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Sharing success stories can benefit your organization in many ways. It spurs individuals and teams to push themselves over the edge, it activates employee behaviour and performance in the intended direction and it spotlights best practices. Book a keynote on Success Stories to inspire your audience and boost your employees’ motivation.  

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Christopher Kai

Fortune 100 Global Speaker and #1 Bestselling Author Christopher Kai – The World's Leading Authority in Story-Based Leadership

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Speaker Christopher Kai is the world's leading authority of story-based leadership. For more than over 20 years, Christopher has been working closely with Fortune 100 companies like Google and American Express. His great expertise in story-based...

Michelle Gielan

CREATING SUCCESS THROUGH POSITIVE ENGAGEMENT

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Empower your organization with positive psychology. Happiness speaker Michelle Gielan is a former CBS news anchor turned positive psychologist. She has conducted extensive research into achieving well-being, happiness and...

Egypt Sherrod

Keep Calm... It's Just Real Estate

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What makes real estate agents successful? Speaker Egypt Sherrod ought to know - she is one! Not only that, she’s a highly sought after tv-personality. Get inspired by her lovable - but no-nonsense - talks on real estate, marketing and...

Scott Burrows

Inspirational & Motivational Speaker

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Inspiring storyteller and speaker Scott Burrows delivers success strategies to help your organization stand up to any challenge. By embracing adversity and ongoing change. Scott has delivered his keynotes in 45 states and in countries all over the...

Keith Barry

Mentalist, mind-blowing brain hacker, expert on influence and persuasion and leading TV hypnotist

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The world’s leading TV hypnotist and renowned international keynote speaker Keith Barry has been blazing a trail across the globe for years. His skills as a mentalist have also made him a leading expert in influence and persuasion. Important...

Bill Walton

Basketball legend, broadcaster and humanitarian renowned as one of the best speakers from the world of sports

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As entertaining as he is insightful, speaker Bill Walton is renowned as one of the best speakers from the world of sports. As a speaker Bill Walton brings passion to the stage and inspires audiences with tales from an improbable life in sport and...

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Lewis Johnson

Sports Commentator & Motivational Speaker

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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...

Dr. Cortney Baker

Bestselling Author, Award-winning Entrepreneur & Female Leadership Speaker

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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...

Kul Mahay

Leadership Specialist & Executive Coach

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Leadership speaker Kul Mahay served for 3 decades in the UK police service - two of those as a leader. His passion for leadership led him to undergo several coaching qualifications and now he has been coaching leaders for over 20...

Lucinda Douglas

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

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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...

Hernani Alves

Chief Motivation Officer, Entrepreneur, Author, Business Coach and Consultant

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Motivational speaker Hernani Alves has over 20 years experience as a Sales Executive for a $4 Billion Company. As a speaker Hernani Alves has motivated Executives, Sales Professionals, Corporate teams and more. In his talks, he shares his insights...

Özlem Cekic

An inspiring speaker and author using her own experience as a politician, political debater and former nurse

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Keynote speaker Özlem Cekic is highly sought-after for her insights into integration of immigrants and diversity in the workplace. She rose from humble beginnings to become a nurse, politician and well-known debater. Now a keynote speaker Özlem...

John Dano

Keynote Speaker, Trainer & Facilitator

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For over a decade, facilitator and speaker John Dano has been training groups and individuals to achieve success. His engaging and fun keynotes are full of actionable advice. Dano is often described as a “keynote trainer” who, rather than just...

Elizabeth C. Nelson

Researcher, Writer & Public Speaker

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Speaker Elizabeth Nelson moves audiences with her personal story of achieving success only to succumb to burnout. This experience inspired Elizabeth to become a pioneering scientific researcher in the field of workplace well-being....

Nicole Malachowski

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

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Speaker Nicole Malachowski is an experienced leader with an incredible life story. Her story is one of overcoming hardship and achieving seemingly impossible dreams. With every obstacle she overcame, she grew. Now she shares her hard-earned life...

Erica Miller

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

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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...

George Ayee

Transformation Consultant & Speaker

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Navigate change and transformation with speaker George Ayee’s help! George effectively helps his clients achieve their vision, mission, strategic objectives and goals - and he makes the transformation go fast! His positive energy and expertise...

Peyton Holland

Experienced speaker on the next-generation workforce, the skills gap, leadership development and mentorship

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Sought-after speaker Peyton Holland is a an expert on the topics such as the Next Generation Workforce, the Skills Gap, Mentorship and Leadership Development. Peyton has been speaking professionally since he was only 18 years old. As a speaker...

