No Sight — Great Vision
David De Notaris

Master Motivator and Dean of Self-esteem!

David De Notaris:
 Nationally known motivational speaker
 Best Selling Author
 World Champion Athlete
… And he also happens to be totally blind

David was born with a rare eye condition Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). The “experts” attempted to impose negative limiting labels suggesting: blindness would limit David’s ability to succeed at school, in sports or work. “My family, teachers and coaches helped me understand the power of hard-work, positive expectations and mental-toughness in-order for me to overcome the challenge of a disability”.


  • Two time World and Three time National Drug-Free Power Lifting Champion
  • Outstanding Speaker of the Year’ National Speakers Association, New York City Chapter
  • International Who’s Who, for Motivational Speakers and Trainers
  • Nominated and selected to deliver graduate address at Montclair State University Commencement ceremony, Continental Airlines Arena,17000 in attendance

Partial Client List:
Educational Testing Services (ETS); Seton Hall University; United States Army; National Aeronautic Space Administration (NASA); Penn State University; University of Scranton; Temple University; SAP/Philladelphia Eagles Autism at Work Program

Scholastic Publications; Exceptional parent Magazine; Associated Press International; USA Today; Washington Post; Newark Star Ledger; Bergen Record; Charleston, SC Business Review; Comcast One on One (TV); WFME (Family Radio); “Keep Your Ear On The Ball” (children’s book) Tilbury House Publishers


  • M.A. Administration Supervision, Leadership, Training and Development, Montclair State University
  • B.A. Speech Communication, East Stroudsburg University
  • Certified Public Manager (CPM), Fairleigh Dickinson University

David will custom design and deliver an interactive, high energy, memorable and meaningful presentation that your team, group, or association will benefit from and enjoy. David’s real life experiences, explanation of challenges and positive strategies/techniques for over-coming obstacles, fear and self-doubt really work. Participants will leave refreshed, energized and inspired!

“I believe my eyes were closed to help others see their own true potential.” David J. DeNotaris


“Too often we become involved in the administrative aspects of our jobs that we can loose sight of the “people aspect”. Your discussion refocused our attention, rejuvenated our spirits, and broadened our perspective.”

Dennis O’Shea, Manager
Prudential Insurance Company


“Your unique ability to communicate effectively and reach each individual, no matter what their point of reference, was truly amazing.”

Deborah Hughes, Manager – Customer Service
Bell Atlantic/Verizon


“I used your words to help me complete the New York marathon in 5:26:51. It was a cold and windy day but your words kept me going. Thank you.”

Bill Schaefer, President
Central JerseyRoad Runners Club


“David DeNotaris provided an enlightening, creative and thought provoking presentation.”
A.V. Diaz, Center Director
NASA, Washington D.C.


“I can’t thank you enough for energizing the crowd last night. Your lecture was innovating and moving. In this world of stressful diversity, it’s nice to make a crowd hopeful about it.”

Lynn McVey, Director of Radiology
Passaic Beth Israel Hospital


“I highly recommend David DeNotaris for any seminar or motivational meeting that you might have. Not only is he inspirational, but professional as well.”

Paul A. Larson, Jr.
Ford Motor Company


“David De Notaris has the ability to effectively communicate his message in the face of physical challenges, has had a positive influence on the community and other challenged individuals. The Association applauds and supports him as he continues to influence the lives of others.”

Ron Karr
Metro New York Professional Speakers Association


“You are truly a person who I know makes a real difference. I’ve shared your thought of ‘hang on ‘til you catch on’ with lots and lots of people.”

Bob Ash, President
Life Lessons

What people say

Hundreds of satisfied customers