Motivational Speakers and Entertainers

Find Motivational Speakers and Entertainers for your next meeting or event. These keynote speakers are clean and entertaining. Each of the Motivational Speakers and Entertainers listed below incorporate a motivational and inspirational message into their highly-engaging presentations.

Customized Keynotes: Funny and Inspiring by Larry Weaver

Motivational, inspirational, and funny presentation. Professional comedian and business leader Larry Weaver uses clean humor, funny anecdotes, and emotionally charged stories to illustrate important concepts such as attitude, motivation, creativity, or a topic of your choosing. The presentation is half stand-up comedy and half content – seamlessly intertwined. Your audience will laugh, learn, and leave feeling refreshed.

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Juggler’s Mindset™: A Healthy Approach to Work and Play by Paul Miller

Audience members will experience a world-class comedy juggling demonstration intermixed with  step-by-step instructions for skill development. Short bursts of time are provided to allow audience members to stand up and practice at their seat. The kinesthetic experience of tossing and catching paired with with side-by-side partner practice provides a powerful framework for internalizing the valuable lessons.

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The Mayberry Method by Rik Roberts

Increase Productivity By Nipping Distractions In The Bud! Imagine your attendees surprised by America’s Favorite Deputy Barney Fife blowing a whistle as he enters the conference room. Next, he pulls out a few “citations” that he has written up on members of your group. The group belly laughs as the “harmless offenses” are revealed. Once the group is engaged, Rik steps out of character and delivers a speech about 1) Increasing productivity by eliminating distractions, 2) Managing time more effectively, and 3) Setting clearer goals.

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The Magic of Communication by Joshua Lozoff

In this entertaining and interactive presentation, Joshua pulls back the curtain to reveal the true secrets of his well-honed craft, which aren’t trap doors or mirrors, but involves a heightened awareness of our own intuition and the subtle ways we’re all constantly communicating with each other.

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Climbing the Ladder of Success and Taking Your Family with You by Dr. Charles Petty

Hilarious insights on work-life balance and how to take care of family while taking care of business. Perfect for all groups and especially when guests/spouses are in the audience.

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Roaring Fires, Flickering Flames, Dying Embers Or Cold Ashes? by Dr. Charles Petty

This motivational presentation focuses on the importance of maintaining energy and purpose in one’s life and work, and suggests some ways to achieve and maintain a healthy productivity. Helps managers, sales people and employees to "keep the fires going."

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Laugh More, Stress Less by Lyndy Phillips

Laugh, learn and reduce stress with this upbeat presentation. Successful organizations know that happier, healthier, and less stressed people are more productive.

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Strive for Five: Creating a Culture of Success by Paul Miller

Get your team unstuck and outside their comfort zones with this high-energy, interactive presentation. Paul's comedy juggling and Dawn's psychology and education background combine for a seamless, playful, and one-of-a-kind experience. Participants learn and immediately apply lessons about mindset, flow, and goal-setting all while laughing with colleagues. Get ready for lots of high-five moments during and after their visit.

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Jan McInnis - Finding the Funny in Change

Whether it’s going green or the myriad of new rules that govern our business, we are constantly reacting to a new playing field. And all of this change causes fear, tension and miscommunications. This popular keynote combines hilarious comedy with practical tips on dealing with change through using humor.

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Recent Reviews

Delaware Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Larry Weaver was awesome!!! I am so glad he spoke at our event. All the employees have raved about this routine. Even with some technical difficulties we had with the microphone, he didn't skip a beat - he was able to make light of the situation and keep the laughs coming! Our employees range in age from 20 to 60+, everyone was laughing. He was very, very funny! It was a great way to end our event!

Human Resources Manager, Annual Focus Day (Bridgeville, DE) 11/7/2017 review of Larry Weaver

Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative

We really enjoyed Larry Weaver’s presentation at our all employee meeting. The jokes were a hit and, being from the south ourselves, were spot on! The motivational tips he threw in were just what we were looking for. I appreciate his promptness, professionalism, ease to work with and creativity. Larry’s ability to tie in bits from our other training earlier in the day made it that much funnier! It was just what we needed after a long day of training!

