Matthew Kelly Biography

Matthew Kelly is an internationally acclaimed speaker and best-selling author, as well as the founder and president of Floyd Consulting, a firm based on the belief that your organization can only become the best version of itself when the people in your organization are striving to become the best versions of themselves.

Kelly's books have sold more than five million copies and have appeared on the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and numerous other bestseller lists. His titles include The Dream Manager, The Rhythm of Life, and Off Balance.

More than four million people in 50 countries have attended Kelly's presentations and seminars. Over the past decade, he has given over 2,500 keynote presentations at conferences and conventions for a wide variety of organizations including Fortune 500 companies, national trade associations, professional organizations, universities, churches, and nonprofits. Millions more have been touched by his writings and appearances on radio and television programs.

With his keen sense of humor and passion for helping companies understand that developing their employees is the first step to achieving corporate goals, Kelly effortlessly elevates and energizes people to pursue the highest values of the human spirit and achieve their personal goals and ambitions.

Matthew Kelly's message is both timely and timeless, his example is authentic and inspiring, and his passion for life is refreshing and challenging. He will certainly continue to be one of the most sought-after and endearing voices of our time.

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Matthew Kelly Videos

Matthew Kelly . Holiness is Possible on Vimeo
Matthew Kelly . Holiness is Possible on Vimeo
Rediscover Catholicism - Prologue - Imagine This - YouTube
Rediscover Catholicism - Prologue - Imagine This - YouTube
Matthew Kelly Passion and Purpose Video on Vimeo
Matthew Kelly Passion and Purpose Video on Vimeo

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Matthew Kelly is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Matthew Kelly for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Matthew Kelly generally travels from Illinois, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Matthew Kelly for an upcoming event.

Matthew Kelly Videos

Matthew Kelly . Holiness is Possible on Vimeo
Matthew Kelly . Holiness is Possible on Vimeo
Rediscover Catholicism - Prologue - Imagine This - YouTube
Rediscover Catholicism - Prologue - Imagine This - YouTube
Matthew Kelly Passion and Purpose Video on Vimeo
Matthew Kelly Passion and Purpose Video on Vimeo
Best Lent Ever 2016 - YouTube
Best Lent Ever 2016 - YouTube

Matthew Kelly Speaking Topics

  • Authenticity, Not Authority: The New Leadership Paradigm

    In an age that is allergic to authority, it is time to celebrate authenticity and harness it as an integral part of leadership. An authentic leader is a person with integrity who does not strive for perfection, but rather honestly admits his or her strengths and weaknesses.

    This new paradigm for leadership is based on the idea that a company cannot become the best version of itself unless its management and employees strive to become better versions of themselves. This new paradigm demands that an organization take a more active interest in the lives of its employees. If employees do not believe that their leader has their best interest at heart, then that leader cannot expect employees to have the organization's best interest at heart.

    In this presentation, New York Times best-selling author Matthew Kelly will demonstrate how a variety of leadership styles help or hinder the overall objectives of a team or company. Participants will also learn how to lead with authenticity.

  • Talent Fanatic: Building a World-Class Team in a Mediocre Culture

    Business is still about people. Despite all of the technological advances we have witnessed over the past 50 years, you still find people on both sides of every transaction…. and most of management's headaches still involve people. Developing a world-class team is still the ultimate competitive advantage in business.

    It is going to be more and more difficult to develop a world-class team because talented people are going to be harder and harder to find as Baby Boomers leave the workplace and the quality of education continues to diminish. But still, the future of your business depends on finding, attracting, nurturing, and retaining talent.

    In this presentation, speaker Matthew Kelly will encourage participants to become talent fanatics - people who are obsessed with searching for the talent necessary to achieve the bigger future you have envisioned for your company. He will also teach the audience how to spot talent, develop talent, and when and why to discard it.

  • Meaningful Messaging: Marketing Beyond the Noise

    How many "free checking" billboards have you seen in your life? Is that what most people are looking for in a bank? What would happen to the bank that changed the conversation with a message like "What's your dream? We Can Help!"? That bank would definitely get more attention than others in a highly commoditized industry where essentially every bank does the same thing anyway.

    How many marketing messages do average consumers encounter on any single day? How is your message going to capture their attention? How are you going to cut through the noise?

    In this presentation, speaker Matthew Kelly will demonstrate the power of meaningful messaging and teach his audience how to create meaningful campaigns that get beyond the noise and have people talking about products and services in a whole new way.

  • The Dream Manager: Building a Bigger Future for Your Company & Your People

    The great majority of people in the workplace today are actively disengaged. To varying extents, they don't feel connected to the work they do, the organizations they work in, or the people they work with.

    The "dream manager" concept provides a revolutionary way of reversing this crippling trend and demonstrates how organizations both large and small can actively engage their people once again, thus creating a competitive advantage of monumental proportions.

    In this presentation, motivational keynoter Matthew Kelly explains the powerful connection between employees' personal dreams and a corporation's ability to achieve goals and sustain growth. Exploring the characteristics of healthy and unhealthy organizations, he demonstrates how a company cannot expect to attract and retain the employees necessary to guarantee sustainable growth and profitability unless that company can help those same employees move in the direction of their personal dreams and ambitions.

  • Leading Through Change: Understanding How to Manage a Transition

    When was the last time you were not experiencing some type of transition at work? Transitions can involve a new product, a new client, a new boss, new team members, new IT, new processes and systems, new pricing structures, or new office space. Our businesses are always in transition. And who on your team is not experiencing some kind of transition in his or her personal life right now? Personal transitions can involve a new job, a new boyfriend or girlfriend, moving to a new city, buying a new house, marriage, divorce, having a baby, sending a child to college, health issues, the death or illness of a loved one, or getting a new pet. We are all constantly in transition. Getting really good at handling transition is one of the basic skills necessary to thrive in the modern world.

    In this presentation, motivational speaker Matthew Kelly will teach the audience how to lead people and manage processes during a transition. Using "the transition diagram," he will demonstrate the different stages of a transition, which members of a team will get on board, which will resist, and who will try to sabotage the transition… and why. Participants will leave with a practical model that will forever change the way they lead people through transitions.

Matthew Kelly News

  • Resisting Happiness: An Interview with Matthew Kelly

    Matthew is a New York Times bestselling author and the founder of Dynamic Catholic, an evangelization ministry whose mission is to re-energize the Catholic Church in America. They do this through world-class formation programs and their super popular book program, which has distributed more than 10 million Catholic books to parishes.

  • Matthew Kelly, leading Catholic author, to speak in Tulsa

    Matthew Kelly, a best-selling author, motivational speaker and one of Catholicism’s brightest young voices, will make his first Oklahoma appearance next weekend.

  • Brand New Matthew Kelly Book Invites Readers to Rediscover Jesus

    Matthew Kelly, a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author, announces new book, Rediscover Jesus, for hardcover release on August 17, 2015.

  • Catholic retreat will feature noted author, speaker Matthew Kelly

    An internationally recognized speaker and author will speak at a Catholic retreat scheduled Sept. 27 at St. Francis University in Loretto. Matthew Kelly was invited to the podium at the university’s Maurice Stokes Athletic Center by the Altoona-Johnstown Roman Catholic Diocese.

  • Matthew Kelly's Tips for Teaching Faith to Kids

    In his latest book, The One Thing: Passing Faith Onto Children, the Catholic author writes about the joys and challenges of passing the Catholic faith on to children. An Oct. 9 issue feature.

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