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Motivational Speaker Speakers

The best motivational speakers are storytellers, people who have navigated extraordinary circumstances and emerged with the power to share their hard-won life’s lessons with others to awe and inspire. Drawing on their own stories of overcoming adversity, fascinating experiences and accomplishing extraordinary feats, our speakers’ keynotes spur audiences to greater achievement.

In today’s challenging and dynamic world, everyone can use a motivational boost now and then. Organizations of all sizes and scopes benefit from our speakers’ shared wisdom, humor, and profoundly expressed desire to be more, to do better. Some of our top motivational speakers include Vernice “Flygirld” Armour, Jim “The Rookie” Morris, Rick Pitino, Robert Swan, and Robyn Benincasa.

Whether you seek to rouse your group from discouragement or disengagement, or simply uplift their spirits, our compelling and captivating speakers will move audiences to laughter and to tears – taking them on an unforgettable journey.

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Motivational Speaker Speakers

Valorie Burton

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

Valorie Burton is dedicated to helping individuals succeed, even in the face of challenges. Ms. Burton has been called one of the top 100 thought leaders in the field of personal development and has written… Full Profile


Muhammad Yunus

FEE CATEGORY * $75,000 and above
TRAVELS FROM India

Professor Muhammad Yunus was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for his revolutionary work in establishing the Grameen Movement; this movement, based on micro-finance for the rural poor, combines capitalism and social responsibility and… Full Profile


James Caan

FEE CATEGORY * $30,000 to $50,000
TRAVELS FROM United Kingdom

James is the founder and CEO of Hamilton Bradshaw, one of the UK’s foremost equity firms. At age sixteen James left school to pursue a career as an entrepreneur. Though his father, who had immigrated… Full Profile


Walter Bond

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

With knowledge that was forged in the cauldron of the NBA, Walter Bond is known as “Mr. Accountability," due to his credo that every person must take responsibility for his or her situation. He teaches… Full Profile


Roberta Bondar

FEE CATEGORY * $30,000 to $50,000
TRAVELS FROM Ontario, Canada

A true Renaissance woman, in her remarkable career Dr. Roberta Bondar has been an astronaut, physician, scientific researcher, photographer, author, environment interpreter and team leader. High-powered organizations including Yale University, the United Nations Environment Program,… Full Profile


Erin Brockovich

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

With her inspirational story of overcoming adversity, the name Erin Brockovich has become synonymous with David and Goliath battles. Portrayed by Julia Roberts in the eponymous film, she is a 20th-century icon and an enduring… Full Profile


Les Brown

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

Some motivational speakers will tell you about how to overcome adversity, but the inspirational Les Brown has lived the things he speaks of and then some. Abandoned at birth, he was lucky enough to be… Full Profile


The Passing Zone

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

Owen Morse and Jon Wee met in 1986 at a juggling convention and instantly knew they were destined to be a team. But they decided to graduate from college first. Which they both did. Rather… Full Profile


Rocky Bleier

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

The extraordinary life story of Rocky Bleier is an inspirational one of a man who overcame terrible adversity to achieve his dreams. From the football fields of the NFL to the battlefields of Vietnam, he… Full Profile


Lenora Billings-Harris

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

Noted for her ability to take complex diversity concepts and distill them into practical applicable strategies, Lenora Billings-Harris weaves inclusion, leadership, management and African-American history into the fabric of her speeches. The Society of Human… Full Profile


Brian Biro

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

How many speakers do you know who are so motivational that by the end of their presentation you will be able to smash through a one inch thick pine board with your bare hands? That's… Full Profile


Barbara Bartlein

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

For more than three decades Barbara Bartlein has been setting out her vision of high-performance workplaces in the healthcare field for professionals. She has the experience to back her philosophy, as a clinical psychotherapist and… Full Profile


Chris Bashinelli

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

Perhaps best known for his role on the worldwide hit HBO show The Sopranos, Chris Bashinelli is a motivational speaker who focuses on cross-cultural issues reflecting his passion for improving life for those from poorer… Full Profile


Amanda Beard

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

Olympic gold medalist Amanda Beard has been making waves in and out of the pool since she burst onto the international sporting scene at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games at the age of 14. Her… Full Profile


Bill Benjamin

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

With 25 years of real-world business experience as a senior leader, leadership coach and motivational speaker, Bill Benjamin knows what it takes to succeed in high-pressure environments, and his thoughts on this have been sought… Full Profile


Michael Beschloss

FEE CATEGORY * Contact for fee schedule
TRAVELS FROM District of Columbia, USA

Described by Newsweek as “the nation's leading Presidential historian," Michael Beschloss is an award-winning historian, author of nine bestselling books and NBC News special correspondent. He recently co-authored the New York Times #1 bestseller Jacqueline… Full Profile


Barbara De Angelis

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

Tens of millions of people around the world have been touched over the last quarter of a century by Barbara De Angelis' message of love, happiness and finding meaning in our lives. Barbara is a… Full Profile


Simon Bailey

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

“One of the best keynote speeches ever heard or used," in Meetings and Conventions Magazine's opinion, Simon Bailey is an expert in equipping leaders to use their most precious asset, people, in the most effective… Full Profile


Ann Bancroft

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

An inspiration to women, girls and aspiring explorers across the world, Ann Bancroft shares her stories of travel and adventure in her motivational speeches in order to inspire others to pursue their dreams just as… Full Profile


Jim Abbott

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

You have heard people say, “I'd give my right hand for that," meaning they'd give up the most important part of their body? Star baseball pitcher and inspirational speaker Jim Abbott was born without a… Full Profile





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