Marques Ogden

Best Selling Author, Former NFL Athlete, Business Leader

Best Selling Author, Former NFL Athlete, Business Leader

A little background about Marques, in 2003, he was drafted into the NFL as an offensive lineman, after 5 years of playing in league, he decided to retire and pursue a career in construction and contracting. At the age of 27, Marques founded a construction company called Kayden Premier Enterprises. The company had fast growth and in 2010, Marques won The African American Subcontractor of the Year Award in the state of Maryland. Eventually his business went bankrupt, losing almost 2 million dollars on one project in a matter of 90 days. During his darkest hours, he pulled himself together, got a part-time job as a custodian and with hard work and determination became a motivational speaker, best-selling author and marketing leader, helping to build the success of others!

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Attracting and retaining top talent is challenging in any industry. In rapidly growing, uncertain, and regulated industries, this challenge is even bigger. What are some strategies to find talent? How can companies ensure employees are connected with up to date resources to stay abreast of changing regulations, technologies and business practices?

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