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John B. Hewlett, Legendary Performer

  In June 2018 I had the unique opportunity to speak to the Million Dollar Round Table with over 15,300 in the audience in Los Angeles, CA. I had submitted my name for 17 years to get on their stage and it finally happened. What the audience didn’t realize is that I was very familiar on a personal level with their company and industry due to my father’s work in my youth. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to share a story like this, as well as have my father in the audience. Hope you enjoy, and don’t just read this
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Where It All Began: Kauai, HI

    Raptor loose in Kauai!   I guess you could call me a sentimental guy. Here I am, one hour left before I fly away from beautiful Kauai Island, but I’m here in Lihue, where pretty much a lot of my career creativity began. Back in March of 2000, we came here with my parents who cashed out all of their Marriott points and gave each of my siblings and I our own special room. My clock would never change.  I couldn’t figure out why I could not sleep, but I took advantage of the time and would walk
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The Olympics of Speaking: MDRT 2018

    “What is the biggest event you can get if you’re a corporate speaker?”, is a question I am often asked by those not in my industry. The answer has always been MDRT, The Million Dollar Round Table.  Their conference is “The Olympics” for a speaker like me. I just came off stage from my MDRT experience as their closing keynote speaker. The standing ovation was my gold medal moment, 15,300 people laughing, cheering, crying, and high-fiving, this was a fulfilling experience to say the least.  To be told by those that have been attending for between 30-50 years
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