Ken Okel

Ken Okel | #1 Motivational Leadership

  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

About:  Ken Okel | #1 Motivational Leadership

Ken Okel understands the importance of performing at a high level every day, having worked in broadcast news. Today, as a motivational keynote speaker, audiences enjoy his creative solutions to their problems. (WPBF, WSPA, WSIL, KAET, and the Cable Ace Award Winning Fort Collins Evening News), hurricane relief (Wilma, Frances, and Jean), and professional ballet (not a typo).

Today, as a motivational keynote speaker, audiences enjoy his creative solutions to their problems. Ken is the author of the book, Stuck on Yellow, hosts the 2 Minute Takeaway Podcast, and has marketed everything from global brands to a three-legged kitten.

Ken Okel | #1 Motivational Leadership

Today people know about Ken Okel for his leadership presentations to companies and associations. Audiences are engaged and entertained as they learn from his experiences and gain the tools necessary to transform their professional lives.

Some enjoy taking part in Ken’s famous Paper Hat Exercise.

Ken continues to use his broadcasting skills in interviews, as a Master of Ceremonies, and in webinars.

Ken is a Past President and two time Member of the Year of the Florida Speakers Association and a 15+ year member of the National Speakers Association.

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  • Motivational
  • Leadership

Race | Gender

  • Caucasian
  • Male


Keynote Topics

Remember, as kids, when you could turn down a dare? Today, workplace challenges may offer you no choice. You have to respond and you need to be at the top of your game.

Busy leaders often find themselves defined by how they perform under pressure. In this keynote session, you’ll change the way you approach challenges, inspire your team, and create a path out of uncertainty.

You Will Learn:

How top performers maximize their performance on the job.
The question smart news reporters ask and how it can build your employee culture.
The role communication plays with your team and your customers.
What you should be celebrating during challenging times.
What a ballerina knows about trust that can transform you and your organization.

This session also includes Ken’s signature piece, The Police Dog Attack Story.

If you feel like you never have enough time to get your important work done, then you’re not alone. The problem isn’t competence but the fact that you don’t get enough time to perform what you do best.

In this engaging session, you will learn actionable strategies designed to end your struggle with the clock. It’s a mindset makeover that will give you back your edge.

You Will Learn:

How to control distractions that steal your time.
Understanding how newscasters embrace the challenges of daily deadlines.
Maximizing your employees, even if it means waving goodbye to the good ones.
How to avoid costly communication misunderstandings.
The surprising role toilet paper plays in your ability to delegate.

This session also includes Ken’s signature piece, The Police Dog Attack Story.

  • The Challenge of Change


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Travels from: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States


  • Leadership
  • Thought Leadership
  • Authentic Leadership

Industry Specialities

  • Healthcare
  • Banking
  • SME
  • Finance
  • Retail
  • Insurance
  • HR Training
  • Executive Coaching
  • C-Suite

Fee Range

  • Rate: $ 10,000 - 20,000

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