Top 10 NFL Motivational Keynote Speakers for 2018

With the 52nd Super Bowl around the corner, it’s time to get pumped, get in the zone, and kick off the day by sharing some of our favorite Football/NFL Keynote Speakers! Any of the following speakers would be perfect candidates for your upcoming sports ceremony or motivational conference!



Rocky Bleier
has been everything from an NFL Running Back to Vietnam Veteran and author. As a Pittsburgh Steelers running back, he takes audiences from his early years through his professional career, to his drafting with the United States Army and discusses the lessons he learned along the way. As a presenter, 
Bleier continues to deliver his speeches with the same optimism, sense of humor and steadfast determination to each presentation again and again.

Traveling From: Pennsylvania

Fee: $10,001-$15,000 – exact fee falls within this range.

Topics: Sports Stars, MilitaryFootball/NFL



Archie Manning
 is an NFL legend to look up to. As a former NFL QB and multi-award winner, he drives home the significance of how great leadership and teamwork can bring success. He attended the University of Mississippi where he was named an All-American Quarterback and his number is now retired. Additionally, he was inducted into the National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame. He is also extremely active in a wide variety of charitable and civic causes such as the Louisiana Special Olympics. As a peak performance speaker, he brings inspiring topics to his current audiences to inspire them beyond the conference room and into their everyday lives.

Traveling From: Louisiana

Fee: Call for free

Topics: Leadership, Football/NFL, Peak Performance


Eric Boles has utilized his experiences in the NFL with the New York Jets and Green Bay Packers to become a powerful motivational speaker on authority, cultural transformation, change, and much more. He is a believer in employee and organizational development and equips your organization with the tools to create and maintain winning attitudes. As a highly acclaimed keynote speaker, business consultant and executive coach, Boles brings an abundance of actionable content to the podium – leaving audiences feeling truly empowered.

Traveling From: Washington

Fee: $15,001-$20,000 – exact fee falls within this range.

Topics: Personal Growth, Sports Stars, Leadership

 


Vince Papale made the Philadelphia Eagles at age 30 and became the oldest non-kicker rookie in NFL history and to this day, he still holds that record. He was with the Eagles for four seasons as a wide receiver and was voted Special Teams Captain by his teammates. In 1978, he was voted “Man of the Year” by the Eagles for his many charitable activities. In addition to his successful career, his athletic achievements were admired so much that they were depicted in the Disney motion picture, Invincible. Since then, he has focused on being an enthusiastic and educational speaker and sharing his training tips for reaching one’s full potential.

Traveling From: New Jersey

Fee: $15,001-$20,000 – exact fee falls within this range.

Topics: Overcoming Adversity, Team BuildingCancer Awareness


Tom Flick‘s exceptional ability to communicate clear business solutions with humor, wit and razor-sharp insight make a tremendous impact on audiences all over the globe. During his speeches, he draws on his past as a former NFL quarterback for seven seasons to express the importance of seizing opportunities, growth, and implementing your power. In his presentations, he is captivating, insightful, and customizes every speech based on each organization’s desired outcomes.

Traveling From: Washington

Fee: $20,001-$30,000 – exact fee falls within this range.

Topics: Change, Motivational, Peak Performance

 


Gene Stallings is a former NFL and NCAA champion whose coaching legacy has impacted thousands of athletes and still impacts those who hear him speak today. Stallings spent a total of 14 years as a college head coach with an overall collegiate record of 97-61-2. In addition, twenty of his former players have gone on to play in the National Football League. Today, he speaks on family relations and leadership topics. He is also a philanthropist and highly-awarded supporter of special needs individuals.

Traveling From: Texas

Fee: Call for free

Topics: Football/NFL, Coaches & Managers, Spouse Programs


Terry Bowden became the youngest head college football coach in the country, when at age 36 he took over at Auburn University; where the Tigers were coming off of two straight non-winning seasons. Winning his first 20 straight games, including an undefeated first season. In 1993, Terry swept virtually every national coach of the year award; including beating out his own father, Bobby Bowden, for the Paul “Bear” Bryant Award. He has proven his ability to discover the weaknesses and deficiencies in football programs at all levels. His enthusiasm, contagious optimism, confidence and work ethic are the qualities that made him a legendary coach and are the qualities he imparts to audiences.

 

 

Traveling From: Alabama

Fee: $7,501-$10,000 – exact fee falls within this range.

