Alvin dares his audience to be positive, engaged, compassionate, and successful and leave the world better than they found it. Everyone has obstacles and challenges in their lives. However, Alvin achieved his goals of learning to live without arms. Using himself as a role model, he asks his audience to examine themselves and other people around them to learn more about themselves.
He was born without arms because of the drug Thalidomide. A family adopted Alvin who trained him to use his feet as if they were hands – giving him a gift of dexterity and freedom!
Alvin’s mission in life is to ignite an Attitude Revolution worldwide. When people are energized from within, they can cultivate being proactive and taking a new outlook on life. This is Attitude Revolution!
Changing your attitude is not about touchy-feely buzzwords or ‘thinking positive’ – it is how we observe and interpret our lives overall. Attitude revolution is a skill that can be cultivated and practiced over and over. Individuals have to learn to use it as a tool. Change is difficult and cannot be imposed on people, change must come from within.
While talking about his journey to audiences he demonstrates how to change negative stories about themselves. Focus on being proactive and avoid feeling like a victim. Make choices and cease making excuses for themselves. Alvin uses a combination of:
- Musical performance and
- Down-to-earth humor
Connecting with his audiences at a highly intimate, intense, and personal level. Alvin has helped more than 7,500 organizations on five continents to engage, ignite, and transform their teams.
Alvin is a professional speaker. He also has broadcast training, a fundraiser, an award-winning musician, and an author with several bestselling titles.
He has supported countless telethons and media features, playing a significant role in raising money for charity. $175,000,000 and climbing! He is also the object of two award-winning television documentaries.