Making the Speaking Business More Customer Focused

How to Conquer Burnout at Work

By Ryan Estis – Speaks on Business Performance, Leadership and Sales If you’ve been having trouble concentrating recently, you’re not alone. A recent survey conducted by FlexJobs and Mental Health America found that 75% of people have had work-related burnout, with 40% feeling burned out…

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In This Time Of Coronavirus…Let Goodness In Business Prevail. Human And Financial Prosperity Will Follow

by Jeanne Bliss – Global Expert and Speaker on Customer-Centric Leadership & Customer-Driven Growth In this time of Coronavirus…let goodness prevail, instead of fear.  Let kindness and grace be our first instinct. Let trust and respect become translated now into our business lives.  These will lead to every kind of…

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How Emotional Intelligence Can Make Your Team More Agile

About Dr. Travis Bradberry | Author and Speaker on Emotional Intelligence and Organizational Psychology: When thinking about team agility, it might help to picture a team of whitewater rafters heading toward class five rapids. The team paddles and maneuvers the raft swiftly but effectively. They’re proactive in communicating logs…

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Why Failure is the Secret to Innovation

By Duncan Wardle – Former Walt Disney Executive & Speaker on Innovation and Creativity What do fireworks and cornflakes have in common? Let me tell you; they were both invented by mistake — each a botched attempt to do something completely different. One day, the Kellogg brothers tried…

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Essential Leadership: Take Risk. Make Decisions. Keep Ego in Check

By Michelle Ray – Change, Communication and Leadership Speaker Are you are leader who is comfortable taking risks, making decisions and keeping your ego in check? Great leaders possess the ability to harness these attributes at the appropriate time. Of course, not all decisions have equal weight or quality.

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The 10 Commandments of Customer Service

By Willie Jolley – Motivational Speaker on Leadership, Change and Sales Dr. Willie Jolley’s Ten Commandments of Superior Customer Service: Commandment No. 1 – Thou Shalt Serve with a Smile: The best people in customer service take joy in helping others. They serve with a smile. Jolley cites an old…

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The 3 Critical Ingredients to Communicate with Confidence & Influence Others

By Phil M. Jones – Bestselling Author and Speaker on Persuasion, Influence, and Sales  With so much uncertainty in the world, helping others to find clarity and confidence in their next steps is more challenging than ever. This emotion-charged reality means that it is our responsibility to tread…

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Take the Team Seriously, But Don’t Take Yourself Too Seriously

By  Dan Coughlin – Author and Inspiring, Practical Speaker on Leading for Sustainable, Profitable Growth Teamwork is critically important to improving results for a group or an organization. Teamwork happens when the people in the group or organization consciously and proactively work together to support one another’s…

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5 Steps to Booking a Speaker

In March, our world changed and the speaking business was not immune. With grace & skill, our great speakers rose to the occasion, developing fascinating and inspiring content that they could deliver virtually. The good news is that booking a speaker with The Sweeney Agency is as easy as…

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10 Breakthrough Speakers

August 26th, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment granting American women the constitutional right to vote. Designated “Women’s Equality Day” in 1973, we want to take an opportunity to celebrate Ten Breakthrough Female Speakers. We’ve selected these speakers because they are leaders in their fields, from…

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