Larry Broughton

Entrepreneur & CEO, Best-selling Author, Keynote Speaker, Former Green Beret

Former Green Beret and #1 bestselling author, Larry Broughton, is an award-winning entrepreneur and CEO, and top keynote speaker. As a former US Army Staff Sergeant, serving 8 years on Special Forces A-Teams, Larry has parlayed the lessons learned from his time in service to his country and applied them to the business arena attaining extraordinary success. CBS News has called Larry “the nation’s foremost expert on leadership and entrepreneurship.” 

 

  • Larry Broughton`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Larry Broughton`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    California, USA

  • Larry Broughton`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Larry Broughton`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    California, USA

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F* WORDS for Leadership & Life

Emotional barriers of fear and failure are part of every leader and high-achiever’s journey. Larry shares inspiring stories and practical tips to move audiences closer to their fullest potential and overcome any obstacle. ...

Emotional barriers of fear and failure are part of every leader and high-achiever’s journey. Larry shares inspiring stories and practical tips to move audiences closer to their fullest potential and overcome any obstacle.

Audience Members Will Learn: 

  • How to break through barriers of FEAR, FAILURE, and other F* Words that shackle them to mediocrity
  • A new approach to overcoming adversity
  • The keys of loving a more productive, high-impact and significant life

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5 Special OPs Strategies to Build Elite Teams

Based on his background serving on elite US Army Special Forces A-Teams and his entrepreneurial experience building teams that outmaneuver and outperform larger, better-funded organizations, Larry discusses the ideal profile of effective teams ...

Based on his background serving on elite US Army Special Forces A-Teams and his entrepreneurial experience building teams that outmaneuver and outperform larger, better-funded organizations, Larry discusses the ideal profile of effective teams and offers tools, techniques, and resources to create and motivate teams to greatness.

Audience Members Will Learn: 

  • Strategies to attract the top performers in their field
  • How to eliminate water cooler complaining and understand their team’s needs and wants
  • Practical tips to foster loyalty, creativity, and a never-surrender spirit in their team 

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Navigating Change & Uncertainty

Change happens when the cost of the status quo is greater than the risk of change. In business, leadership, and life, change is the one constant, yet scares and paralyzes most leaders and team members. Winston Churchill famously said, “We must...

Change happens when the cost of the status quo is greater than the risk of change. In business, leadership, and life, change is the one constant, yet scares and paralyzes most leaders and team members. Winston Churchill famously said, “We must take change by the hand or rest assuredly, change will take us by the throat.”

Audience Members Will Learn: 

  • Inspiring leadership techniques that will reduce fear and increase innovation in the face of change 
  • How to pursue positive change to propel them towards a life of significance and success 
  • Techniques to navigate the rough waters of change and to infuse a spirit of anticipation, confidence, and excitement to any team challenge 

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Leadership Lessons from a Former Green Beret

During this keynote, I share the insider secrets and the key success strategies for effective leadership from my service on A-Teams in the US Army’s elite Special Forces (The Green Berets). My stories include how I parlayed my lessons learned ...

During this keynote, I share the insider secrets and the key success strategies for effective leadership from my service on A-Teams in the US Army’s elite Special Forces (The Green Berets). My stories include how I parlayed my lessons learned to build world- class businesses and become an award-winning entrepreneur. I explain that healthy and effective leadership skills are within everyone’s grasp, not exclusive to those in official command-structure roles in formal organizations. Based on my military and entrepreneurial experience building teams that outmaneuver and outperform larger, better-funded organizations, I also discuss the ideal profile of effective teams and offers tools, techniques, and resources to create and motivate teams to greatness. 

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Winning Not Whining: a Victor's Story of Triumph

I share motivational and inspirational stories, lessons, and anecdotes of victory over the guilt and shame of personal trauma during my teen years, early leadership roles, serving as an elite US Army Green Beret, struggles with addiction, life ...

I share motivational and inspirational stories, lessons, and anecdotes of victory over the guilt and shame of personal trauma during my teen years, early leadership roles, serving as an elite US Army Green Beret, struggles with addiction, life as an accomplished entrepreneur, living with PTSD, and the rewards of faith and family. These presentations can be customized for audiences of all ages and maturity levels. My journey from darkness to light is emotional, funny, and inspiring. Some audience members are stunned, others cry, and many cheer as I relate my stories of tragedy to triumph. 

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Cracking the E-Code: Unlocking the Entrepreneurial Potential in Any Organization

Today’s dynamic business environment demands bold leadership, focused decision- making with 360-degree visibility, and agile teams capable of rapidly leveraging opportunities. Unfortunately, many organizations are plagued by glacial decision ...

Today’s dynamic business environment demands bold leadership, focused decision- making with 360-degree visibility, and agile teams capable of rapidly leveraging opportunities. Unfortunately, many organizations are plagued by glacial decision cycles, ineffective silo structures that kill effective collaboration and creativity and arcane talent development programs that waste human capital. The result? Staying stuck in neutral while more nimble competitors race past. 

It’s time to “crack the E-Code” and unlock the latent Entrepreneurial Potential lurking within your organization today! 

