Willie Jolley


About Willie Jolley - Motivational Speaker on Leadership, Change and Sales:

There are many motivational speakers, and then there is the one, the only, the incomparable Dr. Willie Jolley. He has been described simultaneously as a world-class, award-winning speaker and singer, best-selling author and media personality.

Dr. Willie Jolley has achieved remarkable heights in the speaking industry, having come from humble beginnings as a fired singer, who was replaced by a karaoke machine! He has gone on to be named “One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World” by the 175,000 members of Toastmasters International, inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame and achieved the distinction of Certified Speaker Professional by the National Speakers Association.

He’s the recipient of the Ron Brown Distinguished Leadership Award, named “One of the Top 5 Leadership Speakers” by Speaking.com and Business Leader of The Year by The African American Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Jolley uses his public platform to pursue his mission of empowering and encouraging people to rise above their circumstances and maximize their God-given potential! Many know him as the speaker Ford Motors called on when they were on the brink of bankruptcy. His work helped Ford reject a government bailout and go on to Billion Dollar profits!

Dr. Jolley has built a reputation of being captivating, compelling and life changing! No matter the venue, from his iHeartRadio Willie Jolley Wealthy Ways podcast to his SiriusXM Radio show, to his audiences like Walmart, Comcast, Verizon, Marriott or The Million Dollar Round Table, Dr. Jolley keeps it moving with high energy, high content and great enthusiasm.

He delivers memorable nuggets and usable strategies on how every person can live a better life, one day at a time!

Dr. Willie Jolley is the author of several international best-selling books including It Only Takes A Minute To Change Your Life, A Setback Is A Setup For A Comeback, Turn Setbacks Into Greenbacks and An Attitude of Excellence, endorsed by Dr. Stephen Covey and Alan Mulally (former CEO of Ford Motors).

He has also written a very popular new marriage book, co-authored with his wife of over 34 years, Dee Taylor-Jolley. The book is entitled, Make Love, Make Money, Make It Last!

Dr. Jolley holds a Doctor of Ministry degree in Faith-Driven Achievement from the California Graduate School of Theology, a master’s degree in Theology from Wesley Theological Seminary and a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from The American University.  Dr. Jolley resides with his family in Washington, DC.

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What Willie Jolley Talks About:

An Attitude of Excellence – 5 Simple Steps For 5 Star Success
How to create an All Star Team where everybody is an MVP!
This keynote is Willie Jolley’s answer to the age-old question: What secrets help 5 star organizations create consistent success? Willie Jolley’s solutions have come from working with Fortune 500 corporations. This highly entertaining and comprehensive program is based on his work with these leading decision-makers, spanning more than a decade!

Participants will learn:

  • Develop a workplace culture of excellence
  • Develop leadership skills – no matter the position in the organization
  • Build the team as necessary for the success of the entire operation
  • Serve the internal and external customer

Health and Human Development How To Turn Your Setbacks into Comebacks – When Life or The Economy Deals You A Setback!
Taken from his popular television special, Turning Setbacks into Comebacks, Willie Jolley explains how in these times of uncertainty, high
anxiety and fear for financial security, we can survive, and dare we think, thrive.

Willie Jolley is right on time with this message of how to turn your setbacks into comebacks. He has interviewed people of all walks of life on how they
came back from great adversity. He shares their techniques, ideas, principles and strategies that proved successful. And furthermore, he explains how to apply those principles to your life’s trials and tribulations to achieve success.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Develop the mind set that winners use to overcome tough times
  • Implement step by step strategies you can immediately use to turn your setbacks into comebacks
  • Prepare your action plan to bulletproof your future!

Change IS GOOD – When Your Attitude is GREAT!
The best way to build your future is to build yourself. And the best way to build your organization is to build your people. – Willie Jolley

In this program, the audience is sold on the positive perspective of change. Change is essential to any growth process. Everybody wants progress, but
nobody wants to change. Willie Jolley shares his patented VDAD (vision, decision, action, desire) Formula for successfully embracing change. You will leave this program viewing change as an ally – not an enemy. You will leave ready to implement the formula to drive change. You will leave believing that
change truly is good when your attitude is great!

Participants will learn:

  • The attitude necessary to positively adapt and embrace the inevitability of change
  • The four step process for winning with change!
  • How a change in perspective can positively change results
  • The success strategies that outstanding leaders have used to turn problems into possibilities, and setbacks into comebacks
  • How to successfully navigate the winds of change by working as a team
  • How to create an All Star Team where everybody is an MVP!

How To Be Unstoppable! Leadership & Achievement
Willie Jolley believes leadership is an action not a position. He reminds us that great leaders always focus on the possibilities rather than the challenges. Great leaders are willing to do whatever is necessary rather than doing what is comfortable. And leaders look to develop more leaders rather than more followers.

Willie Jolley takes you on a memorable roller coaster ride of why you must develop the leader within you and then gives you the steps for getting it
done. It requires sweat equity, but so does anything that produces great achievement. Whether you are an association executive, sales professional,
entrepreneur, business owner, or manager you will experience growth and renewed enthusiasm for reaching and exceeding your goals. This program will develop more leaders and set them on a course for becoming unstoppable!

Participants will learn:

  • The Attitude Of Excellence mindset for creating unstoppable leaders
  • How ordinary people can become extraordinary leaders
  • The critical Vision-Decision-Action-Desire (VDAD Formula) for excellence in leadership
  • Strategies for implementing the V-D-A-D formula
  • The power of Better for creating leaders at every level of the organization!

Turn Setbacks Into Greenbacks With An Attitude Of Excellence!
In this dynamite, specially designed program, Willie combines key principles from his new books, An Attitude of Excellence and Turn Setbacks Into Greenbacks. We have had great success in helping many organizations boost their sales. Willie has been helping fire up sales
teams with motivation and encouragement of hope during this economically challenging time.

Willie will share with you and your team his:

  • 5 Simple Steps For 5 Star Success
  • Seven Secrets To Get Through The Recession And Get Rich!
  • T.I.P.S. (Techniques, Ideas, Principles and Strategies) for reducing the trial and error on the road to success and overcoming life’s most difficult challenges

He also shares powerful tactics for accelerating the growth and sales of your business. Willie’s new program offers effective techniques and strategies to help your team realize they:

  • Can triumph in the face of change in leadership
  • Can successfully improve their attitudes
  • Can effectively adjust to current market conditions

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