“Funny, brilliantly crafted presentations!”
-Organization of American Historians

I am an enthralling and engaging motivational speaker from Chicago.  I lead audiences around the globe to see themselves as powerful agents of change – in their own lives and also for the world. I focuse the lens of history on the stories of people, bringing them to life with humor, passion, and insight. I have captivated audiences of all ages with my riveting presentations.

Whether your organization’s focus is on history, empowerment, team-building, or change management, you simply won’t find a more skillful motivational speaker.

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More than 300 different presentations

In addition to being in demand as a motivational/inspirational speaker, I have a vast array of crowd-pleasing, life-enhancing, curriculum-supporting multimedia presentations from which you can choose.  Not located near Chicago? I am happy to travel to speak to any group.


Recent Talks

Here are some titles of talks I have given in the past – find one that will work for you or contact me with your specific request.