All Blog Posts
Portrait 70 img 2666

How To Really Drive Change At Work

By Jacob Morgan
Long hours, bad cubicles, tedious work, toxic culture -- there are a lot of reasons why people would want to make a change within their organization. Change can be something as small as getting the office supplies you need or as big as revamping the corporate culture and brand, but no matter the size, change can have a big impact on the morale, growth, and revenue of a company. Change is especially important as we march towards the future of work, as the rate of change is sure to speed up and ...
Portrait 70 portrait

How To Become A Motivational Speaker

By Josh Sundquist
People contact me all the time to ask how to become a motivational speaker.It's a great question. Because it's a really, really great job.So I've decided to answer it once and for all in an epic-length post where I will tell you literally everything you need to know to about how to become a motivational speaker. I'll cover:The components of a motivational speechThe most common misconception about getting started in this careerHow to develop your starter marketing kitWhere to find your first few ...
Portrait 70 23358

The Employee Reward Philosophy That Equals Higher Retention

By Bruce Tulgan
Congratulations! That great new person has been hired to your team - and they are eager to start adding a ton of value. As a highly-engaged leader, you understand how to create an upward spiral of performance very well: define performance standards, spell out expectations, collaborate on next steps and benchmarks, follow up and adjust. That structure and support goes a long way toward engaging and developing today's best talent. You just hope that great new hire decides to ...
Portrait 70 13094

Daily Inspiration: "Spend more time with successful failures!"

By Jim Carroll
"Spend more time with successful failures!" – #Futurist Jim Carroll People who fail but then bounce back are the ones who really succeed in the long run. Wouldn't it make sense to spend more time with them, and learn from their resilience? They are trying things, exploring boundaries, and most important of all, learning from their mistakes. Failure is a funny thing -- it can set you back, but it can also push you forward. It can be a powerful motivator. That's why people who ...
Portrait 70 dan thurmon headshot casual cropped

Discouraged, Defeated and Done

By Dan Thurmon
It's easy to build upon momentum when things are going great. But what do you do when you've hit a major setback, become deeply discouraged or feel ready to quit? Use this video to get back on track, or share it with someone you know who needs encouragement and direction.
Portrait 70 27015

IN STUDIO - Webcast #25 Unlocking the Secrets to Joy (from the world's happiest people)

By John O'Leary
IN STUDIO -Webcast #25 Unlocking the Secrets to Joy (from the world’s happiest people) We had such positive feedback and engagement from Webcast #25 that we are expanding this next month! Mark your calendars for our next live webcast#26: Unlocking the Secrets to Joy Part 2 on Monday, 6/17 at 10:30 AM CDT! If you are […]This post is only available to members.The post IN STUDIO – Webcast #25 Unlocking the Secrets to Joy (from the world’s happiest people) ...
Portrait 70 21908316 1816574605022880 527502920 o

How One of Gary Vaynerchuk's New Projects Is Helping Small and Medium Businesses

By Carlos Gil
This new digital marketing agency serves small and medium businesses.

Greg Gumbel - The Grind of Sportscasting

By Brian Lord
In a podcast interview on Beyond Speaking, Greg Gumbel shared some insights into his outstanding career as a sports broadcaster. Though he started out with a sales background, he moved to Chicago to become the Sports Director for an NBC station for nearly seven years. From there, he moved on to ESPN and built an illustrious career that spanned twenty years, hosting a variety of sporting events from NCAA Basketball and March Madness, to NFL football, including the Super Bowl. He also hosted the ...
Portrait 70 27015

Live Inspired Podcast: Ask John (Monday Moments ep. 151)

By John O'Leary
John O'Leary answers a Live Inspired community member’s question on Live Inspired Podcast’s Monday Moments.Join me every Monday for a quick burst of inspiration on our "Monday Moments" segments.Subscribe & listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play, iHeartRadio or listen here:Today’s question was submitted by Live Inspired community member Dave from Indianapolis, Indiana.Dave asked: What are your summer plans with your family?Tune in for my answer + an opportunity ...
Portrait 70 27015

What Makes Someone the Most Influential Photographer on the Internet?

By John O'Leary
John introduces us to the most influential photographer in the world Jeremy Cowart and his amazing work – photographing the Obama’s and Taylor Swift, and more inspiring: using photography for social good.Recently a friend recommended a guest I should have on my Live Inspired Podcast. He said, “Jeremy Cowart is themost influential photographer in the world and he has a new book coming out, he’s perfect.”Okay… photography! We’ve never had a photographer on the show, ...

Finding a speaker
is hard work.

Let our 25 years and 35,000 events of experience do the heavy lifting. It’s free!
Get a Custom Proposal
Booking process