Co-founder of Southwestern Consulting
With over 100 team members and well into 8 figures of annual revenue, Southwestern Consulting is one of the fastest growing consultancies in the world today. Our mission is to help people achieve their goals in life. As the company’s Co-founder, Rory is a real life business leader who understands the very same challenges that most of his audiences face on a daily basis. All of Rory’s insights are backed by Southwestern Consulting’s front line research and work with over 8,000 different teams in more than 40 countries.
New York Times bestselling Author
Rory’s first book, Take the Stairs is a #1 Wall St Journal, #1 USA Today, #1 Amazon, and #2 New York times bestseller that has been translated into 11 languages. His other book Procrastinate on Purpose: 5 Permissions to Multiply Your Time was also an instant national bestseller. Rory writes and speaks on how to apply self-discipline to help you overcome procrastination and take action on doing the things you know you should be doing even when you don’t feel like doing them. This powerful and ubiquitous message makes him the perfect keynote speaker on sales, customer service, productivity, teamwork, or leadership.
World Renowned Keynote Speaker
Out of more than 25,000 contestants from 90 different countries, Rory literally became the World Champion of Public Speaking First Runner Up. He’s also a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) which is the highest ranking certification bestowed by the National Speakers Association. Rory’s Tedx talk on multiplying time has over 1,000,000 views and is rapidly climbing. Perhaps most important of all, Rory is regularly the Top-Rated Keynote Speaker for organizations around the world.
Thought-Leader and Expert
Appearing regularly in the national media, Rory has become a trusted source of trends and insights in the areas of productivity, personal performance, sales and leadership. Every week Rory writes articles for his blog, The Action Catalyst, which was recently ranked as one of the top 30 leadership blogs in the world. Additionally, he is the host of The Action Catalyst Podcast which Inc. Magazine listed as the #1 best business podcast. Through both traditional media and social media, approximately 4 million people every month are impacted in some way through Rory’s inspiring and uplifting messages.