Best Motivational Speakers

A motivational speaker or inspirational speaker is a speaker who makes speeches intended to motivate or inspire an audience. There are a lot of good motivational speakers around the world, but there are few that stand out as the best  inspirational and motivational speakers. Somehow these speakers don’t just fit into the good category.
These motivational speakers are way above that category, they are at the top of the list. We really owe a lot to these professional and inspirational speakers. After all, they are the reason we keep pushing ourselves every day to be the best we as humans can be. So, who are the best motivational speakers who has inspired us the most through the years? Continue reading more to find out.

Les Brown

Apart from being a motivational speaker, Les Brown is probably best known for his political career, he
is a former member of the House of Representatives in Ohio. Les Brown is a wildly successful businessman who has represented small and non-profit organizations up to 500 CEO’s from Fortune. Over the years, Les has become one of the world’s most respected motivational speakers because of his ability to speak to your soul and to inspire audiences to ask themselves the difficult quotes about life and where they are going.

Famous Quote: “You have greatness within you.”
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Tony Robbins

Tony Robbins was born in Los Angeles, California, on 29 February 1960. Some of the traits that make him
a successful motivational speaker is his commanding presence during his talks and his passion for helping others reach their goals. Mr. Robbins usually speaks and writes about overcoming fears, reinforcing contact, enhancing and
maintaining relationships, acquiring wealth and keeping fit and healthy.

Tony Robins is the author of several self-help books =
such as Awaken the Giant Within, an international bestseller that shows readers how to take control of
their personal destiny.​ His seminars Unleash the Power Within and Master University are often sold-out events. In his Unleash the Power seminars, participants are shown how to become successful within their lives and within their businesses. In 2014, Fortune nicknamed Tony Robbins “The CEO Whisperer” owing to a large number of executives who attribute their success to his teachings.


Simon Sinek is one of the latest leading thinkers on leadership topic. Mr.Sinek is educating everyone from baby boomers to menials about how business leadership should look. Simon Sienek was put on the map by his famous 2009 TED Talk labeled “ How Great Leaders Inspire Action” He is now a
traveling speaker and has written several books = Sinek/e/B002CB2SDC/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1461713350&sr=8-1 in which we encourage you to

You might want to check out Simon Sinek’s work if you’re given the chance to hear him speak, I personally don’t recommend passing up the wonderful opportunity of listening to Mr.Sienek’s speeches. His talks might have you walk away feeling motivated to hit new heights. The hustlers of today should be the leaders of tomorrow. If you are looking to polish up on your leadership skills, Simon is a great place to start.
Favorite Quote: “A leader’s job is not to do the work for others, it’s to help others figure out how to do it
themselves, to get things done, and to succeed beyond what they thought possible.” – Simon Sinek

Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn is another one of the best motivational speakers of all time. He was a top mentor to Tony
Robbins. He is known for his powerful speeches that empower the mind and the soul. His ideas have
helped millions of people achieve their biggest dreams! Jim spent his entire adult life giving back to society by teaching others about personal development. He also did extensive teaching on how to become successful with sales.

Mr. Rohn tried to teach people that they could be whatever they chose to be. If you’re looking to make a change in your life start learning about Jim Rohn. There’s a reason he is considered the Godfather of personal development.

Favorite Jim Rohn Video: How to Take Charge of Your Life =

 Favorite Quote: “Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better — Don’t wish for fewer problems, wish
for more skills –Don’t wish for fewer challenges, wish for more wisdom.”
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Eric Thomas

Eric Thomas, born and raised in Detroit, was homeless at the age of 16 years old. But Eric decided that
he wanted to make a better life for himself, to become someone with a life he could be proud of.
E.T did just that, you can now check out powerful advice from Eric Thomas on YouTube. Including
his “Thank God It’s Monday” series.

Eric Thomas also managed to get the education he missed out on while he was homeless and pushed himself
further to achieve all the qualifications he dreamed of being able to achieve. Eric Thomas has become one of the best motivational speakers in the world.

His YouTube videos are legendary and his best selling books have taken in millions of dollars in revenue.
E.T’s speeches are so popular, that you’ll find he’s featured in roughly 90% of the motivational videos that
others create and upload to YouTube, using compilations of clips, speeches and music.“When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.” – Eric Thomas

Arnold Schwarzenegger


Arnold Schwarzenegger envisions the goals that he wants to achieve then he does whatever it takes to
achieve that goal. He does not care about critics or naysayers. Schwarzenegger focuses on believing in
himself and using his immense work-ethic, strong self-discipline and determination to accomplish his

Schwarzenegger speeches talk about how success can be difficult to obtain. But, you have to be stubborn
and willing to conquer any obstacles you may encounter. And it is important to follow your heart to
pursue what you want to accomplish in your life. Schwarzenegger talks about how you need to ask
yourself who do you want to be?

Favorite quote: Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When
you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
My favorite speech: 6 Rules Of Success =
His best book: Total Recall: My unbelievably true life story =

Nick Vujicic

It’s hard to get much more inspiring than Nick Vujicic. He is one of the best inspirational speakers for so
many reasons.​ He continues to be positive, inspiring and optimistic, despite being born with no limbs. Due to a rare
condition, he has no arms or legs but continues to appreciate his life to the fullest. I got to see him live and couldn’t believe how incredibly motivating he was in person. So many people get down and out over such little things in life. But here is a man with no limbs that became a motivational speaker.

Life Without Limbs

Nick Vujicic’s disability led to him founding his very own non-profit organization called ‘Life Without Limbs’ =  . Nick Vujicic is a true inspiration to us all.
Make sure to watch some of his motivational speeches on YouTube. It’s incredible how he’s been able to
adapt to life without limbs and still inspire people worldwide.

Mr. Vujicic is truly someone who can help you learn to be grateful for everything in your life. His message will
motivate you to never give up. Nick knows that nothing is impossible. Vujicic stresses the value of not focusing on what you cannot do. Instead, focus in life on what you
can control and what you can do.

Favorite Nick Juicic Video: How to Live Strong =

Final Thoughts

We sincerely hope you enjoy this list of the best motivational speakers! We can guarantee with
100% certainty that without the words of these incredible people, we wouldn’t be the people we are

If you want to take your life to the next level you need to surround yourself with inspiring and motivating
people. Listen to them instead of channel surfing at night or listening to the same song on repeat.
From listening to these great speakers we have had some of our greatest breakthroughs in business and
life. So, be grateful for an era we live in that allows us to access so much FREE information.
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