Topics: Sports Commentators, Coaches & Managers, Team Building


Matt Mayberry has won on and off the field as a Former NFL Linebacker for the Chicago Bears, Healthcare Business-Development Professional, Entrepreneur Magazine Columnist, and Peak-Performance Strategist. As an athlete and business professional, Matt has a real-world understanding that success is based on the key areas of peak performance, overcoming adversity, culture, and teamwork. In addition, Matt is Indiana University’s current record holder for most sacks in a single game and was the team recipient of the prestigious Howard Brown Award. Today, Matt presents effective programs to individuals all over the globe, leaving them with transformational breakthroughs.

Traveling From: Illinois

Fee: $10,001-$15,000

Topics: Goal Setting, Sales Strategies, Corporate Culture


Greg Gumbel is a three-time Emmy Award Winning TV Sports Broadcaster. Throughout his 40+ years experience in the business, Gumbel has become one of the most outstanding and best known announcers in sports TV. He’s covered everything from Major League Baseball to the NBA to the NFL, Olympic games and much more. He offers an entertaining, yet compelling speech with his personal stories and insights into the world of sports to put audiences in the midst of the play-by-play excitement.

Traveling From: Florida

Fee: $20,001-$30,000

Topics: Celebrity Speakers, Media Personalities, Sports Commentators


Derrick Brooks is an eleven-time Pro Bowl selection and nine-time All-Pro. Additionally, he was named AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2002, and won Super Bowl XXXVII with the Bucs. He was a first ballot Hall of Famer in 2014 as well as NFL Man of the Year. He is currently a co-owner and president for the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League. In his presentations, he speaks passionately on several topics, including Education, Community and Family.

Traveling From: Florida

Fee: $30,001-$50,000

Topics: Football/NFL

 


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Olympia LePoint Podcast: Secrets from her Past & Plans for the Future

Olympia LePoint’s journey to Award-Winning Rocket Scientist began at the early age of six during a school field trip to a jet propulsion laboratory. Oblivious to the socioeconomic limitations placed upon her, young Olympia set out to become just like the men whose photos she saw hanging on the walls of the laboratory. However, success did not come overnight. Through hard work and a series of mentors, Olympia learned to cultivate her brainpower and build the strength to conquer and embrace challenges. As a child growing up in South Central Los Angeles during the 1980’s, gang violence and poverty were the backdrop to a difficult upbringing. Throughout her youth Olympia faced her fair share of challenges, but it was the encouraging words of her earliest mentor that allowed her to breakthrough the limitations of her environment.

“My mother told me, ‘In order to change your life, you’re going to have to get an education.'”

Olympia’s mother emphasized the importance of education and went as far as having her children bused to a school on the other side of town to provide them with better opportunities. Olympia’s submersion in two different environments–her home life and school life–created a juxtaposition of fear and excellence that allowed her to master her own brain power. By discovering the power in her own thinking, she learned to recognize and distinguish situations that would bring her fear versus situations that would bring self development.

“Through the ability to discern the two types of environments I was able to take captive of my own hidden thoughts–the thoughts that would stop me from moving forward versus the thoughts that would propel me to where I needed to go.”

Although she learned to tap into her brain’s potential at a young age, it was her fear of math that caused her grades to suffer. After meeting with a math tutor for one hour each day for thirty days, Olympia discovered that her fear of math was holding her back from achieving success. It was when she took ownership of that fear, that she was able to move forward–from failing Algebra, Geometry, Calculus, and Chemistry to graduating high school at sixteen.

“To fail is to become brilliant! When you fail, you unleash your power.”

During her time at California State University Northridge, the Northridge earthquake of 1994 destroyed her college campus which resulted in thousands of injuries and several deaths of her classmates and friends. Despite the traumatic experiences, Olympia made the decision to continue her studies at CSUN and push through her struggles. Twenty four years later, Olympia believes that by unleashing our inner brain power and shifting our views on life, we can use traumatic experiences to guide us towards a path of enlightenment.

“Take a memory, no matter how traumatic, shift it and overlay a new reality on top of it so we no longer create a toxic environment in our brain, but a powerful one.”

Olympia LePoint is living proof that there is always a way out. As a keynote speaker, Olympia provides audiences with the tools to unleash their brain power to its full potential. By layering entertainment with education, she creates a one-of-a-kind experience that encourages individuals to discover their greater purpose.

