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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

Victoria Labalme

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

Victoria Labalme helps professionals do more than communicate; she teaches them how to create an experience. The creative communications specialist and Hall of Fame Speaker blends decades of show business, entrepreneurship, and extensive experience working… Full Profile


J.P. Pawliw-Fry

FEE CATEGORY * $20,000 to $25,000
TRAVELS FROM Ontario, Canada

During the peak of the 2008 Financial Crisis, multiple global financial organizations reached out to Dr. J.P. Pawliw-Fry for advice on how to make lasting change in their organizations. A pioneer in emotional intelligence, his… Full Profile


Dave Pelzer

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

Child abuse prevention advocate and inspirational speaker, Dave Pelzer is best known for his best-selling book, A Child Called “It”. The memoir which offered a raw account of Pelzer’s abusive childhood was on the NewYork… Full Profile


Sarano Kelley

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

The founder of The Game and author of The Game: Win Your Life in 90 Days, Sarano Kelley grew up in the gang-infested neighborhood of Brownsville, New York. His life changed for the better when,… Full Profile


Kevin Kelly

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

Internationally acclaimed motivational speaker Kevin Kelley is a foremost authority on entrepreneurship, leadership, sales, creativity and personal excellence. Over the course of two decades, Kevin has been a keynote speaker for a multitude of events… Full Profile


Randal Pinkett

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

Dr. Randal Pinkett has established himself as an entrepreneur, speaker, author, scholar and community servant, and one of the leading voices for his generation in business and technology. He is the co-founder, chairman and CEO of BCT… Full Profile


Rick Pitino

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

Basketball Coach Legend When the University of Louisville went looking for its first new men′s basketball coach in 30 years just nine years ago, it didn′t just get the best person available. The Cardinals got… Full Profile


Chris Klug

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

In a truly astonishing feat of athletic ability, and as a demonstration of the remarkable resilience of the human body, snowboarder Chris Klug won a bronze medal at the 2002 Olympic games as the first… Full Profile


Lisa Nichols

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

Growing up and living in a South Central L.A. neighborhood divided between two warring gangs, single mother Lisa Nichols gave herself permission to take control of her life and get her family out of poverty.… Full Profile


Deborah Norville

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

Since 1995, Deborah Norville has been the anchor of Inside Edition, the longest running syndicated news magazine program, which covers hard news as well as crime and human interest stories. As a keynote speaker, Norville… Full Profile


Vince Papale

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

In the course of a few months, Vince Papale went from being a part-time bartender, nightclub doorman, and substitute teacher to an NFL star and national inspiration. The football player was discovered when newcomer coach,… Full Profile


Magic Johnson Jr.

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

Earvin “Magic” Johnson went from being one of the most powerful players on the NBA court to one of the most influential business figures in the U.S. The two-time Hall of Famer, multiple NBA MVP,… Full Profile


Mehmet Oz

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

Perhaps the most influential health professional in the country, Dr. Mehmet Oz is a cardiothoracic surgeon and the charismatic host of the Emmy-award-winning television talk show, The Dr. Oz Show. Nicknamed “America’s favorite doctor,” Dr.… Full Profile


Willie Jolley

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM District of Columbia, USA

Rated the “ #1 Motivational & Inspirational Speaker and Singer in America” by Get Motivated Seminars, Dr. Willie Jolley became speaking sensation after being fired from a nightclub where the professional singer was replaced by… Full Profile


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 * $15,000 to $20,000
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


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 * $75,000 and above
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


Rudy Ruettiger

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

Rudy Ruettiger's life story was immortalized in the eponymous 1993 film, Rudy. An internationally-known celebrity, acclaimed motivational speaker, distinguished author and humanitarian, Rudy rose to fame from meager beginnings. Against all odds, he achieved his… Full Profile





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