Throughout the world, there are millions of people who have been through unique and challenging experiences in life. Such people feel that by sharing stories or philosophies about their experiences, they can help benefit the lives of others who are facing similar challenges in life. They can achieve this purpose by helping them find the right motivation to overcome all obstacles in their path and continue striving on their journey, until they have realized their destiny. Motivational speakers may specialize in addressing different groups of people, such as children, teenagers, college students, or professionals in an industry. They may also specialize in specific topics, like drug rehabilitation, building self-esteem, resolving internal conflicts, or improving communication or productivity within an organization. They may also be experienced in mentoring their audiences about specific fields, such as marketing, sports, management, or sales.
There are various brilliant speakers out there who are dazzling the world with their amazing inspirational and heartfelt stories. The top 10 motivational speakers of the world who are included among these highly inspiring personalities are as follows:
Top Motivational Speakers of the World
1- Deepak Chopra
Deepak Chopra is an American author, motivational speaker, and an advocate of alternative medicine. He has written over sixty books, which have been translated into over 85 languages, and several of these became New York Times bestsellers in both the fiction and non-fiction genres. Deepak is a medical doctor, and initiated his career as an endocrinologist, however he later shifted his field to alternative medicine. He mainly writes on subjects such as spirituality, Ayurveda and mind-body medicine. Deepak has gained a reputation as a guru of the celebrities. He is highly renowned for the simple analogies and eloquent speaking style which he uses in his motivational speeches, along with relevant life examples that instill a sense of deep motivation in his audiences. The Time magazine proclaims Deepak Chopra as one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century, and has bestowed upon him the title of ‘the poet-prophet of alternative medicine’.
2- Robin Sharma
Robin Sharma is a Canadian writer and leadership speaker, best known for his The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari series, and the Greatness Guide”. Robin is highly renowned for his expertise in change management, leadership, and personal mastery. He has been named as one of the World’s Top Leadership Gurus. He possesses the ability to captivate an audience, yet deliver highly inspirational and useful insights, which leads to motivating individuals to deliver their best performance, teams providing excellent results, and organizations becoming unbeatable. Robin is also the CEO of Sharma Leadership International Inc., a highly regarded leadership development establishment that has held seminars in 50 countries, with an enormous number of 4 million participants.
3- Marc Hogan
Marc Hogan is a former sales and marketing professional, with over 14 years’ experience. He has gained a huge reputation as an expert in the fields of communication and sales, which has led him to become one of the world’s most sought out self-help speakers. He has been a source of inspiration for audiences to seek out opportunities, deal with challenges, and develop their communication and influencing skills. During his motivational speeches, Marc uses a combination of psychology, common sense, and humor, blended with real life business examples to highlight what comedy taught him about business, and what business taught him about comedy. Marc’s inspirational journey, along with setbacks, triumphs, and emotional points inspire and empower audiences to discover new possibilities on how to achieve their life goals.
4- Jim Lawless
Jim Lawless is a leading inspirational speaker and author of the best-selling self-help book, Taming Tigers. He serves as an elite team coach and has also advised various companies globally on issues related to cultural change and creating elite teams. He has designed and applied several successful change programs in companies, such as Apple, Barclaycard, Skill Group, and Badminton England. Jim has his personal success story to share with his audiences, in which he underwent a major transformation from being a 36 years old, smoking and alcoholic 12 stone man to a jockey weighing 9 stone, competing in a televised race within a period of just 12 months to prove his theories. Similarly, he has inspired other people belonging to some of the world’s leading companies to take smart risks and adapt themselves for change and high performance.
5- Susan Annunzio
Susan Annunzio is a best-selling author, as well as the President and CEO of The Center for High Performance (CFHP). She is a much sought after advisor to corporate leaders worldwide. Susan has major expertise in designing programs that help to increase profitability and attain maximum success. In her motivational speeches, she shares insight on eliminating the traditional structure and managerial barriers, which may often obstruct the success of an organization. Susan collaborates with senior executives to increase their ability to simplify complex decisions through enhanced teamwork and creativity.
6- Les Brown
Les Brown is a highly regarded American author and motivational speaker. He has received the 1987 National Speakers Association’s Council of Peers Award of Excellence, the highest honor to be accepted by a motivational speaker. Les has also been included among the Top 5 Speakers of the World by Toastmasters International. His motivational quotes have served as a source of inspiration for many people in search of a role model to look up to, and have helped them believe in their ability and potential to become successful in achieving their life goals.
7- Brian Tracy
Brian Tracy is an American public speaker and self-development writer. Brian has published over 70 books, which have been translated into a multitude of languages. His most famous book, Eat That Frog, consists of a variety of important messages, including how to avoid procrastination in our lives. Brian is the CEO of Brian Tracy International. His expertise lies in the mentorship and development of organizations and individuals all over the world. He ultimately aims to help people realize their self-worth, and accomplish their life goals faster than they would without having someone to look up to for inspiration in their lives.
8- Tony Robbins
Anthony Robbins is a highly regarded and renowned American inspirational speaker and self-help expert. During the course of his career as a motivational speaker, he has published several bestselling books. His most famous publications among these are Awaken the Giant Within and Unlimited Power: The New Science of Personal Achievement. Through his motivational speeches, Tony has inspired several audiences to develop the determination to endlessly strive toward transforming their lives. He generally writes about genres such as overcoming fears, health and energy, enhancing relationships, and persuasive communication.
9- Nick Vujicic
Nick Vujicic is a Serbian-Australian evangelist and motivational speaker, born with tetra-amelia syndrome, a rare disorder characterized by the absence of arms and limbs. After passing through a difficult childhood, filled with mental, emotional and physical struggles, eventually Nick accepted his disability. He decided to become vocal about surviving disabilities and finding hope and meaning in life. Nick now travels around the world, addressing large crowds. He has visited more than 57 countries and delivered over three thousand seminars, some of which have attracted audiences as large as 110,000 people. He is also the founder of an international non-profit organization and ministry, Life Without Limbs, which initiates campaigns against bullying. He has also published his autobiography, Love Without Limits, which is an international bestseller.
10- Bob Proctor
Bob Proctor is an American motivational speaker, author, consultant, and transformation coach. Bob works with individuals worldwide, helping them in building the mental foundations of success within themselves. He aims to help them discover their inner motivation to achieve their established goals. He also helps them develop strategies, that will allow them to grow, improve, and thrive in the fast-paced and ever evolving world of technological innovation. His vision is to significantly enhance the quality of life globally, by helping to elevate the quality of thoughts of people individually.
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