(L-R): Alpheus “Hawk” Finlayson, Angela Burrows, Nominee Master Motivator Spence Finlayson, and Roosevelt Finlayson
NASSAU, Bahamas -- Bahamian-born, international motivational speaker, corporate trainer, talk show host and author of Dare To Be Great: Overcoming Life’s Challenges On Your Way To The Top! was recently nominated for the prestigious Bahamian Icon Award in the category of Entrepreneurship.
The event was held at the Atlantis Theatre of The Atlantis Resort and Casino and Finlayson hit the red carpet with Angela Burrows and his two brothers Alpheus “Hawk” Finlayson and Roosevelt Finlayson.
Finlayson is the founder, president and CEO of the Phoenix Institute for Positive Development and Empowerment and has conducted seminars and workshops in over 21 foreign countries.
A 27-year veteran of the professional development business and a pioneer in the motivational speaking arena in the Bahamas and he is also the creator and host of his own highly acclaimed motivational television show Dare To Be Great, which is broadcast in over 21 countries on CaribVision Network, and has interviewed such notable guests including Neki Mohan, weekend anchor and reporter at WPLG channel 10 South Florida; billionaire Michael V. Roberts of St Louis, Missouri; Jamaican superstars Luciano and Shaggy; Barbadian soca queen Allison Hinds; and Trina Robinson, anchor at NBC 6 in South Florida.
Finlayson said, although he did not win in his category, he felt very proud to be recognized by his own people after 27 years .