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Top Authors near Raleigh, NC (125 results)
C. Edward Baldwin, profile image

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C. Edward Baldwin

Public Speaker from Raleigh, NC

As a husband, father, author, insurance professional, and motivational speaker, C. Edward Baldwin has been blessed with many hats. He's been up and down, enabling him to see life as the true gift from God that it really...

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$2,000 per event
Motivational Storyteller: Thomas Dismukes, profile image

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Motivational Storyteller: Thomas Dismukes

14 reviews
18 verified bookings
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Motivational Speaker from Charlotte, NC (129 miles from Raleigh, NC)

More than A MILLION PEOPLE across 21 countries have heard Thomas' truly amazing, heartwarming and hilarious stories. His lessons on leadership have proven time and again to have a profound impact on Personal Growth and...

Starting at
$11,000 per event
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Leon Sankofa Stage Hypnotist/Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker from Hampton, VA (150 miles from Raleigh, NC)

As a comedy stage hypnotist, Leon has traveled across the country demonstrating how hypnosis can help people laugh, remove fears, phobias and improve focus. Leon is amazing at delivering clean, safe, fun and exciting com...

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Brian T Shirley

21 reviews
33 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Comedian from Charleston, SC (222 miles from Raleigh, NC)

Brian T Shirley has performed all through out the USA, Canada, The Bahamas and Japan for over 25 years. He has worked well known Comedy Clubs (The Comedy Zone, The Funny Bone, etc.), Country Clubs, Special Events (Opened...

Starting at
$275 per event

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Sylvia Baffour

3 reviews
5 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Motivational Speaker from Washington, DC (232 miles from Raleigh, NC)

Sylvia is an internationally recognized speaker who delivers engaging and interactive and motivational keynotes, training sessions and workshops which empower audiences with practical strategies to take their performance...

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"Have a Ball!" Team Building & Keynotes

1 review
2 verified bookings
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Keynote Speaker from Washington, DC (229 miles from Raleigh, NC)

INSPIRE YOUR TEAM WITH PLAY & CREATIVITY! * FEEL MORE CONNECTED & ENGAGED WITH INTERACTIVE CHALLENGES * DISCOVER NEW PRACTICES TO BOOST PHYSICAL & MENTAL WELL-BEING * UNLOCK YOUR TEAM'S ABILITY TO FACE BIG CHALLENGES...

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$1,000 per event

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Brian Biro - America's Breakthrough Coach

1 verified booking
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Motivational Speaker from Asheville, NC (219 miles from Raleigh, NC)

Brian Biro is America's Breakthrough Coach! He is one of the nation's foremost speakers and teachers of Leadership, Possibility Thinking, Thriving on Change, and Team-Building. He has delivered over 1,400 presentations...

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$11,000 per event

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Unique. Inspirational. Funny. DERRICK TENNANT

1 review
4 verified bookings
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Motivational Speaker from Nashville, TN (454 miles from Raleigh, NC)

Imagine you only had use of one arm. Imagine everything you owned fit into a carry-on bag. Imagine only having 7 shirts, each with a day of the week written on them. Well, meet Derrick Tennant. Derrick suffered a lif...

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Motivate. Laugh. Simplify. DERRICK TENNANT

32 reviews
55 verified bookings
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Motivational Speaker from Atlanta, GA (347 miles from Raleigh, NC)

Imagine you only had use of one arm. Imagine everything you owned fit into a carry-on bag. Imagine only having 7 shirts, each with a day of the week written on them. Well, meet Derrick Tennant. Derrick suffered a lif...

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Chad J. Willett: "Smash the Box"

31 reviews
61 verified bookings
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Motivational Speaker from New Albany, OH (371 miles from Raleigh, NC)

Chad J. Willett is a TEDx speaker, two time author, and creativity and innovation leader. He creates one of a kind experiences (In person or virtually) for his audiences which includes electric energy, creative strategi...

Starting at
$1,500 per event

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Dr. Nathaniel J. Williams

4 reviews
9 verified bookings
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Motivational Speaker from Philadelphia, PA (343 miles from Raleigh, NC)

ABOUT DR. NATHANIEL J. WILLIAMS Dr. Nathaniel J. Williams' life journey essentially began just days after he and his eleven siblings became orphaned. At five years old until the age of 18, 'Nat' was a ward of the Sta...

Starting at
$1,000 per event

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Change-Resilience-Leadership-Best-Selling Author

1 verified booking
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Motivational Speaker from Philadelphia, PA (343 miles from Raleigh, NC)

In today’s constantly evolving world, change is the only constant. How do we use it to our own good? Brenda K. Reynolds is a sought-after organization and leadership consultant, coach, TEDx and international speaker, a...

