Greg Secker was born in February 1975. He is an international motivational speaker, an entrepreneur, and a successful philanthropist. Greg is the owner of SmartCharts Software, Learn to Trade and Capital Index.
Since his mid-twenties, Greg has been a multimillionaire. He is passionate about donating and giving aid to people.
Greg’s interview with Ideasmench
In his interview, Greg said that the idea of running his trading and philanthropic organizations was triggered by boredom and opportunity. He used to work in the foreign exchange department. After moving back to the UK, he saw the need to focus on his trading. He had all the time needed here which to him was an excellent opportunity.
After running his trading company for a while, Greg decided to start teaching and inspiring people. He mostly wanted to show them how to be successful entrepreneurs and how to make money.
According to Greg, giving yourself time to think can make one a great entrepreneur. This also brings people’s ideas to life. He recommends people to read a lot of books. They are an excellent source of knowledge, and you might become the next most successful entrepreneur if you do so as he says.
Greg started his career in Thomas Cook Financial service before moving over to deal with foreign exchange business. He became very successful. He went ahead and got promoted to vice presidency of Mellon Financial Corporation, here, he worked with some of the best traders the world has. He gained a lot of experience here and decided to quit and start his trading account. This gave birth to his company, Learn to Trade.
Secker founded a nonprofit organization, Greg Secker Foundation in 2010. He did this to improve the life quality of people all over the world. It partners with several youth programs thus improving leadership, education and life skills in the community. In fact, he was ranked as one of 200 most influential social entrepreneurs and philanthropists.
Greg Secker is certainly an essential person in the community. His foundation aims at making people’s lives better. That’s why he has been successful in his life.