+1 347 223 5128

Our professional consultants are ready to guide you

Our speakers are also available for online events. Get in touch with us to learn more.

Overcoming Adversity

Speakers on Overcoming Adversity

Adversity comes in all shapes and sizes. Whether we embrace it or not, adversity is part of our life. In the business world, adversity becomes a metaphor for taking the reins into the unknown. Learning to rise to the challenge is what builds character and resilience.

Book one of our speakers on overcoming adversity and learn how to accept adversity and remain optimistic through each failure. The keynote speakers provide different perspectives on how to overcome adversity and life challenges.

See below for our speakers on overcoming adversity

Book the perfect speaker on overcoming adversity

Fill out the form and we will match your organization with the best speaker on overcoming adversity. We will contact you shortly.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Book the perfect speaker on overcoming adversity

Fill out the form and we will match your organization with the best speaker on overcoming adversity. We will contact you shortly.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

We have speakers at all budget levels in our portfolio

We work closely with our speakers and clients to curate the best events possible.

A-Speakers has an exceptional reputation in customer service, and we cannot wait to assist you with your next event.

Finding the right keynote speaker can make or break your event – let our experts guide you

Our amazing staff is professional and knowledgeable on our speaker partners and their topics.

We have speakers within most topics right in or close to your venue city.

A-Speakers is a part of the Athenas Group – one of the largest speaker bureaus in the world with offices in 6 countries

Our team creates a seamless experience for clients trying to find the best speaker to complete their events.

Speakers about overcoming adversity (155)

Help me choose
no-image

Kathryn Childers

One of the first five females apart of U.S Secret Service, trail blazer, innovator, inspirational speaker, overcoming adversity speaker

travels from USA

As one of the first five female agents to join the U.S. Secret Service, speaker Kathryn Childers shares how she excelled in her career and the steps she took in doing so. She speaks about how being afraid can bring liberation and growth for...

no-image

Mark Schulman

World-class drummer, corporate innovator and leadership speaker

travels from USA

Speaker Mark Schulman is a world-class musician and keynote speaker. Mark uses business innovation, teamwork, and the overall good morale, that he gleans from his experiences as an international musician. His experiences amplify individuals from...

no-image

Dean Stott

Former British Special Forces Soldier, motivational speaker

travels from UK

Speaker Dean Stott is a former British Special Forces soldier and a current Guinness world-record holder. Dean demonstrates his optimism and overcoming will power as he shares stories of his resilience in the British special forces and how those...

no-image

Ash Alexander-Cooper

Former elite British military unit commander, leadership & resilience expert

travels from UK

Speaker Ash -Alexander- Cooper OBE is a former Gurkha officer, combat helicopter pilot, Specialist Military Unit commander, wounded veteran and Senior Partner at McChrystal Group. With a focus on leader development, talent management, and...

no-image

Nahla Summers

CEO of A Culture of Kindness, founder of Sunshine People and Big Talk Global, cultural change consultant

travels from UK

Speaker Nahla Summers is CEO of A Culture of Kindness, and founder of Sunshine People, and Big Talks Global. She educates organizations on the importance of implementing happiness in their employee's lifestyles. Nahla has 15 years of experience as a...

no-image

Dr. Nothabo Ncube

Life Coach and Millennial Mentor, Motivational speaker

travels from Canada

Speaker Dr. Nothabo Ncube is a motivational speaker, coach, and millennial mentor. Nothabo has used her story as inspiration for audience members to live out their greatest passions, regardless of their circumstances. Her compelling journey granted...

no-image

Dr. Willie Jolley

Empowering motivational speaker who can maximize your God-given potential

travels from USA

Speaker Willie Jolley is known for his life-changing keynotes. He uses his public platform to empower and encourage people to turn life's setbacks into success. No matter the venue or vehicle, speaker Willie Jolley inspires as a notable radio voice,...

no-image

Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson

Legendary athlete, champion, entrepreneur and empowering speaker

travels from USA

Speaker Earvin "Magic" Johnson is an internationally-known NBA champion, businessman, former basketball operations president of the Los Angeles Lakers, and Chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises, an investment conglomerate providing...

no-image

Ben Nemtin

Inspirational speaker, #1 NYT best selling author, co-founder of "The Buried Life"

travels from USA

Speaker Ben Nemtin is the co-founder of " The Buried Life," a motivational speaker and life enthusiast. Ben's inspiring message has been featured on several media outlets, including CNN, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and FOX News. Ben encourages audience...

no-image

Matt Lindley

LGBTQ+ diversity expert and former RAF pilot brings you the best Inclusive Leadership and Diversity keynotes to your next event

travels from UK

Speaker Matt Liney is an LGBTQ+ diversity expert and former RAF pilot. As a royal pilot, Matt had to hide his true self: however, thanks to an inspirational leader in the Royal Squadron, Matt came out and found his professional and personal...

no-image

Winston Ben Clements

Take a stand for a life that knows no excuses and no limits – with Winston the Resilience and Diversity expert

travels from UK

Due to a rare bone disorder which stunted his growth, speaker Winston Ben Clements was expected to live a  life of pain and isolation. However, knowing no excuses and limits, Winston has taken a stand for living his life to the fullest. Today, as...

no-image

Billy Price

Co-founder of BILLY Footwear and emcee motivating people and companies to overcome adversity and take chances

travels from USA

Speaker Billy Price is a motivational speaker and the co-founder of BILLY footwear. Billy motivates audience members through his inspiring story of strength and resilience when he was faced with his own traumatic life shift. Billy's insightful story...

no-image

Josh Sundquist

Paralympic ski racer, author and emcee using stand-up comedy to share his story of overcoming adversity

travels from USA

Speaker Josh Sundquist is a Paralympic ski racer, author and emcee. He uses humor and insight to enlighten audience members on creating ideas for a more productive career and life.  Josh uses humor in his keynotes and real-life stories to educate...

no-image

Iyanla Vanzant

Author, empowerment and life coach, founder of Visions Institute for Spiritual Development

travels from USA

Speaker Iyanla Vanzant is a spiritual leader as she guides audience members to further identify and classify problems as it applies to them. Iyanla specializes in self-love, personal development, life coaching, and spiritual consciousness. These...

no-image

Spencer West

World Change Warrior, Bestseller Author, Inspirational Speaker Spencer West redefines possible to help millions change

travels from Canada

As a charismatic visionary and activist, speaker Spencer West has a truly moving life story to share. After losing both of his legs at the age of five, he faced the new circumstances with courage, navigating successfully in a challenging world....

no-image

Ashley Fox

Keynotes on overcoming challenges and motivating yourself from one of the NFL's most respected sports journalists

travels from USA

Journalist and keynote speaker Ashley Fox speaks about her career in sports journalism. She shares the many lessons she has learned from some of the biggest NFL coaches and shares valuable insights. Ashley is enthusiastic and passionate about...