Starting at
$3,500 per event

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STEVE MITTLEMAN

26 reviews
37 verified bookings
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Comedian from New York City, NY (422 miles from Raleigh, NC)

BEST VIRTUAL COMEDIAN! (I JUST DID A ZOOM SHOW, LAST WEEK.) Over 200 EVENTS on THE BASH nationwide! Happy clients of all kinds. Won The Big Laff-Off on SHOWTIME! On The Tonight Show with Carson & Leno. On Letterman,...

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Andrew Buerger -- Mountaineer

8 verified bookings
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Motivational Speaker from Baltimore, MD (271 miles from Raleigh, NC)

Andrew Buerger is the author of the book "Carry a Flag From Pain to Passion" and a successful social entrepreneur. The book made Amazon's Hot New Release for Mountain Climbing books. When Andrew Buerger's sister was dia...

Starting at
$750 per event

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Gordon Douglas

2 reviews
5 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Comedian from Glen Mills, PA (329 miles from Raleigh, NC)

Looking for COMEDY? Good clean Comedy? If you love the Ed Sullivan show, and Comics that don't offend to get a laugh, Gordon Douglas is your guy! What is Gordon like ? Cross the Energizer Bunny with Gilligan and...

Starting at
$1,000 per event

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Focus. Priority Mgmt. Engagement. Resilience.

18 reviews
34 verified bookings
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Motivational Speaker from Devon, PA (340 miles from Raleigh, NC)

ONLINE AND LIVE Penny Zenker is a focusologist, strategic business coach, international speaker and trainer, and best-selling author of "The Productivity Zone". Penny Zenker is passionate about helping people living b...

Starting at
$3,500 per event

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Karim R. Ellis - Speaker & Breakthrough Strategist

1 review
3 verified bookings
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Motivational Speaker from Cincinnati, OH (398 miles from Raleigh, NC)

Karim R. Ellis is a Dynamic Powerhouse Speaker with over 10 years of experience in the field of speaking, training, coaching and breakthrough success. As the author of the “G.P.S My Success”, Karim takes great pride in...

Starting at
$1,000 per event

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Julienne B. Ryan

3 reviews
6 verified bookings
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Corporate Speaker from New York City, NY (424 miles from Raleigh, NC)

I am a Communication Catalyst. I deliver Humor with a Purpose. At a time when we really need to find ways to connect and laugh, I have performed and continued to be available for VIRTUAL EVENTS, which have been extreme...

Starting at
$300 per event

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Motivational Speaker Lemzel Johnson

1 review
3 verified bookings
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Motivational Speaker from Decatur, AL (477 miles from Raleigh, NC)

Lemzel Johnson is one of the top motivational speakers in the country. He has inspired 100's of audiences around the country and Honduras to be more productive with helping teams and individuals clarify their motives to...

Starting at
$1,500 per event

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Top of the World Speaker.

2 reviews
6 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Motivational Speaker from New York City, NY (423 miles from Raleigh, NC)

World Record: Motivational Speaker (Mt Everest Summiter). Specializes in opening & closing keynotes. An international speaker on topics including leadership, teamwork and overcoming adversity. Anything is Possible. Toge...

Starting at
$4,500 per event

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Strongman Eric Moss

5 reviews
7 verified bookings
Motivational Speaker from Rockaway, NJ (419 miles from Raleigh, NC)

An experience beyond the ordinary! The Strongman Experience is an entertaining, immersive, captivating presentation that will leave your audience inspired and in a state of awe. This is not the typical “speaker behind...

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Emily Perl Kingsley - Motivational Speaker

2 reviews
3 verified bookings
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Motivational Speaker from Briarcliff Manor, NY (450 miles from Raleigh, NC)

EMILY PERL KINGSLEY - Emmy Award winning writer - Motivational Speaker Emily Perl Kingsley garnered 23 Emmy Awards over her 45-year career as a writer for SESAME STREET (among many other awards). She has wonderful stor...

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Glenn Bill - Keynote Motivational Speaker

1 verified booking
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Motivational Speaker from Indianapolis, IN (493 miles from Raleigh, NC)

Glenn Bill who received his real estate license at the age of 19, pioneered his way to the top before wisely purchasing a national franchise within 4 years. Through passion, vision, drive, and innate skill he applied the...

Starting at
$7,500 per event

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Your Career Evolution Edict with Amy Rossi

2 reviews
4 verified bookings
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Motivational Speaker from Grosse Ile, MI (498 miles from Raleigh, NC)

Amy Rossi is a John C Maxwell certified Leadership Coach, Trainer, and Speaker, with 20+ years of industry experience in Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Strategy & Design, Customer Success, Account Management /...

Starting at
$675 per event

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Jim Ryan Talks

1 review
2 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Motivational Speaker from Franklin, TN (458 miles from Raleigh, NC)

I am a motivational speaker who focuses on Happiness. My signature talk is "Managing Thought, the Key to Success in Business and in Life". I also have done talks on Leadership and Customer Service, both coming from the...

Starting at
$2,000 per event
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