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5 Motivational Speakers to Hire in New York City  | Charles Clark

Are you looking for a motivational speaker for your next corporate event or team gathering in New York City? 

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New York proves to be an excellent location for annual conferences, celebratory team meetings, sports team functions and educational events. NYC is filled with talented motivational speakers who will excite your attendees. They’re a great addition to your event because they inspire your attendees to do better in life and in the workplace.

The list below includes top New York City keynote speakers from a range of backgrounds. From authors, to previous corporate executives, there is someone for any type of event. Take a look at the line-up below for a variety of speakers. The listed speakers offer services for a wide range of budgets and topical needs.

Charles Clark: Former World-Class Athlete and Top Motivational Speaker in New York

Charles Clark’s story includes a relatable tale of overcoming great trials to come out on top. At the height of his life, he was one of the fastest men in the world. Charles was on his way to becoming a household name. That was until a career-ending injury left him confused about his purpose. Finally, he learned to turn his story of adversity and pain into something that would impact students, professionals and athletes in New York City and beyond. Now, Charles Clark is one of the most sought after motivational speakers in the United States. He develops customized speeches that will uplift, empower, and challenge your attendees to be their best selves.

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Dr. Tarika Barrett: CEO of Girls Who Code and McGraw Hill Board Member

Dr. Barrett is passionate about expanding women’s influence in the tech industry. She is the founder of a non-profit organization, Girls Who Code. The organization’s goal is to equip girls with the skills needed to land opportunities in modern career fields. During her speaking engagements in New York City and beyond, Tarika talks about the importance of diversity and equity in the workplace. She also shares steps on how to create inclusive environments for women and minorities. 

Dr. Dennis Cummings: Author and Leadership Speaker

Cummings is a best selling author of Turning Terrible into Terrific. In his book and through his speaking engagements, he shares real-world strategies for mastering business and becoming a better leader. Throughout his years of speaking, he’s shared the importance of keeping a positive attitude, despite trials we may face.

Daymond John: Entrepreneur, Shark Tank Investor and Motivational Speaker

Daymond John is well-known for his Emmy Winning presence on Shark Tank as an investor. Over the years, he’s taken his investment and business building experience and has crafted messages to help others succeed in entrepreneurship. John’s story is relatable in the fact that he has become successful despite dealing with dyslexia and other challenges. 

Sarah Robb O’Hagan: Former President of Equinox, Activist and Keynote Speaker

O’Hagan is a “disruption expert” and motivational speaker in New York City. She believes that her lessons learned in the sports and fitness industry can be translated into powerful lessons for the workplace. Sarah has an impressive resume from the corporate world. Her portfolio includes leadership experience at Gatorade, Nike, Equinox and other brands. In her book and during her speeches, she draws on her professional experience to map out tips for making failure your fuel. Lastly, she encourages audiences to stray from conventional wisdom to make big impact. 

Charles Clark is a motivational, keynote speaker in New York who will inspire your corporate team, co-workers, students, or athletes. 

Hire Charles and your audience will leave inspired to set goals and achieve them. Charles’ motivational speeches can lead to increased productivity at work, so hire Charles today, a motivational speaker in New York, New York.

Charles Clark is also available to travel to Brooklyn, Queens, Yonkers, Long Island City, Newark, East Brunswick, White Plains, Huntington, East Hampton, Bridgehampton and beyond.


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