Our 10 Most Booked Speakers & Trending Topics

Nando Parrado has been our most booked speaker for over 17 
years. His unbelievable and powerful story remains the ultimate survival story of all time. Nando recounts the extraordinary tale of how he and 15 of his teammates survived for 72 brutal days after their plane crashed into the frozen Andes Mountains more than 40 years ago.

 Peter Sheahan is the Founder & Group CEO of Karrikins Group and is known internationally for his innovative business thinking and thought leadership. He brings energy, enthusiasm and insight to the stage and creates inspiring direction with his customized material that leaves audiences wanting more.

Monica Lewinsky took the world by storm with her powerful TED Talk discussing digital reputation, cyber bullying and resilience. Many know the story, but listening to this London School of Economics MSc reflect back with perspective, offers a new insight.

Greg McKeown challenges conventional wisdom in a unique and engaging style from the first moment to the last instant. Everyone feels like they have more to do than there are hours in the day, and his fresh look at what is essential will have you rethinking your priorities. 

Frances Frei will challenge your thinking. One client said earlier this year, "Frances is marvelous. The best outside speaker we've ever had." She will test the way you think about customer service. Her premise is that you must dare to be bad at some things or you will end up with exhaustive mediocrity.

Ron White remains a GDA favorite. There isn't a meeting or group that won't benefit from his phenomenal presentation. Ron involves the crowd as he amazes everyone with his memory skills and techniques, leaving every audience stunned and wanting more. 

Shawn Achor is a New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage and Before HappinessThere is a reason his class on happiness was the most popular class at Harvard. His research based presentation offers a refreshing perspective and insight into your personal and professional life.

Kevin Brown is on a mission to help people and organizations embrace a simple philosophy that separates world class organizations and high performance people from everybody else. He is passionate about helping people expand their vision, develop their potential and grow their results. 

Chester Elton is coauthor of several successful leadership books.  As a motivation expert, Chester has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Fast Company and The New York Times, and has appeared on NBC's Today Show, CNN, ABC, MSNBC, National Public Radio and CBS's 60 Minutes.

Lisa Bodell is a globally recognized futurist and expert on the topics of innovation and driving change. Her mission, with every audience she meets, is to open people's minds about the future, provoke fresh thinking around what's possible, and inspire people to take action.