Top 10 Motivational Speaking Topics

Motivation isn’t just one thing—it comes in many forms. At BigSpeak speakers bureau, we offer dozens of ways for your team to go from zero to hero. Want to learn the magic of winning, to get 1% better every day, or to perform under pressure? The top motivational speakers at BigSpeak can help you redefine what’s impossible, start to dream big and achieve goals, and practice the principles of happiness. So reach out today so you can overcome challenges, be audacious, and win the game.


Magic Johnson: The Magic Of Winning

Prior to being diagnosed with HIV in 1991, Magic Johnson was the number one pick of the 1979 NBA Draft and one of the most talented and decorated players in the history of basketball. After retiring from professional basketball, Magic turned his interest toward entrepreneurship, creating the Magic Johnson Development Corporation, which develops commercial property in long-neglected neighborhoods. In his exciting presentation, Johnson delivers a motivational message about his life story and how we can make a difference in our community.


James Clear:  Atomic Habits: How To Get 1% Better Every Day

How can you see dramatic improvement in your personal and professional life? The natural impulse is to attempt big steps to improve. However, the key to successful change is to practice small habits. In this entertaining talk, James Clear focuses on the science of small habits, motivating audiences with practical strategies they can immediately apply in their personal and professional lives.


Molly Bloom: How To Beat The Game No Matter What Cards You’re Holding

Molly Bloom, bestselling author of Molly’s Game, shares her playbook for winning, derived from her experiences skiing for the US Ski Team, running the largest poker games in the world, and making an Oscar-nominated movie. Audiences leave the talk motivated to apply her principles to their lives.


Jia Jiang: What You Can Learn From 100 Days Of Rejection

The fear of rejection can hold you back. Our natural tendency is to avoid it at all costs which can be detrimental to our businesses, careers, and lives. In this engaging presentation, Jia shares motivational stories from his 100 Days of Rejection experiment to teach you the basic principles of turning a NO into YES, as well as how to get more YESes.


J.P. Pawliw-Fry: Performing Under Pressure

Why can some people perform under pressure while most of us make more mistakes? In this talk, based on a 12,000-person study, your team will learn specific tools gleaned from working with high performers in the NFL, NBA, Olympic teams, Navy seals, Goldman Sachs, Intel, among others. Audiences are motivated to learn how to be adaptable, resilient, and opportunistic under the most intense pressure.


James Lawrence: Redefine Impossible

When James Lawrence (aka the Iron Cowboy) announced his plan to complete 50 Ironmans in 50 consecutive days in all 50 states, the only person who believed that he could pull it off was James himself (and his wife, Sunny). Even Lawrence’s coach didn’t think he could do it. But with the support of Sunny and their five children in tow, Lawrence accomplished exactly what he set out to do. Become motivated to redefine impossible listening to Lawerence’s herculean 50-day journey and come away with lessons to create a successful mindset in your own life.


Jade Simmons: Audacity!: Dare To Lead On Purpose

An incredible thing happens when audacious leaders dealing with the pressures of monumental change are given the tools to connect, improvise and unlock the undiscovered gifts of their team members…breakthrough breaks out. Perfect for organizations looking to offer motivational leadership training.


Vishen Lakhiani: Goals And Dreaming Big

Vishen tells his motivational origin story from working from a found Ikea table in New York to establishing the successful education company Mindvalley. Vishen leads audiences through the popular 3 Most Important Questions exercise which is being used by millions around the world. The audience ends up with a single sheet of paper representing their boldest dreams and the tools to start their journey to excellence.


Marc Randolph: Netflixed: How A Scrappy Startup Built One Of The World’s Best Known Brands.

Netflix Founder and startup CEO Marc Randolph shares the motivational story of how a handful of dreamers, with no money and a bad idea, created the company that eventually brought down Blockbuster. Equal parts inspiration, start-up story, and practical tips, it’s a message that resonates well with anyone who appreciates a good “overcoming adversity” story.


Shawn Achor: The Happiness Advantage: Linking Positive Brains To Performance

Most companies and schools follow this formula: if you work harder, you will be more successful—and then you will be happy. This formula is scientifically backward. Based on his new book, The Happiness Advantage, Shawn motivates audiences to more positive outcomes. You will learn what positive psychology is, how much we can change, and practical applications for reaping the Happiness Advantage in the midst of change and challenge.


Whether you’re looking to do a motivational online conference, virtual keynote, online function, or Zoom meeting, these top motivational keynote speaking topics can drive your team to new levels of inspiration.

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