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Motivational Speakers

Climate change, economic instability, threats of war, public image, sexual identity, financial independence and the future of our planet are concerns that loom over all of our heads. People are turning more and more to motivational apps and inspirational short-form videos for guidance and release from the seemingly endless possibilities that lie ahead, coupled with the stresses of the world’s overwhelmingly complicated problems that always need solving. An accomplished motivational speaker provides the spark that people need, that source of ignition that drives them to their full potential. Through inspiring people to embrace positive change and develop their own practical, real-world solutions to some of their biggest issues, motivational speakers have never played as important a role in societal development as they do today.

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Motivational Speakers: Inspiring Success, Personal Growth and Positive Change

Ash Dykes

Ash Dykes

Adventurer, Extreme Athlete and World-Record Holder

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Dr. Asha De Vos

Dr. Asha De Vos

Marine Biologist, Environmentalist & Whale Conservationist

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Ashley Walters

Ashley Walters

Award-Winning Actor, Producer, Director and Recording Artist

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Bear Grylls OBE

Bear Grylls OBE

Adventurer, Survival Expert & Author

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Ben Tavassoli

Ben Tavassoli

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Björn Ulvaeus

Björn Ulvaeus

Founding Member of ABBA, Songwriter, Producer & Entertainment Entrepreneur

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Sir Bob Geldof

Sir Bob Geldof

Legendary Musician, Entrepreneur and Political Activist

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Cher

Cher

Multi Award-winning Singer & Actress, Humanitarian, Activist

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Chloe Ayling

Chloe Ayling

Anti Human Trafficking Activist And Former Model

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Conor Randall

Conor Randall

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Baroness Helena Morrissey DBE

Baroness Helena Morrissey DBE

Financier, Campaigner & Author

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Daniel Cronin

Daniel Cronin

Entrepreneur, Lecturer, Speaker, TV Presenter & Leading International Pitch Trainer aka The Pitch Professor

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Dean Leak

Dean Leak

Sports Psychologist and Leadership Coach

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Elle Mace

Elle Mace

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Elliot Barnes-Worrell

Elliot Barnes-Worrell

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Emmanuel Jal

Emmanuel Jal

Human Rights Activist, Recording Artist, Author & Diversity Campaigner

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Hannes Schmid

Hannes Schmid

Photographer, Philanthropist, Speaker, Entrepreneur

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Jack McMullen

Jack McMullen

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Jack Monroe

Jack Monroe

Celebrity Chef & Author

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James Lang

James Lang

Scottish Rugby Player

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Jamie Oliver MBE

Jamie Oliver MBE

Celebrity Chef, Author & Campaigner

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Dr. Jane Goodall DBE

Dr. Jane Goodall DBE

Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace

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Jeremy Gilley MBE

Jeremy Gilley MBE

Founder of Peace One Day & Documentary Filmmaker

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Jeremy Schwartz

Jeremy Schwartz

The Sustainability CEO

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Jessica Boston

Jessica Boston

Award Winning Hypnotherapist, Trauma Informed Coach and Artist

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John Simpson CBE

John Simpson CBE

BBC World Affairs Editor, Broadcaster, Author & Columnist

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Keely Cat-Wells

Keely Cat-Wells

Entrepreneur & Disability Activist

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Kenton Cool

Kenton Cool

World-leading Mountaineer, Adventurer

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Khadija Owusu

Khadija Owusu

Award-winning Leader, Junior Doctor & International Speaker

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Kudzi Chikumbu

Kudzi Chikumbu

Media Technology Executive, Gen-Z Expert & Advocate for Diversity & Inclusion

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Lauren Wasser

Lauren Wasser

Fashion’s Girl with the Golden Legs

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Leanne Hainsby

Leanne Hainsby

Fitness and Wellness Specialist

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Louise Troen

Louise Troen

Global Brand Marketing Strategist

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Dr. Merritt Moore

Dr. Merritt Moore

Professional Ballet Dancer & Quantum Physicist

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Molly Wright

Molly Wright

Actress, Conservationist & Early Education Advocate

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Nick Ede

Nick Ede

TV Presenter, Brand, Charity and Culture Expert

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Noelle Reno

Noelle Reno

Marketing Leader & Entrepreneur

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Payzee Mahmod

Payzee Mahmod

Payzee Mahmod draws on her experiences as a child marriage survivor and a human rights activist to raise awareness, influence policy, and empower victims.

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Reeta Loi

Reeta Loi

Storyteller, Nichiren Buddhist and Founder of Gaysians

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Sean Conway

Sean Conway

Adventurer, Extreme Endurance Athlete and Inspirational Speaker

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Simon Squibb

Simon Squibb

Investor & Founder at HelpBnk

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Stefanie Sword-Williams

Stefanie Sword-Williams

Brand Consultant, Founder and Author of F*ck Being Humble

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Steven Bartlett

Steven Bartlett

Entrepreneur, Speaker, Investor, Bestselling Author and the Host of Europe's No.1 Podcast ‘The Diary of a CEO’

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Stuart St Paul

Stuart St Paul

Crime Novelist, Award-Winning Movie Director & Former Stuntman

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Zara Rutherford

Zara Rutherford

Record-Breaking Pilot, Activist

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What are Motivational Speakers?