no-image

Katherine Baker

Global coach and speaker on how to lead with authenticity and resilience to enable corporate productivity

travels from UK

International speaker Katherine Baker inspires her audience to think differently and change their mindset. She encourages people to be more self-aware in order to improve their career and professional life. Katherine assists her audience with the...

no-image

Nicholas McCarthy

An inspirational speaker and one-handed pianist on how to overcome the toughest challenges and stay motivated

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Nicholas McCarthy is a one-of-a-kind. He was born without his right arm but managed to become a professional pianist. His keynotes on peak-performance and motivation have helped companies and professionals reach their goals and...

no-image

Amanda Lindhout

New York Times bestselling author and internationally renowned speaker teaching you the lessons hidden in adversity

travels from Canada

Speaker Amanda Lindhout is a globally sought after presenter by top brands like Google and Deloitte. Her New York Times bestseller, A House in the Sky, tells Amanda’s inspiring survival story of being kidnapped and held hostage by Somalian gunmen....

no-image

Caroline Mohr

Attain a World Class Mindset with Caroline's Authentic, Empowering and Inspiring Keynotes

travels from Germany

Speaker Caroline Mohr is a true expert of inner strength. In the middle of her professional golf career, Caroline survived a severe earthquake, only to find out her cancer diagnosis weeks later. The only way to survive was to amputate her right leg...

no-image

Thomas Duncan Bell

The Bipolar Businessman and mental health expert who helps organisations implement change programmes

travels from UK

Speaker Thomas Duncan Bell is a truly inspiring mental health expert. After growing up in difficult circumstances, Thomas successfully turned his life around to help other people. Known internationally as The Bipolar Businessman, Thomas has already...

no-image

AJ Paron-Wildes and Devin Wildes

A mother and son’s inspirational story about life with autism, finding purpose and beating the odds

travels from USA

Mother and son AJ Paron-Wildes and Devin Wildes are two very inspirational people. When Devin was just 4 years old, he was diagnosed with autism and his mother was told he would never speak or communicate with her. Today, Devin often joins his...

no-image

Paul de Gelder

Navy diver, shark attack survivor, author and motivational speaker touring the world sharing his fascinating story

travels from USA

A true adventurer, speaker Paul de Gelder has always enjoyed the thrill of a new challenge. However, his life was changed forever when he lost two limbs in a brutal shark attack in 2009. It was up to him to fight or...

no-image

Natalie Stavas

Boston marathon runner, change maker award recipient and hero: why you should run towards the chaos and face your fears

travels from USA

The dynamic keynote speaker Natalie Stavas is a very passionate and inspirational individual. She has been honored for her bravery and help in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings and now shares her story about running towards your...

no-image

Kevin McCarthy

Author and thought-leader inspiring his audience to pay attention to blind spots in their personal and professional life

travels from USA

Thought-leader and speaker Kevin McCarthy is the author of the bestselling book “BlindSpots: Why Good People Make Bad Choices”. Kevin has been a high-demand international speaker for over 20 years, and he is an authentic and captivating...

no-image

Amelia Rose Earhart

Come fly with Amelia… Create your flight plan with motivational speaker and youngest woman to fly around the world

travels from USA

Private pilot and keynote speaker Amelia Rose Earhart has inspired multiple Fortune 500 company leaders with her engaging and powerful presentations about motivation, courage and reaching your final destination. Let Amelia take you on a journey and...

no-image

Susanne Birgersdotter

Valuable insights from a successful female tech entrepreneur with an inspirational story and a can-do spirit

travels from Sweden

Inspirational self-made entrepreneur and speaker Susanne Birgersdotter shares her journey and insights into starting tech companies and working in tech as a woman. Her keynotes are informative and eye-opening. Susanne is a highly rated global...

no-image

Sebastian Terry

What are your 100 things? Discover your purpose, find your strengths and reflect on life in entertaining keynotes

travels from USA

The author behind the renowned book “100 Things: What’s on Your List?” and keynote speaker Sebastian Terry has inspired thousands of people around the globe to think twice about their life and decisions, and start living the life they’ve...

no-image

Robby Kojetin

From Wheelchair to Mount Everest - A story about finding joy, discovering the meaning of life and recovering stronger!

travels from South Africa

The inspiring keynote speaker Robby Kojetin has quite a story to tell. A story that will motivate you and make you fight for what you want. Robby is praised for his raw and honest keynotes and his ability to inspire and motivate people to go after...

no-image

Jose Flores

Mental toughness expert, author and coach bringing forth motivation by sharing his unique story of overcoming adversity

travels from USA

Speaker Jose Flores is a captivating international expert of motivation. He travels the world sharing his special story of the struggles of growing up with a physical disability. As a speaker, trainer and coach, he is passionate about showing the...

no-image

Neil Pasricha

Successful leadership and happiness expert and the founder of the 50-million hit blog 1,000 Awesome Things

travels from Canada

What is the most overused word of today? If you ask keynote speaker Neil Pasricha, the answer is happiness. Neil is the founder of The Institute for Global Happiness and has delivered one of the most watched and hyped TED Talks called  “The 3...

no-image

Peter Sage

Expert in human behaviour and international serial entrepreneur who will help you reinvent your life and business

travels from UK

An expert in human behaviour, leadership and motivation, speaker Peter Sage brings valuable knowledge and amazing energy to his audiences across the world. Peter is a well-known public speaker and serial entrepreneur who inspires and motivates...

no-image

James Ray

Renowned leadership advisor, motivational speaker and guru who will help you reach success and rebuild your life

travels from USA

Motivational speaker James Arthur Ray is considered one of the leading leadership advisors in the world. James has a passion for helping people worldwide find their talents and change their life. He is an absolute top motivational speaker that you...

no-image

Karen Jacobsen

The GPS Girl and emcee with the most downloaded voice in the world inspiring her audience to be their very own GPS

travels from USA

Singer and keynote speaker Karen Jacobsen is the woman behind the most downloaded voice in the world. You’ve heard her in your car or from your smartphone as the woman giving you directions or recalculating your route. A true entertainer and...

no-image

Anthony Bennett

Exceptional, inspirational speaker and ex-patient who has overcome three life-threatening infections

travels from UK

The incredible speaker Anthony Bennett has overcome three life-threatening infections with a 10% chance of surviving, and now he shares his inspirational story about the power of teamwork at corporations, schools and in the healthcare sector....

no-image

Scott Burrows

Inspiration speaker, author, former star athlete, financial advisor, car accident survivor.

travels from USA

Inspiring storyteller and speaker Scott Burrows delivers success strategies to help your organization stand up to any challenge by embracing adversity and ongoing change. Delivering inspiring keynotes all over the world, Scott represents the act of...

