A truly great motivational speaker has an enormous impact on the millions of lives they encounter, no matter what their personal situation may be. They enchant their audience and motivate them to act in a new and better way. Motivational speakers help others visualize a path to success, help them trail that path and actually achieve success. Their words are powerful and inspirational, and their stories and passion can inspire others to fulfill goals and dreams that they otherwise would have never done on their own.
The Worldwide Speakers Group is home to some of the top motivational speakers in the world, who are renowned as being able to not only paint a vivid and memorable picture but teach a lesson that can be generalized and applied to their everyday life.
Nancy Frates, a distinguished businesswoman in her own right, Nancy Frates is the mother behind the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, the very apex of viral philanthropy, and a leader in the ALS community.
Driven by the unacceptability of her son’s prognosis, Nancy Frates has utilized her business acumen, communication skills and mama bear drive to network, advocate and create worldwide awareness in the fight against ALS/MND. In August 2014, her son Peter, in concert with his family and supporters, championed the historic global movement, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (ALS IBC), which ignited a media maelstrom, raising over $220 million in just five weeks.
Nancy Frates will touch on the many aspects and elements that go into a successful campaign and what it means and takes to change the world. For Frates, it started with a vision to help her son combat a disease and turned into a national effort through the power of communities.
Joe Girardi, has always been a highly-respected and admired leader. An All-Star, 4-time World Series Champion (3 as a player and 1 as a manager) and leading broadcaster, Girardi’s life exemplifies the work ethic, intelligence and tenacity which brought him success throughout his life and career.
Known as the Manager who in 2009 led the New York Yankees to their first World Series win since 2000, Joe Girardi knows first-hand what it takes to form and lead a winning team. Joe offers audiences strategies and insight for recognizing your team’s individual assets and how to maximize for peak performance for the best overall outcome.
Stedman Graham, is chairman and CEO of S. Graham & Associates, a Chicago-based management and marketing consulting firm that specializes in corporate and educational markets. As a businessman and educator, Graham lectures and conducts seminars for businesses and organizations around the country, with content driven by his proprietary Nine-Step Success Process™.
Graham’s Identity Leadership is based on the principal that you cannot lead others until you can first lead yourself. Identity Leadership uniquely focuses on helping participants develop their identity as a foundation for building a plan. Audiences learn the steps toward developing themselves as a leader. Designed to provide participants with an enhanced personal awareness and skills for leadership they are left with a strategy for success to develop and navigate the future.
Tim Storey, believes in helping people create the future they desire, and as an acclaimed author, speaker and life coach, he does just that. He is well known for inspiring and motivating people of all walks of life, from entertainment to executives, celebrities and athletes, to adults and children in the most deprived neighborhoods in the country.
His ability to listen and genuinely care for those he encounters has led to unique favorability among some the most influential leaders in the world. By using seasoned foundational principles and humor to get honest with people, he helps them believe and overcome the obstacles that are holding them back.
Like these WWSG trailblazers, great motivational speakers must be confident, empathetic, good storytellers, and have the ability to connect with their audiences. Their stories will move and inspire others in the direction they have only dreamed of.