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10 Inspiring Books on Change

We have been reviewing and researching the Speakers on Change for over 20 years and have seen some incredibly inspiring presentations. Here are 10 of the best books on Change filled with ideas, insights and practical tips that everyone should read.

Dr. Britt Andreatta | Author & Speaker on the Brain Science of Success

Dr. Britt Andreatta is an internationally recognized thought leader in leadership and learning. Drawing on her unique background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, education, and the human sciences, she has a profound understanding of how to unlock the best in people – helping organizations rise to their potential. As the former Chief Learning Officer for Lynda.com, her research on the brain science of success has transformed the talent/learning industry.


Dr. Gary Bradt | Change and Leadership Author & Speaker

Dr. Gary Bradt is a psychologist, so his message is based on science. He is a business owner, so his message is shaped by experience. He is the father of a child with serious genetic defects, so his message is delivered with heart. Leading change is both science and art – Gary’s aim is to inspire you to new heights in both. As a clinical psychologist, business owner, author, and keynote speaker, Gary provides one-of-a-kind keynotes that combine science and heart with practical takeaways.


Scott Burrows | Inspirational Speaker on How to Conquer Adversity, Overcome Challenges & Navigate Change

Scott Burrows is a powerful, engaging and thought-provoking motivational keynote speaker who can set the tone for your entire conference and challenge your audience while adding takeaway value with high energy, humour and substance – or a closing speaker who can inspire and move your conference attendees into action. Scott is also the author of Vision Mindset Grit! Scott has delivered his story in 45 states and in such countries as Australia, Spain, India, Thailand, Bermuda, Costa Rica, Mexico, the Czech Republic and Canada – as well as to our soldiers at the Minot Air Force Base.


Dr. Mark DeVolder | Motivational Speaker on Change and Employee Engagement

Dr. Mark DeVolder is the change specialist who advised high profile transitions like NAFTA implementations, $50 billion mergers and the ending of the NASA Space Shuttle Program. Mark’s presentations on change, disruptive innovation and resilience are the perfect combination of inspiration, entertainment and practical take-aways. To Mark DeVolder, adaptability, communication, innovation and resilience are the essentials of success during exponential change. As such, he’s dedicated his career to equipping and motivating leaders to harness the hurricane of change.


Libby Gill | Leadership Expert, Executive Coach, Award-Winning Author

Libby Gill knows change. She grew up on two continents and went to eight different schools before putting herself through college waiting tables. Starting her career as an assistant at Embassy Communications, a television company founded by the legendary Norman Lear, Libby survived three mergers to emerge as head of publicity, advertising, and promotion for Sony’s worldwide television group in just five years. Libby is the author of five books, including the award-winning You UnstuckCapture the Mindshare and the Market Share Will Follow, and Traveling Hopefully.


Michelle Ray | Change, Communication and Leadership Speaker

Born in Australia and now residing in Vancouver, Canada, leadership expert, Michelle Ray is an award-winning speaker and founder of the Lead Yourself First Institute. Michelle began her career in the media industry with one of Australia’s leading broadcasting networks. She worked her way up the management ladder and was responsible for the sales revenues of 25 radio and television affiliate stations. She was subsequently hired by one of the world’s largest cinema advertising contractors to lead the company’s sales team and was also responsible for successfully generating record–breaking revenues during a severely depressed economic climate.


Dr. Michelle Rozen | America’s Leading Expert on Leadership Through Change

Dr. Michelle Rozen is a nationwide as well as international authority on leadership development, employee engagement, change management, motivation and how the human mind works to become exceptional in every area of our lives, personally and professionally. Dr. Michelle speaks to the audience from personal experience. Years ago, unhappy with her job, life and future, she decided to turn her life around, embarking on a journey to achieve her goals. After achieving her PhD in Psychology, it became Dr. Michelle’s purpose and passion to help others. 


Nick Tasler | #1 Best-selling Author and Speaker on Leading Change

Nick Tasler is an internationally acclaimed thought leader, organizational psychologist and the #1 best-selling author of four counter-intuitive books on the art and science of making decisions and leading change. Nick is a Leadership Columnist for the Harvard Business Review, a guest lecturer at the Wharton School and his research and insights have been featured by The New York TimesBloomberg BusinessWeek, NPR, BBC, NBC, CBS and other leading media outlets around the world.


Randy Pennington | Author, Speaker and Advisor on Leading Change, Building Cultures & Achieving Results

Randy Pennington is a dynamic and innovative keynote speaker who can deliver a powerful vision of the future for your customers, your company and your industry. He helps leaders deliver positive results in a world of accelerating uncertainty and change. Randy’s original insights are grounded in a unique blend of solid research and continuing hands-on work with leaders and organizations in a variety of industries. Randy’s ability to develop solutions that work in your world provide a catalyst for delivering results.


Janet Lapp | 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.


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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]