child Welfare Professionals, Foster Parents and Social Workers – Program for Employee Retention

Derek Clark’s “Keep Your Employees Inspired” program (2 DVD Set) provides insight and specific training that will assist child welfare professionals, foster parents and social workers in connecting with vulnerable and grieving children and youth. Derek has lived through the

Another One of Derek Clark’s Hilarious Videos Just Hit a Million Views!

As a popular motivational speaker who is very creative in the way he engages his audiences, Derek Clark strikes a chord with millions of viewers with his inspirational messages. There are millions of people who have watched and enjoyed his

“I’ve Seen Jack Canfield Speak Twice (Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul) and Derek Clark Was Better!”

Here are a few amazing comments from audience members who just saw motivational speaker Derek Clark’s presentation on tenacity. Derek was hired to rejuvenate county employees as well as share some insight and tools to never limit life, communicate and

Motivational Speaker Derek Clark Has Been Hired to Inspire San Bernardino County Employees

Amazing News! Derek Clark, an inspiring motivational speaker for conferences has received the great honor of encouraging the employees of San Bernardino County. His keynote speech will be specifically for law enforcement and safety personnel, mental health professionals, social workers, educators,

Derek Clark Speaks at Fundraising Event for Foster Care and Raises $425,000!

When Derek Clark took the stage to speak at a fundraiser for foster care in Texas, he never expected what would happen next. After delivering a very inspiring motivational speech, he asked the audience for financial donations to help support a

How I Went From Bitterness to Forgiveness! Letting Go of Your Addiction to Hatred.

Recently, after one of my motivational speeches in Nebraska, a 52 year-old woman came up to me and asked a very pointed question: “How do I forgive?” A very good question indeed. It had been the topic of my keynote

Motivational Rapping Dad Makes Visit to Texas – Philanthropy News Article

If you’ve seen 45-year-old Derek Clark before, it was likely during a YouTube excursion. But the 6- foot 5-inch tall businessman turned motivational speaker is much more than a silly parent calling out contemporary MCs for cursing, portrayals of negativity

Greatness is Contagious!

We all have fears, and we all must find the tools to combat them. I love reminding people that they have everything they need inside themselves. Nobody need look outside their own hearts for the answers. Each of us has

Be a Hope Dealer!

There is a four letter word that is woven into the fabric of my soul, and that word is HOPE. Having a purpose in life encourages self-determination. It all starts with a belief, an idea that can create a powerful

Your Negative Self Talk Has Power! Choose Your Words Carefully

I normally ignore negative people who throw off a very toxic vibe. I don’t want to surround myself with self-doubters and believers in “doom-and-gloom.” I know that some of you can change your life right now, by changing your friends.

Motivational Speaker Derek Clark’s ABC Interview – You Can Be The Hero of Your Own Story

You can be the hero of your own story. I spent 13 years of my childhood in foster care and overcoming great adversity. I wrote “I Wanna Be A Kid” when I was thirty years old. My wife and I

My Spirit Would Not Be Broken. The Journey in Which Wounds Are Healed and Pain Becomes Peace – Never Give Up!

This is the true story of my life… A life in which abuse, loneliness, and dark nights of despair rattled the very bones of my body, drained the tears of my spirit, shattered my mind into a million fragments, and

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