Motivational speakers help you believe in yourself. They help inspire you to do better in your job. They motivate you to do more and be more, but not all inspirational speakers are the same. Some speakers are mediocre, but a few ones really have the ability to speak from the heart and touch other people’s souls.
Here are the best modern motivational speakers around the world. Our motivational speaking team actually gained inspiration from these remarkable people, which is one of the reasons why our speakers can also do well in various speaking engagements.
1. Eric Thomas
Eric Thomas grew up in Michigan. He dropped out of school and lived in the streets of Detriot for a few years. While he was living in the streets, he met a preacher who motivated him to go back to school and become a motivational speaker. It took him twelve years to finish college, but he never gave up.
Today, Eric Thomas is one of the best motivational speakers in the world today. He has given a number of motivational talks to companies, athletes, and students. In fact, Lebron James said that Eric Thomas inspired him to win the 2012 NBA championship.
2. Allan Pease
Allan Pease is one of the most famous inspirational speakers in Australia and the United Kingdom. He was born an achiever and he made it his life mission to inspire others to take the path of excellence. He wrote about sixteen books.
3. Andres Lara
Andres Lara is a Cuban motivational speaker known as the Cuban Guy. He started speaking in public at the age of 16 after he escaped Cuba and went to America without any money or home to live in. As of writing, Andres Lara has spoken to different schools, companies, and events in over 33 countries.
4. Les Brown
Les Brown grew up in poverty. He was declared as mentally retarded when he was still in elementary school. He struggled with low self-esteem throughout his childhood, but he was able to realize his full potential with the help of his mother’s undying support and encouragement. Today, Les Brown is one of the most powerful motivational speakers in the world. He has also become an author, politician, television host, and radio DJ.
5. Tony Robbins
Tony Robbins is an inspirational speaker, self-help author, and personal finance instructor. Robbins had a tough childhood and worked odd jobs. He was even a janitor before he started promoting seminars for a powerful motivational speaker named Jim Rohn. Today, Tony Robbins is one of the most influential speakers in the world. He gained celebrity status and even appeared in films. He also co-hosted Oprah’s Lifeclass with Oprah Winfrey.
6. Nick Vujicic
Nick Vujicic is an Australian motivational speaker born with phocomelia. He was born with no arms or legs. As a child, he struggled with self-esteem issues and he was often a victim of bullying. There was a time when he thought about suicide then he realized that he can be an inspiration to others. He started speaking at the age of 19. He travelled around the world and delivered speeches in churches, schools, and events. He has delivered speeches to over three million people in sixty countries.
7. David Lim
David Lim is one of the best inspirational speakers in Asia. He is also a known mountaineer, leading the first ever Singapore Mt. Everest Expedition in 1998. After he went back from the expedition, he contracted a rare syndrome that paralyzed him. He did not let his paralysis stop him from becoming one of the best speakers in the world.
David Lim specializes in negotiating skills and building high performing teams. His speeches are funny, powerful, compelling, and informative. There’s no doubt that Mr. Lim is one of the most powerful speakers in Asia and in the world.
8. Deepak Chopra
Deepak Chopra is an Indian American motivational speaker and a best-selling author. He’s one of the most prominent figures in the New Age movement. He’s a licensed doctor in India before moving to the US in the 1970s. He now practiced Ayurveda, a form of alternative medicine. He has spoken to schools, conferences, and medical institutions.
Deepak has also guested on various television shows including Oprah.These top 8 motivational speakers are definitely our favorites. They serve as the inspiration of most of our inspirational speakers. If you need powerful, skilled and passionate speakers, just like the ones above, then you can contact us through our site.