Kidnapping Survivor, CEO and Transformation Expert
Alfonso Cuadra is an entrepreneur, speaker, author, success coach, and philanthropist an entrepreneur of 15 years, at 18 years old he started a small company that grew to 15 locations across Canada. Born in the late seventies in El Salvador, a country on the road to revolution, Alfonso Cuadra and his family couldn’t avoid the turmoil surrounding them. His mother was the head of a newspaper that remained committed to reporting the truth to all about the corrupt government in power. For that, she was arrested as a political prisoner and sentenced to forty years. For the first three years of her incarceration, Alfonso’s family kept him indoors for fear that the government would kidnap him. Thanks to an Amnesty Law declared in May of 1983, his mom, Vida Cuadra was freed and offered asylum in Canada.
Alfonso Cuadra and his family continued to struggle even though they were now safe in Canada. Coming into a new country as an immigrant, he recalls feeling as though he was “very low on the economic scale.” Growing up, he was surrounded by crime and drugs. As he got old however, he created his own mantra, his own philosophy if you will. “Success By Design” the idea the we are all creating our lives and moments through every decision we make. At the age of 17 he became a father to a beautiful little girl that became his turning point, during that time he started a clothing business that quickly became successful and within a few years, he had expanded it across Canada. By the age of 21, he realized the value of real estate and purchased his first multi-unit income property. Mr. Cuadra has been exposed to a variety of commercial, residential , and multi-family property investments and management deals and featured for his business in many magazines, news papers, and television all over the world including Readers Digest which did a 7 page profile that was published in 15 different countries in 5 different languages In 2009. Since then, he has secured a healthy real estate portfolio while maintaining his companies. Alfonso is a dynamic leader known for thinking outside the box as he shares his passion through his lectures, workshops, books, TV show, and coaching.
Alfonso Cuadra is a dynamic leader known for thinking outside the box as he shares his passion through his lectures, workshops, books, TV show, and coaching. He has had an extensive back-ground in Business, Entrepreneurship, Real Estate Management, Investing, and Development. Mr. Cuadra has over 300,000 views on YouTube and is host of a viral show called “Success By Design”. Alfonso Cuadra is passionate about sharing his story and inspiring others to create the life they want and never give up on their dreams. He truly is in the business of changing lives and has a special gift in his ability to connect with people and move them forward. “Success By Design” the idea the we are all creating our lives and moments with every decision we make. Alfonso’s story is one of inspiration, determination, overcoming adversity, goal accomplishment, self leadership and hope. He has a special gift in his ability to connect with people and move them forward.
This will be a special session which helps participants create real transformational change in their life/career with real action steps in order to achieve those goals. Among the many things covered, there is a focus on learning the three steps to live the life of your dreams by discovering individual beliefs and influences and how to re frame negative thoughts to turn feelings into actions. This special 15 to 45 min talk will give participants the knowledge and skills they need to Set and Achieve any goal in life/career.
- Learn to find purpose and become unstoppable
- Design the life you want to live
- Learn how to overcome obstacles in your life.
Alfonso's extraordinary ability to connect with teens and present to junior high schools, high schools, non-profits and student leadership conferences is unmatched. he has the experience, talent and versatility to work with you to tailor your presentation to the exact needs of your audience. He will take you on an emotional journey. He is a youth speaker for your school with a real message!
- Accountability | Self Leadership
- Attitude | Change of Attitude
- Business Change
- Business Expert
- Business Growth
- Business Leadership
- Business Management
- Business Transition
- Change Management | Change
- Community | Community Development
- Conflict Management
- Crisis | Crisis Management
- Excellence | Success
- Health and Safety
- Health and Wellness
- Healthcare | Health Care
- Leadership | Leadership Development
- Leadership and Change
- Overcoming Adversity | Adversity
- Parenting | Family
- Performance | Productivity
- Professional Growth | Personal Growth
- Social Change | Human Rights
- Work Life Balance | Wellness
- Youth | Youth Development