no-image

Tanyalee Davis

Disabled comedian and speaker on body positivity presenting her own stories and unique perspectives

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Tanyalee Davis is a 3 foot 6 inch stand-up comedian who is headlining at comedy clubs, colleges, and comedy festivals throughout the UK, and the world. She brings to the stage her very own unique perspective and somewhat racy brand...

no-image

Jamie Andrew

Motivational speaker, OBE and quadruple amputee mountaineer who survived for five days at the summit at an Alpine mountain

travels from Ireland

Speaker Jamie Andrew has a truly remarkable tale of resilience, positivity, and facing challenges head-on. Having lost his hands and feet to frostbite after being stuck for five days near the summit of an Alpine mountain, Jamie has coped incredibly...

no-image

Jeff Steinberg

Motivational speaker and entertainer.

travels from USA

The motivational and humorous speaker Jeff Steinberg, aka the Tiny Giant, was born with what most people call a handicap - no arms and malformed legs, however, Jeff has never let it stop him from following his dreams and he is eager to share his...

no-image

Chris Hall

Resilience and happiness speaker describing himself as “an energetic strategist dedicated to uncovering the futures"

travels from Australia

Keynote speaker Chris Hall is a coach focusing on the holistic nature of happiness in the workplace. As a dynamic and inspiring speaker, he provides strategies and practical tools for his audience in order to build resilience and strength. Schools,...

no-image

Phil Hansen

Internationally recognized artist and motivational speaker best-known as “the artist for the people”

travels from USA

The inspirational artist and keynote speaker Phil Hansen has a unique way of looking at the world and the challenges we go through. Phil is known worldwide for his art and story and has become a popular speaker for large events and organizations. He...

no-image

Cate Trotter

Expert on the future of retail and experienced public speaker helping companies adapt to innovative change in retail

travels from UK

Retail expert and speaker Cate Trotter was named the 26th most influential professional in retail. Cate speaks about the future of retail and business and is also Head of Trends at Insider Trends. Her keynotes are educating, inspiring and consist of...

no-image

Steven Bollar

Educational Thought Leader and Motivational Speaker on a mission to improve educational environments

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Steve Bollar, also known as Stand Tall Steve, is a former principal, expert on school culture and former superintendent of schools. Steve is known for his dynamic keynotes, creative thinking and funny personality. He has one mission:...

no-image

Lara Morgan

Powerful entrepreneur, founder of Pacific Direct and business advisor giving truly inspiring and provocative keynotes

travels from UK

Our keynote speaker Lara Morgan was voted in the top 10 of the most powerful businesswomen in the UK by MSN Live. She is known as the founder of Pacific Direct - the world’s leading manufacturer of branded toiletries for hotels and cruises. Lara...

no-image

Geoff Colvin

Speaker on Disruption, Business Trends & Economy with a passion dealing with issues and challenges in the workplace

travels from USA

Speaker Geoff Colvin is an award-winning international speaker and one of business journalism's sharpest and most respected commentators on leadership, management, the economy, the InfoTech revolution, human performance and relate issues. Geoff is...

no-image

Adam Markel

Author, public school teacher, entrepreneur, and change expert advising companies on successful change management

travels from USA

An expert on turning change into opportunities and transforming cultures, speaker Adam Markel empowers high achievers and inspires his audience to reinvent themselves. Adam is a sought-after speaker who has shared the stage with Tony Robbins and is...

no-image

Lewis Johnson

NBC Olympic broadcaster, former track and fielder, and motivational speaker inspiring to celebrate personal journeys

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Lewis Johnson is an NBC Olympic broadcaster with the experience of the athletes he interviews. Lewis was an all-star track and fielder in high school, and an All-American in college, University of Cincinnati, and made it to the...

no-image

John Hotowka

Corporate magician and developer of Achievement Thinking inspiring towards improved collaboration and productivity

travels from UK

Our speaker John Hotowka is an expert on resilience, productivity and corporate success. He will give you and your people insights and simple, practical tools to build resilience and manage change leading to increased productivity… in good times...

no-image

Noëlla Coursaris Musunka

Advocate, Philanthropist, International Model & founder of Malaika on a mission to make a difference to girls and women

travels from UK

Our keynote speaker Noëlla Coursaris Musunka is known from her years of fashion modelling, however, she has also become a sought-after speaker for her advocacy of young girls’ education. Noëlla is the founder of Malaika which is a non-profit...

no-image

Chad Cooper

Sought-after coach and time management expert who has worked with some of the biggest athletes and CEOs

travels from USA

Speaker Chad Cooper is the author behind the renowned book “Time Isn’t The Problem”. He has coached and helped multiple professional athletes and top CEOs and is a sought-after and popular speaker. Chad seeks to build unique and dynamic...

no-image

Dr. Cortney Baker

Author, Ed.D. entrepreneur, and executive sharing empowering and motivational insights into women's leadership

travels from USA

Speaker Dr. Cortney Baker inspires audiences around the world. She has given a TEDx talk and is nationally recognized authority on women’s leadership. In addition, she is a researcher and talk show host who frequently speaks on empowering female...

no-image

Teresa Marshall

Inspiring educator, entrepreneur and nurse practitioner giving keynotes on how to overcome obstacles

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Teresa Marshall seems destined to care for others. Her background as a firefighter, police officer and nurse has taught her how to overcome obstacles and work together with all kinds of people to truly make a difference. Her passion...

no-image

Enda O’Doherty

Learn to inspire, empower and achieve from our sought-after motivational speaker who amazes time after time

travels from UK

Endurance athlete and inspiring speaker Enda O’Doherty has taken on some of the world’s toughest challenges. Enda’s resilience, drive and passion for speaking have made him a much sought-after speaker. Let him amaze and inspire...

no-image

Lucinda Douglas

This empowerment speaker with a "Yes you can" mindset speaks on personal leadership, sales is sexy and branding

travels from Netherlands

Empowerment speaker Lucinda Douglas helps women to reach the top of their capacities, become the best version of themselves and become successful in life and business! She was nominated for the encouragement award “Ethnical Business Woman of the...

no-image

Petra Velzeboer

How to live a truly fulfilled and successful life: despite the odds.

travels from UK

Inspirational speaker Petra Velzeboer grew up in a cult and transformed her life from suicidal alcoholic to mental health and resilience specialist. Her keynotes are dynamic and informative, tackling intense topics with humour and offering practical...

no-image

Dominic Miller

Former NFL star and Motivational speaker

travels from USA

Speaker Dominic Miller is a motivational speaker and influencer for schools of all ages and cooperate settings. Dominic has overcame a number of obstacles in his life, but still he has persevered into the motivational man that he is today. Dominic...

