There are many motivational speakers, and then there is the one, the only, the incomparable Dr. Willie Jolley. He has been described simultaneously as a world-class, award-winning speaker and singer, best-selling author and media personality.
Dr. Willie Jolley has achieved remarkable heights in the speaking industry, having come from humble beginnings of being a fired singer, who was replaced by a karaoke machine! He has gone on to be named “One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World” by the 175,000 members of Toastmasters International. He has also been inducted into the prestigious Speaker Hall of Fame as well as achieving the distinction of Certified Speaker Professional by the National Speakers Association.
In 2012, he was the recipient of the Ron Brown Distinguished Leadership Award. In 2013 he was named, “One of the Top 5 Leadership Speakers” by Speaking.com and Business Leader of The Year by The African American Chambers of Commerce.
Dr. Jolley uses his public platform to pursue his mission of empowering and encouraging people to rise above their circumstances and maximize their God given potential! Many know him as the speaker Ford Motors called on in 2006 when they were on the brink of bankruptcy. He worked with them in 2006, 2007 and 2008. And in 2009, Ford was the only one of the Big Three Automakers to reject a government bailout and go on to Billion Dollar profits!
No matter the venue, from his exciting television appearances to his SiriusXM radio show, to corporate audiences like Wal-Mart, Comcast, Verizon, Marriott or The Million Dollar Round Table, Dr. Willie Jolley keeps it moving with high energy and enthusiasm, as he delivers nuggets on how every person can live a better life, one day at a time!
Dr. Willie Jolley is the author of several international best-selling books including "It Only Takes A Minute To Change Your Life," "A Setback Is A Setup For A Comeback," "Turn Setbacks Into Greenbacks and An Attitude of Excellence," which was endorsed by Dr. Stephen Covey.
Dr. Jolley holds a Doctorate of Ministry Degree in Faith Driven Achievement from the California Graduate School of Theology, a Master’s Degree in Theology from Wesley Theological seminary and a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from The American University.
- An Attitude of Excellence
- Change Is Good…When Your Attitude is GREAT!
- Turn Setbacks Into Comebacks
- How to Be Unstoppable! Leadership & Achievement!
- Motivate Your Youth: Dare 2 Dream Dare 2 Win
Adversity/Challenge, Attitude, Business, Change, Corporate Culture, Leadership, Motivation, Performance, Sales, Self-Improvement, Success, Team Building, Youth
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“I can’t remember when we had a speaker who had such a positive response from the Managers and Managers-In-Training. I have heard many of them quoting you since the meeting!” - Dominos Pizza
“Without a doubt, our best sales program yet You helped drive the Internet sales force to another level of sales success even during a downturn economy. Outstanding!” - Verizon
“Willie Jolley changed my attitude! I never felt so good about my job and now I know I play a BIG PART in the success of the company!” - Georgetown Conference & Convention Center
“Extraordinary! You spoke for our Team and helped us take our thinking to another level and had us on our feet, then spoke for a high school we adopted, and had them standing on their feet! Incredible!” - Nabisco