It's tempting to say that anyone can become a motivational speaker at any age.
Heck, that's what a motivational speaker would say, right?
"Go for it!" "You can do it!" "You're never too old and never too young to get started!!!"
Look, I firmly believe that age is not a factor.
Until it is.
Sure, anyone can become a motivational speaker at any age, but let's be real for a second. You can't exactly speak on any topic at any age.
* Can you imagine listening to an seventeen-year-old talk about How to Age Gracefully?
* What about a sixty-year-old giving a talk called Life in High School?
* Would you sign up to a marriage seminar put on by a twenty-year-old?
That's pretty much where the age restrictions end.
Would you want to hear a seventy-five-year-old talk about What's Trending in Technology? Your first reaction might be, "Nope. Too old. What could he possibly know about current trends?" But what if this guy was the CEO of the most innovative tech...