no-image

Nick Jankel

Sought-after speaker and thought leader on leadership in the digital age with practical ideas and unique content

travels from UK

Since the age of 24, speaker Nick Jankel has been an entrepreneur and is now a sought-after speaker and thought leader. He takes a more scientific approach to leadership and is also an award-winning scientist. Nick develops practical tools and...

no-image

Justin Skeesuck & Patrick Gray

Lifelong friends best-known for the popular book and movie “I’ll Push You” as well as their inspirational adventures

travels from USA

Speakers Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray are the two friends behind the popular book and movie “I’ll Push You”. The two of them are lifelong friends and have been on many adventures together, despite the fact that Justin is in a wheelchair....

no-image

Nigel Gifford

Drone engineer, innovator and risk taker showing businesses the power of disruptive technologies and innovation

travels from UK

Speaker Nigel Gifford is not scared of failing or falling. Whether it’s jumping out an airplane, taking huge entrepreneurial risks or going against the current, Nigel doesn’t care about people’s worries or concerns. He is the definition of a...

no-image

Darrell “Coach D” Andrews

Motivational strategist, coach and teamwork expert helping organizations and businesses become effective

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Darrell Andrews is a global leader in the areas of organizational core values implementation, teamwork, and leadership synergy. He is known as a “motivational strategist” who helps his audiences build “cultures of success”...

no-image

John Hendry

Advocate for disability rights and inclusion and experienced speaker who inspires and engages all kinds of audiences

travels from Canada

Keynote speaker John Hendry is an advocate for disability rights and inclusion and has over 30 years experience as a public school trustee. He has done a bit of everything including stand-up comedy but focuses on public education and the challenges...

no-image

Nicole Malachowski

A 21-year veteran combat pilot of the U.S. Air Force, former advisor for the First Lady and security provider

travels from USA

USAF veteran and speaker Nicole Malachowski defies stereotypes. She is much more than a former jet fighter pilot: Nicole is a leader, the first woman pilot on the Thunderbirds and a White House Fellow. After a devastating illness leaving her unable...

no-image

George Jerjian

Author, marketing hotshot and coach entertainingly motivating organisations to gain control and become successful

travels from UK

Speaker George Jerjian is on a mission to help individuals, teams and organizations become more successful, increase their influence and grow through obstacles and issues. George is the man behind Spirit of Gratitude, a results coach and an...

no-image

Ahmad Zeki

Academic, coach, and expert on leadership and motivation helping individuals and organizations reach their goals

travels from USA

Speaker Ahmad Zeki is an expert in topics like leadership, success and motivation. He is a personal life coach and professional development consultant as well as an experienced international keynote speaker. Ahmad is able to transform your...

no-image

Erica Miller

Ph.D. in clinical psychology, pioneer and successful entrepreneur sharing her fascinating but harsh life story

travels from USA

Speaker Erica Miller is a multi-faceted, dynamic individual with a long history of “telling it like it is”. We could all learn something from her fascinating life story. Not only is she a survivor of the Holocaust, her resilience and positive...

no-image

Mark Williams

Fathers' mental health advocate, local hero and founder of Fathers Reaching Out spreading awareness on mental health

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Mark Williams is an advocate for fathers' mental health. He is a motivational speaker and on a mission to start the conversation about fathers' perinatal mental health issues. Mark has been featured in the media several times and has...

no-image

Jeff Baxter

Guitarist, Advisor, National Security Expert, and Problem Solver with game-changing ideas for students and firms

travels from USA

Our keynote speaker Jeff Baxter, also known as Skunk, is probably best known for being one of the founding members of Steely Dan and Grammy-winning guitarist in the Doobie Brothers. However, Jeff Baxter is also a national security expert and speaker...

no-image

Tom Coverly

Illusionist, comedian and motivational speaker best-known for his anti-bullying talks based on his own experience

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Tom Coverly, also known as “The Illusionist”, is a professional comedian and motivational entertainer. He has performed for millions around the world and is a sought-after speaker for schools for his anti-bullying talks but has...

no-image

Karen Martin

Author and President of The Karen Martin Group known to build and manage organizations into million-dollar businesses

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Karen Martin is the President of The Karen Martin Group - a global consulting firm. Karen is an in-demand speaker, and her high energy and informative keynotes mean audiences are wowed every time. Karen Martin is the author of the...

no-image

Diane Nathaniel

Founder of Beat Stage 3, Diane Nathaniel, is spreading awareness of the importance of cancer prevention

travels from USA

Speaker Diane Nathaniel is a stage 3 Colon Cancer survivor. Today, she’s busy spreading awareness of the importance of cancer screening and prevention. After beating cancer she founded Beat Stage 3 with her best friend Helen Collen. Diane has...

no-image

Sara Minkara

Founder and president of Empowerment Through Integration (ETI) & speaker on disability, identity & women’s empowerment

travels from USA

Speaker Sara Minkara is a blind Lebanese/American woman who lost her sight at a young age being just seven years old. Sara is the founder and president of Empowerment Through Integration (ETI), which aims to empower and include young people with...

no-image

Matt Ellison

Thought-provoking speaker on identity, courage & acceptance basing his keynotes on his own story as a transgender man

travels from UK

Speaker Matt Ellison is inspiring and thought-provoking. In today’s world we are becoming more and more accepting of transgender people yet there’s still widespread misunderstanding which makes it an important topic to discuss. Matt’s...

no-image

Lowri Morgan

Ultra-endurance marathon runner, award-winning TV presenter and motivational speaker on self-belief

travels from UK

Speaker Lowri Morgan is  award-winning TV presenter. She is an ultra-endurance marathon runner and known for her many adventures and extreme races. As a motivational speaker she talks about self-belief and life with no limits....

no-image

Michaela Wain

Owner of six successful companies, “The Apprentice” Candidate 2017 and motivational speaker on a range of different topics

travels from UK

Our keynote speaker Michaela Wain came 3rd place in the renowned TV-show The Apprentice in 2017. However, with six successful companies her career was already skyrocketing, but she felt she wanted to learn even more. Michaela Wain gained a big...

no-image

Bill Benjamin

Leadership and transformation expert with an authentic approach to leadership, change and emotional intelligence

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Bill Benjamin is an expert on transformation, leadership and how to overcome challenges. His engaging speaking style and authentic approach catches the audience in a way that few speakers are able to do. As a natural storyteller, he...

no-image

Stephanie Decker

Humanitarian & Double Amputee Hero using her own story to inspire others to choose a positive attitude towards life

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Stephanie Decker makes audiences laugh and cry as she tells the story of the life-altering moment that led her to where she is today. Stephanie will help you overcome adversity and find your inner hero. Her inner hero was simply a...

no-image

Heather Bischoff

Personal & leadership development consultant and keynote speaker on leadership and overcoming obstacles

