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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

Dr. Bob Nelson

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

Dr. Bob Nelson is a leading authority on employee recognition, motivation, and engagement. Over the past 20 years he has worked with 80% of the Fortune 500 companies (many of which are repeat-clients) to reinvent… Full Profile


Jackie Joyner-Kersee

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

Named “the Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century” by Sports Illustrated, Jackie Joyner-Kersee overcame severe asthma, poverty, and racial barriers to become a six-time Olympic medalist. She is the world record holder in the… Full Profile


Jimmy Johnson

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

Jimmy Johnson is one of the all-time greatest NFL head coaches, one of only five in league history to lead a team to back-to-back Super Bowl wins, and one of only two head coaches to… Full Profile


Lyn St. James

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

Recognized by Sports Illustrated as one of the “Top 100 Women Athletes of the Century”, Lyn St. James is only one of three women in the 90-year history of NASCAR to compete in the Indianapolis… Full Profile


Nikki Stone

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

At the Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan, Nikki Stone became America’s first-ever Olympic Champion in the sport of inverted aerial skiing. What made this performance so unbelievable was the fact that less than two… Full Profile


Robert Swan

FEE CATEGORY * $15,000 to $20,000
TRAVELS FROM United Kingdom

The first person ever to have reached both the north and south poles on foot, explorer and adventurer Robert Swan knows what it takes to motivate both himself and others. When his extraordinary walks were… Full Profile


Sean Swarner

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

With only one functioning lung, a prognosis of fourteen days to live, and being in a medically-induced coma for a year, Sean Swarner is the first cancer survivor to stand on top of the world…… Full Profile


Peggy ONeill

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

At a height of 3’8”, Peggy O’Neill has seen life from a unique perspective. The award-winning motivational speaker and life coach draws from her challenges and differences to help others break through their obstacles and… Full Profile


Phil Jackson

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

Phil Jackson is among one of the best NBA coaches in league history. As coach of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls he led them to six NBA Championships. He later went on to coach… Full Profile


Dan Jansen

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

After numerous setbacks, speed skater Dan Jansen finally captured a medal at his fourth and final Olympic games. Finishing eighth in the 500 meter, the event he was favored in, he later defied the odds… Full Profile


Kris Jenner

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

Years before Kris Jenner became a nationally recognized figure on Keeping Up With the Kardashians, she was already a master of marketing, presentation, and making things happen. As a speaker she opens up about the… Full Profile


Mia Hamm

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

Mia Hamm is largely considered the best female soccer player in history and the player who put women's soccer on the map. As a keynote speaker, Mia continues to inspire a new generation of young… Full Profile


Sally Hogshead

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

Sally Hogshead is an expert in achievement of peak performance, marketing and most notably is the world's leading expert on fascination. A Hall of Fame speaker, she has conducted intense research involving hundreds of thousands… Full Profile


Mike Rayburn

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

Three-time Carnegie Hall headliner, keynote speaker, humorist and captivating musician, Mike Rayburn uses his multifold skills to deliver inspirational and motivational speeches that will never be forgotten. Mike synthesizes his wide-ranging life experiences as an… Full Profile


Mark Victor Hansen

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

Known as the “Master Motivator," Mark Victor Hansen has spent a quarter of a century focusing on, speaking to, and helping all manner of organizations and individuals to recalibrate their vision of what is possible.… Full Profile


Christopher Howard

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

A global phenomenon, Christopher Howard is one of the most prominent figures in personal development and life style turnaround. A leader in the science of neurological re-patterning, he’s replicated the formula of success utilized by… Full Profile


Gabrielle Reece

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

Professional volleyball player and fashion icon, Gabrielle Reece (Gabby) is known for her towering 6’ 3” height. As a student at Florida State University, she was a star volleyball player and part time model, drawing… Full Profile


Debra Searle

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM United Kingdom

Debra Searle is an honest, open, warm and funny businesswoman, TV presenter and proud owner of a mental strength and determination that inspires and motivates all who meet her. Debra′s overwhelming positivity and ′go for… Full Profile


Greg Louganis

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

Widely regarded as the best diver in the history of the sport, Greg Louganis is a four-time Olympic champion, a relentless voice for LGBT rights, and a powerful advocate for HIV awareness. In 1994, he… Full Profile


O’Shea Report

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

Tim and Kris O’Shea are former corporate professionals in sales, training and human relations who left the corporate world to become writers and comedians. They both trained with The Second City theater company at their… Full Profile


C.J. Huff

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

After a late spring tornado flattened a third of Joplin, Missouri, killing 161 people, and damaging or destroying 12 out of its 16 schools, Superintendent C.J. Huff led his team of educators to start the… Full Profile


Eric Shanteau

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

Olympic Athlete, Cancer Survivor On his way to the 2008 Olympics, Eric has ridden a rollercoaster that included being diagnosed with testicular cancer, swimming the fastest 50m breaststroke split in the history of the 200… Full Profile


Todd Huston

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

For 20 years Todd Huston has turned a personal tragedy into an opportunity to help others overcome their challenges and become their best in every situation. After losing his leg in a boating accident, Todd… Full Profile


Pat Richie

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

Pat Richie is an authority on building teamwork culture and has worked with over one hundred organizations developing corporate strategy and high performing teams. He began by working with legendary sports leaders from the University… Full Profile





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