Lectures & Workshops

At The Mary Leak Foundation, we are committed to providing comprehensive instruction to disadvantaged youth in areas that will facilitate their personal growth and development into healthy and well adjusted adults. We are further dedicated to improving their quality of life through an acculturation to professional skill sets and financial instruction.

 

* The below listed topics are available in either lecture (L) or workshop (W) format.

 

LIFE SKILLS

Motivation & Personal Development: Developing a Vision for your Future

 

(L)

 

Leadership: Stepping Out From the Crowd

 

(L) or (W) 

 

Tapping into Your Creative Genius: For Profit, Growth or Social Change 

 

(W)

Personal Productivity: Maximizing Your Time, Energy & Resources 

 

(L) or (W)

 

Self Esteem: Recognizing the Gifts Within You

 

(W)

Situational Awareness, Self Analysis & Impulse Control: A Survivor’s Guide

 

(W)

Discovering Your Passion: Living a Life of Purpose

 

(W)

Personal Marketing: How to build and leverage your personal brand to more easily accomplish your goals. 

 

(L) or (W)

Time Management & Prioritization: Because there really aren’t 24 hours in each day

 

(W)

 

Goal Setting & Plan Formation: There is no Success Without a Plan 

 

(W)

 

Image & Perception: How to Avoid Being Misinterpreted 

 

(W)

 

Communication & Understanding: The Keys to Wholesome Relationships 

 

(W)

 

Hard Choices: How to Navigate the Minefield of Adolescence and Adulthood 

 

(W)

 

Fitness: Health, Balance, and Marketability 

 

(L) or (W)

 

The College Experience: A Professional and Entrepreneurial Networking Perspective 

 

(W)

Critical & Lateral Thinking: Developing a Mission-Oriented Way of Living

 

(W)

 

The Human Element: How to Get Others to do What You Need Them to 

 

(W) 

 

Managing Change: In Your Personal and Professional Life 

 

(W)

 

Entitlement Thinking and Accountability: The Internal Struggle 

(L) or (W)

 

Education vs. Entertainment: You are a Reflection of How You Spend Your Time 

 

(L)

 

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Personal Financial Management: To Spend or To Save… Is that Really the Question?

 

(L)

Cash Flow Analysis & Budgeting: How to Live Within Your Means 

 

(L)

Retirement Planning: Be Prepared or Prepare to be Hungry 

 

(L)

Cash Flow, Quality of Life & Net Worth: How Best to Measure Success 

 

(L) or (W)
Taxes, Inflation & The Cost of Living: Your Money’s Diminishing Purchase Power  (W) 

 

Debt & Credit Management: How to Create and Manage Your Financial Identity 

 

(L)

Image, Consumerism & Retail Marketing: The Mind Game of Capitalism 

 

(L) or (W)

The Art of Negotiation: How to Make Acquisitions Below Retail/Market Value

(L) or (W)

 

Operational Management: The Power and Efficiency of Systems Implementation

 

(L)

Savings, Loans & The Cost of Capital: The Banking Scheme 

 

(W)

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 

Business Development & Management: Creating Your Business Infrastructure


(L) 
Entrepreneurship: The Wealth Multiplier  (L) or (W) 

 

Financial Statements: Understanding and Utilizing the Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Statement(s) of Cash Flow 


(W)
Assets vs. Liabilities: a Social, Professional and Economic Analysis  (L) or (W)

 

“Monetizing” Talent: How to Turn Your Passion Into Profit 


(W)

 

Monarchies, Business, Government & The Church: An Empire State of Mind


(L)

Time, Energy & Money: Our Most Valuable Resources

(L)

 

INVESTING

Investing & Wealth Creation: Having a Plan for Too Much Money


(L)

Earned, Passive & Portfolio Income Analysis: Why all Income Isn’t Created (or Treated!) Equal 


(L) or (W) 
Leverage & Other People’s Money (OPM): The Wealth Building Secret (L) or (W)

Legacy, Succession, & Multi-Generational Wealth: Ensuring That all Your Hard Work Isn't Squandered or Appropriated


(L) 
“Good Debt” vs. “Bad Debt”: How to Avoid the "Rat Race"   (L) or (W) 

Asset Protection: Don’t Let Love, Life or Poor Planning Take all You’ve Worked For 


(L)

Real Estate: The Great Wealth Builder 


(L)


PHILANTHROPY

Public Service: “To Whom Much is Given, Much is Required”


(L) 


At Risk Youth: “Each One, Teach One” 


(L)

 

Young Black Men: “What Happens to a Dream Deferred?”


(L)