Chip Eichelberger Profile

  • Awarded the esteemed Certified Speaking Professional designation, held by only 7% of National Speakers Association members.
  • Created the Get Switched On! program that inspires employees to get their "A Game" on.
  • Transformative Keynotes that are highly engaging with interactive workshops.
  • Chip Eichelberger worked as international point man for the globally renowned business leader Tony Robbins for five years before going into business for himself in 1993. Since then he has galvanized nearly a thousand events for some of the world’s most prestigious companies, including Ford, Hyatt, Wells Fargo, Proctor & Gamble, Exxon, NADA and PMI.

    For three years in a row Chip has been ranked a top five speaker by and holds the much sought-after Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association (only 7% of members have achieved this).

    Chip prides himself on intense in-depth research into his audience, which enables him to provide an interactive experience like no other, inspiring and motivating listeners to challenge their core thinking. He creates unique interactive handouts for every event, a reflection of his determination to provide the very best value and training experience.

    Chip Eichelberger will challenge you, guide you and help you to face your challenges with a more visionary, strategic and healthier “Get Switched On” mindset.

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      Chip believes audiences are craving engagement, not another speech. For 5½ years as world-renowned business leader Tony Robbins’s international point man, he spoke over 1300 times throughout the US, UK and Australia. This immersive experience sharpened his skills and created a unique style. It is high-energy, humorous, and persuasive and gets results. Chip promises to be THE energy source at your event.

      He is a proven pro with 1000+ successful events for clients like Genentech, Ford, Hyatt, AXA, Harley Davidson, Proctor & Gamble, Exxon, State Farm, Dun & Bradstreet, RE/MAX and over 100 diverse associations. He will do his homework on your organization and industry, conduct phone interviews, and customize his message to help ensure his message sticks! He will work hard to make you look like a genius as the decision maker who hired him.

      Chip is one of only 7% of the members of the National Speakers Association to earn the prestigious Certified Speaking Professional designation. He has created numerous audio, video and printed products. His newest book is The Smart Guide To Accomplishing Your Goals.

      He specializes in high-energy, interactive and customized opening, after meal and closing presentations. Chip is consistently told by the organizations that hire him that most speakers were a “rental” and that he was a true partner in making their event a success!

      Chip will set the tone for the day at your opening session. The energy, spirit of interaction and engagement will energize the vitality of the entire day. After lunch is a crucial spot to energize and engage the audience for the rest of the day or before your awards ceremony.

      The last and maybe the most important impression at your event is your closing session. There must be energy and a call to action! Many conventions fizzle out at the end. He is famous for his closing team building activity The Board Break Experience – Breaking Barriers program. Check out the video on this program and you will see why.

      Chip is passionate about delivering a “sticky and interactive” experience that grabs the attention of the audience immediately and engages them to not just talk about change but to be committed to it. He is a married and the proud father of three. He lives in Knoxville, TN. He is an avid golfer, traveler, reader, dancer and difference maker in the community.

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    Chip Eichelberger's Speech Descriptions

    Chip customizes every speech he makes to make it perfect for your audience. His key message is that you must “Get Switched On” so that every opportunity finds you ready to take it. Whether you’re looking to increase sales, enhance customer service or move your company from being good to being great, Chip’s energetic and inspiring sessions will help you achieve your goal.

    The sessions are full of energy and audience interaction; Chip’s speeches are the ideal start to a corporate day, guaranteeing the audience will be fizzing with ambition and energy for what is to come.

    GET SWITCHED ON! Reevaluate and Recharge

    The ability to ‘Get Switched On’ and be at your best consistently is essential to compete and excel in todays marketplace. This high-energy, interactive session challenges everyone to acknowledge the difference between good and GREAT. This is an interactive experience, not a speech!

    They will reevaluate their long team vision, game plan, mindset and what is really important. Chip challenges people to take a hard look at their attitude and current results. This program will get you plugged back in and switched on! How can you be a catalyst and bring your “A Game” consistently to perform at your best. When it is “show time” you need to be “show ready.”

    Getting switched on is about energy and impact. The goal for the session is to have each person pursue their work and life with renewed tenacity and contagious energy. This is NOT a speech. This is an interactive, high-energy, challenging experience that will get you involved and engaged.

    OWN IT! Take Charge of Your Performance

    Chip shows how taking ownership of your results, beliefs and attitude will ignite tremendous performance improvements. “Own It!” taps the hidden potential inside each member of your team. It helps people confront the brutal facts about their current situation and take action on the implications immediately.

    This program inspires accountability, personal responsibility, growth mindset, and a long-term view of success. Many companies have chosen OWN IT as the theme for their event.

    Even if you've settled for less in the past, or your company hasn't gotten the results it wants, you've got what it takes to make it happen. Small individual decisions can lead to a greater sense of ownership and big results; bigger changes can lead to innovation and revolutionary change. Let Chip show you and your team how to Own It!

