Choosing the Right Youth Motivational Speaker

How to Choose the Right Youth Motivational Speaker?

Motivational speaking is a crucial resource for student achievement. One talk may be exactly what a student needs to push through tough times or kick-start their passion. Of course, the question remains – how do you choose the best youth motivational speaker or topic for your students?

Setting goals – How about a youth motivational speaker who specializes in setting goals? Considering how the mere idea of setting goals can kick-start mild terror in most students, a speaker who can drive home some good goal-oriented habits is a wise investment. Introducing techniques for maintaining goals is the best way to help students hone their intelligence for long-term success.

Male and female empowerment – There are few better topics for young students than gender empowerment. As gender expression is so crucial to forming one’s identity, it’s important that students learn to resist the stereotypes that can harm their sense of self.

Cultural competency and inclusion – What better way to prepare students for a diverse and colorful world than by introducing a speaker who specializes in cultural learning? Not only is cultural literacy an important part of an individual’s identity, it’s just the kind of awareness that the world could use. When students are armed with the knowledge of inclusion, they are prepared to combat the prejudices that make our world less safe.

Resiliency – It’s no secret that students today face challenges that range from new to timeless. Resiliency is the perfect topic to bring to students. It fits the bill for everything from college application woes to relationship troubles. Introducing students to a speaker with a story is a great way to inspire them to keep going.

Okay. You’ve got a few topics. So where are you going to find your youth motivational speaker?

Get in touch with us! CoolSpeak Speakers deliver talks on these topics and far more, making it easy to find the perfect fit for your class, school, or other youth group. Together we can inspire students to reach their best success.

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7 replies
  1. Marcus
    Marcus says:

    It really helped when you mentioned how it is always a good idea to choose a motivational speaker that has a good story. I understand that taking the time to understand this can help you find someone that can reach the hearts of those you want to influence and help them get motivated to do better. Personally, I would also want to read online reviews so I can find a speaker that has a good reputation in the area I need help with and who knows how to reach an audience.

  2. Callum Palmer
    Callum Palmer says:

    Wow, I didn’t realize that there was so much that needed to be taken into consideration when choosing a motivational speaker to talk to kids. Although, I suppose that it does make sense since kids do have a lot of issues that they need to deal with. Although, I think it would be easier to do a motivational speech on each topic and find a speaker that specializes in each one.

  3. Bhuvi Kumar
    Bhuvi Kumar says:

    Hey, this is most useful for students for setting their goals of life. content is good. really helpful in finding our good motivational speaker. You have given us such a good topics for choosing our right keynote speaker. thanks a lot for sharing and suggesting this.

  4. Duncan Lance
    Duncan Lance says:

    There is a lot that you should look for when choosing a motivational speaker for your pep rally. I particularly like that the article breaks things down by the different genres of speech. After all, depending on the kind of rally you’re doing you’ll want a speaker that specializes in that area.

  5. Millie Hue
    Millie Hue says:

    It really helped when you said that the speaker that we should choose is someone who has a story to tell to gauge the audience well. I will be keeping this in mind since I will be looking for one this coming December. It will be for the event that we plan to give for free for the youth that we have reached out to this year.

  6. Katie Wilson
    Katie Wilson says:

    I agree that you want to find a motivational speaker who specializes in setting goals. Finding someone who can help motivate people after their talk to do things would be nice. You may also want to talk with others who have hired them in order to know if they are right for you.

  7. Sam Li
    Sam Li says:

    I love what you said about gender empowerment and how it allows students to obtain inspiration in an educational setting. I think that hiring a youth speaker is a great way to make a difference in young people’s lives by motivating them to act in a productive manner. If I were to need such services, I would hire a motivational speaker that has a great reputation with the general public.


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