In our Talent Profiles series, we shine a light on some of the biggest names that MN2S has worked with. This week, we focus on four speakers with an unparalleled ability to motivate their audiences.
Dame Kelly Holmes
Dame Kelly Holmes MBE, a two-time Olympic champion, is one of the most well-liked athletes in the UK and is regarded as a role model and an inspiration around the globe. Olympic, Commonwealth, and European champion Kelly set and still holds the British records in the 800 and 1000 metres. Throughout her career, she has also won seven Gold, eight Silver, and four Bronze medals. This includes her two victories in the 800 and 1500 metres in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, making her the first British athlete to do it in more than 80 years. Following her Olympic triumph, she was named European Athlete of the Year, BBC Sports Personality of the Year, and received a Damehood from the Queen. Kelly set up the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust. The charity helps guide disadvantaged young people, getting their lives back on track by using world class athletes to engage, enable and empower, attitudes they need to fulfil a positive life. She encourages the same philosophy that she lives by, nothing is impossible.
Jack Canfield is a world-famous American author, entrepreneur, and motivation speaker. As the author of the globally bestselling series, Chicken Soup for The Soul, he’s sold over 500 million copies across the world and inspired millions to achieve their dreams. Jack Canfield has dedicated his life and career to helping others achieve their personal definition of success and create lives of greater joy, meaning, and fulfilment. He began by teaching inner-city high school students how to discover their potential and succeed regardless of their circumstances. Today, Jack Canfield is a world-renowned transformational speaker and trainer who has conducted more than 2,500 workshops and events worldwide.
Jacqueline Carter is an experienced speaker able to discuss a variety of topics with expertise and authority. As a change management and organization development expert, she is the ideal choice for businesses looking to inspire their workforce with new perspectives. With years of consulting and management experience in the private and public sectors, Cisco, Disney, IKEA, and the Royal Bank of Canada are just a handful of her clientele. Expert in mentality and leadership development, Jacqueline Carter works with top businesses to make the workplace more humane. She is also known for fostering leaders’ natural ability to improve performance, resiliency, and creativity by better understanding and controlling the mind. She is renowned for both her engaging speaking abilities and her insightful, in-depth publications. She has held financial and resource accountability for budgets exceeding $60 million and teams exceeding 100 employees, and she has assisted
Jody Urquhart, a renowned author and motivational speaker, is lauded for her best-selling book All Labor & No Say, a masterwork that disproved the notion that work cannot be enjoyable or rewarding. Urquhart is fervently committed to sharing the message about the value of enjoyable employment. She has been a motivational speaker for 20 years and speaks at over 70 events and organisations each year, inspiring audiences to adopt her optimistic outlook. Every session by Urquhart is customised to her intended audience, and she always offers inspiring and astute counsel to help audiences find meaning and buoyancy in the face of stress and change.