Kruger Cowne’s motivational speakers are experts at finding the best in people. They work to inspiring people to see that side of themselves, believe in that they really can improve and then apply their real-world talents to make the most of life and succeed along the way. Most will deliver engaging and inspirational presentations designed to encourage personal growth, enhance performance and drive positive change. They typically draw upon their own experiences, successes and failures, offering valuable insights and practical advice that can be applied in various aspects of day-to-day life, including careers, relationships, health and personal growth.

Motivation, as a topic, is widely applicable to almost every facet of business, love and life. Everyone will, at some point in their lives, need high levels of motivation to achieve something they really want. That’s why finding the perfect motivational speaker for your next UK or international event is so important. Understanding your event’s objectives and the audience is an absolute must when it comes to choosing a motivational speaker – get in touch with the team at Kruger Cowne for guidance and personalised suggestions tailored to your event’s requirements.

 

What kind of topics do motivational speakers cover?

 

  • Entrepreneurship:

As of 2023 and thanks predominantly to the drastic increase in exposure from social media and the internet, Entrepreneurialism is one of the most popular topics in the UK today. Speakers on entrepreneurship tend to discuss their own entrepreneurial success stories and use these experiences to provide teachable insights to the audience whilst exploring the pros and cons of the lifestyle. They often discuss topics like business development, planning, fundraising, team-building, concept innovation and self discipline

  •  Creativity and Innovation:

Arguably some of the most difficult forms of mental block to overcome are those we see in the creative space, where people can’t produce or think of anything new because they’ve hit a wall or “lost the spark.” Motivational speakers explore strategies for fostering creativity and innovation in the workplace, at home and where we need it most. They offer tips for generating new ideas and inspiring creative solutions that we be applied to some of the biggest mental and physical obstacles people face.

  • Leadership Development:

Motivational speakers discussing leadership development may explore the qualities and skills of effective leaders, provide insights into how to develop those attributes and offer guidance on how best to implement them in real-world scenarios.

  • Career Development:

This popular topic focuses on strategies that maximise personal growth in commercial settings, advancing one’s career to the point of achieving outright professional success. Career development speakers like to explore networking, personal branding and how to build professional portfolios in their talks.

  • Time Management:

Time management specialists focus their efforts on teaching the audiences new and unique techniques to most efficiently allocate time to the various aspects of their lives, whether private or professional. Speakers often offer guidance and tips on how to improve task prioritisation, distraction management and the ability to stay focused on our goals.

  • Goal Setting:

Motivational speakers explore the possibilities and limitations we stumble into along the path to success, discussing the importance of setting realistic goals, developing actionable plans to achieve them and dealing with disappointment if and when those plans fail.

  • Building Confidence:

Speakers here tend to focus on strategies to build confidence in ourselves and raise self-esteem. Motivational speakers on confidence often offer tips, guidance and advice on techniques that help people to overcome self-doubt and develop a more positive self-image.

 

How Do I Find a Great Motivational Speaker For My Upcoming UK or International Event?

To find the perfect motivational speaker for your event, you’ll need to think about your audience, consider what you want your event to achieve and decide on your budget. Once you have those three ideas in place, reach out to Kruger Cowne and we’ll help you explore the best speakers to bring it all together.

We’ve listed some truly great motivational speakers here, but if you’re looking for someone specific or you don’t know where to start, we’re here to help.

We’re available 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday and ready to answer any questions you have by phone, email or social DMs.

 

Why use Kruger Cowne, and why are we different?

Based in the UK, Kruger Cowne have been providing world-class speakers to brands, businesses, conferences and private venues across the world for over 25 years. We’re dedicated to delivering an exceptional experience and pride ourselves on our commitment to connecting our clients with the perfect speaker for their corporate or private events. Along with that experience, Kruger Cowne clients also benefit from:

  •  An Extensive Roster:

We have access to a wide range of motivational speakers from various backgrounds and all walks of life, from A-list celebrities and politicians, to professors, influencers and everyone in between. We’ll find the perfect match for your event and offer speakers that meet your objectives and exceed audience expectations.

  • Personalized Service:

We prioritize understanding our clients’ unique goals and preferences to ensure the best possible speakers for their events. Our experienced team works closely with clients through the booking process, providing tailored recommendations and support to guarantee a seamless experience throughout the journey from enquiry to delivery.

  • Quality Assurance:

As an accredited member of the International Association of Speaker Bureaus, we are committed to maintaining the highest standards in quality and professionalism. Our speakers are carefully vetted for their expertise, presentation skills and their ability to engage and inspire their audiences. This ensures that our clients and their guests receive not only knowledgeable speakers, but also captivating and impactful presentations to suit.

  • Global Reach:

With a network of speakers from around the world, we cater to clients across a multitude of industries and almost all geographical locations. This international scope allows us to accommodate cultural sensitivities and diverse perspectives, enhancing the relevance and resonance of the messages that our speakers discuss.

  • Long-standing Reputation:

Twenty-five years’ experience in the speaking industry has earned us a reputation for reliability, professionalism and excellence. Our clients can trust us to consistently deliver memorable speakers that inspire, educate and empower their audiences.

 

How much does a Motivational Speaker cost, and how do I book one?

The cost to have a motivational speaker at your event will vary depending on a number of factors, such as the speaker’s experience, the topic in question, the event’s duration, the location, the format of the event and the means of travel. For the most accurate quotes and the easiest way to book a speaker, contact our team and we’ll help you find someone to perfectly match your event requirements.

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