The best commencement speeches are remembered by the graduating classes that hear them for years to come. Perhaps students will take just one bit of the speakers' talk with them, but that simple snippet can influence their lives forever. Celebrities are particularly popular choices to give these spr... Read More

Through several decades as a prominent television personality, Robin Roberts has garnered respect from the audience and her colleagues. That admiration was on display again last week when she received the Sager Strong Award at the NBA Awards. The Sager Strong Award is presented in memory of the late... Read More

There are thousands of conferences, big and small, held each year. Many in the workforce attend these events on a regular basis, but not always with a clear focus in mind. It is important to actually be able to generate some value out of listening to conference speakers and sitting through vari... Read More

The Value of Guest Speakers for Students

Guest speakers at schools, colleges and universities can be extremely impactful to students. These are typically audiences looking for inspiration and direction, something the top speakers can provide in ample quantities. Princeton student Shannon Chaffers recently wrote for The Daily Princetonian a... Read More

Picking a keynote speaker has its own set of challenges. As with anything, breaking the process down into several key steps can make the task of hiring a speaker much easier. The main focus of your speaker search, however, should center on research. Once you are fully knowledgable about what yo... Read More

Generational expert Jason Dorsey's visit to the BrandSource Summit last week was one to remember. He gave a keynote speech that asked the retail professionals in attendance to change the way they think. His interactive presentation was titled, "Crossing the Generational Divide at Work and in Sales.... Read More

CNN analyst Bakari Sellers is one of the most powerful speakers in America today when it comes to matters dealing with race. That made him the perfect choice as the keynote speaker at Ohio State University's United Black World Month event. The theme of the entire month of activities was, "Imagining... Read More

Legal expert Preet Bharara has landed a high-profile speaking engagement with C5, a venture capital firm that specializes in investing in a variety of technologies. He is serving as the keynote speaker at gala dinner that will also honor the winner of their anti-corruption innovation challenge. The... Read More