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Share Your Knowledge

I have always been a follower of Tony Robbins, and I have attended many of his seminars over the years. I love watching Tony share his knowledge and wisdom. Learning is very rewarding and a way of growing, but sharing what you learned to help others grow can also be very rewarding.

I decided it was time to share my 30+ years of knowledge and wisdom with other performers. Someone asked me why would I create my own competition? I do not see it that way. If a person sees a bad mentalist performance, unfortunately it reflects on all mentalists. I want to help performers become better performers.

I have decided I am going to write my second book that will teache performers various parts of my show that I have honed and perfected over the years.

I am also going to tape an on-line lecture so performers can download it and watch it around the world. They will be able to watch and learn from my years of experience.

I am also going to personally lecture at magic groups and conventions when my schedule permits.

If you are an expert in your field, or if you have years of knowledge and experience, consider sharing your knowledge. The feeling of helping others will be well worth the investment of your time.

Thanks Tony Robbins, for being such a good role model and mentor.

Inpsiration From Adversity

I have been entertaining audiences for almost 30 years now, and during my career, I have appeared on countless television shows and have given a many interviews. 

During the interviews, I am always asked the same question… how did you realize you could read minds?

For years, I was embarrassed to talk about why I became the mentalist, and I would avoid the question or make up some “feel good” story. I never wanted to discuss it, because the real answer had to do with me being sexually abused as a 15 year boy. 

But eventually, I realized what happen to me was NOT my fault. I started telling people the true story, about being sexually abused by 3 different trusted men in my life. 

As a child, I wanted to figure out how, I could foresee this coming before it happened AGAIN, I wanted to know what a person was thinking, before they acted on their inappropriate sexual desires. So I started to study how to read minds.

I noticed that telling my real story had a strange effect on people. It gave THEM the courage to open up to me, and tell me their own horror stories of sexual abuse. Secrets they kept locked away for years, finally saw the light of day. And immediately after telling me their story, I noticed a sense of relief would come over them. It was like a weight was finally lifted off their shoulders. 

I realized my story had the ability to help inspire others. It helped them by giving them the strength and courage to seek help. And after seeing those reactions, I knew my story had to be shared. So on October 31, 2014 I released my first book titled “Making The Mentalist.”

And soon after the release, the emails started to pour in. I gave people who read the book, the inspiration to open up to me, or more importantly, to their partners. I was blessed with ability to motivate others to start the healing process. 

When my performing schedule permits, I give key note speeches on the topic and I talk openly about my experience. If I can help just one person improve the quality of their life, or if I can prevent just one child from having to go through what I went through, all journey will have been worth it!