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Audiences are captivated as they hear the inspiring story of this one-time homeless panhandler who rose from the streets to co-found The Second Cup and a series of other successful businesses and international not-for-profit organizations.

Frank’s story of success and his powerful message of Hope Vision Action, motivates his audiences to make a difference, in their homes, in their careers, in their communities. Everyone who has ever heard Frank O’Dea speak comes away with a “Yes I can attitude.”

Frank O’Dea, is called upon by associations, corporations, not-for-profits and charities alike to drive home their unique messages in a way that it will be remembered long after the event is over.


One thousand emerging world leaders will gather in Bangkok to hear an inspiring Canadian 25-year-old, from Kemptville, Ontario.
July 5th, 2017

In August, my friend, Ryan Hreljac, will be the keynote speaker at the 8th University Scholars Leadership Symposium, in Bangkok, Thailand. One... more»

Congratulations to my friend Ryan Hreljac, the 25 year-old who founded Ryan’s Well Foundation 18 years ago (you do the math) @TheRyansWell
June 21st, 2017

Ryan has been tapped as the keynote speaker in October for the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association, where he will share his wonderful,... more»



Frank's inspiring story is retold in his best-selling memoir "When All You Have is Hope", available in bookstores and online. Buy a copy for someone who is important to you.