A Cup of Kindness

Even motivational speakers gain inspiration to be a kinder, more generous human being after reading about individuals like John Lohan, a 49-year-old … [Read more...]

My Time In The Joint

Funny Motivational Speaker Spends Time Behind Bars Yes. I'm hardened now. Tough. Street smart. Nobody messes with me because last week I … [Read more...]

Are You Leaving Out The Most Crucial Part Of Your Speech?

Are you forgetting the most important part of your presentation? http://www.kellyswanson.net/leaving-crucial-part-speech/ … [Read more...]

I Hate Motivational Speakers

I hate motivational speakers. But I loved you. That was a comment I heard yesterday from someone who had just listened to my keynote … [Read more...]

How To Tell a Compelling Story – by the MASTERS!

Okay - this one is NOT just for motivational speakers, writers and bloggers. It's for EVERYONE who is trying to make a meaningful connection with … [Read more...]

Motivation Through A Child’s Eyes

So it's back to homeschool at our house (double yuck) and I'm afraid we have all gone into it kicking and screaming and complaining and asking … [Read more...]

Funny Faces In The Business of Professional Speaking

Working in the business of funny motivational speakers, I get the awesome privilege of meeting some of the greats in the business. Today I want you to … [Read more...]

Storytelling: Predicted To Be The Number One Business Skill Of The Next Five Years

As a motivational speaker and a professional storyteller, I have seen first hand the power that a well told story has over an audience and a market. … [Read more...]

There Is No Such Thing As A Big Break

To All Of You Aspiring Motivational Speakers: Stop Sending People Your Stuff Okay, I need to take a moment today to vent a little. Yes, even … [Read more...]

When you let go of jealousy – you may discover true talent in others

Have you ever seen talent and wished you had it?  In the past, if I saw someone who was more motivational than me, more successful than me, more … [Read more...]