motivational Speakers

WSB’s motivational and inspirational speakers impart stories of grit, determination, and overcoming adversity. With elevated advice and soul-stirring stories, they spur action and encourage us to break the mold, from business to healthcare and beyond. Gripping and inspired, they equip audiences with the skills to conquer any challenge and face their fears head-on. These motivational speakers possess an extraordinary ability to captivate their audiences with compelling narratives of unyielding determination and triumphant victories over adversity. Their tales of resilience and overcoming obstacles inspire us to embrace challenges as opportunities for growth and transformation. They reinforce the notion that it is through the most challenging circumstances that we discover our true potential, urging us to embrace discomfort and uncertainty.

Whether delivering inspiring speeches in person or through virtual platforms, each WSB motivational speaker has the remarkable ability to connect with audiences on a deeply personal level. They have honed their craft to deliver not just words, but experiences that resonate deeply, leaving an indelible impact long after an event or meeting has concluded. At WSB, we understand the power of motivational and inspirational speakers to bring about positive change. We are dedicated to curating a diverse roster of speakers who possess the expertise and passion to embolden individuals, transform organizations, and inspire collective action. With their unique blend of authenticity, wisdom, and charisma, our motivational speakers stand ready to empower and embolden audiences, instilling a renewed sense of purpose and determination in every listener.

To start planning your event, peruse WSB’s motivational speakers below or contact us to connect with a speaker agent for a customized proposal.

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Adam Grant

Organizational Psychologist, The Wharton School of Business; Bestselling Author; Host: WorkLife, a TED Original Podcast

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Josh Linkner

Serial entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, and venture capital investor

$25K - $40K
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George W. Bush

43rd President of the United States and Founder of the George W. Bush Presidential Center

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Jon Favreau

Founder, Crooked Media, Host of Pod Save America; Assistant to the President and Director of Speechwriting for President Barack Obama (2009-2013)

Under $25,000
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William McRaven

Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command (2011-2014) and of U.S. Joint Special Operations Command (2008-2011); Chancellor of the University of Texas System (2015-2018); Best-selling Author

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Daniel Pink

#1 New York Times Bestselling Author of The Power of Regret, When, To Sell is Human, Drive, and A Whole New Mind

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Liz Murray

Inspirational Speaker and Best-Selling Author

Under $25,000
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Kat Cole

Advisor, Investor, COO and President, Athletic Greens

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Mike Krzyzewski

Head Men's Basketball Coach, Duke University (1980 – 2022)

Over $70,000
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Platon

World-Renowned, Award-Winning Photographer; Founder, The People's Portfolio

$40K - $70K
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José Andrés

Chef, Restaurateur, Humanitarian

Over $70,000
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Doris Kearns Goodwin

Presidential Historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning Author

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Dan Rooney

Motivational Speaker, Fighter Pilot, Patriotic Philanthropist, PGA Professional, Golf Course Developer, and Author, A Patriot's Calling: Living Life Between Fear and Faith and Fly Into the Wind, How to Harness Faith and Fearlessness On Your Ascent to Greatness

$40K - $70K
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Tony Dungy

Former Head Coach, 2007 Super Bowl Champion Indianapolis Colts, Football Television Analyst

Over $70,000
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Jill Ellis

All-Time Winningest Coach in U.S. Soccer History; Legendary Head Coach, U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team and President, National Women’s Soccer League San Diego

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Kevin Carroll

Best-Selling Author, Expert on Creativity and Innovation, Agent for Social Change

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Kyle Carpenter

Medal of Honor Recipient and Author

Under $25,000
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James Stavridis

16th Supreme Allied Commander, NATO; Partner and Vice Chair, Global Affairs of The Carlyle Group; New York Times Bestselling Author

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Theresa May

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (2016-2019)

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Terry Bradshaw

Co-host and Analyst, FOX NFL Sunday and NFL Legend

$40K - $70K
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Bonnie St. John

Paralympic Ski Medalist, Fortune 500 Business Consultant, Rhodes Scholar, Former White House Official and Best-Selling Author

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Tony Blair

Prime Minister, Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1997-2007)

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Didn’t find the motivational speaker you were looking for? WSB works with many of the industry’s top speakers each year. Our team of experienced speaker agents is committed to helping you find the perfect speaker for your event. Please contact us for a custom proposal.