Aleksandra Ørbeck-Nilssen

Rewilding Coach & Conservationist

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Keynote speaker Aleksandra Ørbeck-Nilssen is a Norwegian model turned conservationist. She traveled the world working as a model from the young age of 14. Then, when she was still only 18 years old, she decided she needed to go in a different...

Andre Daughty

Educational Consultant, Child Development Mentor

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Speaker Andre Daughty has almost 2 decades of experience in education and 10 years of experience as a public speaker. His passion for education has led him to serve as an educational technology instructor, an educational consultant and a workshop...

Alexander Misurkin

Russian Cosmonaut

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Keynote speaker Alexander Misurkin provides motivational talks, drawing upon stories from his cosmonaut training, as well as his space flight and space walks. His presentations use photos and videos taken during the space flight and preparation for...

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Alex da Silva

Mindfulness coach and speaker on mental health with a passion for helping people find purpose and happiness

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Keynote speaker Alex da Silva is the founder of Happy As Larry Group - a happiness company with a mission to change the world, one person at a time. Alex suffered from depression and addiction for a long time but he found recovery and support and...

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Gavin Ingham

Motivational Speaker on Mental Toughness

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Keynote speaker Gavin Ingham is a dynamic and passionate speaker on high-performance teams and making individuals “tick”. According to him, what truly differentiates top performers is mental toughness, in other words the ability to persevere...

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Karen Brown

Professional Performance Expert

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Karen Brown is a thought leader and subject matter expert in the field of leadership and professional performance. She specializes in elevating business leadership and results, by recognizing and resolving the unconscious behavioral thought patterns...

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Keenan

A Sales Guy Inc’s CEO & Chief Antagonist

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Keynote speaker Keenan is a passionate and energetic expert on sales, success, and business. In his talks, Keenan blends data, life experiences, sales knowledge, humor and stories into entertaining and informative experiences that motivate and...

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Billie Jordan

Motivational Speaker & Founder of The Hip Op-eration Crew

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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...

Rachel Bridge

Rachel Bridge

Author, Journalist, and Motivational Speaker

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Keynote speaker Rachel Bridge is a dynamic speaker who gives talks on what brings success in life and in business, and how you can apply it to your own personal ambitions or career development. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, looking to start a...

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Fiona Citkin

Intercultural Consultant

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Keynote speaker Fiona Citkin, a former Fulbright Scholar from Ukraine, is a professional educator, author, public speaker, and internationally renowned intercultural consultant, who learned about reinventing herself and succeeding in America from...

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Dr. James McCabe

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

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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...

Gerald Lucas

Gerald Lucas

Real estate expert, author and serial entrepreneur speaking about his success in business and in life

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Keynote speaker Gerald Lucas is an internationally recognized speaker on real estate, entrepreneurship and achieving success in business and in life. A serial entrepreneur, Gerald has spent most of the last 20 years working in the real estate...

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Jaap Bressers

Inspirational keynote speaker

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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...

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Sandja Brügmann

Sustainable business & communication strategist and leading Scandinavian authority on sustainable leadership

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Our speaker Sandja Brügmann is a vibrant and inspiring speaker with a commitment to help people grow through her field of expertise - sustainable leadership, where she creates business cultures, where business, people and planet thrive. She is a...

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Harriet Waley-Cohen

Certified health coach and women’s leadership coach in the corporate and personal development worlds promoting well-being

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International Keynote speaker Harriet Waley-Cohen is a certified health coach and women's leadership coach, and entrepreneur. She empowers women to make life-changing transformations to become the most powerful versions of themselves, and thus to...

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Frank O’Dea

Innovative Entrepreneur & Humanitarian

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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...

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Beorn Nijenhuis

Researcher in neuroscience & former olympic speed skater

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Former Olympic speed skater and keynote speaker Beorn Nijenhuis has begun a new chapter, successfully pursuing a career in neuroscience. He now researches and lectures on the connection between sports and neuroscience, bringing to the table both...

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Colleen Francis

Leading sales expert & speaker

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Keynote speaker Colleen Francis is one of the world's leading sales experts. As founder and president of the successful sales training organization Engage Selling, she has helped numerous major corporations improve productivity using her highly...

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Ed Stafford

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

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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...

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Greg McKeown

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

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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...

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Zoe Jackson

Founder of Living the Dream, passionate about performing arts with an exceptional talent for realizing ventures

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Keynote speaker Zoe Jackson MBE is a multi award-winning entrepreneur and founder of Living the Dream Performing Arts Company, which she started at the age of 16. In her talks she shares her personal story full of inspirational anecdotes and...

