Sid Friedman

Internationally acclaimed motivator Sid Friedman, is one of the most sought after speakers in the world. Standing ovations demonstrate how effectively Sid inspires his audiences with the penetrating insight and practical wisdom he continues to acquire and share during his 40 year career in professional sales and corporate management. Known throughout the world as an entrepreneur, motivational/training speaker, and philanthropist, Sid Friedman doesn't just talk about extraordinary success - he lives it. He is president and chairman of the Board of Corporate Financial Services, a Philadelphia based insurance, planning, and consulting firm employing more than 200 people. CFS is one of Guardian Home Life's highest-producing agencies. He also manages three other companies and speaks to audiences all over the United States, Europe, and Asia. Sid has written four books, How Successful Do you Really Wanna Be?, Never Let Up, How To Make Money Tomorrow Morning and The Wonderful Wizard In You. He writes a regular column in the National Underwriter (Life & Health edition). He is a 20 year veteran of the International Top of the Table -- a division of the Million Dollar Round Table -- a distinction shared with only 26 other people in the world. Sid was its President in 1990 and was the 1993 President of the Twenty-Five Million Dollar International Forum which makes him the only person in the world to ever hold both positions. Sid also founded the Philadelphia Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a children's charitable organization. In a nutshell, Sid believes -- and he can actually prove -- that he is a success because he has learned to harness the power of his own madness. Furthermore, Sid believes that every human has his or her own little spark of insanity that can be identified, controlled, and ultimately put to work as a source of incredible energy. [+]