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Top 10 Overcoming Adversity Speakers

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Adversity comes in many unique forms and affects individuals in different ways. One person's hardship may be viewed by others as misfortune, whereas other people's distresses might be viewed as suffering on a grand scale by most, as in the cases of disaster situations. Whatever difficulty an  individual has experienced—be it addiction, cancer or other health issues, life changes, domestic violence, or financial—the steps to overcoming adversity involve not only learning how to work through the residual suffering but also being able to draw on the experience in the future in a way that nurtures resilience.

Whether large or small, physical or emotional, every individual has experienced adversity at some point in life, and learning how to overcome it and find strength in it can benefit individuals on a personal growth level. These lessons then carry over into a team structure and in turn affect growth in productivity and business performance in multiple levels of corporate environments, as employees and executives alike learn methods designed to foster effective crisis management and customer service aptitude. These top keynote speakers on overcoming adversity can help you achieve resiliency skills that impact the quality of leadership and business culture, and result in healthier attitudes and peak performance from individuals as well as teams.

Marcus Aurelius Anderson, speaker

Marcus Arelius Anderson

  • Once Paralyzed from the Neck Down
  • Mindset Coach
  • Overcoming Adversity 
Fee Range

$10,000 - $15,000

Travels From

Oklahoma

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Erin Brockovich, Environment Speaker

Erin Brockovich

  • Notorious Environmentalist, Subject of the Hit Movie, "Erin Brockovich"
Fee Range

$20,000 - $30,000

Travels From

California

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Jim Davidson Speaker

Jim Davidson

  • Resilience Expert
  • Expedition Leader
  • Summited Mt. Everest
  • NYT Bestselling Author
Fee Range

$10,000 - $15,000

Travels From

Colorado

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Yossi Ghinsberg

Yossi Ghinsberg

  • One of the Greatest Survival Stories of Our Time
Fee Range

$15,000 - $20,000

Travels From

California

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Kevin Hines, Health speaker

Kevin Hines

  • Mental Health Advocate
  • Best-Selling Author for Cracked Not Broken
  • Only Golden Gate Bridge Jump Survivor Who Actively Spreads Message of Living Mentally Healthy
Fee Range

$7,500 - $10,000

Travels From

Georgia

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Inky Johnson

Inky Johnson

  • Inspirational Speaker
  • Former UT Football Player Tackled and Sustained Life-Threatening Injuries
Fee Range

$15,000 - $20,000

Travels From

Georgia

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Isaac Lidsky, Speaker

Isaac Lidsky

  • Former U.S. Supreme Court clerk for US Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • Completely Blind due to Retinitis Pigmentosa, a Rare Degenerative Disease 
  • “Weasel” on NBC’s “Saved By The Bell: The New Class”
Fee Range

$20,000 - $30,000

Travels From

Florida

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Allison Massari, Overcoming Adversity Speaker

Allison Massari

  • Top 10 Inspirational Speaker on Resilience, Change, Adversity, and Triumph
  • Speaker for Patient Experience in Healthcare
  • Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, Burn Survivor, Visual Artist
Fee Range

$10,000 - $15,000

Travels From

California

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John O’Leary, Overcoming Adversity Speaker

John O’Leary

Proof of the Power of the Human Spirit

Fee Range

$15,000 - $20,000

Travels From

Missouri

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Amy Purdy Speaker

Amy Purdy

  • 2014 U.S. Paralympian
  • Adaptive Snowboarding
  • Dancing with the Stars Contestant
Fee Range

$30,000 - $50,000

Travels From

Colorado

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