Resilience Speakers

Don’t let a few punches knock you out of the ring. Whether you want to be a more resilient leader at work or create a resilient business that stands the test of time, our eloquent resilience speakers will bolster you with the strength and advice necessary to thrive. WSB connects event planners with organizational psychologists, Chief Resilience Officers, Paralympians, and more for lessons in resilience. Available for in-person or virtual events and meetings.

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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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George W. Bush

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

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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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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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José Andrés

Chef, Restaurateur, Humanitarian

Over $70,000
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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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Bonnie St. John

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

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James Mattis

U.S. Secretary of Defense (2017-2018)

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Bear Grylls

Host of Man vs. Wild, Running Wild with Bear Grylls, and YOU vs Wild; Adventurer; Author; Philanthropist

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Lisa Genova

#1 International and New York Times bestselling Author and Neuroscientist

$40K - $70K
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Katie Couric

Founder, Katie Couric Media

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Mallory Weggemann

2020 and 2012 Paralympic Gold Medalist, NBC Sports Winter Paralympics Correspondent, Author, and Equality Activist

Under $25,000
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Gordon Brown

The Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (2007-2010) and Chancellor of the Exchequer (1997-2007)

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Mary Lou Retton

America's Best-known Olympian

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Daniel Shapiro

World Renowned Harvard Expert and Best-Selling Author on Collaboration, Communication and Teamwork

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Jennifer Aaker

General Atlantic Professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business; Bestselling Author

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Anthony Robles

2011 NCAA Wrestling Champion, Recipient of the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance, ESPN ESPY Awards and Author

Under $25,000
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Dick Vitale

College Basketball Analyst, ABC Sports and ESPN

$40K - $70K

Didn’t find the resilience 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.