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10 Highest Rated Motivational Speakers

More and more clients are asking us for Speakers who can inspire and motivate their employees and take their teams to the top. Here are our 12 highest rated Motivational Speakers.

Walter Bond | Mr. Accountability and Former NBA Athlete

Walter Bond – a former professional sports figure, is known affectionately as Mr. Accountability because of his ability to inspire, engage and entertain audiences with his stories that will motivate and touch every emotion. Walter has catapulted as one of the world’s most preeminent thought leaders on personal and corporate accountability with a presentation style that is in a class all by itself. Through his keynotes, training systems and product resources, he travels the world transforming organizations into a culture of accountability. Walter teaches how accountability creates engagement, assists in teamwork, and increases productivity which ultimately drives results.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Walter-Bond

Janet Lap| Expert on Change and Employee Motivation

What would happen if everyone in the organization saw the positives and not the problems in change? This question inspired Dr. Janet Lapp and her team to conduct decades of research enacting these types of changes in the workplace, with amazingly positive results. Janet shares the evidence-based results derived from years of experience in both her books and stage performances. She has a professor’s ability to translate complex theory into usable answers, and a humorist’s knack for getting ideas across in an entertaining way.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Dr.-Janet-Lapp

Vince Poscente | Olympic Skier and Motivational Keynote Speaker

Vince Poscente, one of the most in-demand speakers today, is an expert on resiliency – the ability to overcome challenges and motivate to bounce back even stronger than ever before. His client list includes top organizations with one thing in common: they understand that success is not just about reaching your goals and getting what you want. There also has to be an intent to handle set-backs and overcome obstacles and end up smarter, stronger and more focused than ever before, Vince knows first-hand the power that attitude, determination and innovation play in your future success — especially when life doesn’t go as planned.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Vince-Poscente

Mel Robbins | Best-Selling Author, and Life-Changing Change and Motivational Speaker

Motivation keynote Mel Robbins Speakers Bureau The Sweeney Agency

Mel Robbins is a serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, internationally recognized social media & changeinfluencer, and one of the most sought-after motivational speakers in the world. From rooms full of executives and key stakeholders in companies to arenas of franchisee owners, every audience will receive Mel’s message in a highly customized, interactive, and hyper-engaging way. Every event is very different from the next, and each speech is tailored to send your audience into the world with actionable tools, confidence, and the power to fully step into the leaders, collaborators, closers and communicators your company strives to create.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Mel-Robbins

Eric Boles | Speaker on Leadership and Peak Performance

Leadership Speaker Eric Boles at The Sweeney Agency Speakers Bureau

Eric Boles is the president of The Game Changers Inc., a training and development company dedicated to maximizing the human asset. Through assessment, consulting, coaching and corporate training, The Game Changers Inc. has set the standard for helping organizations enhance their culture and develop greater levels of commitment and performance.

Prior to becoming an authority on high performance, Eric learned many principles of team dynamics and leadership from his experience playing in the National Football League (NFL) with the New York Jets and the Green Bay Packers. While in the NFL, he had the privilege of being coached and mentored by some of the finest coaches and players in the game.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/eric-boles/

Kyle Maynard | Mountaineer, Award-winning Extreme Athlete & Best-selling Author

Inspirational Keynote Speaker Kyle Maynard at The Sweeney Agency Speakers Bureau

Oprah Winfrey called Kyle Maynard “one of the most inspiring young men you will ever hear about.” Arnold Schwarzenegger described him as “the real deal,” “a champion human,” and “one of the most inspiring people” he’s ever met. Even the great Wayne Gretzky has spoken of Kyle’s “greatness.”

Despite being born with a rare condition known as congenital amputation, that has left him with arms that end at the elbows and legs that end near his knees, he learned early on, and with the support of his family, to live life independently and without prosthetics. Kyle thrives on physical challenges and following a few rough, middle school football seasons, he went on to become a champion wrestler, CrossFit Certified Instructor and gym owner, competitive MMA/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighter, world record-setting weightlifter, and skilled mountaineer.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/kyle-maynard/

Dan Thurmon | Author, and Speaker on Motivation & Peak-Performance

Dan Thurmon is a teacher of peak performance, an author of impactful books and presentations, and a lifelong student of success, motivation, happiness, and achievement – and he is on a mission. To encourage attendees’ uniqueness and contributions. To discover a sense of purpose and greatness. To have meaning at work, and in their lives.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Dan-Thurmon

Robyn Benincasa | Firefighter, CNN Hero and Motivational Adventure Racer

Robyn Benincasa Motivational Speaker at The Sweeney Agency Speakers Bureau

Robyn Benincasa – NYT best-selling author of How Winning Works: 8 Essential Leadership Lessons from the Toughest Teams on Earth and World Champion Adventure Racer – accepts full blame for inspiring people to do insane things like climb Mount Kilimanjaro, run their first triathlon, start their own adventure racing teams, or start their own businesses. This is, after all, who she is and what she does: Robyn Benincasa inspires people to do amazing things. Her unforgettable presentations have taught countless high-performance leaders all over the world about Building World Class Teams and the followership skills necessary for dynamic role shifting and true teamwork.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/robyn-benincasa/

Alex Weber | American Ninja Warrior, Inspirational Speaker on Leadership & Peak Performance

Peak Performance Speaker Alex Weber at The Sweeney Agency Speakers Bureau

Alex Weber is a sought after motivational speaker on leadership and peak performance. He is an award-winning performer, an American Ninja Warrior, a World Record Holder, a TEDx Speaker, World Championship Athlete, and one of the youngest coaches ever to be awarded US Lacrosse Coach of the Year.

Alex has appeared on NBC, The Discovery Channel, FX, and more. As a Professional Entertainer, he has been critically acclaimed for his contagious energy, humor, and positive impact. Alex is a master at engaging audiences with stories of competing on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior — billed as one of the most difficult competitions on earth. He embraces challenges head on, and has competed in the World Championships of Lacrosse where he finished as a Top Scorer in the World.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/alex-weber/


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]