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Heather Bischoff is a dynamic and motivational speaker on leadership and overcoming obstacles. Her life’s challenges have taught her to look for the silver lining in every situation and she leaves her audiences inspired and...

no-image

Billie Jordan

Motivational Speaker and Founder of The Hip Op-eration Crew dancing her way to improved mental health and well being.

travels from New Zealand

Keynote speaker Billie Jordan is a true inspiration to many. She’s had a life filled with ups and downs, and now Hollywood is planning to make her life into a blockbuster movie. She is the founder of The Hip Op-eration Crew™ - a hip hop dance...

no-image

Ted Meyer

Artist, curator, and patient advocate turning illnesses into sources of art, inspiring his audience to stay positive

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Ted Meyer helps patients, students and medical professionals see the positive in the worst life can offer. Ted’s 18-year project “Scarred for Life: Mono-prints of Human Scars” chronicles the trauma and courage of people who...

no-image

Dr. James McCabe

Storytelling expert and published poet and author with a passion for storytelling and storysmithing

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Dr. James McCabe, also known as The Story Doctor, is a published poet and author who specializes in storytelling in the corporate world. To him, storytelling has become far too simple as anyone can tell a story. This is where...

no-image

Mark Colbourne MBE

Change & mindset expert sharing his own inspiring story in thought-provoking and life-changing keynotes

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Mark Colbourne is a thought-provoking speaker with a mission to take you from zero to hero. Mark has had struggles himself but even after a near-death experience he got back up and continued to follow his dream with a positive...

no-image

James Lawrence

Author, Motivational speaker, The Iron Cowboy, World Record Holder.

travels from USA

Keynote speaker James Lawrence was named one of the fittest 50 athletes by Sports Illustrated. After breaking several Guinness World Records, James wondered if he had truly found his mental and physical limits, and so he set a goal so big that no...

no-image

Jeremy Goldberg

Mentor, Author, Behavioral scientist, Happiness expert

travels from Canada

Speaker Jeremy Goldberg is PhD scholar who spent the past five years studying the science of human behavior, he specifically studies how attitudes affect action and how we can communicate to inspire greater and lasting change. Keynote speaker Jeremy...

no-image

Arash Aazami

Entrepreneur and founder of Kamangir, system innovator and free thinker who developed the business model, the Path to Zero

travels from Netherlands

Keynote speaker Arash Aazami is a social entrepreneur and innovator whose business model for how an energy supplier can earn more money by selling less energy has won awards from MIT and will undoubtedly pave the way for the sustainable energy of...

no-image

Mariela Shaker

An incredibly talented violinist and Syrian refugee sharing the message of peace and love through her beautiful music

travels from UK, USA

A skilled and accomplished violinist from Syria, kynote speaker Mariela Shaker survived the war in her home country by receiving a music scholarship in America. Her keynotes give an insight into her incredible life story and...

no-image

Michael Veltri

Leadership expert, decision-making master and bestselling author with captivating and engaging keynotes

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Michael Veltri is a battle-hardened entrepreneur, bestselling author, and business transformation speaker on a mission to teach successful professionals better decision-making skills to achieve peak performance with balance — not...

no-image

Dr. Ava Eagle Brown

Life and business coach who will help you discover your talents and reach success by shifting your mindset!

travels from UK

Dr. Ava Eagle Brown is a master coach and transformational speaker. She grew up in a very poor part of Jamaica, where she had to work hard as a little girl just to make enough for dinner. Today, keynote speaker Ava Eagle Brown is an international...

no-image

Scott Greenberg

Leadership, performance, and franchise speaker helping business leaders and teams grow their organizations

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Scott Greenberg is a high energy speaker with over two decades of international speaking experience, as well as a fascinating life story, and experience with building and owning an award winning...

no-image

James Brett

Founder of Plant for Peace and inspirational speaker and presenter sharing his life story of overcoming challenges

travels from UK

Keynote speaker James Brett is an inspirational, honest and moving presenter. His life story is full of hardship and yet he has overcome his past and is the founder of Plant for Peace, an initiative to bring sustainable stability to countries...

no-image

Mark Pollock

Explorer, innovator and collaboration catalyst well-known for being the first blind person to race to the South Pole

travels from UK, USA

Unbroken by blindness in 1998, the strong-willed speaker Mark Pollock went on to compete in ultra endurance races across deserts, mountains, and the polar ice caps, including being the first blind person to race to the South Pole. He also won silver...

no-image

Joost Rigter

Powerful keynote speaker on how to overcome challenges, setbacks and get through the most difficult change

travels from Netherlands

...

no-image

Caspar Walsh

Professional writer and workshop facilitator helping transforming the lives of individuals throughout the world

travels from UK

Our keynote speaker Caspar Walsh is a Professional Writer and Workshop Facilitator, his career focuses directly at working with his own life experiences in crime, addiction and mental health, and using it to help others better understand their own...

no-image

Joseph Oubelkas

Inspiring audiences with his life story and the lessons he has learned ending up in prison after he was wrongfully convicted

travels from Netherlands

Author and speaker Joseph Oubelkas was running a successful IT startup when his life took a drastic turn; he was wrongfully convicted and was given a harsh prison sentence in Morocco. This experience has influenced his life severely, but through it...

no-image

Jaap Bressers

Humorous speaker providing individuals and companies with powerful insights on finding value in the smaller things

travels from Netherlands

Keynote speaker Jaap Bressers is an inspirational and humorous speaker with a remarkable life. His keynotes have their outset in his personal story which contains both major setbacks, challenges, and sheer luck, and Jaap is sure to inspire audiences...

no-image

Simon Weston CBE

Falklands war veteran, author and motivational speaker speaks about overcoming adversity and positive mental attitude

travels from UK

In 1982 the Sir Galahad was destroyed in Bluff Cove on the Falkland Islands. Keynote speaker Simon Weston was on board fulfilling the Welsh Guardsman role, a name and face that was going to become well-known for his struggle to overcome his injuries...

no-image

Matthew Brandt

Former member of the U.S. Navy, change facilitator and organizational coach helping businesses create winning teams

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Matthew Brandt takes charge of change. As “the Fixer” he helps companies to create the dream team that will win your business in the end of the day. Matthew Brandt facilitates business processes through critical and realistic...

no-image

Tim FitzHigham

Comedian, adventurer and presenter entertaining audiences world-wide with his fascinating and hilarious talks

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Tim Fitzhigham is a man of many talents. A comedian, adventurer, author, and actor, he is the proud world record holder for being the only person in history to row the English Channel in a bathtub. He is a popular after-dinner...

