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Inspirational Speakers

What is the best way to win hearts and minds? The answer is as true today as it was centuries ago: with a deeply affecting tale of the power of the human spirit triumphing over all obstacles. Master storytellers, our diverse roster of inspirational speakers connect powerfully with audiences and spur them to reach greater heights.

Our speakers come from all types of backgrounds, from people with incredible stories of overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles to those who have made a huge positive impact on the world. Their personal stories of success, failure, determination, and courage can mean the difference between a meeting your people can’t wait to leave, and once they go home talking about for months afterward with stars still in their eyes.

Whether you’re seeking to reduce employee turnover, retain customers, improve engagement, produce a memorable event, or build high-performance teams, our keynote speakers will galvanize your audience, kindling their desire to meet challenges head-on and while maintaining a positive outlook.

Some of our most popular inspirational speakers include: Arun Gahdhi, Dr. Scott Parazynski,J.R. Martinez and Nick Vujicic.

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Inspirational Speakers

Jia Jiang

FEE CATEGORY * $15,000 to $20,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

Jia Jiang is a top resilience keynote speaker with one of the most viewed TED Talks, bestselling author of Rejection Proof, and the winner of Toastmasters International Golden Gavel award. Jiang is famous for doing 100… Full Profile


Chad Williams

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

Chad Williams draws from his experience in the military to provide a Navy SEAL's perspective on issues related to effective leadership, resilience, teamwork, overcoming adversity and motivation. He is a frequent guest on Fox News Channel,… Full Profile


Shaun Tomson

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

Shaun Tomson started, managed and sold two multi-million dollar clothing brands – Instinct in the 80’s and Solitude (co-founded with his wife Carla) in the 90’s. He is the author of the best-selling books “Surfer’s… Full Profile


James Clear

FEE CATEGORY * $75,000 and above
TRAVELS FROM Ohio, USA

James Clear is a writer and speaker focused on habits, decision making, and continuous improvement. He is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, Atomic Habits. The book has sold over 5 million… Full Profile


Roie Galitz

FEE CATEGORY * $5,000 to $10,000
TRAVELS FROM New York, USA

Roie Galitz (born 1980) is an award winning wildlife photographer, entrepreneur and public speaker, currently based in NYC. He is also honored to serve as a Greenpeace ambassador, calling to protect our planet. For over a… Full Profile


Jessica Buchanan

FEE CATEGORY * $10,000 to $15,000
TRAVELS FROM Washington, USA

In the summer of 2006, Jessica Buchanan followed her dream and left for Africa. She traveled through areas of South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda, volunteering in different capacities, and then was fortunate enough to secure a student teaching… Full Profile


Danette May

FEE CATEGORY * $10,000 to $15,000
TRAVELS FROM Colorado, USA

Danette May is America’s leading healthy lifestyle expert, #1 best-selling author of The Rise and 7 health and fitness books and programs, co-founder and CCO of Mindful Health, LLC (#48 on the Inc. 5000 List),… Full Profile


Gail Tolstoi-Miller

FEE CATEGORY * $20,000 to $25,000
TRAVELS FROM New Jersey, USA

Inspirational. Motivational. And 100%, totally real. CEO Gail Tolstoi-Miller is a Jersey girl turned award-winning career coach, staffing & business strategist, national speaker, and author. Whether she’s advising executives on their broken hiring processes or… Full Profile


Matthew Zachary

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM New York, USA

Matthew Zachary is a 26-year brain cancer survivor and one of the most respected, influential, and visionary voices in healthcare. An award-winning concert pianist and film composer, he is the "Podfather" of healthcare broadcasting, amassing… Full Profile


John O’Leary

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM Missouri, USA

In 1987, John O’Leary was a curious nine-year-old boy. Playing with fire and gasoline, John created a massive explosion in his home and was burned on 100% of his body. He was given less than… Full Profile


