Motivational speakers provide inspiration, motivation and have the ability to add new energy to bring changes in the lives of people as well as of companies. They have been popular and known to increase happiness, sales, leadership and performance in people.
Many famous people and companies in the world regularly invite Motivational Speakers for events, conferences, seminars, leadership summits and sales meetings to bring in real and long lasting change. Some of the world’s most famous Motivational Speakers are Tony Robbins, Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy, Les Brown, Zig Ziglar, Stephen Covey, Jim Rohn. Dr. Wayne Dyer, Robert Kiyosaki, Suze Orman, Eckhart Tolle, Eric Thomas and Nick Vujicic.
In India too the trend of motivational speakers is fast becoming the norm. People are inviting them to speak in order to inspire and motivate. Many event companies in India now regularly invite a motivational speakers to address a session and the best motivational speakers are in high demand.
Earlier only large and multi-national companies like Google and Microsoft used to invite motivational speakers, now corporates of all sizes, even smaller and mid-sized ones have started using the help and services of motivational speakers to solve challenges and problems they face like stress and poor performance.
Many have seen success like increasing sales, reducing employee attrition and increasing happiness levels in employees. All of this means better business.
Besides companies even Universities, Hospitals, the Indian Army, Indian Police, Indian Railways and event Indian Political Parties and the Government regularly have now started inviting motivational speakers.
While India is a very large country and there are hundreds and thousands of speakers, we have selected the top 10 motivational speakers in India.
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Here is the list of the top best 11 motivational speakers in India 2017:
No.11) Sneh Desai
Sneh Desai is the Director of Sneh World Group of Companies (India’s foremost Training Company). He conducts his signature event ‘Change Your Life Workshop’ across 23 cities in India & also conducts his programs across the world including USA, UK, Australia, Africa, Canada and UAE.
From the very young age of 9, he started delivering training programs from stage. He has trained more than 900 trainers across India. His attitude of contribution has been helping numerous people through his 100 days of FREE training programs in a year, ‘Feed in Need’ Program and Tree Plantation Drives.
He is followed in more than 100 countries of the world on YouTube. His high energy & heart touching presentation style keeps his audience spellbound and overwhelmed. He firmly believes ‘Talk is Cheap’ and his unique ability is getting people to take ‘actions’ in real life to produce real results.
No. 10 Ujjwal Patni
Dr. Ujjwal Patni is a popular motivational speaker, keynote speaker and corporate trainer and largely delivers his motivational seminars in Hindi. He is known for being a risk taker and inspiring people to become leaders. He has delivered various seminars and some of his clients have been CBI and Dr. Kiran Bedi.
He has also authored several books and is focused on topics like Network Marketing. He regularly attend dealer meets, conferences, sales seminars and events.
No. 9. TS Madaan
TS Madan (Tarvinder Singh Madan) born on 14th November 1958 is a very famous Hindi motivational speaker and a much loved comedian and an established actor. He is also an experienced sales trainer, life coach and keynote speaker who regular speaks at various conventions, events and conferences.
He has worked with companies like LIC (Life Insurance Company) of India. His style is interactive and filled with laughs and fun. He has worked in areas like Sales Training, Keynote Speaking and is considered among the best motivational speakers in India. He is very popular in Punjab.
Today he has over 35 years of experience in the field of motivational speaking and his specialities are life skills, communication skills, self confidence, positive thinking, anger management, time management, leadership skills, sales skills. His sessions are usually in Hinglish which mix both Hindi and English. He also loves giving back to society and is a regular blood donor.
No. 8 Simerjeet Singh
Simerjeet Singh is a young and dynamic motivational speaker and success coach. He started working in the Hotel Industry and has a degree in hotel management and was accepted into the reputed program by Marriott International Management Training program. He had a promising career and grew the hotel business in Dubai, India and the USA.
He then decided to change his path and started travelling and became a motivational speaker. Since then he has givens 1000s of motivational seminars and talks and inspired people in over 100 companies.
