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Re-Wiring After a Career in the NFL

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KEYNOTES

Signature Keynote Title – The Ego Mistake: From Eight Figures to $8.25/hr


In our most popular signature keynote, Marques shares his heart-wrenching story of hitting rock bottom, losing millions and going bankrupt because of his enormous, pompous ego. With a positive, resilient mindset and perseverance, he was able to rise from the ashes and begin rebuilding the life and career of his dreams.

Without struggle, there is no progress. That has been the ultimate life lesson for many of us, including Marques, who learned the hard way after losing everything and starting over at an $8.25/hr wage as a custodian. He now uses his story to help his audience not make the same ego mistake. This signature keynote is all about embracing failures and using them as fuel to soar even further. He provides action steps and strategies to help you succeed through the power of accountability, grit and determination!

Leadership – Self-Absorption Causes Self-Destruction


Any leader who is focused more on themselves than they are on their employees and the organization’s overall well-being is not a true leader. Marques speaks from experience; when he ran his construction company At 32, he became tyrannical and treated his employees like objects instead of people. This made him live his life with wrath, jealousy, anger, deceit and self-absorption, which caused his ultimate self-destruction.

Now, he has gone full circle, and his mission is to serve others above all. In this signature keynote, Marques shares the power of servant leadership and how leaders from all industries and walks of life can use this leadership style to empower their employees and build a legacy that doesn’t lead to self-destruction but rather self-fulfillment.

Company Culture – Recycling vs. Trashing Company Culture™


In an ever-changing work landscape wavering between remote and in-person work, companies must focus on nurturing a thriving, abundant company culture. Employees crave a positive and enjoyable work-life and perform at their optimal level when they feel aligned with the company and its values.

Sadly, company culture in today’s world tells us to Cancel and Trash everything we disagree with, but what if we took the time to recycle it? In this signature keynote with pulled insights from Marques’ book The Success Cycle, he shares how to recycle bad energy into positive, productive energy to shift employee mindset and build a thriving company culture to achieve optimal business success.

Diversity & Inclusion – The Success Cycle Creates Healthy DEI


In today’s world, diversity, equity and inclusion shouldn’t be negotiable; it should be the standard for all companies and teams. Navigating DEI can feel like a tricky space, but it doesn’t have to be. In this signature keynote, Marques shares valuable insights from his book The Success Cycle on a unique method to create a healthy, flourishing and diverse work environment.

For many, there is a barrier to entry into the workplace. And for others, they have boundaries to prevent entry. The J.O.B. method is about Jumping Over Barriers™ and tackling the limitations set in place that hinder true DEI in the workplace. Marques shares his personal experiences with DEI in the NFL and his career and gives actionable steps on how companies can value DEI in an authentic and meaningful way.

Sales & Marketing – Drop The Poker Face (Selling Requires Authenticity)


Marques is an avid poker player who loves the game and the mental challenge that comes from it. With sales and marketing, it is the opposite. Selling should never be looked at as a game but rather an opportunity for you to create value and help better someone’s life through your product or service. To sell authentically, you need to drop the poker face.

In this signature keynote, Marques articulates that being authentic is the ultimate virtue for sales and marketing, even if it means showing your hand. When you sell with authenticity, you have a genuine interest in the other person’s needs, which is the key to sales success.

Professional Development – At 32 (The Advice I Would Tell My 32-Year-Old Self)


Imagine being in the height of your career in your early-30s and losing everything; your home, your cars, your money and a good portion of your friends and family because you were blinded by greed. That’s exactly what happened to Marques almost ten years ago.

In this signature keynote, Marques shares with his audience the importance of maintaining excellent professional development skills in business to be in the best position to thrive and succeed. He focuses on the value of purpose and fulfillment, emphasizing that greed should never be a motivator toward success. ‘At 32’ is full of emotional stories paired with specific action steps and strategies to help you create and sustain solid skillsets and attain the necessary tools in your toolbox to reach new professional heights.







