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There are many motivational speakers, and then there is the one, the only, the incomparable Dr. Willie Jolley. He truly is a renaissance man! He’s a triple threat personality and a global thought leader. He is a Hall of Fame speaker, an award-winning singer and a popular national radio and television personality. In addition, he is the author of several international best-selling books.


Dr. Willie Jolley has achieved remarkable heights in life, after coming from humble beginnings. His father died when he was a teenager and he put himself through college by singing in nightclubs and recording jingles for radio and television commercials. He went on to become a multi WAMMIE (Washington Area Music Association) Award winning nightclub performer. Yet, at the top of his nightclub career, he was fired and replaced by a karaoke machine, during the karaoke craze that swept America!


Dr. Jolley decided that he was not going to give up, so he took that setback and turned it into an amazing “Comeback!” He has gone on to be named “One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World” and “Motivational & Inspirational Speaker of The Year” by the 175,000 members of Toastmasters International. In 2005, he was inducted into the prestigious Speaker Hall of Fame and received the CPAE Award (Council of Peers Award of Excellence).


Distinguished Leadership Award. In 2013, he was named “One of the Top 5 Leadership Speakers” by In 2018, he was named a “Legend of The Speaking Industry” by the Veterans Speakers Association.

Dr. Jolley started his speaking career as a drug prevention coordinator for the DC Public School System and went on to speak to millions of young people around the world. He produced and starred in the first PBS Special for teens, “Dare To Dream, Dare To Win”, which has become the #1 selling youth video in America. He was named “One of America’s Top Youth Speakers” by Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA).

Virtual Topics

    How To Turn A Setback Into A Comeback with An Attitude of Excellence

    Dr. Willie Jolley answers the age-old question: What are the secrets that sustain successful organizations through difficult times?

    His answers are born out of his work helping Ford Motor Company go from the brink of bankruptcy in 2006 to being positioned to reject the government bailout in 2009—and on to billion-dollar profits every quarter since 2009. Success Magazine called him “Ford’s Secret Weapon!”

    In this program, Dr. Jolley shares strategies and ideas your attendees can employ to transform their businesses—as well as the five areas of development that can be used immediately to change their thinking and their business.

    Pursue a workplace culture of excellence

    Understand the 5 tenets of high achieving organizations:

    • Leadership
    • Change management
    • Team building
    • Customer service
    • A winner’s attitude
    • Embrace change as a positive factor
    • Seek leadership development—no matter their position in the organization
    • View teams as the lifeblood of the organization
    • Serve the internal and external “customers”

    Change Is Good…When Your Attitude is GREAT!

    These last few years have proven that change happens, whether we like it or not. Some companies grow through change and others shrink!

    Dr. Willie Jolley teaches people how to get a new attitude so they can have a “higher altitude” and productivity in the midst of change!

    Program Description:

    In this program, participants are sold on the positive perspective of change! Change is essential to any growth. Everybody wants progress, but nobody wants to change. Dr. Jolley shares his patented “VDAD” (vision, decision, action, desire) formula for successfully embracing change.

    You will leave this program viewing change as an ally - not an enemy.

    You will leave ready to implement the formula to drive change.

    You will leave believing that change

    “truly” is good when your attitude is great!


    Participants will learn:

    • The attitude necessary to positively adapt and embrace the inevitability of change
    • The four-step process for “winning with change!”
    • How a change in perspective can positively change results
    • The success strategies outstanding leaders use to turn problems into possibilities, and setbacks into comebacks
    • How working as a team can successfully help navigate the winds of change
    • How to create an all-star team where everybody is an MVP!

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