    BREAKING BARRIERS The Board Break Experience

    Chip is famous for this one-of-a-kind experience. How will you close your next event in a memorable way and send the audience out the door charging? The board break is an intense, emotional and climatic physical metaphor dedicated to breaking through barriers and pushing your team spirit to new and lasting heights.

    This is the BEST activity to get a large group involved in a compelling physical activity that they will always remember. When people and the team breakthrough their barriers and limiting beliefs, the impossible becomes possible! Watch the video to see for yourself! Often added to other keynotes to create an extraordinary half-day presentation.

    What People are Saying about Seeing Chip Speak

    Rating Entries

    “Chip helped get our team motivated and Switched On. He was enthusiastic and had high energy the entire time he spoke to our sales force. I was impressed by his thorough research of our company upfront. He set the tone for our meeting of “Own It” and how we each need to be accountable for our own results or go back into our studios for improvement. Chip’s messages were themes that we can take back into our lives both professionally and personally. Chip helped energize our sales team and reminded us that we can and we will prevail.”
    – Jim Sterbenz – VP Sales, Campbell Soup Company, US Retail

    “Chip is a friend, an excellent communicator, and a man committed to constant and never-ending improvement. His experience, energy and engagement will make a difference for any company.”
    Anthony Robbins

    “Thank you for your hard work, preparation, and collaboration prior to your amazing presentation. You for took the time to learn about our company, franchise, people and culture. You were a big hit and the feedback was overwhelmingly positive. You truly helped us set the stage for what will be a challenging yet exciting year. I have no doubt that this will be the first of many presentations to Genentech. Be proud.”
    Brian Reardon, SR Training Manager CT&D, Genetech LGI

    “The videos on-line were a good representation to what we would get. It’s hard to pick someone you’ve never met, and have them impact your entire sales organization. Your videos gave me great insight into who you are as a presenter and I felt like I got what I signed up for. Out of everything, this really defines a good experience to me. Thank you again for your time, energy, and commitment to be exceptional at what you do. You’re a true professional.”

    Elizabeth Breitenstein, Director of Sales, Fischer Homes

    “There is a reason we have had you speak fourteen times at sales rallies across Canada and be the closing speaker at two national conventions. You do your homework to provide content our agents need to hear, while combining great energy and humor with a sincere delivery that captivate the audience. I strongly recommend you to any company wanting to take their meeting from good to great!”
    Don Lawby, Century 21 Canada President and CEO

    “Thank you so very much for your excellent presentation. I am confident your message will help us to the next level of productivity. You seemed to be dialed in to exactly our needs and it really showed. So many of our sales people approached me after the conference and were just amazed at how you were able to reach them at the core of their issues. I have to say, of all the inspirational speakers that we have heard and used, yours was by far the most meaningful and insightful.”
    Tony Horpel, President & CEO Great Northern Financial Securities

    “I mean this sincerely. Chip did a fantastic job of getting my annual sales conference charged and ready for the New Year. You did your homework and it showed. After your presentation everyone in the room knew they had what it takes to go out and make it happen!”
    Jose Becquer, Vice President Treasury Management Wells Fargo

    “I had a few account executives tell me that they had their best day in the field, ever, the very next day because they used a mind set you had given them. I had another AE tell me she thought some of the personal life balance ideas you had was going to change her life. All agreed it was the best sales meeting ever.

    “I was very impressed on how you seemed to know intimate details about our industry, my sales team, and our current issues. You seemed to really do your homework on us. It felt as though you were an “insider” speaking to us. Personally, I′m always a happier, more focused person after I see you speak. My boss and my family thanks you.”
    Steve Emminger, Sales Manager First Franklin

    “Chip is the first speaker we′ve invited to return and facilitate a team building session for senior managers at our annual company conference. His commitment, energy and enthusiasm are contagious. A key to Chip′s ability to get the most out of the session and to engage the team is the importance he places on preparing for the specific audience through numerous conversations with different team members. As a result, his presentations do not appear to be ′off the shelf′ but are customized and unique.”
    Anthony Joseph, President Concessions International

    “I was convinced in less than a minute that I had the right speaker after viewing your video on your web site. What exceed my expectations was the level of customization and preparation you went through to make this event something special for all the participants. Your message was simply inspirational, believable, humorous and most importantly sincere.

    I received countless comments on not only how energized they felt, but also how amazed they were that an “outside speaker” could leave everyone with the impression you were a long-term employee.”
    David Bee, Director, Program Management, Boston Scientific, Inc.

    “From our initial telephone conversation to the very last detail onsite, it was clear you were committed to providing our attendees with a relevant message to excite them, motivate them and get them ready to tackle three days of training. I was pleased to discover that you asked for references and followed up with them to discover the minute details about who we are. I feel this was very apparent in your presentation and thus, our audience of 3400 attendees was captivated.”
    Erin O Donnell, United States General Services Administration, Business Management Specialist

    Partial Client List:

    Bank of America,
    Tommy Hilfiger,
    Mass Mutual,
    A Association,
    Procter & Gamble,
    American Standard,
    Culligan, Toyota,
    Century 21,
    Washington Hospital Center

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