Motivation/Inspiration Speakers

Ovations’ Motivational and Inspirational Speakers help teams light internal fires. Whether the topic is about mastering adversity or achieving mission success, our motivation experts allow audiences and institutions alike to move mountains. Hear from Olympic Gold Medal winners, peak performance experts, professional football players and explorers, to name a few. Stay inspired.

Michael Licenblat

In the world of business, no matter how confident, competent or experienced you are, setbacks are a part of any sales process. How well you handle those sales rejections, failures and problems will often determine how successful you are going be. Michael Licenblat, B.Sc.(Psych) is a resilience expert who teaches people in sales how to bounce back from rejections and setbacks. Drawing on his ...

Michael Ma

Michael Ma has built a huge lifestyle empire, IndoChine Bar & Restaurant Group, which spans six countries and comprises more than 26 restaurants, bistros, bars, clubs and even a beach resort in Phuket. It is a unique reflection of the contemporary Asian lifestyle, the Singapore-based IndoChine Group offers it's discerning international clientele a number of award-wining restaurants and bars. IndoC ...

Michael Milton

Michael is a talented and sought-after speaker and Australia's First winter Paralympic Medallist. Over the years he has done numerous presentations to corporate groups of varying sizes and is well used to adapting his speech to suit themed events. At the age of nine, Michael contracted bone cancer and had his leg amputated. Michael is now both a world and Olympic skiing champion, not to mention ow ...

Michael O'Loughlin

Michael O’Loughlin, former AFL star and founder of CMC Indigenous Services, is celebrated for his dynamic playing style, marked by his agility, speed, flair, and aerial skills. Over a distinguished 20-year career, he played 303 senior AFL games for the Sydney Swans, earning All-Australian honors twice and representing Australia in International Rules.

An influential and engaging keynote speaker, In 2016, Michael established CMC Indigenous Services leveraging his extensive leadership experience to advance Indigenous education, engagement, employment, and opportunities.

Michael Slater

Michael Slater was an Australian cricketer of world class standing. A combative and wholehearted cricketer, Michael Slater (affectionately known as "Slats") played many vital innings for New South Wales and as an Australian opener with his adventurous brand of strokeplay. Slat's is now forging a strong career in Australian media with a number of national and international commentary roles as we ...

Michelle Bridges

In today's weight conscious society where childhood obesity, meal replacements and lap band surgery dominate the social conversation, the uncluttered message delivered by Michelle Bridges comes as a welcome relief. Best known as the straight talking red team trainer of Channel Ten's ratings heavyweight The Biggest Loser, Michelle mixes her tough love message with a heart warming compassion and und ...

Michelle Ray

Originally from Australia and now residing in Vancouver, Canada, Michelle Ray is an award-winning leadership business keynote speaker, author, educator and founder of Lead Yourself First Enterprises and the Real Time Leadership Academy. She is passionate about helping leaders navigate change and build authentic connections with their teams so they can thrive in the new world of work. She is an unstoppable force on stage, creating memorable experiences for her audiences by utilizing her masterful methods of audience engagement and dynamic stage presence.

Mickey Arthur

Before his appointment as Head Coach of Western Australia Warriors, John Michael (Mickey) Arthur was one of South Africa's longest-serving and most successful national cricket coaches. He created history when he became the first South African coach to guide his team (Proteas) to a test win in Australia, consigning Australia to its first series defeat on home soil in 15 years. The team backed u ...

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