Best Motivational Speakers

Motivation & Inspiration

Peak Performance | Happiness | Embracing Imperfection | Humor | Culture | Loyalty | Success  |  Performance Stress

 

Taryn Stejskal, Ph.D.

Former Head of Nike's Executive Leadership Development

  • Author of the highly anticipated book Flourish or Fold: The Five Practices of Particularly Resilient People
  • Lead Nike’s Global Executive Leadership Development Strategy and Enterprise-wide Agenda
  • Former Head of Cigna’s Leadership Development & Executive Programs
  • Doctorate degree, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Neuropsychology Fellow with the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

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Dane Rauschenberg

Ran 52 Marathons in 52 Weeks, and Author, Ignore the Impossible

  • Raced 52 certified marathons in 52 consecutive weekends
  • Ran 2 Boston Marathons on Same Day in Seven Hours
  • Author, Ignore the Impossibleand several other popular books.
  • Featured in Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
  • World Record for Fastest Marathon on a Cruise Ship
  • World or National Championship Qualifier in Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon, and Snowshoe Racing

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Joel Cohen

Emmy-Winning Writer & Producer, The Simpsons

  • Awards: 2 Emmys and 3 Writer's Guild Award as Producer and Writer, The Simpsons
  • Earned an MBA at York University
  • Former Ad Executive/Manager, Turner Broadcasting
  • Former writer for Saturday Night Live and Suddenly Susan
  • Author, How to Lose a Marathon: A Starter's Guide to Finishing in 26.2 Chapters

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Jamie Mustard

Author, The ICONIST: The Art and Science of Standing Out

  • Author of The ICONIST: The Art and Science of Standing Out
  • O.W.L (Outstanding Work in Literature) Award-Winner
  • Economics Degree from the London School of Economics
  • Graduate of Georgetown University’s Engalitcheff Institute
  • Former Vice-President of Strategy for Power PR

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Robert Safian

Editor-in-Chief/Managing Editor for Fast Company, Time, Fortune, Money

  • Founder of The Flux Group
  • Former Editor-in-Chief of Fast Company
  • Former Managing Editor of Money, Fortune, Time
  • 2-time winner, “Magazine of the Year” Award
  • Awarded “Editor of the Year” and “Innovator of the Year”

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Shauna "Doc" Springer, Ph.D.

Leading Authority on Trauma to Employees and Military Soldiers

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Joey Harrington

Former NFL Quarterback, Broadcaster and Foundation Executive

  • NFL Quarterback, Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins, Atlanta Falcons
  • Heisman Trophy Finalist for #2 ranked University of Oregon
  • TEDx Speaker
  • Sports Broadcaster, Fox, FX, OSN
  • Founder, Harrington Family Foundation
  • Accomplished Jazz Musician (appeared w/ Jason Mraz, Blues Traveler, and Third Eye Blind)

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Nancy Giordano

Strategic Futurist, Corporate Strategist, Keynote Speaker

  • Founder/CEO, Play Big Inc.
  • Transformation Strategist, Kungfu AI
  • Ranked as One of the “World’s Top Female Futurists” and Top 7 “Women of Influence on the Future of Leadership”
  • Advisor, Retail Tomorrow  +  Future Frontiers  +  Center for Partnership Systems
  • Founder, TEDxAustin  +  TEDxYouth@Austin
  • Founder/Producer,  Career Fair For The Future  +  Femme Futurists Society

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