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Speakers On Popular Topics (Change, Risk-Taking, & Leadership)

Speakers on popular topics 2018

Are you booking talent now for an upcoming event? If so, what theme is your organization considering?

Here’s a list of speakers to have on your radar now who talk about topics our team is seeing a big surge of interest in lately:

Equipping Future Leaders with New Tools

  • Chris Fussell: One of our most popular leadership speakers, Fussell is a former Navy SEAL, managing partner at the McChrystal Group, and author of the New York Times best-selling book, One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams. Between incredible stories of his dozens of special operations missions around the world, Fussell communicates critical lessons on teamwork, communication, and leading by example.
  • Matt Griffin: Griffin is a former Army Ranger and the founder of Combat Flip Flops, a shoe and accessories brand, backed by Mark Cuban, whose proceeds help educate women in developing nations. In speeches, Griffin talks about leadership as a responsibility to better yourself and those around you, and encourages audiences to ask themselves the tough questions they may be avoiding and to take on more as they grow. 

Motivating Your Sales Team

  • Sarah Robb O’Hagan: Sarah is the CEO of Flywheel Sports and a former executive with Nike and Gatorade. She’s also the author of the best-selling book, Extreme You: Step Up. Stand Out. Kick Ass. Repeat. Sarah talks honestly about her past failures and how she used them to fuel huge success. She hits on what it means to be an “extremer” and gives audiences a roadmap for developing and exploiting their unique skill set.
  • Robert O’Neill: One of our top-selling speakers, Rob is a former Navy SEAL and author of the New York Times best-selling memoir, The Operator: Firing the Shots that Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior. Rob’s mantra is “Never Quit,” a way of life he illustrates as he shares jaw-dropping stories from his service. He talks about how the best of the best approach enormous goals when mission failure is simply not an option.

Championing a Changing Corporate Culture in Your Organization

  • Jonah Berger: Jonah is a Wharton professor, best-selling author, and human psychology expert. In speeches, he answers questions like “Why is it so difficult to promote culture change?” and “How do you make people more likely to adopt positive cultural behaviors?” He’s a fit for forward-thinking groups who want results and shares practical strategies for leading change in a clear and actionable way that encourages buy in.
  • Ken Schmidt: Ken is the former Director of Communications Strategy at Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Known as a “turnaround king” for his work helping struggling businesses bounce back, he talks about the steps businesses can take to develop a loyal corporate culture and fanatic customer base.

Fostering an Environment of Innovation and Risk-Taking

  • Jon Steinberg: Jon is the CEO and founder of Cheddar and formerly the COO of Buzzfeed. Cheddar is the first “post-cable” TV network. It launched in early 2016, streams live news video exclusively on social media, and has a valuation of 85 million. He talks to audiences about making smart bets and skating to where the puck will be and not where it is.
  • Joby Ogwyn: Joby is a world-famous wing-suit pilot and a world-record-holding mountain climber. He offers a speech on risk and preparation, and helps audiences understand the difference between risk and recklessness. Packed with incredible video and photo visuals, Joby takes audiences on a journey to the end of their potential, motivating them to try new things and embrace the unexpected.
To learn more about these speakers, or to check their availability and fees for an upcoming event or meeting, call us at 1-800-SPEAKER or live chat with a member of our team right now.

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