Keynote speaker for colleges, conferences, and conventions
Sam Davidson is a keynote speaker at colleges, conferences, and conventions about how anyone can make the most of his or her one precious life. His messages focus on leadership, service, and entrepreneurship, and how you can have a better impact through each.
As a social entrepreneur, consultant, father, husband, and author, Sam knows the unique challenges faced by anyone trying to chase down a dream and live a meaningful life. His talks are funny, uplifting, full of energy, and always long on application so attendees can take what he says and use it in their own personal and professional lives.
Above all, his messages are always uniquely tailored to the audience and the event so that listeners get a speech that is perfect for who they are and where they are in life, making sure they talk about Sam Davidson, long after he finishes speaking.
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October 3: Keynote Speaker, Furman University - Greenville, SC
October 9: Keynote Speaker, Envirofest at Towson University - Baltimore, MD
October 10: Guest Speaker, Patterson Park Public Charter School - Baltimore, MD
October 11: Keynote Speaker, International Order of the Golden Rule 2014 Fall Forum - Nashville, TN
October 22: Keynote Speaker, University of California-Irvine - Irvine, CA
October 25: Keynote Speaker, Hofstra University - Hempstead, NY
October 28: Host, TEDxNashvilleSalon: Creo - Nashville, TN
November 16-17: Keynote Speaker, Association of Intermountain Housing Officers - Logan, UT
January 30: Featured Speaker, AFLV Central - Indianapolis, IN
Sam's most popular keynote speeches
What My 2nd Grade Girlfriend Taught Me About Leadership
Whether you're a new leader or an experienced veteran, leadership is urgent work. Good leaders are those who make the most of their time at the helm to motivate others to join the cause, replicate themselves in order to grow a large movement, and end up accomplishing great things. In this highly energetic and honest talk about leadership, Sam shares why leaders have a core story they use in order to attract new followers, why the work of leadership often looks like cleaning up, and what legacy means for today's leaders.
Simplify Your Life
Based on Sam Davidson's popular book, this keynote speech shares practical tips for leaders, entrepreneurs, and managers to reclaim time and energy in order to focus on what's most important at work and at home. Sam shares key lessons about clutter, busts myths about passion, and approaches the concept of work/life balance in a whole new way. Attendees leave this talk with proven steps to take in order to say "Yes!" to opportunities for growth and advancement while steering clear of distractions and disappointment.
Cool People Care: Saving the World with Your Day Job
As a dedicated social entrepreneur, Sam Davidson understands the potential of business to make a measurable difference in the world. Drawing upon his experience as the co-founder and CEO of Cool People Care, Sam shares what sets a social business apart from business-as-usual and why we need more passionate do-gooders wiling to grow companies that stand the test of time. Sam also shares the ups and downs of social enterprise and holds nothing back when it comes to the challenges that and social entrepreneur faces when he or she is ready to plan, launch, and grow a social enterprise.
Turning Your Passion Into Your Profession
Using a four-step process that worked for him, Sam Davidson offers a proven plan for anyone looking to leave his or her day job and start chasing down that dream job. Using material from his book 50 Things Your Life Doesn't Need, Sam discusses the ins and outs of passions, shares how to find the right passion you can develop into a job, and then how to make sure you're financially successful when it comes to leveraging your passion as a career. This talk is perfect for anyone looking to change the status quo of their own life in order to find a better, more fulfilling, more relevant career path.
Bring Sam Davidson to your next event
Bring Sam Davidson to your campus!
Sam is available for college events and is exclusively represented by CAMPUSPEAK. Please contact CAMPUSPEAK at 303.745.5545 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
50% of the audience is on their phone tweeting. This is the future of leadership, ideas, and inspiration. #DGlectureship— Jonathan Dennill (@JonathanDennill) March 5, 2013
Sam Davidson just killed that speech. Great way to see leadership from a different perspective. #txsummit— Matthew Montes (@mattm0ntes) February 9, 2013
@samdavidson One of the best keynotes I've experienced. Thanks for sharing your talents!— Lane Luckie (@LaneLuckie) January 12, 2013
Learned a lot about potential just from a tube of toothpaste and squeezing a banana... #WWLS2013— Frank Brist (@frankbrist) June 27, 2013
@samdavidson We know you're still on stage, but thank you for being a phenomenal keynote speaker! \m/— UT Dean of Students(@utdos) February 9, 2013
My ideal speaker is someone who can get their point across while making me feel like I'm at a comedy club. Thank you Sam Davidson! #BLT2013— Jessica Loveland(@JessLoveland) January 26, 2013
I usually cant stand listening to speakers, but Sam Davidson is the man #wnysgc— Pete McKelvey (@PeterATweeter) October 27, 2012