“I am truly honored to be on stage and to grab the attention of every single person there. Not for myself, not for the organization…but for the betterment of every single person who is listening to a message where their life can be changed.”

 

Watch the full interview below to find out more about Olympia’s journey, her take on the #MeToo movement, and to discover how to unleash your inner brain power!


For more information on booking Olympia Lepoint, visit eaglestalent.com or call 1.800.345.5607


 

 

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Tuesday Tip: the Benefits of Booking A Mentalist

Happy Tuesday Everyone! Today is Episode Six of our latest YouTube segment, Tuesday’s Tips!

Have you ever wanted your audience to not only be engaged in a spectacular performance, but become a part of it?

…This is what we call mentalism. It is the art of mental power, such as hypnosis, telepathy, and mind reading.

 

In today’s Tuesday Tip, we interviewed our Co-founder, Gil Eagles, a former mentalist with over 40 years of experience. He describes a mentalist as “someone who performs mental magic and provides psychic entertainment whereas a magician provides passive entertainment.”

 

To understand the advantages of booking a mentalist for your event, check out the complete interview:

 


For more information on booking Mentalists & Hypnotists, please contact us at www.eaglestalent.com or call 1.800.345.5607.


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Managed Speaker Monday: Phil Hansen’s Tribute to MLK

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, we believe it’s imperative to recognize his importance as an American Baptist minister and activist. He is remembered as one of the most influential leaders of the civil rights movement.


Multimedia artist, motivational speaker, and innovator, Phil Hansen, pays tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. through his art. (Pictured left) In this portrait, Hansen references a quote by Dr. King that states, “We must come to see that the end we seek is a society at peace with itself, a society that can live with its conscience. That will be a day not of the white man, not of the black man, that will be the day of man as man.

 


For more information on booking Phil Hansen, visit eaglestalent.com or call 1.800.345.5607


 

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How to Make Your Event Healthy: Learn the New Standard for Meeting Planners

Have you heard of the healthy meeting pledge?

It’s a pledge, created by National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity, and dozens of organizations have taken it. In honor of January being National Healthy Weight Awareness Month…now is a great time to start!

Most meetings and conferences have low physical activity. With obesity and heart disease on the rise, it is time to reimagine standard meeting practices. You don’t have to reinvent the wheel to be successful at making your events healthier. The pledge is divided into two levels—standard and superior healthy meetings.

The majority of your future events will likely adhere to the standard level, which offers easy alternatives: 

  • Encourage standing and stretching within the meeting space
  • Replace some chairs with exercise balls
  • Offer raised tables for standing
  • Break up sitting time periodically
  • Lead short physical activity breaks
  • Water is the default beverage
  • No full-calorie, sugar-sweetened drinks
  • Healthier condiments and dressings, and serve them on the side
  • Desserts cut into small portions at dinner; only fruit to finish at lunch
  • No candy bowls in the meeting space
  • Avoid fried foods
  • Reduce waste and packaging
  • Recycling bins available
  • Handouts on flash drives or online only
  • Smoke-free meeting facilities only

Whether you follow some of these suggestions or all of them, it is sure to have a positive impact on any audience!


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34 African American Keynote Speakers Who Were Influenced by Dr. MLK Jr.

Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday of January every year, and this year it falls on his actual birthday. Though he was assassinated over 50 years ago, his message of peace, hope, and unity continues.

Each of these African American keynote speakers continue to honor his legacy with their motivational words.

For more information about how keynote motivational speakers like these can impact your event, contact Eagles Talent Speakers Bureau at 1.800.345.5607.

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Tuesday Tip: Managing Work, Self, and Relationships with Jones Loflin!

Happy Tuesday Everyone! Today is Episode Five of our YouTube series, Tuesday’s Tips! This episode is a Keynote Speaker Special Edition with a guest appearance by Solutions Expert, Jones Loflin.


Loflin’s Tuesday Tip brings clarity to a constant struggle that everyone faces. In his book, Juggling Elephants, Loflin explains that the key to this challenge is to manage your life like a circus. Furthermore, he goes in-depth on how to plan for “all three rings of your circus,”–work ring, self ring, and relationship ring.

Too easily we get caught up on one “ring” without even giving the others a second thought. When that happens, it’s almost inevitable for things to get out of hand…like a circus! Fortunately, Loflin simplifies why it’s important to balance the 3 rings and how you can benefit from taking care of each one.

 

Watch the full video below!

