Who is Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek has become a global leader in the areas of leadership development and business. He currently is a professor at Columbia University. He has a degree in Anthropology but has worked primarily in marketing before becoming a business consultant. He is a keynote speaker at events around the globe. He is an author of best-selling books, Ted talk speaker, and an influencer around the world.

Simon says his goal is to help build a world in which the vast majority of people go home everyday feeling fulfilled by their work.

Simon Sinek Live

Simon Sinek Workshops – Simon and his team offer a variety of workshops. Current live workshops include:

  • Individual Why Discovery – 1 day
  • Why Discovery for Teams and Organizations – 1 day
  • Inspire Like a Leader – 2 days
  • Think Like a Leader – 1 day or a half-day
  • Connect Like a Leader – 1 day or a half-day
  • Bring Core Values to Life – 1 day
  • Defining Moments – 1 day
  • Five Key Principles – 1 day or a half-day
  • Why Your Strengths Are More Important Than Your Job Description – 1 day
  • Conversations That Make a Difference: Recognition and Feedback – 1 day or a half-day
  • Create Deeper Work Relationships and Strengthen Your Team – 1 day

Simon Sinek Keynote Speeches

Simon has several Keynote speeches that he can be hired to give. Current speeches include:

  • Start With Why 45 – 90 minutes
  • Leaders Eat Last 45 – 90 minutes
  • How Great Teams and Organizations Pull Together 45 – 90 minutes
  • Culture East Strategy For Breakfast 60 – 90 minutes
  • 5 Key Principles 60 – 90 minutes
  • Millennials in the Workforce 60 – 90 minutes
  • Truly Human Leadership 60 – 90 minutes
  • How to Build Trust and Inspire Performance 60 – 90 minutes

Simon Sinek Live Webinars

Simon Sinek gives live webinars from time to time. You can check events on his Facebook page: https://www.Facebook.com/pg/si… to find out what is on his current schedule.

Simon Sinek Training and Resources

Why Discovery Course – this course is offered on startwithwhy.com. You can take the course structured for individuals or on structured for teams and organizations. This online course will walk you through the process to find your why.

Guides Available for Sale

  • Stand Out in the Job Market Complete Guide
  • Stand Out in the Job Market Cover Letter
  • Stand Out in the Job Market Interview Tips
  • Stand Out in the Job Market Elevator Pitch
  • Stand Out in the Job Market Resume
  • Share Your Golden Circle
  • Speak to Inspire Actions Guide

Guides and Resources available for free on startwithwhy.com

    •      What Parents Can Do
    •      What Millennials Can Do
    •      What Companies Can Do
  • Start With Why Friends Exercise
  • SkillShare Class – How to Share Ideas That Inspire Action

Other Material available for sale on startwithwhy.com

  • Good Morning Sunshine Poster
  • You Are Allowed Poster
  • Tote Bag – Inspire Action
  • Cuff Links – To Inspire Action
  • Optimism Candle
  • Notebook and Pen combinations
  • Books and Book bundles

Simon Sinek Podcasts

Simon Sinek has done a few podcasts, some on his own and some as a guest on other peoples podcast series. Check where you get you podcasts from. ITunes and various other sites offer podcasts for download. Some examples are:

  • Start with Why Podcast,
  • Leaders Eat Last Podcast,
  • Simon Sinek on How We Are Better Together Podcast.

Books by Simon Sinek

1. Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Actionin this book Simon Sinek is trying to help people live a more fulfilled life. If people and businesses start with the why, rather than how or what they will reach a level that is not obtainable any other way. He talks about the golden circle.

2. Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t in this book Simon Sinek talks about leaders building trust. The leader has to sacrifice to help his people, not sacrifice his people to help himself.

3.Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team– this is a companion book for start with why and will help you walk through step by step the process to find you why.

4. Together Is Better: A Little Book of Inspiration– with this book Simon Sinek wanted to create a book that would be an experience. It is a cute little book of inspiration with hand drawn illustrations. He wanted this to be a book that you needed to hold, to feel, to experience, rather than something that you can just download. He has a scented page in it so you can engage the more of you senses in the experience. The scent is optimism.

Simon Sinek at Columbia Universtiy

Simon Sinek is a professor in the School of Professional Studies as Columbia University.
Simon Sinek, an instructor in the M.S. in Strategic Communications program, recently gave a presentation on leadership for The 99%: “If You Don’t Understand People, You Don’t Understand Business”.

Simon Sinek Ted Talks

How Good Leaders Inspire Action





Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe




Simon Sinek on Millennials

Simon Sinek has become famous for his take on Millennials. He has several books and resource material available to help Millennials and to help companies bring them in and help them become fantastic members of the team.