no-image

Frank O’Dea

Innovative entrepreneur and humanitarian motivating audiences around the world with his moving messages

travels from Canada

Our keynote speaker Frank O'Dea is an extraordinary successful serial entrepreneur and philanthropist. The Co-Founder of the popular Canadian coffee store chain The Second Cup managed to overcome incredible obstacles in business as well as in...

no-image

Stephen Frost

Global leader in diversity and inclusion solutions helps organizations embody leadership, inclusion and success

travels from UK

Our keynote speaker Stephen Frost is one of the world's leading experts on inclusion, diversity, and leadership. His extensive knowledge in the field has led him around the world, where he has successfully assisted companies and worked in...

no-image

Dr. Michael Ungar

Expert on resilience, parenting, and risk speaking about his experiences and research results working with families

travels from Canada

Keynote speaker Michael Ungar is an acknowledged expert on resilience in the world. As a professional keynote speaker he talks about his experiences and research results from working with youth, families and the professionals that support them in...

no-image

Warren Macdonald

Mountaineer best-known for being the first double above-knee amputee to reach the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro

travels from Canada

Keynote speaker Warren Macdonald is a mountaineer, redefining the known limits for amputees. Warren was the first double above-knee amputee to reach the summit of Africa’s tallest mountain Mt Kilimanjaro. Warren Macdonald is an impressive speaker,...

no-image

Andy Hanselman

Expert on customer service and business success with extensive expert knowledge on how winning businesses get ahead

travels from UK

Business success expert, author and keynote speaker Andy Hanselman teaches businesses and their people to think in '3D': Dramatically and Demonstrably different from their competitors. With more than 25 years of experience researching and working...

no-image

Sean Conway

Endurance adventurer known for being the only person in history to complete the Ultimate GB Triathlon

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Sean Conway is an inspirational speaker and adventurer. He is the only person in history to complete the Ultimate GB Triathlon cycling, swimming and then running the length of Britain. His motivational keynotes are unique and...

no-image

Alastair Humphreys

Extreme adventurer, author and successful motivator with a special talent for connecting with audiences

travels from UK

Our keynote speaker Alastair Humphreys is an extreme adventurer, who among other things traveled the world by bicycle in a journey of 46,000 miles through 60 countries and over 5 continents. The motivational speaker knows first hand about the...

no-image

Ed Stafford

Explorer, TV-presenter, author and speaker best-known for being the first person to walk the length of the Amazon River

travels from UK

Our keynote speaker Ed Stafford gained fame across the globe for being the first person to walk the length of the Amazon River, an epic adventure that took him two and a half years and six pairs of boots. Now he draws on his own experience when he...

no-image

Carl Rosier-Jones

Speaker on stress, communication and change passionate about helping people reduce their stress levels

travels from UK

Leading stress coach, consultant and keynote speaker Carl Rosier-Jones is passionate about bettering people's lives by reducing their stress levels. The creator of The Caveman Principles, he gives keynotes on how to manage change and avoid stress...

no-image

Greg McKeown

Innovative strategy & high performance expert, best-selling author, a thought-leader, and a true entrepreneur

travels from USA

Our keynote speaker Greg McKeown is a thought-leader and a true entrepreneur in the business world. With an extraordinary understanding of the factors that make people and businesses successful, he gives keynotes all around the world, sharing his...

no-image

Bill Treasurer

Business insider, leadership expert and founder and Chief Encouragement Officer at Giant Leap Consulting (GLC)

travels from USA

The keynote speaker Bill Treasurer is the originator of "courage-building," a new development practice that is gaining wide influence in organizations around the world. An experienced business insider, he challenges the conventional wisdom on...

no-image

Emilia van Hauen

Cultural sociologist, marketing expert and best-selling author sharing her knowledge on social trends

travels from Denmark

Keynote speaker Emilia van Hauen is a cultural sociologist and marketing expert and one of Scandinavia's most sought-after keynote speakers and most quoted sociologists on the topics of current trends and social tendencies and phenomena. She is...

no-image

Will Greenwood MBE

Former rugby player known as one of England's best players ever, entrepreneur and owner of SuperSkills Experiences

travels from UK

Our keynote speaker Will Greenwood MBE, former rugby player for England, uses his plentiful experience from the pitch and the world of business to give charming & inspirational keynotes on leadership, change management, and...

no-image

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

Legendary paralympic athlete & commentator having many different skills, which makes an unusually great speaker

travels from UK

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson is Britain's most successful Paralympic athlete. In combination with her English wit and lively personality, her ample experience from the worlds of sport, business, and politics makes her an unusually inspiring...

no-image

Dr. Jason Carthen

Leadership and organizational development expert, founder of Speak Life University™ and former professional football player

travels from USA

Dr. Jason Carthen is an experienced leadership expert, motivator and passionate speaker. A former professional football player, he knows about the power of teamwork. His keynotes are eye-opening, entertaining and inspire change. Keynote speaker...

no-image

James Nottingham

Educational leader and entrepreneur with a passion in transforming research into strategies that work in classrooms

travels from UK

Keynote speaker James Nottingham, one of the world's foremost thinkers within education, has a remarkable ability to inspire positive change with his inviting and motivational approach to teaching and learning. Never afraid to challenge the norms,...

no-image

Ole Kassow

Founder and social entrepreneur inspiring people and organizations to create a happier and more purposeful world

travels from Denmark

Keynote speaker Ole Kassow is firm believer in the importance of strong values like good citizenship, kindness, and trust. The founder of a global movement, he continuously challenges conventional thinking with initiatives that create strong...

no-image

Manuel Knight

Developer of the corn philosophy and organizational expert with a deep understanding of human behavior and driving forces

travels from Sweden

Keynote speaker Manuel Knight is an award winning speaker on leadership, organizational culture and motivation. The speaker veteran is an inspiration to his audience and a meeting with Manuel Knight leaves a long-lasting impression. He is a wake-up...

no-image

Mandy Hickson

Former Royal Air Force pilot, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker draws on her experiences in inspiring keynotes

travels from UK

A former Royal Air Force pilot and trained Human Factors facilitator, our keynote speaker Mandy Hickson has a remarkable insight into decision making under pressure, calculated risk taking, and the critical role of humans in advanced systems. Her...

no-image

Peter Brandl

Commercial pilot, author, and international speaker sharing tools to overcome challenges in entertaining keynotes

travels from Germany

Keynote speaker Peter Brandl, CSP, is a very experienced and professional speaker with more than 3.000 speaking events in two decades in 15 countries around the globe. As a commercial pilot, flight instructor, and speaker Peter Brandl knows how to...

no-image

Marc Hauser

Guinness world record holder: First human to have dove into a jetstream

travels from Switzerland

How do you become the fastest person in free falling despite your fear of heights? Keynote speaker Marc Hauser knows it. The world record holder and entrepreneur shows how you can achieve your dreams through the right motivation. He makes real...