 


For more information on booking Jones Loflin, visit our site at eaglestalent.com or contact us at 1.800.345.5607


 

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Top 10 Health and Wellness Speakers of 2018

Our first Top 10 list of 2018 is in honor of National Healthy Weight Awareness Month! The following ten Healthcare speakers incorporate everything from healthy diets to disease prevention in their keynotes and strive to help others live their best lives.


Juliet Funt helps audiences learn the pivotal difference between meaningless activity and true productivity. She accomplishes this through her expertise and actionable tools. One of her successful workshops called WhiteSpace provides endless insight and positive reframing around even the toughest individual and organizational hurdles. This keynote is all about finding a healthy work-life balance. As a busy corporate speaker, consultant, and business owner, she makes sure to practice what she preaches! Her presentations are informative, fast-paced and something you don’t want to miss.

Travelling From: California

Fee: $15,001-$20,000 – exact fee falls within this range.

Topics: Leadership, Corporate Culture, Peak Performance


David Meinz might be better known as America’s Personal Health Improvement Expert! For over 25 years, he has been helping people enhance both their personal and professional productivity. Throughout his keynotes, he circles back to the main idea of investing in your health. He also reveals why the minimal daily deposits are necessary to maximize your healthy returns. Furthermore, his overall goal is to help individuals improve their personal relationships, renew their life-purpose, believe in a better tomorrow. As a successful speaker, Meinz continues to inspire audiences and presents his content in a way that is fun, engaging and original.

Travelling From: Florida

Fee: $5,001-$7,500 – exact fee falls within this range.

Topics: Life Balance, Nutrition, Health & Wellness

 

 


Zonya Foco is on a mission to win the war on obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Her easy humor and dynamic style drive home the message that, when it comes to health and nutrition, each of us can change our lives with The Power of One Good Habit. Before launching her speaking, writing and publishing career in 1994, Zonya received her bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University and then worked for eight years as a clinical nutritionist. In her presentations, she is committed to the idea that small, simple steps are the key to long-term lifestyle changes.

Travelling From: Michigan

Fee: $7,501-$10,000 – exact fee falls within this range.

Topics: Stress Management, Life Balance

 


Kevin Hines is an author and mental health advocate who reaches audiences with his story of an unlikely survival and a strong will to live. At 19 years old, he attempted to take his own life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Thankfully, he survived. He is now the only Golden Gate Bridge jump survivor who is actively spreading the message of living mentally healthy around the globe. Additionally, he suggests nutrition and a proper sleep routine is important to good mental health. He also shares clinical studies that prove why these are important to maintain wellness for everyone, not just those diagnosed with a mental illness. During his presentations, he connects with attendees in numerous ways and his road to recovery story is something your audience won’t forget.

Travelling From: Georgia

Fee: $5,001-$7,500 – exact fee falls within this range.

Topics: Health & Wellness, Education


Amanda Gore believes success in business is always about feelings – the way we feel about a product, organization, or person influences how we behave and informs our decisions about how we spend, or with whom we conduct business with. In order to trigger a new behavior in these aspects of our lives – she encourages utilizing positive psychology, epigenetics, and emotional intelligence. Her presentations break down the barriers that separate people in an invigorating, action-packed ride towards self-discovery and ultimately, real and lasting change.

Travelling From: N/A

Fee: $15,001-$20,000 – exact fee falls within this range.

Topics: Communication Skills, Team Building, Humorists


Tom Rath is an expert on the role of human behavior in business, health, and economics. He has been described by the media and business leaders as one of the greatest thinkers and non-fiction writers of his generation. He studies the role of human behavior in health, business, and economics. In addition to his current research, speaking, and writing; Tom is a guest lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania and a Senior Scientist and advisor to Gallup, where he previously led the organization’s work on employee engagement, strengths, and wellbeing. As a keynote speaker, he continues to deliver his powerful message with knowledge and real-world experience.

Travelling From: District of Columbia

Fee: $20,001-$50,000 – exact fee falls within this range.

Topics: Leadership, Management, CEOs & Business leaders

 


Janet Brill pretty much does it all as a nationally recognized expert in the field of health, wellness, and cardiovascular disease prevention. In addition, she is frequently sought after by the media as a trusted source of nutrition and fitness information. Brill holds master’s degrees in both nutrition and exercise physiology and a doctorate in exercise physiology. She is also a registered dietitian. During her presentations, she shares her passion along with reliable, practical, and straightforward advice that has helped thousands of Americans eat better and lead healthier, more fulfilling lives.