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ABOUT MARQUES

Growing up in a single-parent home with a father that inspired perseverance and fairness, Marques learned how to define his values and set goals. Ogden attended Howard University from 1998-2002 where he played Division I football. Ogden then followed his dream and his brother Jonathan’s footsteps, eventually getting drafted into the NFL in 2003. Overall, he played for five years as an offensive lineman with the Titans, Bills, Ravens, and Jaguars.
Following his NFL career Ogden started Kayden Premier Enterprises, a construction company in 2007 which quickly escalated to being a multi-million dollar construction firm. 2013 it all crashed down around him when Ogden got involved with a bad business deal, he ended up losing everything.
Ogden became a SPEAKER to help others succeed where he failed. As a keynote speaker, executive coach, and corporate trainer his passion is to create value for every client. Ogden’s clients consist of AXA Advisors, The Home Depot, JP Morgan and Chase, to name a few.






AN INSPIRATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND MARKETING LEADER

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Washington V V BEAUFORT COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Marques Ogden recently spoke to our WashingtonBeaufort County Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals organization in Washington, North Carolina. We selected Marques as our first guest speaker for 2022 because the message he brings is vital to aspiring young leaders Having someone like Marques speak to our organization was a natural fit. He did a wonderful presentation on the 4 Keys to Growing as a Leader. Through the vulnerability he displayed in sharing his personal story of overcoming setbacks, he inspired our young professionals to action. We would host Marques again because of his message and his ability to connect with his audience Our members raved about the impact Marquestalk had on their outlook for weeks to come after our event. Many stayed after the conclusion of his presentation to ask additional questions and receive further insight from Marques I would highly recommend Marques as a guest speaker for other Chamber of Commerce events and programs across the country. He is a dynamic speaker and a true inspiration to all of those who hear his message.

Canthemen Ellu Brabo
Catherine Glover Executive Director Washington Beaufort Chamber of Commerce Ellen Brabo Washington Young Professionals Chair

Joe Sallustio

To say that Marques gave an amazing conversation to my team would be an understatement. As we roll into Q4, I was looking for a way to motivate my staff to finish the year strong, especially with the business barriers the holidays present for our industry. Marques was able to tie his personal story of success, failure, and perseverance to my team on a level that resonated with their work and personal lives.

Jeremy Torisk

Joy Sceizina

Kimberley Waldock

Eddie Tuvin

Carissa Karban

Amarish Khan

Angi Dunhan

Marques spoke the Rebel Alliance Workshop, an all star cheerleading owners and coaches conference held specifically to grow individual businesses. He spoke on Successful Traits of a Business, Start to Finish and had overwhelmingly great reviews. He can read an audience, captivate listeners, and is humble enough to share his own mistakes along the way to help others not the do same. He shared how you can rebrand yourself through hard work and creativity. The Owners appreciated his knowledge! I appreciated his professionalism, ease to work with as a speaker, and we will definitely have him back!

Howard Fisher

Leading and inspiring high performing sales teams that focus on integrating strategy, structure, people, process and technology to generate growth and improve profitability – across industries, sectors and markets.Leading and inspiring high performing sales teams that focus on integrating strategy, structure, people, process and technology to generate growth and improve profitability – across industries, sectors and markets. December 14, 2015, Howard F. worked with Marques but they were at different companiesDecember 14, 2015, Howard F. worked with Marques but they were at different companies I am proud to share my experience working with Marques over these past several months. The experience can be summed up in a few words: Friendly, professional, responsive, and present. Marques has been influential in spreading his life lesson so that others, current or former NFL PLayers, or anyone for that matter, takes the time to truly understand and consider who their potential business partners are before investing large sums of money. Marques has been humble, thoughtful, and respectful in every conversation and interaction. Moreover, his presentation style is both persuasive and compelling. Looking forward to being a part of Marques success moving forward!

Rob Richardson

“Marques was a fantastic choice as a speak”I just wanted to thank you for our call today and for taking the time back in December to respond immediately to my email. It was then that I knew that in partnering with you it would lead to great things. In just a short time period, I am excited to be part of your coaching family as a client and have already learned that your leadership is going to unlock potential that I would not have with this opportunity.”

