An entrepreneur, speaker and philanthropist, Greg Secker has been making an impact for many years. Secker has lots of passion and is committed to improving the lives of others. Recently he sat down with ideamensch to share some insight into his successful career and what motivates him to do the work he does.
When asked where he gets his ideas from Greg Secker had an interesting response. Part of his ideas came from simple boredom. He began his career working in banking but eventually moved to teaching believing it would more inspiring than sitting behind a screen all day. Secker ultimately wanted to empower people to learn how to make money so they could choose to work as they wanted to. He felt the current ideas about trading that were out in the public were mostly false and he worked to change those ideas.
Secker went on to discuss a typical day in his life. Often each day presents its own challenges and Greg works with multiple companies. He attempts to work from home as much as possible even running some meetings from his house. As a speaker there is a lot of traveling in his schedule. He also spends a lot of his time working with his Foundation. Greg believes in giving himself time to think. He believes it is one of the traits that makes him successful. He lives by the saying “you can think or you can work, but you cannot do both at the same time.”
Greg is the founder of many different companies and groups including Knowledge to Action Group, SmartCharts Software, Capital Index, and The Greg Secker Foundation, a not-for-profit organization. Greg is very passionate about giving back. He is on a list of the Top 200 Most Influential Philanthropists & Social Entrepreneurs . His work has made a tremendous impact on the business world. He continues to inspire others by speaking and sharing his ideas with people all around the world.