This list that we present to you is not based only on our opinion, but on popular opinion. Why would you need to see or listen to motivational discourses? A motivational speech can help you more than you imagine. Especially in those moments when you doubt yourself or when you are facing financial problems. In fact, a motivational speech could save your life or career. It could only take one speech for you to open your mind to a new world of opportunities. Therefore, the next time you face difficulties, instead of complaining, listen to some motivational speeches that talk about your problem.
Keep in mind that there are many other excellent speakers, but to help you decide among the many that exist, we have listed who we believe are five of the main motivational speakers. For each of the speakers on the list below, motivating people is their true calling and since they are (or were) so well acclaimed, they have made it a career. Our advice is to watch and/or listen to all of them since each one comes from different backgrounds and have unique styles.
Without further ado, here is the list of the 5 best motivational speakers on YouTube:
Les Brown was born with his twin brother in an abandoned building in a low-income section of Miami, Florida. Subsequently, he was adopted by Mamie Brown, a single woman who worked as a domestic employee. He was declared “mentally retarded” while in elementary school. Despite the self-esteem issues that this label cause him, he was encouraged by his mother and a teacher he had during his high school years.
A powerful phrase that changed Les Brown’s life came from the mentioned teacher who told him: “Don’t let someone’s opinion of you become your reality”. That’s when Les began to open his eyes and kept pushing to reach his full potential.
(09-17-1930 – 12/5/2009)
Born to an Idaho farming family in the mid-1900s. At 25, he met his mentor Earl Shoaff. And over the next six years, he made his first fortune, yet didn’t get into speaking until he moved to California when a friend asked him to tell his success story, which Rohn titled “Idaho Farm Boy Makes It to Beverly Hills.” His speech went over so well that he received more invitations to share it, and better yet, they started paying him for it.
For more than 40 years, Jim Rohn honed his craft like a skilled artist—helping people over the world expand their imagination of what is possible. Antony Robbins was one of his most notable disciples.
Eric Thomas, who is born and raised in Detroit. At some point in his life, had to sleep on the streets of his natal city. Those hard times helped him decide to fight for a better life for himself and his family. ET, as he is better known, has taken the world by storm, with his creative style and high-energy messages. He has become one of the best motivational speakers in the world and his YouTube videos are legendary.
Besides being a motivational speaker, he is also a published author, an educator and a pastor. His best selling books have generated millions of dollars in revenue, “ET, The Hip Hop Preacher” has become a global phenomenon!
Mr. Robbins is probably the best known motivational speaker of this era. He has been honored numerous times and just to name a few of these recognitions; he has been named one of the “Top 50 Business Intellectuals in the World” by Accenture and one of the “Top 200 Business Gurus” by Harvard Business Press.
Tony Robbins, who stands at 6 feet 7 inches tall, has touched the lives of top entertainers — from Aerosmith to Green Day, to Usher and Pitbull. As well as athletes like Serena Williams, Andre Agassi, and the Golden State Warriors. Billionaire business leaders seek his advice as well; casino magnate Steve Wynn and Salesforce.com founder Marc Benioff are among those grateful for his coaching.
Nicholas James Vujicic is a Serbian-Australian evangelist motivational speaker born with tetra-amelia syndrome, a rare disorder characterized by the absence of arms and legs. Throughout his childhood, Nick dealt not only with the typical challenges of school and adolescence, such as bullying and self-esteem issues, he also struggled with depression and loneliness as he questioned why he was different from all the other kids. He couldn’t get the haunting question of “Why was I the one born without arms and legs?” out of his head.
As Nick grew up, he learned to deal with his disability and gradually accomplished more on his own. A janitor at his high school inspired him to start speaking publicly about overcoming adversity, so Nick starting speaking to small groups of students when he was 17. Nick eventually made the move from Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles, California, where he is the founder and president of an international nonprofit organization, Life Without Limbs, and owns the motivational speaking company, Attitude Is Altitude.
Nick’s story continues to resonate worldwide, and he has been featured on “CBS Sunday Morning,” “Oprah’s LifeClass,” “PBS Religion & Ethics News Weekly,” USA Today, NewsMax, “Life Today” and “The 700 Club,” and twice on “60 Minutes Australia.”
His best selling book: Life Without Limits: Inspiration for a Ridiculously Good Life
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