He has worked with various companies like Tata, Novartis, PWC, Vodafone and others. His focus is on bringing in success and has a unique style of offering his sessions.
He has also done some seminars and motivational talks in UAE and Dubai.
No. 7 Priya Kumar
Priya Kumar makes it to our list of top motivational speakers because of her dynamic style and entertaining sessions. She is also an author and regularly does videos to connect with people. She speaks at various conferences, seminars and events.
She was born in Chandigarh and used to work as a tuition teacher before becoming a motivational speaker. She met Dr. Niranjan Patel, her neighbor who used to do seminars and workshops on anti-smoking. She invited him to do a seminar for her students and found an instant connect and started working with him.
After he passed away, she wanted to continue the vision of bringing change and impacting people positively by becoming a motivational speaker.
Her clients include Colors TV, Airtel, Bacardi and others. She is also known for her Fire Walking sessions. She is based out of Mumbai. She is also a bestselling author and written several books like The Calling.
No. 6 Shiv Khera
Shiv Khera is one of India’s best motivational speakers, authors and has also had experience in politics. His family owned coal mines and then after they were nationalized by the Indian Government he did various jobs like insurance agent, a franchise business and also used to wash cars before becoming a motivational speaker.
He has written popular bestselling books like You Can Win and also joined politics and started a political party to bring in education and fight corruption called Bharatiya Rashtravadi Samanata Party.
He lives in New Delhi and travels all over India and even internationally to places like Singapore to deliver his motivational seminars.
There have been some controversies around him where in he had been accused of copying quotes, jokes and content from a book written earlier by Mr. Amrit Lal. Eventually this controversy died out and Shiv Khera settled in an out of court settlement with Mr. Amrit Lal for an undisclosed sum of money to end this matter.
No. 5 Chetan Bhagat
Chetan Bhagat is an Indian author, columnist and also a motivational speaker. He was born on 22nd April 1974 and grew up around the Indian army as his officer was in the Indian Army.
He went on to complete an education from the prestigious IIM and became an investment banker with Goldman Sachs. He later quit his job, after writing several bestselling books about youth and life.
His books have also been made into movies and he regularly writes his column and is also a television personality and judged a TV Show – Nach Baliye.
His motivational seminars are usually targeted at the youth and meant to inspire and motivate them. He is regularly invited to speak at top engineering and management colleges in India as well as by companies who want to inspire their employees.
He makes it to our list of top motivational speakers in India for his diverse interests and fields.
No. 4 Sandeep Maheshwari
Sandeep Maheshwari has a very inspiring story. He was a regular boy born in a middle class family and started working as a model in college. He realized how models are exploited and wanted to be of help to them.
He started a photography session and used to shoot photos. Many of his initial businesses were failures and finally at the age of 26 he struck gold and success by founding ImagesBaazar which is the world’s largest collection of Indian images and has millions of photos. It is like India’s version of Getty Images.
His own life and struggles are what inspired Sandeep Maheshwari to become a motivational speaker and help people.
His sessions are emotional and filled with purpose and meaning. He doesn’t do these motivational seminars for any company or college, but does it on his own where people can attend.
His beliefs are that everything is easy to do and becomes even easier when you actually do it.
For all the excellent inspiration, Sandeep Maheshwari makes it to our list of best motivational speakers in India. His videos on Youtube are a definite must watch! His ideas are also very similar to those of Deepak Chopra and Yogesh Chabria when it comes to using the power of the mind.
No. 3 Robin Sharma
Robin Sharma doesn’t live in India and is based out of Canada. However, we added him to the list because he is of Indian origin and his book The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari has had real impact on the lives of millions of people. It is the story of how a lawyer has all the money in the world but doesn’t have true satisfaction and success.
The story is partly based on Robin Sharma’s true experiences as a lawyer and how he quit to become a motivational speaker and leadership coach.
When he started he used to struggle with his books and seminars and tried and tried till he achieved massive success.
