A message from George Hendricks
Today we are stronger than ever
Unlock Your Potential
About George Hendricks
Experience the Difference
Are you or your organization looking for a dynamic speaker with a message of service, passion and resilience? Dr. George Hendricks is interested in impacting change and he has something important to share with your organization. His favorite quote and life motto is: “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”
George's talks incorporate a mind, body and spirit approach to successful living and the importance of being well-rounded. He believes that individuals and organizations must believe and release their “untapped ability” in order to achieve greatness. George has helped change many lives. He is ready to change your life and the life of your organization. He would be glad to talk with you regarding the needs of your group.
Speaking from Experience
George Hendricks speaks from a diverse background of experiences, from working with at-risk youth as a school social worker to running a successful youth ministry. His interaction and work with Generation Z has helped him understand the challenges and struggles faced by this generation.
George has worked in higher education on the Social Work faculty at Methodist University, rising to the rank of Dean of the School of Public Affairs. He currently serves as the Senior Director for Community Affairs at MU. Although George began his career working with students, his skills have proved useful for middle aged and senior citizens who are looking for the drive to pursue what comes next.
Hear it from George!
George speaks on a variety of topics in education, parenting, coaching, leadership development, and more! Click the button below to browse some of his past topics.
What People Are Saying
Inspirational. Authentic. Passionate. Educated. These words describe Dr. George Hendricks as a speaker and as a person. On topics from faith to diversity, social work to current events, George engages his audience and captures the heart and mind of listeners. A master story-teller, George challenges and inspires across generations. For both institutions and individuals, George’s message is a catalyst for genuine change. Dr. George Hendricks is a winning choice for any group seeking motivation and tools for life.
I have known Dr. George Hendricks for over fourteen years, having worked closely with him in our faculty roles at Methodist University and through our work as members of the Cumberland County Social Services Board of Directors. George is about finding ways of encouraging individuals and organizations to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasms and their inspirations to work together. The supreme quality for any leader is unquestionably integrity. Without it no real success is possible. George’s life walk and work is a tribute to his authenticity and genuineness.
Rev. Kelli W. Taylor
Methodist University Chaplain
Vice President for Religious Life
Former Director of Social Services,
State of North Carolina
Dr. George Hendricks has been a life-long friend of mine who is a proven leader. His leadership in our community has helped us move forward. George's Christian ethic and contagious enthusiasm is a motivation to all who meet him. His professional qualifications and his ability to employ them single him out as a person to be trusted and emulated.
Having worked closely with Dr. George Hendricks for the past 12 years, I can attest to his outstanding leadership skills—skills which led me to appoint him, first, as Dean of Graduate Studies and, later, as Dean of the School of Public Affairs. His strength as a persuasive speaker motivates others to follow him and support his ideas and programs. Grounded in faith and good judgment, he inspires others and encourages them to work to their full potential. These qualities will help him help others with their leadership skills and give them the confidence they need to become strong motivational speakers.