- He has a great use of language and paints pictures with words - a young man with a plan that's going places - Graham Torrington, BBC Radio Presenter
Charles is stranded in the wilderness. It’s -11° and his campervan is stuck in 4 foot of snow deep within an enormous arctic forest. The suns has just started to set and no one is coming to help him. Charles and his companion Bandit the ferret are in a dangerous position, but before he hatches a plan the first thing he’s does is smile and say “Isn't this place beautiful!”
Charles Wild has shared his passion for choosing inspired actions over settling for an average life to millions across the world on TV, Radio and live workshops. His life experience from homelessness to authorship inspires all groups from primary children to business professionals.
Whether it's his military experience, tragic early home-life, devastating mental health or intrepid adventure with his famous pet ferret, Bandit, Charles uses his skill as an inspirational speaker to build rapport with his listeners and challenges them to seek inspiration in all life's twists and turns through his secret to success - The Heroes Journey...
The Heroes Journey
Charles’ one of kind workshop is broken into two parts;
Part 1: The Heroes Journey
Introduction to Joseph Campbell's model of the Heroes journey and understand how the model appears in cinema, literature or real life stories.
Part 2: The Journey in action
Charles demonstrates how the Heroes Journey fits into every life through his own epic adventures, then he will work with the group to ascertain where they are on their own Heroes Journey and develop their awareness.
Talks, keynotes and speeches
A veteran of hundreds of radio, TV and live audience appearances, Charles has a clear message to the world learned through many tough experiences – we always have a choice and we can make it right now.
Whether speaking about mental illness, personal loss or his of the war in Ukraine, Charles’ stories and wisdom are unique. His natural and free-flowing speaking allows his audience to relate and connect with him and inspire them with his charismatic, passionate energy.
Charles' speaking topics include:
Your Personal Calling
Well-being and Awareness
Charles has coached young people for 5 years in various settings. He has used counselling and mentorship to help children get back into school after a years absence after just one week of work, guided teenagers away from county lines drug trafficking schemes and provide holistic, child-centred outdoor education to home schooled children.
Due to his work with severely traumatised young adults in 2020 and 2021, Charles was nominated for the national Support Worker of the Year Award.