Sashin Govender

FEE CATEGORY * $20,000 to $25,000
TRAVELS FROM South Africa

Sashin Govender is the Founder and CEO of the TMS Ecosystem which owns more than 20 companies. He is also a world-renowned speaker on leadership, sales, entrepreneurship, digital marketing, and an expert in helping you… Full Profile


Jon Kedrowski

FEE CATEGORY * $10,000 to $15,000
TRAVELS FROM Colorado, USA

Jon Kedrowski has a Ph.D. in Environmental Geography, Weather and Climate.   Dr. Kedrowski is a professional mountain guide and ski mountaineer. He grew up in Vail, Colorado. Dr. Kedrowski has been to the top… Full Profile


Minda Dentler

FEE CATEGORY * $10,000 to $15,000
TRAVELS FROM New York, USA

Minda is the first female wheelchair athlete to complete the Ironman World Championship Minda’s life is one of inspiration, courage and determination; she will have you on your feet ready to face your personal Ironman… Full Profile


Gabrielle Jordan

FEE CATEGORY * $5,000 to $10,000
TRAVELS FROM Maryland, USA

Gabrielle Jordan is the owner of Jewelz of Jordan, a luxury jewelry business, which she started at the age of 9. Gabrielle’s passion for business did not stop there. She is the co-founder of the… Full Profile


Princess Sarah Culberson

FEE CATEGORY * $15,000 to $20,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

Princess Sarah has an extraordinary journey that has been featured on CNN, GMA, BBC among numerous other publications worldwide which have trended #1 globally in over 60 countries. She is an internationally-known thought leader, TEDx… Full Profile


Kai Kight

FEE CATEGORY * $15,000 to $20,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

As a classical violinist turned innovative composer, Kai Kight uses music as a metaphor to inspire individuals and organizations across the world to compose paths of imagination and fulfillment. Inspired by his own mother who,… Full Profile


Alex Honnold

FEE CATEGORY * $75,000 and above
TRAVELS FROM Nevada, USA

Perhaps the most famous rock climber in the world, Alex has amazed and inspired audiences with stories of his ropeless, free solo climbs. The pinnacle of his career (and maybe the sport of climbing) was… Full Profile


Diana Nyad

FEE CATEGORY * $30,000 to $50,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

* In Association with CAA “I have three messages. One is we should never ever give up. Two is you are never too old to chase your dreams. And three is it looks like a… Full Profile


Dr. Deepak Chopra

FEE CATEGORY * $75,000 and above
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

Dr. Chopra is the author of over 90 books translated into over forty-three languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. For the last thirty years, Chopra has been at the forefront of the meditation revolution… Full Profile


Lindsey Vonn

FEE CATEGORY * $75,000 and above
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

The most successful race skier in American history, Lindsey Vonn broke record after record during a career that spanned nearly two decades. In addition to winning 3 Olympic medals, 2 World Championship gold medals, and… Full Profile


Michael Strahan

FEE CATEGORY * $75,000 and above
TRAVELS FROM New York, USA

SuperBowl Champion Michael Strahan recently signed with Fox Sports to serve as a studio analyst on the Fox NFL Sunday Pregame Show. Michael retired from the NFL after completing his 15th season with the NY… Full Profile


Lisa Ling

FEE CATEGORY * $50,000 to $75,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

Throughout her career, Lisa Ling has reported from some of the most dangerous locations from the world in an attempt to bring attention, aid, and change to those who need it the most. A former… Full Profile


Michelle Poler

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM New York, USA

Michelle Poler is a creative and passionate social entrepreneur, keynote speaker, fear facer, and branding strategist. She is the Founder of Hello Fears, a social movement empowering millions to step outside of the comfort zone… Full Profile


Marni Spencer-Devlin

FEE CATEGORY * $5,000 to $10,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

Bestselling author, Marni Spencer-Devlin uses her harrowing story as the example to teach her empowering brand of personal and professional Authentic Leadership to corporate professionals worldwide. Audiences are enthralled to learn how Marni was molested,… Full Profile





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