Speaker. Entrepreneur. Author.

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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Upcoming events

August 29: Workshop Leader, Tarleton State University - Stephenville, TX

August 31: Keynote Speaker, University of Wisconsin (Whitewater) - Whitewater, WI

September 5: Keynote Speaker and Workshop Leader, Rock Valley College - Rockford, Illinois

September 20: Keynote Speaker, Kansas State University - Manhattan, KS

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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. 

Once Upon a Time: Why Great Leaders Tell Stories

In order to be effective, leaders must lead with passion, conviction, and determination. And the best leaders make sure to instill values and goals at every level of the organization to ensure long term success. Based upon his own experience as an entrepreneur, author, and professional speaker - and drawing upon the wisdom of others - Davidson will share tips and strategies that will allow anyone to determine where to invest time and energy as a leader, how to share a leadership story that inspires, and how one can measure his or her impact as a leader.

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.

Simplify Your Life: Discover and Do What Matters

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.

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Sam is available for college events and is exclusively represented by CAMPUSPEAK. Please contact CAMPUSPEAK at 303.745.5545 or e-mail info@campuspeak.com for more information.