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Rick Saldan is an excellent inspirational speaker who tailored the seminar to the needs of the individual students being instructed. This office thanks the Mayors Office of Information Services for having such a vendor.


Timothy K. Lynch

Office of Fleet Management

City of Philadelphia



Rick has a magical approach that provides a clear and concise message specifically designed to the needs of his audience. Rick will provide all the motivational magic you will ever need, propelling your organization to the next level of greater success.


Thomas Mulhern

Frontier Communications



Rick Saldan is a compelling and absorbing motivational speaker and magician.  I have been to five of his Motivational Magic presentations and it is amazing how he keeps our college audiences on the edge of their seats. A highly entertaining performer with great comedy flair. Rich content to increase students' productivity, peak performance and motivation. If you need an outstanding motivational speaker for colleges, Rick is definitely one of the world's greatest speakers and magicians!

Dr. Rob Gilbert, Sport Psychologist,

Montclair State University



Rick Saldan has the wit, wisdom and sorcery of a wizard. He has a dynamic personality, and all will enjoy his captivating stories, comedy and magic!

Dennis Slaughter
Credit Suisse First Boston



Rick Saldan delivers a first-class show! A pro in every sense of the word. Funny, unique, entertaining and polished.

Brian Letscher, Actor

Hawaii Five-O, NCIS, Cold Case, Law & Order and The Mentalist.



Rick Saldan is a wonderful combination of master magician, comic improviser and first class speaker. The audience loved his program, which was music to our ears. If you love celebrity motivational speakers such as Tom Hopkins, Dale Carnegie and Zig Ziglar, then you'll love Rick!

Dottie Burman, President
Burtley Productions, Inc.


Rick Saldan is an incredibly talented performer and motivational speaker with great insight. He shares many powerful motivational messages that will enhance your life for the better!

Jack Murray, President
Dream Illusions


Rick is one of the best inspirational speakers on the scene today. Funny, fun loving and highly energetic. If you want to make your next event into an extraordinary one, then invite professional speaker  Rick Saldan and his amazing  Motivational Magic.


Andres Lara, President

Inspiration Times Magazine











Find A Mentor, Be a Mentor


by Rick Saldan


For the uninitiated, let us first answer the questions: Who is a mentor? Why does one need a mentor or why should one try to be one? Where can one find a mentor?  The answer to these questions would probably open up newer opportunities in your mind as alternate career paths reveal themselves when you go deeper in the subject.


A mentor is someone who is your friend, philosopher and guide in matters related to your career, personal growth and development as well as your personal life. He or she counsels and advises you not only when you are in a crisis situation but also when you are crossroads of life – be it any situation. The person is experienced in matters of life and career and talks with authority. He is dependable and could be with you from the start to the end of your career. The corollary to your understanding could be: What is in it for him? A mentor can gain tremendously in his own life, as he holds the hand of someone who needs his help. We believe that there is no better tool in life which helps you in your personal growth than to be coach to someone. If you look at this opportunity from the mentors' perspective, you not only feel proud of the fact that you are helping someone to reach his own latent potential, but have a great sense of enhanced self-esteem when you see people depend on you for advice and guidance.


A mentor is not a closed human being. He is open to ideas from the people he has taken under his wing and is frank enough to admit his own mistakes without any qualms. A mentor shares his experiences with you not just to boast of his achievements, but to make you understand that there is always light at the end of the tunnel. 


The answer to the question about why does one need a mentor – the answer is rather simple. None of us are capable of handling all the complexities of career as well as personal growth. Instances are not rare when we stand at crossroads of life and ponder about which is the right direction to take for future happiness and prosperity. We wish there was someone who could, from his personal experience, guide and help us to make that critical choice. A mentor fulfills all these needs and more.


But where does find a person with such attributes? Many times, you would have found a mentor without naming him or her as such, as the person advises and counsels you in critical matters concerning your career, etc. It is by chance that you have found a mentor without trying too hard for it! It could be your colleague, superior or even your spouse or best friend. In case you are not as lucky, you could approach us, a professional training institute who could guide you to the right person or a relevant program, where you could find what you are looking for.


Last but never the least important aspect of this discussion is why is it important to become a mentor? Firstly, consider yourself blessed and fortunate to have been endowed with the essential qualities of a mentor: open in communication, persuasive abilities, and adequate experience in a particular skill area as well as in life in general, experience in meeting a wide variety of people and situations both in professional life and more. Would it not be nice to further hone your skills? It is said that whichever profession you are in, there is no end to learning. What better opportunities are there in life, which can help you develop your own knowledge and experience than tutoring and helping others achieve their dreams? Being a successful mentor could mean that you touch people's lives where it matters most. You could bring about a permanent change in peoples' attitudes, remove mental blocks and help him delve deep into his own mind to find solutions to his problems, which he till now believed never existed! This in short is the importance of being a mentor.






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Rick says, "With perseverance, drive,

and vision, you can achieve what once seemed impossible. I encourage you to strive toward

your vision for a new future -- one that

energizes your gifts, your passions and your untapped hidden potential!"

Rick's ideas, messages, strategies, and first-hand stories of overcoming adversity against all the odds will inspire your people. They become enthused, excited, and committed to take massive action that impacts your bottom line. Your return on investment is powerful.


Rick is a unique motivational

speaker and  seminar leader that combines comedy, theatrical illusions and extensive audience interaction with inspirational presentations. He creates a powerful

and enjoyable  learning experience,

guaranteeing to make your conference or

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"Rick's presentation is thoroughly inspiring, entertaining and wonderful!"

Elizabeth O'Keeffe
Random House Publishing





"Rick Saldan has the wit, wisdom and sorcery of a wizard. He has a dynamic personality, and all will enjoy his captivating stories, comedy and magic!"

Dennis Slaughter
Credit Suisse First Boston



"Rick has given of his time, energy and talents to all kinds; from the needy elderly to convicts, from terminally ill patients to runaways. He has strengthened and edified the lives of many."

Captain Ross Schwalm,

United States Marine Corps


  "The oohs and ahhs could be heard for miles as magician and motivational speaker Rick Saldan taught students at the Clarence B. Lamb School how to be possibility thinkers."

Dana Forde
The New Egypt Press


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