Travelling From: Pennsylvania

Fee: $5,001-$7,500 – exact fee falls within this range.

Topics: Fitness, Nutrition, Media Personalities


Joe Flower As a futurist and analyst, Flower shares his concepts of transforming healthcare, such as the aging of the Baby Boomers, the rising power of the consumer, and radically new pharmaceuticals and therapies in medicine. Additionally, he is the author of thousands of articles over the last 37 years on healthcare, and is a contributing editor at TheHealthcareBlog.com. Flower will work with your organization to devise a carefully customized talk; integrating what he knows with what you know so that audiences leave with a new set of goals, innovative ideas, and a healthy mentality.

Travelling From: California

Fee: $15,001-$20,000 – exact fee falls within this range.

Topics: Change, Futurists, Healthcare Experts


Dr. Pamela Peeke is an internationally recognized expert, physician, scientist, and author in the fields of nutrition, stress, fitness and public health. On stage or in front of a camera, she combines her trademark of energy, wit, and humor with the latest scientific data to motivate and educate audiences of all ages and ultimately transform themselves to a new healthy lifestyle. Her first national bestselling books include Fight Fat after Forty, which describes the complex science behind the stress-fat connection and what can be done to reverse it. One of her strongest speaking concepts include her holistic and well-integrated approach to challenging the body and mind, which awakens the true power that lies within each audience member!

Travelling From: Maryland

Fee: Call for free

Topics: Stress Management, Nutrition, Health & Wellness


Dr. Joanne Lichten is not only America’s On-The-Go Health Guru, but she is also an accomplished author, speaker, freelance writer, and media personality who inspires busy people to stay healthy, sane, and productive. One of her four books named REBOOT explains how to power up your energy and focus. The novel also includes several professional resources for health professionals. She has worked with companies including Wendy’s, KFC, Yoplait, Nutragrain, SlimFast, and plenty more. As a speaker, she continues to bring her ever-changing insightful messages and enthusiasm to the podium over and over again.

Travelling From: Florida

Fee: $5,001-$7,500 – exact fee falls within this range.

Topics: Nutrition, Healthcare Expert


For more information on booking Health & Wellness speakers, visit eaglestalent.com or contact us at 1.800.345.5607


 

 

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Megyn Kelly Interviews Alex Sheen About His Life-Changing Social Movement

As we ring in the New Year, it’s time to shift our focus towards setting resolutions and goals for 2018. On January first Alex Sheen sat down with Megyn Kelly of Megyn Kelly Today, to discuss the importance of keeping promises.


During his interview, Alex shared the story of how he became the founder of a wildly successful social movementSheen’s organization, “Because I Said I Would” was built upon his father’s principles and morale. The concept stemmed from his father’s accountability and commitment to his word. In 2012, when Alex was just twenty-seven years old, his father passed away from cancer. In memory of his death, Sheen created this movement to inspire others to follow in his footsteps. 

His dedication to keeping promises started with delivering relief supplies to families devastated by Hurricane Sandy. He made a promise to himself to raise $2,000 in order to purchase the supplies. To solidify his commitment, he said: “If I cannot raise this money by November 9th, I will use my own.” Furthermore, he didn’t want his goal to stop there. His vow evolved into Sheen volunteering at fifty-two other nonprofit organizations. At the time, he was working in the software industry, but he soon left to devote all of his time and efforts to “Because I Said I Would.” 

Alex took his efforts to the next level by becoming a keynote speaker and traveling the world to inspire others through good will and good deeds. Today, Sheen continues to deliver his empowering message and is dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises that are made and kept.

Check out the video below to watch the full interview from Megyn Kelly TODAY!


 

 

For more information on booking Alex Sheen, visit eaglestalent.com or contact us at 1.800.345.5607


 

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Tuesday Tip: 7 Simple Steps to Booking a Keynote Speaker for your Event

Happy Tuesday Everyone! Today is Episode Four of our latest YouTube segment, Tuesday’s Tips!

 

This week, head marketing intern Ariel Villapiano gave viewers a behind the scenes tour of: “the real process of booking a keynote speaker. ”

Selecting a speaker can be a daunting task, but with our help it’s as easy as 1…2…7!

In just seven simple steps we can help any organization with all your motivational keynote speakers needs.

 

Watch our full video to find out how:


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