Making it from welfare in the Brooklyn projects to a million dollar business in his 20s. Arel Moodie

Arel Moodie, Episode 008

Founder, Art of Likability & College Success Program

Arel Moodie, is a likability strategist, a national best selling author and has been a featured speaker at the White House and has been personally acknowledged for his work by President Obama.

Inc. Magazine called Arel a “High-Energy, Motivator” and named him to their “30 Under 30 list” of top American entrepreneurs under 30 years old joining people like Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook.

Essence Magazine said “Arel should be the poster boy for rags-to-riches stories…He is America’s Top Young Speaker.”

Arel has been quoted in The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Portfolio, Fox Small Business, Yahoo! Finance, & USA Today.

Arel was named by the prestigious St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland as one of the 100 Leaders of Tomorrow.

Black Enterprise Magazine named Arel as one of their “Tycoons Under 35”. 

Arel Moodie has given many popular TEDx talks including topics such as likability and innovation. He hosts one of the top career podcasts on iTunes, The Art of Likability, which is listened to in over 135 countries world wide. He is a contributor to Forbes and Huffington Post on Likability.

Arel grew up on welfare in the projects of Brooklyn, NY where he witnessed those around him being murdered and imprisoned. Using determination and applying what he teaches in his presentations he was able to build a million dollar event production and education company while still in his 20s.

As a professional speaker he has spoken to over 200,000 people in 48 states and 5 countries.

For fun, Arel likes to dance; he has preformed at Madison Square Garden and his wedding dance video on YouTube has over three million views.

Click here to see his award winning podcast show

Click below to visit Arel's charity Fridge Full Of Food

Click below to check out he CIA document we talk about on the show

Click below to see the Stanford Persuasive TechLab & Bj Fogg that we talk about

Click to see Book we talk about: Legacy of the Heart: The Spiritual Advantages of a Painful Childhood