Over the past week, many Nexstar members have been using our bulletin board to share their favorite motivational speakers. If you would like to check out some of these sources for motivation, check out the list below. If you are interested in viewing video clips of these speakers, many clips can be accessed on their websites, or a YouTube search is always helpful.

Victor Antonio: Author, trainer and speaker Victor Antonio is proof that the American dream of success is alive and well.  A poor upbringing from one of the roughest areas of Chicago didn’t stop Victor from earning a B.S. Electrical Engineering, an MBA and building a 20 year career as a top sales executive and becoming CEO of a  multimillion dollar high-tech company.

Boaz Rauchwerger: Boaz Rauchwerger, whose parents escaped from Europe in the late 30’s, was born in Israel. His family immigrated to the United States when he was 9. Although unable to speak the language at the time, he became a radio newscaster by the time he was in high school. Boaz has been a newspaper publisher, owned his own advertising agency, and has produced corporate films as well as a network television show. His Tiberias Success Formula has helped thousands of professionals, executives and employees to enhance and supercharge their careers and their lives.

TED.com  TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader.

Jeff Gitomer Jeffrey Gitomer is the author of The New York Times best sellers The Sales Bible, The Little Red Book of Selling, The Little Black Book of Connections, and The Little Gold Book of YES! Attitude. All of his books have been number one best sellers on Amazon.com, including Customer Satisfaction is Worthless, Customer Loyalty is Priceless, The Patterson Principles of Selling, The Little Red Book of Sales Answers, The Little Green Book of Getting Your Way, The Little Platinum Book of Cha-Ching!, The Little Teal Book of Trust, Social BOOM!, and The Little Book of Leadership. Jeffrey’s books have appeared on best-seller lists more than 850 times and have sold millions of copies worldwide.

Tony Robbins For over 30 years, Anthony Robbins has dedicated his life to modeling successful people in the world. Through access to their experience, he discovered the strategies that can be applied to improve the quality of your life.

Zig Ziglar The personal and professional development strategies you discover through Ziglar are all built on or related to a basic philosophy.  A philosophy developed by Zig Ziglar more than 50 years ago.

A World War II veteran who grew up poor in Yazoo City, Mississippi, Zig worked in a succession of sales companies early in life. As his sales skills grew so did his interest in motivational speaking.  During speeches, his messages of hope, encouragement and faith showcased his way of life—forming the Ziglar Way.

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