Christopher Wiley

“Phenomenal! Just finished an executive coaching session with Marques Ogden. If you are looking to improve your public speaking or even get into public speaking, then you need to get him on your team. He will teach you how to create value for your brand (yourself) and give you the blueprints for success.”

Stonewall Napier III

Marques is a dynamic and creative leader. He has the ability to bring out the best in anyone. It is been a true honor to work with him and be under his tutelage. If you’re looking for a great coach and a great mentor Marques Ogden, is the one of the best in the game.

Lauren Erickson

Marques is an incredible coach, friend and mentor. He really listens to you and creates an individualized plan to take you to the next level. I am grateful for his ability to not only inspire me, but to also empower and pour belief into myself that I CAN and I WILL achieve my goals!

James Donnellan

Hey I just want to say thank you so much for the time you invested yesterday at our first session of the leadership and mentoring program. I can tell you that I was very impressed with all of the questions you raised and recommendations you made on moving our ventures for forward. From the investment strategy recommendations to the vision we will be creating I’m very excited and believe we will be doing extraordinary things in 2018.

Jason Gerald

“Marques, thank you for all your guidance and mentorship as my coach. I’m so excited to be working with you! I’m sure I will have a great public speaking career!”

Eddie Tuvin

“I’ve been through think and thin with Marques Ogden. I am proud to say he was my customer when he owned Kayden Contracting. To our mutual benefit, we stayed in touch all these years. I’ve watched and admire his personal battle for survival, which he won! It was a grueling struggle against incredible odds but he never gave up. As a coach, he uses these experiences to guide his clients to overcome their obstacles and hurdles. for those seeking guidance on how to take their leadership skills to the next level, Marques is that guide.”

Jason Gerald

“Marques, thank you for all your guidance and mentorship as my coach. I’m so excited to be working with you! I’m sure I will have a great public speaking career!”

Eddie Tuvin

“I’ve been through think and thin with Marques Ogden. I am proud to say he was my customer when he owned Kayden Contracting. To our mutual benefit, we stayed in touch all these years. I’ve watched and admire his personal battle for survival, which he won! It was a grueling struggle against incredible odds but he never gave up. As a coach, he uses these experiences to guide his clients to overcome their obstacles and hurdles. for those seeking guidance on how to take their leadership skills to the next level, Marques is that guide.”


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PRIVATE COACHING 1:1

Marques Ogdens Private 1:1 coaching program is designed to challenge you to perform at your best. You will work with Marques directly as your coach who will stay in contact with you throughout the duration of your goal. Individual coaching plans are designed to help you to implement and achieve your own “Success Cycle” in your life.




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“It’s not who you are that holds you back; it’s who you think you’re not.’

“It’s not who you are that holds you back; it’s who you think you’re not.’ Success takes hard work and

Washington V V BEAUFORT COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Marques Ogden recently spoke to our WashingtonBeaufort County Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals organization in Washington, North Carolina. We selected Marques as our first guest speaker for 2022 because the message he brings is vital to aspiring young leaders Having someone like Marques speak to our organization was a natural fit. He did a wonderful presentation on the 4 Keys to Growing as a Leader. Through the vulnerability he displayed in sharing his personal story of overcoming setbacks, he inspired our young professionals to action. We would host Marques again because of his message and his ability to connect with his audience Our members raved about the impact Marquestalk had on their outlook for weeks to come after our event. Many stayed after the conclusion of his presentation to ask additional questions and receive further insight from Marques I would highly recommend Marques as a guest speaker for other Chamber of Commerce events and programs across the country. He is a dynamic speaker and a true inspiration to all of those who hear his message.

Canthemen Ellu Brabo
Catherine Glover Executive Director Washington Beaufort Chamber of Commerce Ellen Brabo Washington Young Professionals Chair

Joe Sallustio

To say that Marques gave an amazing conversation to my team would be an understatement. As we roll into Q4, I was looking for a way to motivate my staff to finish the year strong, especially with the business barriers the holidays present for our industry. Marques was able to tie his personal story of success, failure, and perseverance to my team on a level that resonated with their work and personal lives.

