Savvy “Shark Tank” Fundamentals

The second annual Presidential Speaker Series at Fort Hays State University, featured entrepreneur Daymond John, a star of ABC’s, “Shark Tank.”  Daymond John talked about his 5 Shark Points: Fundamentals for Success in Business and Life.

The Presidential Speaker Series is an annual event designed to bring today’s top thought leaders to share their knowledge and expertise on national and world events with the Hays community.  The series was funded by the Office of the President and the students of Fort Hays State University. Our students viewed Daymond John from the fifth row of Beach Schmidt.

“This was a significant opportunity for our students to hear first-hand from someone who created his own vision and followed his dreams to become a successful person and businessman.  He shared his five tips of setting goals, doing your homework, loving, remember you are the brand and keep swimming.  TMP-M had an amazing turnout of 36 students who attended this event,” stated Sharris Coomes, Business and Accounting Teacher.

Daymond John revealed hard-won, real-world lessons on leadership, innovation, entrepreneurialism and overcoming obstacles in life and business.  He shared an inspiring story that is the very essence of the American Dream, Daymond outlines the success strategies that took him from the bottom to the top of the business world.  Drawing on his phenomenal journey to becoming the face of American entrepreneurship, he offered invaluable tools for creating a vision, making it big and achieving personal and professional goals.  Truly an inspiring and uplifting event for students to be a part of.