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Emilia van Hauen

Cultural Sociologist, Bestselling Author & Speaker

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

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Will Greenwood MBE

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

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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...

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

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

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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...

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Filip Muyllaert

Inspirational speaker, Coach, and Presenter

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Keynote speaker Filip Muyllaert is very interesting speaker who mixes philosophy, business, history, art, neuroscience, storytelling, and personal experience into a transformative and impactful experience. Filip brings over 20 years of business...

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Howard Tullman

Entrepreneur, start-up expert, and Executive Director of the Kaplan Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship

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Keynote speaker Howard A. Tullman is Executive Director of the Kaplan Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship at Illinois Tech. Tullman is a successful technology entrepreneur with over 50 years of experience in starting new businesses,...

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Howard Putnam

Former CEO of Southwest Airlines

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Keynote speaker Howard Putnam is the former CEO of Southwest and Braniff Airlines and Group VP Marketing for United Airlines. Howard is a business and motivational speaker, author, consultant, commentator, and online mentor on: Leadership, Customer...

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Marc Hauser

Entrepreneur, adventurer and world record holder for the fastest horizontal free fall in speed tracking

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Keynote speaker Marc Hauser is a successful speaker, adventurer and entrepreneur. Although afraid of heights, he set the world record for the fastest horizontal free fall in speed tracking, a form of skydiving in 2012. His motivational speeches...

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Barry Farber

Sales Strategist and Best-Selling Author

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Keynote speaker Barry Farber was rated as the “Top speaker of the year” by Successful Meetings Magazine and is the Best Selling Author of 12 books in over 25 foreign languages with over one million copies sold. Barry has for over 23 years...

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Ronan Tynan

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

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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...

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Shannon Miller

7 time olympic medalist, health and fitness advocate and cancer survivor empowering women to make their health a priority

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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...

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Matt McFadyen

Polar Adventurer and Sailor

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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...

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Mimi Donaldson

Professor and the author behind a book about success and football and co-author of "Negotiating for Dummies"

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Our keynote speaker Mimi Donaldson excites, educates and entertains audiences all over the world. She frequently shares the stage with prominent keynote speakers such as Colin Powell, Elizabeth Dole, and Maya Angelou. She has thrilled and inspired...

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Linda Armstrong Kelly

Motivator and Activist

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Keynote speaker Linda Armstrong Kelly is a shining example of spectacular triumph against incredible odds. From high school dropout to mother of Lance Armstrong, seven-time Tour De France champion and cancer survivor, Linda’s story motivates...

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Lawrence Leyton

Expert on Motivation and Management

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Keynote speaker Lawrence Leyton has been studying the intricacies of Motivation and how to apply it in the workplace all his life. What he discovered, and now teaches, are a set of mind-tools guaranteed to ignite and invigorate the fire and passion...

Kevin Gaskell

Leader, entrepreneur, team builder & inspirer

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Keynote s peaker Kevin Gaskell is an extraordinary leader who led iconic brands Porsche, BMW and Lamborghini to unprecedented levels of success before creating global businesses from scratch. A corporate trailblazer, serial entrepreneur and world...

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Gerald Ratner

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

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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...

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Steve Cunningham

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

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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...

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David Grier

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

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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...

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Barry McGuigan MBE

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

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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...

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Allan Leighton

Former CEO of Wal-Mart UK

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Keynote speaker Allan Leighton has had a fascinating career with top posts at Mars, Pedigree and Wal-Mart. He has managed to turn business around and improve profits at the Royal Mail and he continues to advise numerous well known companies....

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Adrian Hayes

Adventurer and Business Coach

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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...

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Why is it important to share Success Stories?

Success Stories
  • Successful people are great storytellers. They can frame strong arguments and voice them clearly and concisely. Our heartwarming keynote speakers communicate with attendees and voice their own personal success stories. The talks are motivating, inspiring and enlightening. They let people know that success is possible.
  • Experts in the art of storytelling, our speakers had endured hardships. They have experienced work difficulties, physical challenges and personal issues. Despite all of this, they managed to overcome these challenges and be successful in their various fields of expertise.These lessons have given them tools that can motivate others. Through professional keynotes, they are able to connect with audiences and share their inspiring anecdotes.

The most inspiring Success Stories often begin with a failure

 A success story is an account of the achievement of success, fortune or fame carried off by an individual or an enterprise. Success stories often imply challenging situations where someone has risen to the challenge and obtained success, despite the bumps along the way. Our keynote speakers know that every success story conceals an embarrassing first effort, a setback or a radical change of direction. Request Speaker Fees & Availability