Marques Ogden

Marques Ogden attended Howard University and was drafted into the NFL in 2003. He retired after 5 years to pursue a career in construction and contracting and founded Kayden Premier Enterprises. In 2010, Marques won The African American Subcontractor of the Year Award in Maryland, but soon went bankrupt after that, losing almost 2 million dollars in a matter of 90 days. During his darkest hours, Marques pulled himself together, and with hard work and determination, became an inspirational keynote speaker, executive coach, best-selling author, and marketing leader.

  • Inspirational keynote speaker, executive coach, best-selling author, and marketing leader, helping to build the success of others
  • Drafted into the NFL as an offensive lineman and played professional football for five years
  • Founded a construction company
  • Won the African American Subcontractor of the Year Award in Maryland
  • Lost almost two million dollars on one project in 90 days, forcing the company into bankruptcy
  • Pulled himself together, got a part-time job as a custodian, and applied hard work and determination to embark upon a speaking career
Marques Ogden

Courses available by Marques Ogden

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  1. How To Create And Maintain A Long-Term Work From Home Culture
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    How To Create And Maintain A Long-Term Work From Home Culture

    Company culture expert and trainer Marques Ogden will share techniques to help your team feel connected without being physically together. You will learn how to shift from a rushed work-from-home model to a long-term strategy that supports remote work and preserves company culture.

    What You'll Learn

    • What are the three key elements required to work from home successfully?
    • How can you build a foundational pyramid to support remote workers?
    • What framework will support a high-performing distributed team?
    • How can you pivot during the inevitable upcoming transitions?
    • What time management strategies facilitate working from home?
  2. Surprising Ways HR Can Assist With Sales
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    Surprising Ways HR Can Assist With Sales

    Entrepreneur Marques Ogden will share practical strategies to increase revenue after the pandemic. You will learn how human resources professionals can contribute to your organization’s sales program.

    What You'll Learn

    • How can you and individuals throughout your organization help with sales?
    • Why should HR get involved in sales and marketing activities?
    • What relationships can you foster to increase revenue?
    • What themes could you allocate to each day?
    • How can you support the team on themed days?
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