no-image

Bertrand Piccard

Adventurer, psychiatrist and international professional speaker committed to exploring the great adventure of life

travels from Switzerland

Keynote Speaker Bertrand Piccard an adventurer and highly sought after keynote speaker on psychology, endurance and teamwork. Born within a dynasty of explorers and scientists Bertrand Piccard aims to combine his family's scientific legacy with his...

no-image

Paul Heiney

Broadcaster, author and ocean adventurer who is humorous, highly professional and a natural storyteller

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Paul Heiney is a well-known and respected British broadcaster, author and ocean...

no-image

Ronan Tynan

Medical doctor, paralympian, recording artist and motivational speaker moving people like few others can

travels from USA

Our keynote speaker Ronan Tynan, MD is a successful artist, storyteller, and his ability to inspire, motivate, and empower audiences make his performances unique. Dr. Ronan Tynan has performed at historic events including Ronald Reagan’s funeral...

no-image

Lauren Miller

Author, executive, and stress relief coach inspiring groups and organizations to self-develop and reduce stress

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Lauren E. Miller is an experienced stress relief/personal excellence educator, founder and managing partner of Grab & Go Stress Solutions. Lauren has incredible knowledge and experience working with groups and organizations...

no-image

Linda Larsen

Experienced actress and hysterically funny speaker appreciated for motivating people to improve their overall results

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Linda Larsen’s passion and spontaneous humor stem from over 20 years as a professional actress in film, television and on the legitimate stage. Linda brings all the elements that you look for in a funny motivational speaker: high...

no-image

Pete Cohen

Motivational life coach and business consultant driven by his wish to inspire clarity of purpose in people

travels from UK

Pete Cohen is a professional life coach and motivational speaker. He teaches, inspires and assists people to overcome personal challenges in a calm and inspiring manner. The keynote speaker Pete Cohen has the personality and skill to change...

no-image

Shannon Miller

7 Time Olympic Medalist, Health and Fitness Advocate, Empowerment Coach. and Cancer Survivor.

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Shannon Miller is the most decorated gymnast in American history, a successful business woman, a cancer survivor, and a loving wife and mother. Shannon’s life on and off the gymnastics floor is simply inspiring. Shannon’s topics...

no-image

Chris Bashinelli

Motivational speaker, TV host, Nat Geo explorer and professional,

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Chris Bashinelli is an outstandingly charismatic speaker. He has spoken worldwide, from the United Nations General Assembly Hall to Fortune 500 companies. In his speeches, Chris Bashinelli motivates audience members to step out of...

no-image

Eleanor Longden

Psychology postgraduate drawing on her considerable clinical, academic and personal expertise around mental health

travels from UK

As an award-winning psychology postgraduate and experienced keynote speaker Eleanor Longden is guaranteed to entice audiences. Her extensive knowledge on mental health issues can help others learn how to successfully recover from mental health...

no-image

Marisa Peer

Celebrity Therapist, TV Expert and Author Marisa helps clients all over the world to beat obstacles and stay confident

travels from UK

Our leading motivational speaker Marisa Peer is a celebrity therapist, columnist, author, and television expert. As a seasoned speaker she inspires her audiences with energetic, amusing and insightful talks on how to overcome obstacles in life and...

no-image

Matt McFadyen

Polar adventurer and sailor known to inspire leaders and their teams sharing his own unique personal leadership journey

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Matt McFadyen’s brush with death in the icy waters of the Great Southern Ocean ignited a passion to lead others to the ends of the earth.  Record-breaking polar adventurer, sailor, and inspirational speaker Matt McFadyen takes an...

no-image

Penny Mallory

Former Rally Champion and leading authority on Mental Toughness.

travels from UK

International motivational speaker Penny Mallory specializes in how to overcome adversity and obstacles through the power of the mind. Penny is known worldwide as the National Ladies Champion Rally Driver. Her keynotes offer valuable insights into...

no-image

Kathy Buckley

Author, popular comedienne and actress delivering motivational and powerful self-improvement keynotes

travels from USA

Our keynote speaker Kathy Buckley is a charming and popular comedienne, author, actress and praised public speaker. Overcoming obstacles such as hearing impairment, a violent jeep accident, and ovarian cancer has made Kathy a strong and devoted...

no-image

Ruben Gonzalez

Four-time Olympian and bestselling author teaching how become successful using his own personal effectiveness system

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Ruben Gonzalez speaks from his Olympic experience. He teaches the personal effectiveness system he used to achieve success again and again in both the Olympics and in the business world.  He is proof that ordinary people can achieve...

no-image

Jason Lezak

Athlete and Olympic gold medalist with an admirable will to succeed and special talent for connecting with audiences

travels from USA

Our keynote speaker Jason Lezak began swimming at the age of 5 and grew up to become an All-American in Water-Polo. Jason’s ability to connect with his audience on a personal level shows his dedication to his message. He’s humble but passionate...

no-image

Ian Thomas

Lion tracker, author and a unique speaker with entertaining stories and experience from the wild

travels from South Africa

Keynote speaker Ian Thomas started out as a guide and specialized in tracking lions. His experience in the wild and his unrivaled ability to entertain and tell stories have made him a unique and often requested speaker. Ian Thomas relates the world...

no-image

Gerald Ratner

Infamous businessman sharing stories about his mistakes and his way back in business learning valuable lessons

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Gerald Ratner was the infamous businessman who fell from grace after an unfortunate gaffe. He has struggled to climb back to the top and has learnt valuable lessons on the day. Today he is a popular keynote speaker with a humourous...

no-image

Fraser Doherty MBE

Founder of SuperJam & co-founder of Beer52, considered one of the UK's leading motivational speakers

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Fraser Doherty started his own business at age 14 and has since proved that he is a tremendous entrepreneur. Today, Fraser has great success with his company and is considered one of UK’s leading motivational speakers. He shares...

no-image

Steve Cunningham

Motivational speaker and fastest blind man in the world with a story about doing the impossible and overcoming adversity

travels from UK

The inspiring keynote speaker Steve Cunningham found himself completely blind at the age of 12. Today, he tours the world with his insightful and touching keynotes about courage, driving change and overcoming...

no-image

Frank Dick OBE

Corporate coaching consultant, Chair of Scottish Athletics and President of the European Athletics Coaches Association

travels from UK

His expertise derives from years of coaching experience and detailed research into individual success and achievement. Our keynote speaker Frank Dick combines this wealth of knowledge and experience into an informative and motivational approach to...

no-image

Flip Flippen

Educator and Psychotherapist on a mission to help companies overcome obstacles and change negative behavior

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Flip Flippen has developed breakthrough techniques that help improve individuals’ skills in leadership, performance, productivity and he has helped organizations rangind from school districts to Fortune 500 companies overcome...