This high-octane keynote shares 6 mission-tested strategies to: 

  • Engage and empower your team with the Entrepreneurial Mindset 
  • Discover and leverage the unique strengths of each team member 
  • Dramatically improve collaboration and communication across departments/divisions 
  • Significantly improve the speed, efficiency and outcomes of your organization’s decision-making process. 

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Customizable Half-Day, Full-Day & Two-Day Programs

 I can create custom keynote presentations and talks on:  Tenacity  Transformational ...

 I can create custom keynote presentations and talks on: 

  • Tenacity 
  • Transformational Leadership 
  • Elite Team Building 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Peak Performance 
  • Overcoming Obstacles 
  • Inspiration & Motivation 
  • Navigating Change 
  • Integrity 
  • Veteran Issues 
  • Military Veteran Causes 
  • Personal Growth 
  • Hospitality Industry Related Topics 
  • And more! 

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About Keynote Speaker Larry Broughton

Broughton is the Founder & CEO of broughtonHOTELS (www.broughtonHOTELS.com), a leader in the boutique hotel industry; and yoogozi.com, an inspirational online learning forum for leaders and high achievers. Larry has received several business awards, including Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year®, the National Veteran-Owned Business Association’s Vetrepreneur® of the Year, Coastline Foundation’s Visionary of the Year, Passkeys Foundation’s National Business Leader of Integrity, and his firm was awarded HSMAI’s Best of the Best Hotel Management Company of the Year and has also been included on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Hot 500 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies. 

Larry has authored several articles and books on leadership, team building and entrepreneurial significance, including his newest book, an Amazon #1 bestseller, VICTORY: 7 Revolutionary Strategies for Entrepreneurs to Launch Your Business, Elevate Your Impact and Transform Your Life, and FLASHPOINTS for Achievers. His upbeat, creative approach to business and life has been featured in newspaper and magazine articles across the country and he’s been a guest on news and TV programs on every major network, including multiple appearances on CNBC’s The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, MSNBC’s Your Business with JJ Ramberg, and Travel Channel’s hit show, Hotel Impossible. 

Larry has presented to, coached, and mentored thousands of current and aspiring leaders and entrepreneurs across the country. He has delivered keynote addresses and training programs on topics including entrepreneurship, leadership, and overcoming fear and failure to Fortune 100 firms including Walmart and Toyota, universities, non-profits, medical facilities, and even the Pentagon’s Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. 

Larry has attended the Executive Program at prestigious Stanford University; studied Russian at the world-renowned Defense Language Institute; and Political Science at University of California, Santa Barbara. 

Testimonials

I’ve heard a lot of speakers and I can saw without question that Larry is the most inspiring speaker to ever talk to our population.  Larry gets it!  He’s lived what our warriors have lived, and he knows what’s in front of them. Like a good soldier, he’s passing on his knowledge so others can navigate the landmines of life and be successful.

Wounded Warrior Project

 

It is my pleasure to recommend Larry Broughton as one of my go-to experts on Travel Channel’s hit show Hotel Impossible. His professionalism and charm are appreciated by both the crew and viewers alike. With expertise in various areas of business, his sense of leadership and hospitality shines through in each episode he is involved with and he adds value to the show as a result. I look forward to working with Larry on future television projects and would highly recommend him to others, as well.

Anthony Melchiorri

Creator, Executive Producer & Host, Travel Channel's Hotel Impossible & Five Star Secrets

Larry’s high energy and powerful keynote at Walmart’s Open Call was the perfect balance of inspirational tips, humorous anecdotes, insightful lessons delivered in an approachable and transparent manner that inspired attendees towards actionable steps in their personal and professional lives. If you get a chance to have Larry speak at your event, jump at the chance!

Mark Espinoza

Senior Director of Public Affairs Walmart Headquarters

To say that Larry is an overwhelming favorite among our thousands of participants would be an understatement.  He connects well with audiences of any size or composition and leaves all in attendance with meaningful insights and actionable information. We emerged a stronger and more engaged team and, perhaps even more importantly, as individuals, more inspired and purposeful about what we want to accomplish personally as well as collectively as a team.

Maureen E. Casey

Chief Operating Officer, Institute for Veterans and Military Families

Larry Broughton is one of the best leadership speakers we’ve seen. His message is both inspiring and relatable. He validates his key points by sharing real life personal stories that have led him to be the person he is today. Larry is warm, friendly and entertaining as he shares his thoughts on the secrets to organizational success, which sit on the foundational understanding that inspiring and empowering your people to chase their potential is the key. If you’re serious about growing your organization I would highly recommend Larry Broughton to help you with your journey.

Jim Stitt

CEO, Cutco Corporation

I had the opportunity this year to have Larry speak at my event. His message to my guests was not only riveting, but delivered with such humility, passion, and sincerity that it was obvious everyone in the room was moved by it. All I can say is this…when Larry Broughton speaks, we ALL should listen.

Kevin Neff

Award-winning Brand Creator & Television Show Host

We had Larry speak at our Veterans Business Resource Group’s annual conference. He is a very engaging, inspirational and dynamic person; we would highly recommend him and look forward to working with him again in the future. His passion for ensuring that people have the tools for success is unparalleled. Larry is an example of what true leadership is all about.

Sharon Gwynn

Chair, Giant Food Veterans Business Resource Group

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