Imagine discovering you were in a body-bag for two days after waking up from a combat encounter in Vietnam…
Then being told, at best, you might have only 20 years left to live. What would you do?
Urban Miyares discusses his life and business successes after returning from Vietnam. An award-winning entrepreneur with more than 23 businesses to his credit in 44 years, Urban talks about how he converted pain and physical & psychological challenges into positive directions for him in business.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 23 – 7:00pm Eastern, 4:00pm Pacific
WHERE: Online, watch and listen over your computer
- To demonstrate how personal challenges can be converted to positive actions.
- To show how physical and psychological pain can be minimized or mitigated.
- To show goals and dreams can still become a reality, regardless of personal challenges and barriers.
- To create a self-analysis of one’s personality and how to change, taking more control of one’s life and future.
Internationally known as the Entrepreneurs’ Entrepreneur, Urban Miyares, with more than 40-years as an entrepreneur, is a blinded and multi-disabled Vietnam veteran, much sought–after motivational and inspirational public speaker and lecturer, author and published writer, inventor, philanthropist, media personality, world-class Alpine skier and sailor.
Miyares, founder (1985) and president of the volunteer-driven Disabled Businesspersons Association (DBA), oversees all the charity’s operations, including its National Disabled Veterans Business Center, Special Kids in Business, and Challenged America programs. Urban is recognized as one of the nation’s leading authorities and presenters on the self-employment of individuals with disabilities, having assisted thousands in their career development and transition back into the workforce through a self-employment direction. Active with many community and national organizations and enterprises as a board member and advisor, Urban Miyares and his wife of 44 years, JoAnn, live in San Diego, California, and have one son and four grandchildren.