Speeches to Inspire

Crucial Learning courses have long been renowned as inspiring, fun, human, and practical. Our speeches are no different. Audiences everywhere agree that our speakers deliver provocative insights, heartfelt emotion, good laughs, and practical tips.

Speaking Topics

Our speakers cover topics featured in our bestselling books, focusing on behaviors that have a disproportionate impact on outcomes, called crucial skills. They bring these crucial skills to life with compelling stories, rich data, and actionable ideas.


From personal accountability to organizational values, we can customize a speech to address your leaders’ needs.


Learn how to address burnout, quiet quitting, or any other form of disengagement with speeches that foster engagement.


Gain insights about your own and others’ motives to improve your interactions.


Get an introduction to the Six Sources of Influence and learn how to improve your culture.


You can address and begin to overcome almost any organizational or interpersonal problem with the skills from Crucial Conversations.


We offer several speeches based on the principles of Getting Things Done®, which are critical in this age of distraction.


Learn how to build shared values of communication and performance for increased transparency and trust.

Performance Management

Learn skills to hold people accountable to performance standards and strengthen relationships.
Joseph Grenny


Joseph Grenny is the coauthor of four New York Times bestsellers with more than five million copies in print: Crucial Conversations, Crucial Accountability, Change Anything, and Crucial Influence. A dynamic keynote speaker and leading social scientist for business performance, he has shared the stage with General Colin Powell, Jack Welch, Jim Collins, and Brené Brown. His work has been translated into 28 languages, is available in 36 countries, and has generated results for more than half of the Forbes Global 2000.

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