no-image

Eric Saperston

Team building expert, Acclaimed film director, producer and author.

travels from USA

The keynote speaker Eric Saperston is highly successful in everything he does. He is an infectious, outside of the box captivating speaker and acclaimed film director, producer, and author. He is the perfect match for any event. The highly in-demand...

no-image

Dr Elizabeth Jackson MBE

Founder of Great Guns Marketing speaks with passion about among others innovation, confidence and women in business

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Elizabeth Jackson is the founder of Great Guns Marketing, the UK’s leading B2B telemarketing business. Despite having lost her eyesight in 1998, she has achieved great success, both individually and with the company. Liz is an...

no-image

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

Published Neuroanatomist and stroke survivor; a story that she is famous for sharing in the second most viewed TED Talk

travels from USA

Keynote Speaker Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is a Harvard-trained and published neuroanatomist who experienced a severe hemorrhage in the left hemisphere of her brain in 1996. In 2008, Dr. Jill gave a presentation at the TED Conference in Monterey, CA,...

no-image

Doc Hendley

Author and entrepreneur encouraging effective transformations based on his own inspirational and touching story

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Doc Hendley did something extraordinary when he set out to raise money and bring awareness to the world’s freshwater crisis. He has, since 2004, built up an organization that helps vulnerable areas gain access to clean water. Doc...

no-image

Debra Searle MVO, MBE

Professional adventurer, author, TV presenter, and keynote speaker sharing her own interesting story

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Debra Searle is a professional adventurer and a prolific British female keynote speaker on themes, such as how to stay motivated, being flexible to change and overcoming challenges. Using her own experiences she illustrates what we...

no-image

David Grier

Chef, dedicated athlete, adventurist and trustee and ambassador for the ‘Cipla Miles for Smiles Foundation’

travels from South Africa

Keynote speaker David Grier is a chef, dedicated athlete and adventurist. One of his most recent challenges was a multi-disciplined solo event from Africa to Madagascar. Here, the aim was to paddle the Mozambique Channel, run the length of the...

no-image

Chris Moon

Former Army Officer, an impressive runner and one of the few surviving being taken prisoner by Khmer Rouge guerrillas

travels from UK

The keynote speaker Chris Moon has always faced challenges head-on and never let adversity slow him down. He is one of very few people to have escaped a hostage situation orchestrated by Khmer Rouge guerillas. Chris Moon worked to clear landmines...

no-image

Cathy O’Dowd

Global adventurer best-known for being the first woman to climb Mount Everest from both south and north sides

travels from Andorra

Keynote speaker Cathy O'Dowd is the first woman to climb Everest from both south and north sides. She has stood on the slopes of the world’s highest mountain four times, reaching its summit...

no-image

Carl Honoré

Leader of the Slow Movement focusing on slowing down to boost performance, creativity, health and leadership

travels from UK

Slow Wins The Race Keynote speaker Carl Honoré is the world’s go-to expert on the surprising benefits of slowing down. His TED talk has been viewed 2.6 million times. Carl's powerful, entertaining keynotes show how the right amount of SLOW...

no-image

Brad Van Liew

Extreme solo sailor known for being one of very few people who have raced by sail around the world alone

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Brad Van Liew is an extreme sailor and one of very few people who have raced by sail around the globe alone. He has battled extreme weather, emotional despair and extreme hardships in his various excusions and he has an impressive...

no-image

Barry McGuigan MBE

Former boxing champion and leading figure in sport commentating and writing on boxing for the past 20 years

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Barry McGuigan is a national hero both as a result of his incredible career in boxing but also as a result of the impressive work he has done for sports, the youth and particularly boxing over the past decades. His incredible story...

no-image

Arthur Carmazzi

Consultant, advisor and mentor who has developed one of the most popular business tools, Direct Communication

travels from Indonesia

Keynote speaker Arthur Carmazzi is the man behind some of the most psychological popular business tools used today. He developed Directive Communication (DC) which is a highly effective workforce transformation methodology that has received media...

no-image

Ann Daniels

Leader, polar guide, and recognized explorer and record holder who has completed more than 10 polar expeditions

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Ann Daniels is a fighter, a leader, an explorer and a captivating presenter. She has been recognized by the Guinness book of records and received several awards for her impressive yet dangerous expeditions in the world’s most...

no-image

Alexander Owumi

Former Libyan Basketball player, author of the book “Qaddafi’s Point Guard” and passionate, international speaker

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Alexander Owumi is a man who let the profound experiences of his time living as a basketball player in Libya during the uprising become an inspiration that he now wishes to share with audiences. As a public speaker and author of the...

no-image

Alan Hobson

Cancer survivor and top inspirational speaker being one of the best adventure speakers in the world

travels from Canada

The keynote speaker Alan Hobson is a bestselling author and worldwide adventurer. His persistence and determination has helped him climb and overcome the hurdles of Everest and an aggressive blood cancer. By linking his own life experiences with the...

no-image

Adrian Hayes

Polar explorer and adventurer, business coach, campaigner and author advising companies on leadership and performance

travels from UK, USA

Keynote speaker Adrian Hayes is a true adventurer with several World Records to prove it. He is also a former British Army Gurkha officer with a corporate background. Adrian combines practical experiences and factual knowledge to create...

Overcoming Adversity
Overcoming Adversity
5 out of 5 stars

I felt I was looked after throughout the process, and they made the connection between us and the speaker easy and efficient. Everyone was helpful and kept me updated with everything I needed to know

Teesside University

The greatest secrets to Overcoming Adversity

Overcoming Adversity

Every person or group that ever achieved something of significance first had to overcome adversity. Adversity can come from many directions, including mental or physical, professional or personal, spiritual or worldly. One day you will face challenges that are so overwhelming you will want to give up. Your attitude in the face of adversity is what defines you as a person. With every hurdle you surpass you learn how to strengthen your will, confidence and ability to conquer future obstacles.  

Adversity can be seen as a series of difficulties or misfortunes that keeps us from achieving our goals and finding happiness. So how do you overcome it? Our speakers on overcoming adversity deliver keynotes designed to make people positive, develop goals, and prevail over the toughness of life.

Keynotes addressing adversity will teach your audience how to build resilience in both their personal and professional lives. Book one of our popular keynotes and learn how to cultivate emotional strength, develop discipline, gather the support of a network and, most importantly, how to stop resisting it. 

You will thrive in the midst of adversity only if you understand what drives you. Your inner force surpasses your education and skills. Let the speakers on overcoming obstacles and adversity help you and your audience find your purpose and thus leverage your potential and strength. 

Our top speakers on overcoming adversity share the lessons they have learnt and make them relevant for others. A keynote on overcoming adversity is therefore inspirational for both individuals and organizations that want to encourage employees to strive to their own potential.

Request Speaker Fees & Availability