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.

Nigel Marsh

Nigel's first book "Fat, Forty and Fired" was described by influential business magazine BRW as "one of the best books of 2005". Translated into a number of languages and published around the world it is currently being developed into a feature film. Disarmingly honest Nigel speaks from direct personal experience, giving his views on how to get the best out of business, life and those around you. ...

Nola Diamantopoulos

Nola Diamantopoulos is the creator and facilitator of the Creative Corporates Art & Thinking programs. Once a worldwide Tax Manager in the oil & gas industry, her life since then is now inspired by art, creativity, education and facilitation. Nola Diamantopoulos, facilitator of creativity, is best known for her fresh, interactive and fun-filled workshops where keynote is anything but tradition ...

Olympia Dukakis

Actress, director, producer, teacher, activist - this is how Olympia Dukakis defines herself. The Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning star of such films as Moonstruck, Steel Magnolias, Picture Perfect and the top rated mini-series Tales of the City, Olympia Dukakis is a woman of uncommon achievement and dedication. A 30 year veteran of stage and screen, she also founded and served as artistic d ...

Omer Soker

Omer Soker has held senior general management roles with two multinational corporations. In contrast, he has also launched his own businesses in Hong Kong and Australia. He understands both perspectives. Omer has also been a corporate change agent, re-engineering two ailing businesses back to health through tough decisions and a 'succeed at all costs' ambition. Conversely, he has volunteered his ...

Pat Cash

Pat Cash is best known as the flamboyant winner of Wimbledon 1987. Nowadays he is developing his business interests which include working with the Cash/Hopper Tennis Academy in Australia which he set up with fellow Australian Gavin Hopper. Pat is also kept busy with his television commentary work and in his capacity as the UK President of the charity GOAL, helping street children in the third worl ...

Pat Farmer

Pat Farmer has transformed his interest of ultra-marathon running into a professional career - setting and breaking world records at events globally, while simultaneously raising funds for charities and medical research programs. A high profile leader, acknowledged for an enviable media following, positive 'brand' awareness, and the influence to unite and inspire action for a vision or solution. P ...

Pat Riley

While being professional basketball's second most winning coach, Pat holds the title of one of "America's Greatest Motivational Speakers" and was rated by Success Magazine as "the best in his field." He is a consumerate competitor who knows the exhilaration that comes with winning. His books "Showtime" and "The Winner Within" have appeared on the New York Times Best Sellers list. His philosophy is ...

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