#19 – Dwayne J. Clark: Founder and CEO of “Aegis Living” on Making Every Moment Count

Dwayne J. Clark is a philanthropist, creative entrepreneur, executive producer, author and theater producer with a passion for telling true stories that inspire and uplift audiences. Clark is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Aegis Living. This company was the first in the industry to ever be ranked in the Top 50 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor in 2017.

Dwayne is also an entrepreneurial leader who has founded True Productions, a production company producing films, plays and books based on his passion for telling true stories.

Dwayne is also an author of several books, including "My Mother, My Son" which was later brought to a motion picture produced by Emmett / Furla / Oasis Films. Inspired by his mother’s philanthropic heart and her cooking, Clark launched the Seattle area’s first not-for-profit Queen Bee Cafes in Seattle. They are one-of-a-kind coffee and crumpet shops with 100% of the profits supporting neighborhood charities.


Today on Words 2 Success (W2S), Dwayne J. Clark unveils his clever wisdom from all his various business activities as well as he answers interesting questions such as: 


  • How do you get where you are right now? Bring me back to your early 20's how was Dwayne J. Clar and how did you evolve the be the man you are right now (very successful CEO, entrepreneur, producer & author)?... I will start even before: I will go I was raised in a dysfunctional house... We were poor... poor... For two weeks we ate potato soup...


  • Probably one of the best business school I've ever had: My mom would say to me, You are going to reach a level of greatness, you are going to do something amazing in this world, but never forget that you looked up for your potato soup... Passion for Life & Integrity and with these come Confidence...


  • Who did you have to become before you start with your foundation?... Always over prepare for your interviews...


  • What are the key elements that people use to impress?... What I did: What are the clues this person is interested on... Send a thank you later with something inspirational...


  • Based on your previous talk: What are some little tricks that people (under 25) can start applying in their lives?... Prepare them for fame, prepare them for success... for tragic falls... You have to prepare for the down as for the ups...


  • What would you say is the difference between how did you used to set your objectives & your goals to now? Different process?... It's like a ladder... What's the next round?... I want to have gratitude about that round... You climb the ladder in small achievable jumps...


  • What is the applicable way of taking inventory? How do you coach someone?... Listen to what people say I am good at... Define your weakness... Read business books... You need to take the initiative!...


  • How do you keep yourself informed to do great decisions in all your businesses?... Surround yourself with really smart people...


  • How do you manage your daily 24 hours to be as efficient as possible?...  I love, what I called, door jam conversations... I hate wasting time!... If I lose time, it infuriates me...


  • Is a similar way how you treat your energy?... Get great sleep...


  • What are you really passionate right now?... I love writing... Educate the world...


  • What is your passion for film? The reason to get involved?


  • What is Success for Dwayne J. Clark?


  • What are your "Words 2 Success"?


One of His Top Read Books:



Some recommended books written by Dwayne J. Clark:


My Mother, My Son

A moving story of growing up in a loving but struggling family with a single mother whose life lessons left a lasting impression. Soon to be a major motion picture.

A Big Life

A book/game combination that gets families talking and uncovers a treasure trove of everyday wisdom and perspective often lost in our digital world.

Saturdays with GG

How do you explain Alzheimer’s to a small child? An educational tool to assist parents with a difficult discussion with their little ones.

30 Summers Left (coming OUT SOON)

Combining extensive research with practical application, this book explores the most important health lessons we need to live our best life, as we grow older.


Be sure to tune in to Dwayne J. Clark’s episode, and listening to his great value. As well as head over to the additional information about him:


Dwayne J. Clark's Website

Aegis Living




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-- Founder & Host of the "Words 2 Success" Show -- , Juan Grey

Juan Grey is a Canadian Actor, Writer, Producer and young Entrepreneur from Montreal, Canada. For as long as he can remember, the entertainment industry has been at the forefront of his mind. However, before he took the plunge, he pursued a soccer career, quickly earning his reputation as a high-level athlete. After sustaining several injuries, he did some soul searching and ultimately decided to become an actor. Since that pivotal moment, he has shared the stage and screen with various renowned names in the industry.

Juan performed in Teesri Duniya Theatre's production of Refugee Hotel, was in ID Discovery's series, Outlaw Tech, and has appeared in an episode of CBC's dramatic series, Bellevue, starring Anna Paquin, as well as in the Canadian Screen Award winning series, 19-2. Most recently, Juan can be seen in the new SYFY series "Deadly Class" by The Russo Brothers.

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