Simon Sinek on YouTube

There are many Simon Sinek videos on YouTube.  Take the time to check some  out.   https://www.youtube.com/user/SimonSinek/videos

Simon Sinek on Social Media

Simon Sinek website: https://startwithwhy.com

Simon Sinek Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/simon…

Simon Sinek Twitter: @simonsinek

Simon Sinek LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/si…

Simon Sinek Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simo…

Simon Sinek YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/S…


As you can see, Simon Sinek is a global leader in the leadership training, personal development, and inspiration. I hope you take the time to get to know Simon’s work better.





Who is Les Brown?

Les Brown is one of the top motivational speakers in the world. He is known for his catch phases “Its possible”, “you gotta be hungry” and “you have greatness within you”.

Les Brown Biography

Les Brown was born in an abandoned building in Miami along with his twin brother Wesley. Soon after he was adopted by Maimi Brown. She was a single woman that despite low income adopted several children over the years.

Les was labeled educable mentally retarded in grade school. It was a teacher in high school that helped him over come this label and achieve incredible results. Les frequently tells a story about a teacher asking him to do some work on the board. He said he couldn’t. The teacher told to him to never let anyone else or a label anyone gives him to define who he is or what he can be.

The teacher encouraged him to follow his dreams and be whatever he wants to be. He told the teacher he wanted to be a Disc Jockey. The teacher told him to listen to the best speakers and to practice, practice, practice and to be ready when the opportunity comes.

Les Brown went to a radio station in Miami looking for a job. Les tells the story that he went back everyday being told no, until the manager gave up and gave him a job as an errand boy. It was when a disc jockey was drinking on the job and Les was the only person around that his opportunity finally came. He had been practicing and he was ready. When the microphone came on he said “Look out! This is me LB, triple P – Les Brown, Your Platter Playing Poppa. There were none before me and there will be none after me. Therefore, that makes me the one and only. Young and single and love to mingle. Certified, Bona-fide, indubitably qualified to bring you satisfaction, and a whole lot of action. Look out, baby, I’m your lo-o-ove man.” The Radio station then hired him full time as a disc jockey.

After his Radio career Les Brown became a member of the Ohio State Legislature, then worked at PBS for a while, and then began Les Brown Enterprises. He also had a short run television show.

Les Brown has been included in the Top Five Outstanding Speakers Worldwide by Toastmasters International. The National Speakers Association awarded him the Council of Peers Award of Execllence and the Golden Gavel Award for achievement and leadership in communication,

Les Brown Events

Les Brown puts on events all over the world. The current event that he is promoting is: Les Brown Unlimited – Empower your Mind and Change Your Life.

He is also a keynote speaker at private events. Fortune 500 CEOs, small business owners, non-profit and community leaders has all hired him. He is considered a premier keynote speaker and has audiances as large as 80,000 people. He energizes people to meet challenges that they face and build their dream life.

Les Brown Motivational Self-help On-line

Like other success and motivational coaches, Les Brown has several self-help videos and audios available. Many of his courses and material are available online. They are available for 30 day access, 6 month access, or to purchase unlimited access. The course he offers are:

-4 Stages to Greatness

-Bringing out the Millionaire In You

-Choosing your Future

-Creating Your Greatest Life

-Getting Unstuck

-How to Tell a Story

-Speak your Way to Unlimited Wealth – Volume 1

-Speak your Way to Unlimited Wealth – Volume 2

-Unwrap your Infinite Greatness with the Bonus title – It’s Not Over Until you Win

-Vision Commitment Support/Making It Through the Storms of Life

-Woman thou art Loosed

-You Deserve!

Les Brown Books, Speeches, CDs and DVDs

Les Brown has release several books, audio books, speeches, CDs, and DVDs. He also co-authored several books and wrote the forward for many more. Many are listed here, but not all of them.

-Live Your Dreams

-It’s Not Over Until you Win – How to Become the Person You Always Wanted to Be No Matter What the Obstacle

-The Best of Les Brown Audio Collection – Inspiration from the world`s leading motivational speaker

-Live Full and Die Empty

-7 Steps to Control Your Financial Destiny

– Step Into Your Greatness

-Dream Blocks, Removing Yours

-It’s Necessary

-It’s You

-The Power of Purpose

-Up Thoughts for Down Times – Encouraging Words for Getting You Through Life

-The Courage to Live Your Dreams – multiple volumes

-It’s Possible

-Fight For Your Dreams

-Laws of Success – 12 Laws That Turn YourDreams Into Reality

-The Greatness Within You

-Increasing Your Presentation Power – multiple volumes

-Choosing Your Future

Co-written works

-How Passion Leads to a Bigger Life – Conversations with the Best Entrepeneaurs on the Planet

-What is Leadership? Defining Leadership for Personal Success

-Success is a State of Mind -Building a Foundation for Your Future

-The Power of Motivation

Les Brown Speaker Training

The Les Brown Institute offers training to become a coach, trainer, and speaker. He provides an opportunity to partner and co-brand with him.

