Rich was, at heart, a lifelong motivator
A few key phrases at the right time in Rich’s life served to guide him and inspire him, including his father’s oft repeated “You can do it!” and a yearbook message from a teacher who noted his leadership potential.
Rich often spoke about the power of that single line from his teacher in helping him realizing his own potential, and how he could help others realize theirs. As a result, Rich spent his life and career being a motivator for people all over the world.
Here are some of his most famous speeches.
“Selling America,” first delivered by Rich in the 1960s, was an unabashed tribute to the American free enterprise system. Rich gave many versions of this talk during the ‘60s and ‘70s, but each extolled how all Americans have a responsibility to encourage each other, to seize opportunity and to “sell America.”Listen to Speech
The Three A’s
One of his most popular talks, “The Three A’s,” advised people to create a positive atmosphere that encourages and supports others to achieve their goals.Listen to Speech
Rich adopted the phrase “life enricher” to describe an attitude of gratitude, an interest in helping others and a focus on people rather than material success.Listen to Speech