Alex Banayan's just-released, bestselling business book The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World's Most Successful People Launched Their Careers is already making headlines in Business InsiderForbesCNBC, EntrepreneurMoney Magazineand more as Banayan reveals how titans of their industry-- from Bill Gates and Warren Buffet to Lady Gaga and Steven Spielberg-- took the "Third Door" to get to where they are today. His brand new, transformative keynote takes audiences behind the scenes of the book's pagesPacked with practical business lessons and riveting anecdotes, Banayan empowers audiences to find "The Third Door" in their own work and lives, leaves listeners transformed, and changes the way organizations achieve their goals.
"When Alex Banayan spoke at my department's corporate off-site, his energy was contagious, his story was inspiring, and his ideas were key to helping push and inspire my team’s leadership. If you're looking for someone with insight and passion, then Alex Banayan is your man."
- Nike
"Alex Banayan is an unbelievable storyteller. He is thoughtful, engaging, and dynamic. Banayan represents the voice of entrepreneurship, the power of hustle, and the energy of unlimited potential."
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An instant #1 Bestseller on Amazon and named to Business Insider's "15 Best Business Books to Read This Summer", The Third Door and Banayan are making headlines. Just in the past week, Banayan revealed the surprising lesson he learned after asking Warren Buffet an embarrassing question on CNBC , shared his remarkable story with Money Magazine and Forbes, penned an Entrepreneur op-ed about how to send an effective cold email and another about Maya Angelou's most empowering lessons on, and sat down for an interview with Now This.

Sought-out to deliver his awe-inspiring keynote How to Dream Bigger, Achieve Your Goals, and Take the Third Door at a series of prestigious upcoming events, including for an audience of 900 at the Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speaker Series,1,500 attendees at the Ohio School Boards Association's Capital Conference, MCAA's Great Futures ForumThe Monitoring Associations Annual Meeting, and BBYO's Chapter Leadership Training Conference.  
Interviewed in a compelling episode of the hit podcast Big Questions with Cal Fussman,where Banayan discussed the adventure behind The Third Door and garnered praise on Twitter such as: "@AlexBanayan @calfussman The podcast even sold me on same day shipping, cant wait! #thirddoor," and "Just pre-ordered #thethirddoor by @AlexBanayan after listening to the @calfussman #bigquestions #podcast (highly recommend). Can’t wait to get all the insights."
The day before his freshman year final exams, Alex Banayan hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold it, and used the prize money to fund his quest to learn from the world’s most successful people. Since then, Banayan has been named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list and Business Insider’s “Most Powerful People Under 30,” and has moved audiences to powerful action, garnering standing ovations everywhere from Apple to Nike, Dell to MTV. Now with his new book already a bestseller, Banayan reveals the stories behind the the adventure, and the strategies behind success, in a keynote that is equal parts inspiring, entertaining, and impactful. 
The Third Door is already generating reader praise and countless rave reviews:
“Exhilarating and empowering . . . If you care about your success, you have to read The Third Door.”

—TONY ROBBINS, the nation’s #1 life and business strategist 

“From redefining success with Steve Wozniak to staring death in the eyes with Jessica Alba, this book is packed with adventure, drama, and remarkable lessons the whole way through. Whether you‘re an executive or a recent college graduate, you’ll find inspiration and wisdom in The Third Door.”

—ARIANNA HUFFINGTON, founder of The Huffington Post
“A treasure chest of wisdom . . . knowledge that can be used by anyone, anywhere, who wants to take their journey further . . . Banayan has become one of the most equipped guides to help you climb higher mountains in your life.”

—SHAWN ACHOR, New York Times bestselling author 

 “...Once every few decades a book comes along that defines a generation. The Third Door is it.”

—ELIANA MURILLO, head of multicultural marketing at Google
Groups that have hosted Alex include: 
  • Nike
  • IMB
  • Apple
  • Harvard Ventures
  • Reed Exhibitions
  • The Summit Series Conference
  • Alabama YP Summit
  • Lamar University 
  • College Media Business and Advertising Managers 
  • Putnam Investments 
  • California Society of Municipal Finance Officers 
  • The Entrepreneurs’ Organization
  • The Monitoring Association... and more! 
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A dynamite speaker who is heralded for delivering actionable insights, Alex Banayan's new keynote will make for an incredible program at your next event.