His program is on-line and available 24/7 on demand. It includes the following courses:

-Live Your Dream

-Leadership Skills for the 21st Century

-Coaching for Success

-Speak Your Way to Unlimited Wealth

-Goal Setting for Champions

-Champion Consultive Sales Skills

-How to Tell Your Story

-Build Your Business Through Events and Seminars

-Bringing Out the Millionaire In You

-Time Management

-9 Principles of Greatness

The program also provides weekly training and coaching calls throughout the training covering topics of:

-Leadership and Project Management

-Star Goal Setting System

-Speaker Techniques and Tips

-Coaching and Emotional Intelligence

-Professional Sales Mastery Techniques

-Keys to Giving Great Presentations

-Overcoming Fear Based Obstacles.

-Powerful Motivational Messages.


Les Brown is one of the preeminent motivation speakers in the world today. He has various material that can meet the needs and budget of most people.   You can learn  more about Les Brown on Social Media.

You Can find Les Brown on Facebook, Les Brown on Twitter, Les Brown on YouTube, Instagram,  and Google+.




Who is Tony Robbins?

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Who is Tony Robbins? This is a question that many people ask when they first hear his name or something about him.Tony Robbins?

Tony RobbinsTony Robbins is a coach, motivational, speaker, entrepreneur, author, business guru, and philanthropist. He has worked with and served as an advisor for leaders, business people, and celebrities all over the world for 40years.

Tony Robins left home at age 17 and never looked back. He talks about a rough childhood. He began his career promoting seminars for motivational speaker Jim Rohn. Later he became a teacher for Neurolinguistic Programming. Then he became a performance coach and in 1997 developed the leadership academy.

Tony is a speaker at various events around the world. He runs many of his own live events for people to attend and is occasionally a guest speaker at other events. Tony is a coach and provides coaching for many people. He has many self-help programs available in CDs, DVDs, workbooks, and a performance app. He has worked with Bill Clinton, Donald Trump, Wayne Gretzky, Serena Williams, Hugh Jackman, Pitbull, Usher, Green Day, Aerosmith, and if you get a chance to hear the Tony Robbins Rocky story, it is worth a listen.

Fortune Magazine has called Tony Robbins the CEO Whisperer. Harvard Business Press included him in the list of Top 200 Business Gurus. Worth Magazine put him in the top 50 of the 100 Most Powerful People in Global Finance. Accenture included him in the list of the Top 50 Business Intellectuals in the World. American Express included him in the Top Six Business Leaders in the World to coach the entrepreneurial clients.

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Tony Robbins Philanthropist

Tony Robbins has made it a point to always try to help out those less fortunate. He frequently tells a story about when he was young and his family was going through a particularly tough time. A man came to the door with a gift basket of food and household goods. He said that gave him hope that people do care and that you can make a difference in peoples lives.

Tony has created the Tony Robbins Foundation. This is a charitable organization that strives to help less fortunate people. He has initiated programs in schools, prisons, service organizations, and shelters. He began the Basket Brigade which delivers baskets of food and household good to needy families.

Tony Robbins wants to feed a billion people and is on track to do that by 2025 through Feeding America. He has also brought fresh water to over 100,000 people in India through Spring Health. He is involved in global education prizes and the underground railroad which fights to end child trafficking and slavery.

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Tony Robbins Coaching

Tony RobbinsTony Robbins has been a coach to some of the world’s leaders, leading business people and entertainers. He currently offers three levels of coaching using coaches that he trained in his system. He offers a free 30-minute coaching strategy session to help decide what type of coaching will be the best fit.

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The three levels of coaching he offers are:

1. Life Coaching for people who need help to define their goals, vision, and a creating a plan to get there.

2. Results Coaching for people who have a clear idea of goals and visions, but need help actually making it happen and being accountable.

3. Results Life Coaching for people that are making major changes, taking a big leap, taking on new challenges, or stepping outside of their comfort zone.

Tony Robbins Events

Tony RobbinsSome people do not want one on one coaching but would like to attend group events where they can still learn and get results. Tony offers several different events throughout the year. His philosophy is to Educate, get Engagement, and Empower people.

Experience Tony Robbins Live! Get tickets to his next event at TonyRobbins.com.

The events that he is currently offering are:

1. Unleash the Power Within is a 3 1/2 day event with Tony Robbins that will help breakthrough any limitations and help you create the life you want.

For a Limited Time Only: Buy-One-Get-One FREE Tickets! Tony Robbins’ Unleash The Power Within Live in San Jose, CA March 15-18

2. Business Mastery is a live 5-day event to help identify critical barriers within your business and to help grow you business, increase productivity, and realize your #1 barrier to success. You can learn from Tony and industry leaders at this event.

