Derrick Hayes is the #1 Encouragement Speaker and is internationally known for having the unique talent of turning name and words into positive messages within seconds right before your eyes. Hayes calls these Derricknyms.
While faced with divorce with his after college sweetheart Derrick Hayes moved with a friend and slept on his apartment floor without a bed for over a year. Next to Derrick was a bible that read woe is me and a dictionary that defined woe as a trial and tribulation. When Derrick pulled out a pen and pad he received his life changing statement, “Before you leave work or go to sleep tonight, give someone a WOE, a Word Of Encouragement.”
Derrick had Derricknyms but when facing adversity the universe used him to give the world WOE by speaking to him through words so that others would be educated, elevated and entertained.
Now Derrick Hayes has created the WOE Man Show where he will share his life through poetry, Derricknyms and WOE with the goal of taking learning to the next level. There will be no intermission in the WOE Man Show but an enter mission where audience members receive nuggets of wisdom that will help them go forth and enter their next mission in a better place.
Derrick Hayes is ready to bring the WOE Man Show to schools, colleges, corporations, meetings, conferences, events, concerts, festivals, clubs, casinos, churches, carnivals and other venues where the people need a positive seed.
The WOE Man Show came to life after Derrick Hayes developed his craft as a Motivational Speaker at several events sponsored by such entities as the U.S. Department of Commerce, Subway, Legacy Chevrolet, Brown Sanders College, Georgia State University, Tennessee Childcare Facilities Corporation, Mississippi 4-H, American Camping Association, Bowie State University, Tennessee State University, Georgia Power, Jackson State University, and many others.
Derrick Hayes is never selfish with his success as he gives back to others by providing them with guest blogging opportunities, publicity with DERRICK Interviews, recognition via his blog Today’s Honoree and motivation with The DAILY Message and the Android and iPhones app Motivation To Your Mobile.
Book the WOE Man Show by visiting www.derrickhayes.com, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and by calling (706) 615-1662.
“A brilliant man and helped out a lot to the questions I had in PR and marketing”
Joel Hinojosa –Reeding High School
“Derrick’s presentation was an absolute inspiration for my life and my business”
Sean Royer – UW-Eau Claire
“Thank you for your beautiful words of encouragement”
Amy Pschierer – Genesee Community College
“Derrick Hayes has really inspired a young entrepreneur like myself to to really connect with everyone”
Orlando Tate, Jr. – Ball State University
“Derrick’s enthusiasm for life is contagious. He sincerely cares about the people around him. Derrick is a great example of someone who finds joy in seeing others succeed”
Bryan C. Bennett – Brigham Young University
“Thank you for sharing PR leads that were great”
Joyce McCauley – Saint Louis University
Dr. Jerome A. Kat – Saint Louis University Professor of Entrepreneurship
“Social Media Strategies to Position yourself as an Expert is a bright, motivational program that can inspire any young entrepreneur to explore the endless opportunities to promote their business”
Nora Kipp – Genesee Community College
“Very inspirational and informative”
Abbey Brau - College of St. Benedict
“Derrick Hayes gave us an encouraging word that if you can’t do big things, do small things in a big way”
Pastor Timothy Beard – Danville Community College VA
“You’re awesome, thanks for teaching us about networking and being service minded”
Hong Zoo Lu – St. john’s University
“Informational and Inspirational”
Sarah Harbottle – The College of Wooster
“Derrick’s presentation changed the way I think about social media and ways to market my business”
John Breitbart – Miami University of Ohio
“Thanks for providing creative advice on how to brand yourself”
Marc Capistrant – Radford University
“Thank you for opening up the world of PR. I now have many valuable strategies to market myself in business”
Emily Reznecheck – College of St. Benedict & St. John’s University
“Derrick Hayes opens our eyes to opportunities and how to see if they are for you or for someone else in your network”
Olga Rozmuszcs - College of St. Benedict & St. John’s University