VP Employee & Member Services, All-Employee Meeting (Centerville, TN) 11/3/2017 review of Larry Weaver

University of Virginia Investment Management Company

Paul Miller is an engaging and high energy individual. Our group really liked him. Although Paul lightly covers the subject at hand, he is able to keep the audience's attention and send a message with his humor. The real takeaway was that EVERYONE felt included and all worked together doing a fun activity. He's also an amazing talent that gives your group a great show. Paul works with you to make him performance relevant to your group's needs.

Travel Specialist, Operations Retreat (Charlottesville, VA) 10/27/2017 review of Paul Miller

North Carolina Healthcare Financial Management Association

Larry Weaver was outstanding, beyond expectations. His humor and message left us energized and with something to truly think about and apply. I highly recommend Larry.

Education Council, Health Insurance Institute (Greensboro, NC) 10/26/2017 review of Larry Weaver

South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Association

Larry brought a new dimension to our annual meeting this year and the response was overwhelmingly positive. His creative, down-home humor resonated with our audience, and he blended it with a motivational message that each person could take with them to their workplace and personal lives. He was very thorough in preparing for this event, researching the audience in advance and talking through logistics and expectations with us to ensure a great result.

Assistant Commissioner, Annual Conference (Myrtle Beach, SC) 10/20/2017 review of Larry Weaver

Southern Forest Products Association

Paul Miller is a great talent. We enjoyed his interaction with our members during a reception, ahead of his after-dinner performance. Paul kept our audience rolling with laughter and surprises.

Vice President, Communications, Annual Meeting (Bonita Springs, FL) 10/19/2017 review of Paul Miller

Benchmark Community Bank

A very big THANK YOU to Joshua Lozoff for an outstanding, fabulous keynote presentation yesterday. I'll put a more formal thank you in the mail but didn't want to let today pass by without expressing my thanks for how much his performance amazed and delighted, and was enjoyed by our employees. It was all they could talk about today! He taught us so much about communication, especially non-verbal communication and subliminal messages and absolutely astonished us with his magic. BRAVO!!!

VP Training Coordinator, All Hands Meeting (South Hill, VA) 10/9/2017 review of Joshua Lozoff

Riley County Clerk's Office

Rik Roberts presented to our group the "Mayberry Method". He was very well received by all level of employees. Not one person, in the audience of 190, lost interest during the 90 minutes he "entertained" and educated our group. We even had an added bonus of unexpected interaction of an official Kansas Highway Patrol Officer that assisted in his great message of how to react/respond when in an unusual or difficult situation. Many employees have requested to have him back again!

Human Resource Manager, Employee Training Day (Manhattan, KS) 10/9/2017 review of Rik Roberts

Essex Bank

Paul was perfect for our event!

Director of Human Resources, Corporate Training Day (Richmond, VA) 10/9/2017 review of Paul Miller

Saline County Human Resource Division

Larry Weaver’s performance for our annual employee in-service training day was described by some of our employees as 'GREAT, GREAT, GREAT!' and 'Best speaker we have had'. He provided a very organized, professional and detailed booking process upon contact and he left no questions unanswered. Thank you Larry for making our event a success!

Human Resource Director, Employee Training Day (Salina, KS) 10/9/2017 review of Larry Weaver

CML USA, Inc.

Rik Roberts (aka Barney Fife) spoke for CML USA, Inc. at our International Sales Meeting. We had representatives from Italy, Canada, Portugal and the U.S. After a full day of being served very technical information, our representatives enjoyed being able to relax and enjoy his performance. Rik's business message was clear and on point, and his very entertaining comedy routine had everyone in stitches from beginning to end. We wanted something light and entertaining yet informative for our sales professionals. From fun "citations" a the beginning to allowing photos to be taken with Barney, Rik Roberts provided exactly what we were looking for!

Graphic Design & Marketing, Ercolina International Sales Meeting (Davenport, IA) 10/3/2017 review of Rik Roberts

Savers Marketing

Dr. Petty did a great job. The audience was totally captivated by his humor and the message that he delivered.

Executive Vice President, Annual Training Event (Winston-Salem, NC) 9/6/2017 review of Dr. Charles Petty

Variety Care

The feedback on Charles Petty from staff was very good and they connected with his overall delivery of a serious message in a light hearted way. He tailored his comments to fit nicely with our overall theme and he gave hilarious illustrations of the points he was making. I would give high recommendations to anyone looking good old fashioned uplifting yet meaningful keynote.