3. Leadership Academy is a live 4-day event teaching Tony’s proprietary methods to help you influence, inspire and empower others.

4. Date with Destiny is a 6-day live event with Tony Robbins to help find your purpose, what motivates you, what are you passionate about, reshaping core value to enhance joy and create the life you want.

Discover your true destiny within at TonyRobbins.com.

Life and Wealth Mastery

5. Life Mastery is a live 5-day event that is a detox program and wellness retreat to cleanse, detox and revitalize your energy.

6. Wealth Mastery is a live 4-day event where you get access to learn from the most successful investors and financial traders in the world.

7. Mastery University is a program where you attend the 3 events; Date with Destiny, Life Mastery, and Wealth Mastery over a 12 – 24 month period.

8. Platinum Partnershipis for those that want a level more. You travel with a group of extraordinary people that are committed to personal and professional success and improvement. As a group you travel up to 3 times per year with Tony Robbins and his wife Sage Robbins to learn, network, and experience an adventure together.

9. Business Coaching Results Program is for those that want to learn Tony’s 6 core business processes and receive accountability coaching and support.

Tony Robbins Self-Help

I may be compensated through the links in the post below, but the opinions are my own.

Not everyone has the time or money to have personal coaching or to go to live events. Tony Robbins has developed several self-help programs using CDs, DVD, workbooks/journals, and some even have a digital app. He has material in categories of:

1. Productivity and Performance

The Time of Your Life – master your time to get more out of life

The Time of Your Life – RPM Life Management System (Planner)    Get extraordinary results in less time. Let Tony Robbins show you how to live a more fulfilling life!

Personal Coaching Collection: Time of Your Life

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2. Mind and Meaning

Ultimate Edge– make your life extraordinary

Personal Power II– turn your dreams into reality

Personal Coaching Collection: The Edge

Power Talk! Results Library

Create your lasting change at TonyRobbins.com.

3. Health and Vitality

The Body You Deserve– sustainable weight loss strategies to transform your health

The Path to Weight Loss– overcoming emotional obstacles preventing your form achieving your ideal weight

Living Healthy– proven strategies for long-lasting health and vitality

Vital Energy

BioEnergy Greens

Energy Now

ImmunoBoost -C+

Pure Body Cleanse

Ultimate Weight Loss Chocolate or Ultimate Weight Loss Vanilla

4. Wealth and Lifestyle

Money Masters

How I Do Business– take control of your business and financial future

Personal Coaching Collection: Financial Freedom

Unshakable  – Your Financial Freedom Playbook

Learn the secrets to true wealth, abundance and financial freedom at TonyRobbins.com.

5. Career and Business

Mastering Influence– become a master of sales and persuasion

Creating Lasting Change – inspire others to make positive change

The Time of Your Life – master your time to get more out of life

New Marketing Mastery by David Meerman Scott – successful marketing strategies for the always-on world

How I Do Business– take control of your business and financial future

Money Masters

Personal Coaching Collection: Time of Your Life

The Time of Your Life – RPM Life Management System (Planner)

6. Love and Relationships

Ultimate Relationship Program

Crazy Making to Love Making

Personal Coaching Collection: Love and Passion

7. Leadership and Impact.

Creating Lasting Change– inspire others to make positive change
Live the life YOU want! It only takes 10 days to create lasting change.

Mastering Influence– become a master of sales and persuasion

Money Masters

8. Other/ Miscellaneous

Breakthrough with Tony Robbins DVD Box Set – see Tony help real people change their lives

Personal Coaching Collection: Find Your True Gift

Personal Coaching Collection: Energy for Life

Tony Classics – Unleash the Power Within Audio Program

Tony Classics – Power to Shape Your Destiny

Tony Classics – Live With Passion

Inner Strength Films: Tri-pack

Inner Strength Films: Reclaiming Your True Identity

Inner Strength Films: Conquering Over Whelming Loss

Inner Strength Films: Negotiating Conflict

Tony Robbins Books

Some people do not want to go through the work of a self-help program. Tony Robbins also has written several books.

1. Unlimited Power: The New Science Of Personal Achievement

2. Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial 

3. Giant Steps: Small Changes to Make a Big Difference 

4. Unshakable – Your Financial Freedom Playbook

5. Money – Master the Game   Tools to Make Money in Tough Economic Times 


Tony Robbins is a giant in the success coach industry. He has almost 40 years of experience and offers various options to meet almost anyone’s budget and needs.  You can find out more about Tony Robbins on social media. What's standing between you and success?Tony Robbins on Facebook, Tony Robbins on Twitter, Tony Robbins on YouTube, Tony Robbins on Google+ and Instagram.