Herschel Walker was a former professional football player. While his experience on the field serves as a basis for his motivational talks, Walker also draws inspiration from his battle with dissociative identity disorder.
At Robinson Speakers, we represent excellent motivational speakers, that are perfect keynote speakers for corporate events to motivate your audience. The motivational speakers in this category have been tried and tested at many conferences, and have always had rave reviews from conference planners. Look no further than these famous motivational speakers.
George Foreman is a former boxer turned entrepreneur, now known for his line of grills. His experience in the ring and in the sales world makes him an ideal business and motivational speaker.
Kjell Anders Nordström is a Swedish economist, writer and public speaker. Amid the madness and hyperbole surrounding the new economy, Dr. Nordström is a guru of the new world of business.
Tom draws on his leadership experience as a former NFL quarterback for seven seasons, his extensive work in corporate America, and his alliance with leadership guru, Dr. John Kotter, to provide actionable solutions around developing leaders, leading change, and driving performance.
Steve Young, one of the most accurate passers in league history, was named All-Pro in 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1998 and earned All-NFC honors three times. The two-time league MVP also was selected to the Pro Bowl seven times. His experience has made him one of the best business, leadership, and motivational speakers.
Known as “The Wizard of Oz,” Ozzie Smith combined athletic ability with acrobatic skill to become one of the greatest defensive shortstops of all time. Since his retirement, Smith has designed a series of inspirational talks based on his past experience.
Mario Andretti is a racing icon, considered by many to be the greatest race car driver in the history of the sport. His rise from humble beginnings in a refugee camp has served as inspiration for motivational speeches.
Don Shula is a former football coach and restaurateur. Through his experience as a team leader, Shula has learnt many lessons on leadership and motivation, making him an excellent speaker.
The Cinderella story of Jim Morris serves as testimony to the power of dreams and their ability to inspire and transform human life. His meteoric rise from 35 year-old high school teacher to flame-throwing major league pitcher in 3 months serves as an inspiration to all, and makes him an excellent motivational speaker.
Warner continually beat the odds to quarterback two perennial doormat franchises to the Super Bowl and etched his name in the NFL record books along the way. An excellent motivational speaker, Warner uses his own experience with adversity as the basis for his talks.
Jim Kelly is considered one of the elite quarterbacks in the history of the National Football League. He led the Buffalo Bills to four consecutive Super Bowls from 1991 – 1994. Now retired, Kelly draws from both his professional and personal experiences to create high-quality leadership-focuses speeches.
Lee Trevino is a legendary professional golfer, whose career serves as an inspiration to many. Despite his humble origins, Trevino overcame many obstacles to achieve this impressive status, making him an ideal motivational speaker.
Mike Ditka is a former American football player, coach, and television commentator. Having witnessed the importance teamwork both on and off the field, Ditka is also an excellent motivational and leadership speaker.
Jimmy Johnson is an American football broadcaster. Previously, he was an American football player and coach. His experience both on and off the field have given him great insight into the art of leadership, making him an excellent speaker.
Mark Burnett is a British television producer, based in Los Angeles. Burnett is currently the executive producer of five network television series with seven hours of network programming. He has produced over 2,400 hours of television which regularly airs in over 70 countries. Burnett has learnt many lessons from these experiences, making him an ideal motivational and leadership speaker.
A “players-first” coach with a penchant for helping people reach their dreams, John Calipari, a Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer, has guided six teams to the Final Four, led one to a national championship and helped 42 players earn selection in the NBA Draft during his 25-year college coaching career.
With multiple ventures on his resume, Marcus can be seen sharing his knowledge through numerous business and entertainment television programs, and is also regarded as one of the most sought-after industry experts and keynote speakers in the small business sector today.
Allan, known internationally as “Mr Body Language”, delivers keynote addresses, appears regularly in media around the world, and is sought to give advice on personal image by everyone from business executives and Prime Ministers, to TV presenters, Royalty and Rock Stars
Sara Blakely, a female entrepreneur without parallel, is the founder of Spanx, the slimming undergarments for women, which made her the youngest female self-made billionaire in the world.
Geoff is an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on today’s most significant trends in business. As a longtime editor and columnist for FORTUNE, he has become one of America’s sharpest and most respected commentators on leadership, globalization, wealth creation, the infotech revolution, and related issues. As anchor of Wall Street Week with FORTUNE on PBS, he spoke each week to the largest audience reached by any business television program in America.