CEO, Annual All Hands Meeting (Oklahoma City, OK) 8/23/2017 review of Dr. Charles Petty

Eula ISD

Thank you so much to Lyndy for coming out to address our staff as we prepared to kick off the 2017-2018 school year. His presentation "Laugh More, Less Stress" was fabulous. The combination of magic & comedy was perfect. Our staff was attentive to his message while smiling & laughing. Eula ISD truly appreciates his time & message.

Eula Secondary Principal, Staff Inservice (Clyde, TX) 8/21/2017 review of Lyndy Phillips

Paris ISD

We were glad to have Larry Weaver start the new year off for Paris TX County Wide Schools Districts. He did a great job.

Administrative Assistant to Superintendent, School System Convocation (Paris, TX) 8/16/2017 review of Larry Weaver

Red Lick ISD

Red Lick ISD is a small east Texas school; however, the staff is a quality staff. I wanted to do something special for them. I had heard Lyndy before and was so impressed about how he could bring a bring a group to realize how important they are in the lives of children. He delivered! There was humor which resulted in tremendous laughter. There was entertainment in the form of magic and participatory activities. And, there was truly a serious message delivered concerning "stress" and the release of stress. It was just great! The staff is still talking about the presentation a day later.

Superintendent, Teacher In-Service (Texarkana, TX) 8/7/2017 review of Lyndy Phillips

Missouri Association Of Mutual Insurance Companies

I'd like to express our sincere appreciation to Rik Roberts for a job well done at our annual Mid-Year Conference. His portrayal of Barney Fife was "right on" and was very funny with some real life lessons to be learned by those in attendance. I've heard nothing but positive remarks regarding his presentation from our attendees.

President, Mid-Year Conference (Blue Springs, MO) 7/12/2017 review of Rik Roberts

Texas Rural Education Association

Dr. Petty was a hit with our crowd. He geared his presentation to our audience which included students ,teachers, parents and school administrators. He was perfect for that event. He certainly has my recommendation for anyone looking for high level entertainment with a positive message.

Executive Director, Summer Conference (Fort Worth, TX) 6/23/2017 review of Dr. Charles Petty

Charter Communications

Paul Miller was great and a wonderful add to our program. Thank you!

VP, Compensation, Department Meeting (Cary, NC) 6/21/2017 review of Paul Miller

Accessories Resource Team

What a fun performance! Paul entertained us and got our group actively involved in learning to juggle while reminding us of the juggling act we perform daily peppered with tidbits of wisdom. He was a pleasure to work with and his professionalism was appreciated.

Executive Director, Annual Conference (Scottsdale, AZ) 5/20/2017 review of Paul Miller

Jonesboro Young Professionals Network

Larry Weaver was the Keynote at our annual JYPN Leadership Conference this year. Larry was hilarious, and he even made a point to incorporate some great leadership material that our young leaders could take and apply to their everyday life. Larry was early, ready to go, and we would definitely recommend him for any crowd or environment.

Professional Development Chair, Leadership Conference (Jonesboro, AR) 5/5/2017 review of Larry Weaver

NC Farm Bureau Support Services Corp

Paul Miller was a very energetic and entertaining performer who brought everyday relevance to his juggling act.

Director, Customer Service Conference (Durham, NC) 4/18/2017 review of Paul Miller

International Technology Education and Engineering Association

Lyndy provided a wonderfully uplifting and fun way to close out our conference at the awards and recognition program. Our attendees appreciated his message and his exhilarating delivery. The bottom line is that everyone thoroughly enjoyed the awards and recognition program because of his witty, fun, and interactive presentation.

Executive Director, Annual Conference (Dallas, TX) 3/18/2017 review of Lyndy Phillips

City of Virginia Beach Library Department

The physical activity tied with the spoken concepts made things easier to remember, and it was a very memorable and fun way to process information! I liked that it was presented in a practical, interactive, and fun way. I especially liked the Play Break where we could have hands-on learning with juggling, plate spinning, and other activities. Both presenters were extremely gracious, patient, and friendly. I would definitely recommend them to others!

Librarian, All Staff Training Day (Virginia Beach, VA) 3/8/2017 review of Paul Miller

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