Jeremy Torisk

Joy Sceizina

Kimberley Waldock

Eddie Tuvin

Carissa Karban

Amarish Khan

Angi Dunhan

Marques spoke the Rebel Alliance Workshop, an all star cheerleading owners and coaches conference held specifically to grow individual businesses. He spoke on Successful Traits of a Business, Start to Finish and had overwhelmingly great reviews. He can read an audience, captivate listeners, and is humble enough to share his own mistakes along the way to help others not the do same. He shared how you can rebrand yourself through hard work and creativity. The Owners appreciated his knowledge! I appreciated his professionalism, ease to work with as a speaker, and we will definitely have him back!

Howard Fisher

Leading and inspiring high performing sales teams that focus on integrating strategy, structure, people, process and technology to generate growth and improve profitability – across industries, sectors and markets.Leading and inspiring high performing sales teams that focus on integrating strategy, structure, people, process and technology to generate growth and improve profitability – across industries, sectors and markets. December 14, 2015, Howard F. worked with Marques but they were at different companiesDecember 14, 2015, Howard F. worked with Marques but they were at different companies I am proud to share my experience working with Marques over these past several months. The experience can be summed up in a few words: Friendly, professional, responsive, and present. Marques has been influential in spreading his life lesson so that others, current or former NFL PLayers, or anyone for that matter, takes the time to truly understand and consider who their potential business partners are before investing large sums of money. Marques has been humble, thoughtful, and respectful in every conversation and interaction. Moreover, his presentation style is both persuasive and compelling. Looking forward to being a part of Marques success moving forward!

Rob Richardson

“Marques was a fantastic choice as a speak”I just wanted to thank you for our call today and for taking the time back in December to respond immediately to my email. It was then that I knew that in partnering with you it would lead to great things. In just a short time period, I am excited to be part of your coaching family as a client and have already learned that your leadership is going to unlock potential that I would not have with this opportunity.”

Christopher Wiley

“Phenomenal! Just finished an executive coaching session with Marques Ogden. If you are looking to improve your public speaking or even get into public speaking, then you need to get him on your team. He will teach you how to create value for your brand (yourself) and give you the blueprints for success.”

Stonewall Napier III

Marques is a dynamic and creative leader. He has the ability to bring out the best in anyone. It is been a true honor to work with him and be under his tutelage. If you’re looking for a great coach and a great mentor Marques Ogden, is the one of the best in the game.

Lauren Erickson

Marques is an incredible coach, friend and mentor. He really listens to you and creates an individualized plan to take you to the next level. I am grateful for his ability to not only inspire me, but to also empower and pour belief into myself that I CAN and I WILL achieve my goals!

James Donnellan

Hey I just want to say thank you so much for the time you invested yesterday at our first session of the leadership and mentoring program. I can tell you that I was very impressed with all of the questions you raised and recommendations you made on moving our ventures for forward. From the investment strategy recommendations to the vision we will be creating I’m very excited and believe we will be doing extraordinary things in 2018.

Jason Gerald

“Marques, thank you for all your guidance and mentorship as my coach. I’m so excited to be working with you! I’m sure I will have a great public speaking career!”

Eddie Tuvin

“I’ve been through think and thin with Marques Ogden. I am proud to say he was my customer when he owned Kayden Contracting. To our mutual benefit, we stayed in touch all these years. I’ve watched and admire his personal battle for survival, which he won! It was a grueling struggle against incredible odds but he never gave up. As a coach, he uses these experiences to guide his clients to overcome their obstacles and hurdles. for those seeking guidance on how to take their leadership skills to the next level, Marques is that guide.”

Jason Gerald

“Marques, thank you for all your guidance and mentorship as my coach. I’m so excited to be working with you! I’m sure I will have a great public speaking career!”

Eddie Tuvin

“I’ve been through think and thin with Marques Ogden. I am proud to say he was my customer when he owned Kayden Contracting. To our mutual benefit, we stayed in touch all these years. I’ve watched and admire his personal battle for survival, which he won! It was a grueling struggle against incredible odds but he never gave up. As a coach, he uses these experiences to guide his clients to overcome their obstacles and hurdles. for those seeking guidance on how to take their leadership skills to the next level, Marques is that guide.”

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