Motivational speakers help individuals motivate mental, spiritual, social, physical, financial and career aspects of their lives. Motivational speakers should work hard in maintaining and developing their abilities and verbal communication skills, as this is a vital element of the job. A good motivational speaker should do research to endlessly keep up with trends and events regarding the subject matter that they speak about. They must also have the skill to converse with their audiences after every speech to offer consultations and answer queries. Considered experts in their field, motivational speakers are looked to when insights are essential in that given area.
In the western world, especially in America, motivational speakers like Tony Robbins, Les Brown, Zig Ziglar, Jack Canfield, Jim Rohn and Bob Proctor have helped businesses and people grow and reach their true potential. Some of these speakers speak more than 200 days in a calender year. In India, the trend is slowly picking up, corporate world and even the Indian Army is calling motivational speakers to help their people and motivate them to do their best.
Let’s make an effort to know the best 8 in business:
No.1 Sandeep Maheshwari
Sandeep Maheshwari is a name among millions who struggled, failed and surged ahead in search of success, happiness and contentment. Just like any other middle class guy, he too had a bunch of unclear dreams and a blurred vision of his goals in life. All he had was an undying learning attitude to hold on to. Rowing through ups and downs, it was time that taught him the true meaning of his life.
And once discovered, he consistently kept resigning from his comfort zone and to share the secret of his success with the entire world. It is this very urge of helping people and doing something good for the society that inspired him to take the initiative of changing people’s lives in the form of “Free Life-Changing Seminars and Sessions”.
No wonder people connect with him and his mission of ‘Sharing’ is now being actively propagated and practiced by millions. It is his diligent focus, the great support of his family and the faith of his team that keeps him going.
No.2 Paul Robinson
Paul Robinson is a leading motivational speaker, an author with a wide spread of works varying from self-development, business management to transformational education. He is also the co-founder of Positive Revolution, which happens to be the first and largest audio-books publishing company in India. The insights acquired through the rich experience of being a successful serial entrepreneur for over 20 years and years of research on human potential development has paved way for Paul to become a strategist for some of the leading corporations across Asia.
Paul’s sessions are very inspiring, motivating and result oriented. He is an authority on motivation, team work, leadership, innovation, change and peak performance.
No 3. Shiv Khera
Founder of Qualifying Learning System Inc USA, Shiv Khera is one of the foremost motivational speakers around. In addition to being a motivational speaker, he is also a renowned author, entrepreneur and business consultant. With an experience of over 30 years, he is undoubtedly one of the best in business. In fact, to aid the people with their stress and help them realize their goals, he has also written numerous self-help books among which “You Can Win” became an international bestseller and was translated in 16 languages!
No 4. Onkar Khullar aka Digital Gandhi
Mr. Onkar Khullar popularly known as ‘OK’ or ‘Gareebo ka Steve Jobs’ or ‘Digital Gandhi’ started his first company, I Impact India Partners at the age of 21, creating a niche for himself as the youngest consultant in the Cause Branding & Marketing industry Internationally. After 3 years he founded a presentation solutions firm called Presentation Ink. He is on the board of advisors for various non- profits like Sarvam Foundation and is the consulting Director of the UK Based Innovation firm Chakraviyuh. After researching on 500 Non-Profits and businesses, he developed an industry game changing process called Impact Thinking to help out non-profits around the world for which he received Pride of India Award 2015. He is well renowned for introducing a new way of life called 5 year Old Philosophy through his book 5 year old Billionaire. He is a Blogger with Cause Artist. He has pledged to spearhead India’s Social Entrepreneurship Movement amongst the youth called “Gandhi with a Laptop’ through his workshops across the nation. Digital Gandhi has done more than 300 + Sessions across Schools, Colleges & Corporates across India. In every speaker engagement, Mr. Khullar tries to make it different and engaging from his last one since he is not a run of the mill speaker. His only agenda is that his time is limited and it needs to be valued and must impact at least one life in the audience.
No 5. T S Madaan
Tarvinder Singh Madaan is one of the senior-most motivational speakers in India who’s leading the sector ever since 1980. His mission is to rejuvenate and replenish the audience and promote more productivity thereafter. Madaan specializes in Life skill which he provides by implementing behavior, human relations, time management, leadership skills, etc. A regular donor of blood, actor, artist and a singer, Madaan has won numerous accolades worldwide for his speaking—the most remarkable of them being the President of India Medal.
No 6 Priya Kumar
Born and brought up in Chandigarh, her journey from there to today, an internationally acclaimed motivational speaker, nationally renowned and award-winning bestselling author & the CEO and Chief Facilitator of Priya Kumar’s Training Systems has been, in Priya’s words, “my sheer drive and purpose to make people’s lives better.”
An international publication once introduced Priya as “When Priya speaks, people listen.” A leading national daily wrote, “Priya has the power to change lives.” All this and more, resonates the impact Priya has had on the lives of people across the globe, through her work and books.
No. 7 Ram Charan
Ram Charan is a world-renowned business advisor, author and speaker who has spent the past 35 years working with many top companies, CEOs, and boards of our time. In his work with companies including GE, MeadWestvaco, Bank of America, DuPont, Novartis, EMC, 3M, Verizon, Aditya Birla Group, Tata Group, GMR, Max Group, Yildiz Holdings, and Grupo RBS, he is known for cutting through the complexity of running a business in today’s fast changing environment to uncover the core business problem. His real-world solutions, shared with millions through his books and articles in top business publications, have been praised for being practical, relevant and highly actionable—the kind of advice you can use Monday morning.
Ram’s introduction to business came early while working in the family shoe shop in a small town in northern India, where he was raised. He earned an engineering degree in India and soon after took a job in Australia. When his talent for business was discovered, Ram was encouraged to develop it. He earned MBA and doctorate degrees from Harvard Business School, where he graduated with high distinction and was a Baker Scholar, then served on the faculties of Harvard Business School and Northwestern University before pursuing consulting full time.
No 8 Deepak Kapoor
Deepak Kapoor, the Motivational Speaker, Corporate Trainer, Personal Development Counselor, Mind Power, Development, Trainer and Career & Life Coach, is a name rapidly popularizing with the people. His life changing Workshops are being liked by the people immensely. He inspires and encourages people, making them realize their true potential, his seminars and workshops are well known for their high quality content backed by his unique and entertaining style of delivery. His Heart Touching Philosophy for human life is attaining new heights everyday.
Since 2009 he has been conducting the training programs for Sales & Marketing, Managers, Management & Engineering College Students, Public School Teachers, Students, Parents & Guardians and for the Students preparing for competitions or seeking jobs and preparing for the Interview.