Lavar Thomas is passionate about creating a global impact to assist individuals in reaching their personal best. He has worked with organizations, churches, colleges, and youth groups to maximize their capacity through training, keynotes, and facilitated workshops. He is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Award-Winning Toastmaster, TEDx Speaker and the Co-founder of Leaders of the Free World, a non-profit organization that provides leadership development and international experiences to young black men.
Welcome to Empower For Greatness! Are you seeking transformation and breakthrough in your personal, professional or business life?
Empower for Greatness is here to guide you on your leadership journey. Empower For Greatness (EFG) helps leaders, entrepreneurs and change agents achieve clarity, alignment and authenticity to become their best selves and fuel their leadership journey. Through personal development workshops, coaching sessions and lectures, I bring individuals through a process of transformational leadership to facilitate personal breakthrough.
According to the great motivator Les Brown," Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals, and charge after them in an unstoppable manner."
EFG's goal is to help individuals tap into their potential, overcome mental barriers, avoid self-sabotage, say YES to their dreams, and step boldly into their Greatness.
If you're seeking results in your personal life, profession or in your organization, let's connect today!
"I provide workshops and training to help leaders develop greater clarity, align their vision with their values and lead with authenticity."
Transformational Leadership through Self-Awareness and Resilience Clark University, Leadership Summit
Check out my recent TEDx talk!
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What Audiences are saying about Lavar:
"Lavar was a speaker at the ExecutiveGPS Leadership Conference. He is an excellent speaker with insight on leading authentically. He had the attendees captivated."-Katrina Brittingham, CEO of ExecutiveGPS Leadership Conference
"I think that the story about Lavar’s personal development and message of being able to "let go" resonated with many of the participants who are struggling with their own inner voices of striving for greatness when the odds are long. Lavar's two presentations helped clear the way in the participants' minds and hearts to create space for the idea of global citizenship." -Jochen Fried, CEO and President, Global Citizenship Alliance
"In my 17 years of attending the Global Citizenship Alliance I have heard many excellent lectures and seminars, but few have left such a strong lasting impression as Lavar Thomas".- Karen Thaxton, Retired Community College Administrator and Instructor
“Lavar was one of the most genuine and eloquent speakers to ever address our Dean’s List students. His address was purposeful, dynamic and truly inspirational.” -Laura Smith, Director of Alumni Relations at Kingsborough Community College
"He has an incredible ability to motivate his audience through his personal stories and words. I am inspired by the continued work he does with empowering others all over the world!" -Gina N. Soscia, Toastmasters International Club member
"He is a natural leader and demonstrated advanced cross-cultural, training, and program/project design skills while serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Rwanda." -Bryan Dwyer, Former Peace Corps Rwanda Programming and Training Director
"Lavar Thomas is an inspiration to others. His story speaks of persistence, perseverance and determination.... He is truely a remarkable man." -Mario Mcdonald, Teacher at Greater New York Academy High School
Global Leadership Panel in Accra, Ghana
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