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Our Most Popular Motivational Speakers

Richard Phillips

Hero of the High Seas; Captain of the Maersk Alabama, hijacked by Somali pirates; Author, A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea

For five days in April 2009, the world was glued to their TV screens as Capt. Phillips became the center of an extraordinary international drama when he was captured by Somali pirates who hijacked his ship, the first hijacking of a US ship in more than ... More >

Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin

Apollo 11 Astronaut and Rocket Hero; One of the First Two People to Walk on the Moon; Advocate for Space Tourism

A living hero, an American patriot and a space pioneer, Buzz Aldrin is a reminder of the adventurous spirit of our country and stands as one of the bravest explorers of all time. 2008 marked NASA's 50th Anniversary and 2009 marks the 40th Anniversary ... More>

Judith Jamison

Judith Jamison

Artistic Director, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; Kennedy Center Honoree (1999); National Medal of Arts Winner (2001); Emmy Award Winner

Judith Jamison - American dancer, Choreographer and Artistic Director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - is a legendary icon in the world of the performing arts. Ms. Jamison, who as a dancer with the troupe, from 1965 to 1980, became the most ... More>

Martin Sheen

Martin Sheen

Award-Winning Actor; Social Activist & Humanitarian

Endeared to audiences nation-wide for his seven-year run as President Bartlet on NBC's award-winning series The West Wing, Martin Sheen uses his dynamic presence and celebrity status to lend an inspired voice to political and humanitarian causes ... More>

Mae Jemison

Mae Jemison

First African American Woman in Space; Founder and President of Two Medical Technology Companies

Dr. Mae C. Jemison broke more than the sound barrier in 1992 when she climbed aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour and became the first woman of color to travel into space - she made history! Now, Founder and President of two technology companies, the ... More>

Deborah Norville

Deborah Norville

Emmy Award-Winning Anchor

After gaining years of experience with numerous broadcast positions for CBS, veteran journalist and two-time Emmy award-winner Deborah Norville is credited with bringing new strength and respect to the syndicated news magazine Inside Edition, which she ... More>

Business Motivational Speakers

Kenneth Cole

Kenneth Cole

Chairman & CEO, Kenneth Cole Productions; Author, Awearness: Inspiring Stories about How to Make a Difference and Footnotes; Chairman, amfAR (The Foundation for Aids Research); Humanitarian, Activist and Philanthropist

In 25 years, Kenneth Cole has built a 150 store-strong retail empire, uniting his fashion instincts and business acumen with his philanthropic convictions. Mr. Cole's influence reaches far beyond the world of fashion - he has been a dynamic ... More>

Peter Sheahan

Peter Sheahan

Bestselling Author and World Renowned Speaker on Exploiting Business Trends and New Market Opportunities; Expert in Gen Y Trends

Peter Sheahan has established a globally recognized brand as a leading expert in workforce trends and generational change. In the space of three years he has built a multi-million dollar consulting practice attracting clients such as News Corporation, Google, ... More>

Marcus Buckingham

Marcus Buckingham

Bestselling Author, First, Break All The Rules, and Now, Discover Your Strengths; Expert on Outstanding Leadership and Management Practices

Marcus Buckingham is considered one of the world's leading authorities on employee productivity and the practices of leading and managing. After graduating from Cambridge University with a master's degree in social and political science, Mr. Buckingham ... More>


Patrick Lencioni

Patrick Lencioni

Founder and President, The Table Group; Bestselling Author, The Five Temptations of a Leader and The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Credible. Entertaining. Timeless. Compelling. Authentic. These are words which audience members and clients commonly use to describe Patrick Lencioni's presentations. The combination of his humorous and engaging style, along with the soundness of his ... More>

Gary Bradt

Gary Bradt

President, Bradt Leadership Inc.

Gary Bradt brought to life the tenets of the world-wide best seller Who Moved My Cheese? Now he steers organizations towards discovering the opportunities and grasping the advantages when they embrace change. With energy to burn, Gary Bradt inspires ... More>

The Afterburners

The Afterburner Seminars

Tools for Winning in Modern Business Warfare

You're fighting for market share. You're fighting to make your numbers. You need a team that works as one. You need a team that works for the same goals. You need a team that knows not only how to plan a mission, but how to execute that mission flawlessly ... More>

Motivational Business Authors

Sheena Iyengar

The Art of Choosing

Author, The Art of Choosing; S.T. Lee Professor of Business in the Management Division of the Columbia Business School

Sheena Iyengar is the inaugural S.T. Lee Professor of Business at Columbia Business School and the Research Director of the Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business. Her research has earned her world renown as an expert on the topic ... More>

Dan Gilbert

Dan Gilbert - Author of Stumbling on Happiness

Bestselling Author, Stumbling on Happiness; Groundbreaking research and insights into how people make judgments, choices and decisions; Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

Harvard psychologist Daniel Gilbert says our beliefs about what will make us happy are often wrong - a premise he supports with intriguing research and explains in his brilliant and funny book, Stumbling on Happiness, which Time magazine called "Fascinating." ... More>



Mary Lou Quinlan

Mary Lou Quinlan - Author of What She's Not Telling You

CEO/Founder Just Ask a Woman; Named the "Oprah of Madison Avenue" by The Wall Street Journal; Bestselling Author, Just Ask A Woman; Women's Correspondent, CBS Early Show

Since founding the strategic marketing consultancy Just Ask a Woman in 1999, Mary Lou Quinlan has advised dozens of blue chip corporations, including Wachovia, Best Buy, Clairol, GlaxoSmithKline, Ikea and Pepsi on what women want. More>

Dov Seidman

Dov Seidman - Author of How

Author, HOW: Why HOW We Do Anything Means Everything ... in Business (and in Life); Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LRN

Speaker, thought leader and CEO Dov Seidman has guided thousands of employees, executives and titans of business around the world ... inspiring them to operate to a higher standard over what the law prescribes or common practices dictate. His insights ... More>

Motivational Athletes and Sports Figures

Gary Hall, Jr.

Gary Hall Jr.

10-Time Olympic Medalist

A three-time Olympian, ten-time Olympic medalist, and hero to millions of swimmers and diabetes patients, Gary Hall Jr. is clearly an American treasure. More>

Peter Vidmar

Peter Vidmar

Olympic Gold Medalist

Peter Vidmar is the highest scoring American gymnast in Olympic history, and speaks on the vital traits he believes are required for great success in any arena. More>

Roy Firestone

Roy Firestone

Award-winning Journalist; Impressionist

Critically acclaimed for his work in broadcast journalism, Mr. Firestone has won seven Emmy Awards and seven Cable ACE Awards, he has interviewed more than 5,000 people, including nearly every major sports figure. Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Jim ... More>

HWA Speakers Bureau also represents the best in Adventurers, Experts in Overcoming Adversity, Personal Motivation and Development, Famous Speakers for Motivating Your Sales Force, Motivating through Creativity and Innovation, Motivating Employees in a Time of Crisis, Motivational Strategy from Gold Medalists and Women Motivational Speakers.


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