12 Highest Rated Speakers as of Sept 2017

The results are in. Each month, companies come to us asking for Speaker ideas on a variety of topics to help inspire, educate, and inform their audiences. We do the research and deliver specific Speaker suggestions that our clients can choose from. Based on their response, here are our highest rated Speakers as of Sept 2017.

Dr. George Friedman, Speaker and Author on the Future of Geopolitics

George Friedman is an internationally recognized geopolitical forecaster and bestselling author of Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe and The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century.

Video:http://www.thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Dr.-George-Friedman

 

Josh Linkner, Speaker on Creativity, Innovation, and Leadership

Josh Linkner – who started his career as a jazz guitarist – personifies creativity, entrepreneurship and disruptive innovation.  He has been the founder and CEO of four tech companies, which sold for a combined value of over $200 million.

Videohttp://www.thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Josh-Linkner

 

Mike Abrashoff, Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author of It’s Your Ship

Mike Abrashoff’s inspiring speeches challenge people to re-imagine their own leadership thinking and instill a renewed responsibility for results and success. At the age of 36, the Navy selected Abrashoff to become Commander of USS Benfold, at the time the most junior commanding officer in the Pacific Fleet.

Video: http://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Mike-Abrashoff

Daniel Burrus, Technology and Innovation Futurist

Daniel Burrus is considered one of the World’s Leading Futurists on Global Trends and Innovation. The New York Timeshas referred to him as one of the top three business gurus in the highest demand as a speaker.

Videohttp://www.thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Daniel-Burrus

 

Scott McKain, Dynamic Speaker on Sales and Customer Service

Scott McKain creates captivating presentations and bestselling books which clearly reveal how to create more compelling connections between you and your customers and how to stand out and move up, regardless of the economic climate in your industry.

Videohttp://www.thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Scott-McKain

Mel Robbins, Award-Winning CNN Commentator, Co-Founder of Inspire52

Mel Robbins is a powerful motivational speaker who is trusted by global brands to design and deliver multi-media, interactive keynotes that inspire change, challenge thinking and accelerate personal and business growth.

Videohttp://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Mel-Robbins

 

Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour – First African American Female Combat Pilot

Known simply as FlyGirl, Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour went from beat cop to combat pilot in 3 years. Within months of earning her wings, she found herself flying over the deserts of Iraq supporting the men and women on the ground.

Videohttp://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Vernice-Armour

 

Dr. Travis Bradberry, Author and Speaker on Emotional Intelligence and Organizational Psychology

Dr. Travis Bradberry is the award-winning author of the #1 best selling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and the cofounder of TalentSmart, a consultancy that serves more than 75% of Fortune 500 companies and is the world’s leading provider of emotional intelligence tests and training.

Videohttp://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Dr.-Travis-Bradberry

Jeanne Bliss, World-wide Speaker and Executive Coach on Customer Driven Growth

Jeanne Bliss pioneered the Chief Customer Officer position, holding the role for over twenty years reporting to the Chief Executive Officer at Lands’ End, Allstate, Coldwell Banker, Mazda and Microsoft Corporations, where she moved the customer to the strategic agenda, redirecting priorities to create transformational changes to each brands’ customer experience.

Videohttp://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Jeanne-Bliss

Chester Elton, Bestselling Leadership Author of The Carrot Principle

Called the “Apostle of appreciation” by the Globe and Mail, Canada’s largest newspaper, and “creative and refreshing‚” by the New York Times, Chester Elton is co-author of several successful leadership books.

Video: http://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Chester-Elton

Polly LaBarre, Speaks about Innovation, Leadership and Management

For two decades Polly LaBarre has used her writing and speaking to help make organizations more resilient, innovative and inspiring – and to embolden and equip leaders at every level to make a meaningful impact.

Videohttp://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Polly-LaBarre

 

Seth Mattison, Expert on The New World of Work and Leadership in The Digital Age

Seth Mattison advises world-leading brands and organizations on the key shifts happening around talent management, change and innovation, leadership, and the future of work.

Videohttp://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Seth-Mattison

 

To Learn more about these speakers contact [email protected]

Derek Sweeney is the Director of Speaker Ideas at The Sweeney Agency. www.thesweeneyagency.com. For 15 years Derek has been helping clients find the right Speakers for their events. Derek can be reached at 1-866-727-7555 or [email protected]

 

 

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