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Joe Martin is a nationally known speaker, respected university professor, author, and educational consultant.
At the age of 24, Joe became the youngest faculty member ever hired to teach at a state university in the state of Florida. He also has the distinct honor of being the youngest professor at his institution to ever be nominated twice for the "Distinguished Teacher’s Award."
Joe has addressed more than 450 organizations, associations, businesses, colleges and universities, helping hundreds of thousands of students and staff members across the country achieve more, live and serve more passionately, and maximize their leadership potential. In 1999, the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities selected Joe as its national "College Speaker of the Year." And in 2003, Campus Activities Magazine nominated him Joe as "Speaker of the Year."
Professionally, Joe has worked as a top sales trainer for a Fortune 500 company and as a public relations professional for both the state and federal government, including a position as Communications Director with the Florida's Governor's Office. Joe is also the founder and president of "RealWorld University" (www.RWuniversity.com) - an award-winning college success web site designed to help students meet the personal and professional challenges of college and life. And he is also the creator of NewTeacherSuccess.com - a web site designed to motivate, inform, and retain new teachers as they enter the field of education.
Joe has successfully hosted a regional TV talk show, called "Student Reality," and he's the current host of the "Good Teachers Never Quit" radio talk show on WTAL 1450-AM in Tallahassee, Florida. He has made several guest appearances on both television and radio, and he's been featured in several newspapers and organizational newsletters across the country. Joe is also the author of seven books, including: "Tricks of the Grade," "Gifts and Handkerchiefs," "Stop Parenting & Start Coaching," "Let Your Leadership Speak," and several audio programs. He also serves as a guest columnist for three national publications: Student Leader Magazine, The Black Collegian, and The Teachers Gazette.
Currently, Joe serves as an adjunct professor and consultant in the Tallahassee area.