Pegine Echevarria

Be Powerful, Be You! Make a Positive Impact. From Bronx gang member to being inducted into the Motivational Speaker Hall of Fame, Minority Business Entrepreneur's Top Latina Business, WSJ, Forbes


Corporate, Sales


Diversity, Employees/Workforce, Entrepreneurism, Leadership, Persuasion/Influencing, Women in Business

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She is a bold, highly enthusiastic straight talking, keynote speaker. A magnetic personality who brims with passion and has motivated thousands around the world over the last 20 years. Her big thinking, tell it like it is approach, comedic moments, coupled with her endearing heart will leave you challenged and transformed, ready to achieve the extraordinary. Clients include ten percent of the Fortune 500 global corporations, twelve percent of Direct Selling News 2016 North American Top 50 and all branches of the US military.

Her call to action is "Be Powerful, Be You! Make a positive impact"

She walks the talk. Pegine is the only Latina and one of eight women inducted into the 60-member Motivational Speaker Hall of Fame, others include Anthony Robbins and Jack Canfield. She is also inducted into the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute Hispanic Speaker's Hall of Fame, the only woman. Her company was named the #3 Fastest Growing Privately Own Companies in North Florida. Pegine was honored at the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Conference by Macy's and Minority Business Enterprise Magazine where Pegine was named one of three Women Who ROCK IN BUSINESS, she was the cover story. Her company received from the Department of Defense the rare CPARs (Contractor Performance Assessment Reports) rating of EXCELLENT for contracts over a million dollars.

Pegine's has been called a "walking one-woman antidote to workplace cynicism." 

Pegine transforms the way people look at themselves, their clients and their business. Pegine uses "strategic laughter" to help individuals and teams to:

• Increase their leadership effectiveness
• Increase sales
• Increase market share among diverse communities
• Increase collaboration, connections, and teamwork
• Increase your impact, influence, and ability to inspire others

A former Bronx gang member she is a true American success story.

Pegine is the author of 'Sometimes You Need to Kick Your Own Butt', 'Bragging Rights: Transform Your Team in 21 Days' and 'I've Got the Power To Lead & Think Big', "50 Success Secrets of Feisty, Focused, Fearless, Fun Female Leaders".

Quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Forbes. Her story and wisdom is featured in many books including "The American Dream Revisited" by Gary Sirak; "The Art of Bouncing Back" by Zelda Greenberg; "Speak and Grow Rich" by Dottie Walters; "Breaking Through: Getting Past the Stuck Parts of Your Life" by Barbara Stanny; Secrets of Super-Star Speakers Lilly Walters and Powerful Self-Confidence: Developing Unshakeable Confidence (Made for Success) with Zig Ziglar Chris Widener (Author), Laura Stack (Author)

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