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Top 10 Quotes from Leaders Who Turned Challenges into Opportunities

  • May 28, 2021

If you believe life is a journey, then you must also accept that life’s challenges will be a part of that journey. There’s simply no way to avoid them.   Understanding that you will encounter obstacles is the first step to overcoming them and – as any leading motivational speaker or virtual motivational speaker will… Read More »

Why is Self-Improvement So Important?

  • May 13, 2021

No matter where you are right now with your life and career, it is of the utmost importance that you continue to work on self-improvement.   It is no coincidence that people who are successful in life and in business are always searching for ways to get better. Truth is, it’s probably why they became… Read More »

10 Ways to Come Out on Top After a Major Setback

  • Apr 28, 2021

As is the case with everyday life, there are always unforseen setbacks in the world of business. They are an ever-present part of the human condition but in either scenario, it is how you overcome these hurdles that really matters.   After a setback, many people allow themselves to feel unmotivated, disappointed or even angry… Read More »

How Setting Smaller Goals can Yield Big-Time Success

  • Apr 1, 2021

On the road to success, goal-setting is critical when it comes to defining the steps you need to take to get there.   As stated by many top motivational speakers, setting goals helps you to stay focused, on target and heading in the right direction. However, it is important to note that not all goals… Read More »

How a Growth Mindset Will Motivate Your Employees

How a Growth Mindset will Motivate Your Employees

  • Apr 28, 2020

Growth mindset – a term coined by researcher Carol Dweck – theorizes that a person’s potential is unfixed and that anyone can improve their performance simply by applying passion, training, and deliberate effort to their endeavors. According to Dweck, a person possessing a growth mindset is someone who embraces challenges and views their failures as… Read More »


10 Ways Hiring a Motivational Speaker Pays for Itself

  • Feb 19, 2020

In the words of the great Kobe Bryant: “Dedication sees dreams come true.” Whether or not you are into the game of basketball, a talent like Bryant’s was attention-getting, engaging, inspiring and motivating to anyone who witnessed it.   But what drives that level of dedication? What pushes someone like Bryant to keep striving to… Read More »

Why Motivational Speakers Are More Important Than Ever

Why Motivational Speakers Are More Important than Ever

  • Jan 21, 2020

If you’re an engaged business owner or executive who stays on top of all the latest trends and developments in your industry, you’ll know that motivation is a hot topic these days.   Industry leaders and thought leaders are focusing heavily on motivation in their blogs, podcasts, and presentations. But why? What does motivation have… Read More »


Top Five Ways Motivational Speakers Boost Performance

  • Jan 7, 2020

Motivation is the fuel of life’s success engine. It is the premium gas that keeps a person running efficiently, all the time, no matter what. In fact, a case could be made that without motivation, there can be no true success either personally or professionally.   A motivated person always feels they can accomplish anything,… Read More »


The Best Long Game Motivational Strategy: Consider It All

  • Oct 22, 2019

Most entrepreneurs know that they need employees to help them achieve success. Once you have a great team selected and employed, you need to find ways to keep them motivated so that they will continue providing the best work. You will want to use the simplest and most predictable long-game motivational strategy. The caveat is… Read More »


How Leaders Can Drive Innovation With L&D

  • Oct 2, 2019

Many leaders want to establish a culture of innovation at their workplace, one that encourages flexibility, creativity and supports risk-taking. The benefit? breakthrough products, a superior customer experience and a more agile response to market changes. But what is happening in organizations today, and what can leaders do – specifically those within the HR and… Read More »


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