Today he works with the worlds biggest companies like Nike to help them disvoer leadership, motivation and sales. He has shared the stage with people like Bill Clinton, Richard Branson, Jack Welch and Tony Robbins.
No. 2 Yogesh Chabria
Yogesh Chabria is one of India’s best motivational speakers because in addition to being a motivational speaker he has also experienced what he speaks about as an entrepreneur. He is the founder of The Happionaire Way and he was born in very hard surroundings where he could not afford to travel by auto or bus and started selling toys at the age of 5.
After selling toys, he moved to Iran and even in school used to sell comics and clothes. He returned to India at the age of 16 and used to do go door to door selling, where he faced lots of rejection.
Someone even left dogs behind him while he was going door to door selling, this made him stronger and since then he started carrying dog biscuits with him.
He founded The Happionaire Way where his focus is on overall growth, happiness, entrepreneurship, leadership, sales, motivation, business, emotional mastery along with financial and spiritual growth. He also takes inspiration from Goddess Lakshmi and Goddess Saraswati and brings them in the modern world. He regularly practices Transcendental Meditation (others include Deepak Chopra and Katy Perry) which he discovered when he was 14. He has also been a part of Chicken Soup for The Soul along with Jack Canfield.
He is also #1 Bestselling author and has spoken for thousands of companies and events around the world. His clients are top CEOs, Billionaires, Royalty and Movie stars in addition to millions of regular people and companies. His sessions are entertaining, interactive and massively successful which have been attended by people in over 100 countries.
He has regular columns on CNBC, Entrepreneur magazine, Times of India, Addicted2Success and has been featured in hundreds of newspapers and magazines. Check out his interview on my blog.
No. 1 Deepak Chopra
Deepak Chopra is originally from Delhi and was trained to be a Doctor. He moved to America and had a very successful practice as a Doctor.
However, as time went by, Deepak Chopra got interested in spirituality and started practicing Transcendental Meditation with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. He also was very close to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and spread the benefits of TM globally.
Later there were some differences between then and he separated. He then went onto write several bestselling books on health and overall wellbeing.
He stopped practicing as doctor and now focuses on overall well being of the mind, body and soul.
While he is now based out of America, he makes it to our list as the best motivational speaker as he has had huge impact.
Millions of people have benefitted from his ideas, seminars and books. He has been known to have had a huge impact on people like Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jackson and several others in Hollywood.
He also organizes popular retreats and runs a holistic center where people can come to distress and rejuvenate themselves.
Jitendra Vaswani ( Real Time Hustler )
I want to include my name here to the best motivational speakers list as I have motivated thousands of people to start their own business and I am not saying that I am no.1 motivational speaker but I consider myself real time hustler who wants to make world a better place where everyone can achieve their dreams and live a beautiful life 🙂
Here is bio about me :
Jitendra Vaswani is a professional blogger, speaker and an influential digital marketer. He is the founder of Internet Marketing blog BloggersIdeas.com. He had worked with leading companies like Zopper, Firstcry and Payoneer and helped them establish a formidable online reach. He started with his entrepreneurial journey with his famous blog: BloggersIdeas which is about Blogging, Digital Media and Technology. The blog became an instant success and Jitendra went on to establish his own Digital Marketing Agency called DigiExe. Based on Jitendra’s core principles of living on his own turns, working on what he loves and making the maximum effort every time, DigiExe has leaped forward and helped major online brands generate increased worth. Check out detailed portfolio : Jitendra.co
He was currently the Brand Ambassador of Payoneer( International Payment Solution Company) and a strong online influence over popular social media channels. He also takes initiative to share his experience with young aspirants and budding entrepreneurs at blogging and start-up events.
Through his first book : Inside A Hustler’s Brain : In Pursuit of Financial Freedom he want to help people to take actions in their life and bring change in people mindset. To be an entrepreneur mindset is everything.
Over to You: Who is Your Favorite Motivational Speaker in India ?
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