David Pisarra
Podcaster | Mentor| Author

Complete Speech Videos 

Global Speakers Summit – Auckland, New Zealand

 Open Circle – Ajijic, Mexico – Keynote Inspirational and Motivational Speech


Testimonial by Professional Speakers Association India President

Global Speaking Fellow, South Africa Hall of Fame Speaker Stef Du Plessis


Maggie Georgopoulos,President of  Professional Speakers Association Scotland



Taryn-lee Kearney – Professional Speakers Association Southern Africa



Barbara Johnson, President Professional Speakers Association KZN Chapter


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David Pisarra

I am a  Speaker, Podcaster, Columnist, Author,  and Lawyer.

My audiences are Empowered, Educated and Entertained to lead happier, more successful, more fulfilling lives.

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South Africa Reflections

I write a column weekly for the Santa Monica Daily Press, I’ve been doing it for 16 years now. Sometimes the topics are local, sometimes they’re international. This week it’s a bit of both. I write about my experiences in S. Africa at the Professional Speakers Association Southern Africa Annual…

GoodMenProject – Give Away Your Gifts

  This week I write about how important it is to give away our gifts – not for the universe, but for our own growth and development. It is only by sharing that we improve and become a better form of our ourselves. Check out the full article here: Giving…

GoodMenProject – Define Your Self to Build Self-Esteem

In my weekly column for the GoodMenProject.com I write about personal development, self-esteem building and inspirational stories to help men become empowered in their lives. I believe that the more healthy confidence a man has, the better person he will be. The less likely it is he engage in self-destructive…

Book Review – Zig The Autobiography of Zig Ziglar

In the world of motivational speakers there are a few bright stars and of those perhaps the brightest has been Zig Ziglar. Born Hilary H. Ziglar somewhere along the line he was crowned with the name Zig, and it stuck. Born of humble beginnings in Alabama, his family moved to…

HuffingtonPost Column: Life Lessons from a 98 year old Yogi

PHOTO BY JOELLEPEARSON (OWN WORK) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (HTTP://CREATIVECOMMONS.ORG/LICENSES/BY-SA/4.0)], VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Writing gives me an opportunity to share with the world the inspirational and motivational things that I see, think and observe. It makes me more aware of my surroundings and brings me closer to those I am with…

HuffingtonPost Column: Men’s Mental Health Demands Male Friendship

  I wrote this piece for the HuffingtonPost. I feel strongly that many men lack the friendships they need and they should be encouraged to pursue and maintain their friends, especially when they are married or have girlfriends. Oftentimes, men drop their friends in favor of their wives or girlfriends…

Previous Speaking Engagements

  • BlogPaws Social Media Conference
  • Children's Institute
  • Open Circle - Ajijic, Mexico
  • Thomson/REUTERS
  • City of Santa Monica