Willie Jolley is an award-winning speaker, singer, bestselling author, television and radio personality. He has achieved remarkable heights in the speaking industry, where he was awarded the prestigious CPAE (Speaker Hall of Fame) and the CSP (Certified Speaking Professional). These are the two top designations the National Speakers Association bestows on the best of the best speakers.
He was also named "One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World" by Toastmasters International. Less than 50 speakers worldwide hold that honor! Former winners include Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher, Colin Powell, Les Brown and Zig Ziglar! And, Willie Jolley is one of only 3 people in the world who hold all three honors- the CSP, CPAE and the Toastmasters award!
Willie Jolley is also an award-winning singer. He is a Five Time Washington Area Music Association (WAMMIE) Award Winner for "Best Jazz Singer" and "Best Inspirational Singer!" His music is now one of the top selling motivational offerings on iTunes. Willie is also a popular media personality with programs on PBS, CBS-TV, and a number of radio outlets. His national "Willie Jolley Weekend Show" on Sirius/XM is one of the most popular self-help shows on the Sirius/XM band. In addition, his daily show on Washington DC's top rated station, WHUR- FM, is the #1 rated motivational program in the market.
Willie Jolley is the author of several international best-selling books including It Only Takes a Minute to Change Your Life and A Setback Is A Setup For A Comeback! Both have been translated into numerous languages. His book, Turn Setbacks Into Greenbacks, was named the book of the month by Washington Post syndicated columnist, Michelle Singletary, and has become a viral sensation with his sage advice on how to not just survive the tough economic times, but actually thrive in the midst of the tough times! His latest book, An Attitude of Excellence, was endorsed by 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People icon, Stephen Covey. It is now being bought by America's top corporations to inspire their people and help them improve their performance!
Success Magazine hailed Mr. Jolley as the "Comeback King." He helped Ford Motors go from the brink of bankruptcy to their stunning "Comeback" where they have had Billion Dollar profits! His client list includes: Ford, GM, Dell, Walmart, Verizon, Comcast, Raytheon, Marriott, and the United States Marines. Willie holds a B.A. Degree in Psychology and Sociology from The American University and a Masters Degree from Wesley Theological Seminary.
Willie Jolley travels the world bringing information and inspiration to help people do more, be more and achieve more!
- An Attitude of Excellence: 5 Simple Steps to 5 Star Success! - This program is Willie Jolley's answer to the age-old question: "What secrets help "5-star" organizations create consistent success?" Willie's solutions have come from working with Fortune 500 corporations. This highly entertaining and comprehensive program is based on his work with these leading decision-makers, spanning more than a decade!
This program is designed to help participants:
- Develop a workplace culture of excellence
- Develop leadership skills - no matter the position in the organization
- Embrace change as positive factor
- Build the team as necessary for the success of the entire operation
- Serve the internal and external "customer"
- How To Turn Your Setbacks into Comebacks When Life or The Economy Deals You A Setback! - Taken from his popular television special, Turning Setbacks into Comebacks, Willie Jolley explains how in these times of uncertainty, high anxiety and fear for financial security, we can survive, and dare we think, thrive! Willie is right on time with this message of how to turn your setbacks into comebacks! He has interviewed people of all walks of life on how they came back from great adversity. He shares their techniques, ideas, principles and strategies that proved successful! And furthermore, He explains how to apply those principles to your life's trials and tribulations to achieve success! While others may speak of turning setbacks into comebacks, Willie Jolley wrote the international best selling book...A Setback Is A Setup For A Comeback!
- Change Is Good When Your Attitude Is Great! - In this program, the audience is sold on the positive perspective of change! Change is essential to any growth process. Everybody wants progress, but nobody wants to change! Willie Jolley shares his patented "VDAD" (vision, decision, action, desire) Formula for successfully embracing change. You will leave this program viewing change as an ally - not an enemy. You will leave ready to implement the formula to drive change. You will leave believing that change "truly" is good when your attitude is great!
- How To Be Unstoppable! Leadership & Achievement! - Willie Jolley believes leadership is an action not a position! He reminds us that great leaders always focus on the possibilities rather than the challenges! Great leaders are willing to do whatever is necessary rather than doing what is comfortable! And leaders look to develop more leaders rather than more followers!
Willie takes you on a memorable roller coaster ride of why you must develop the leader within you and then gives you the steps for getting it done! It requires sweat equity, but so does anything that produces great achievement! Whether you are an association executive, sales professional, entrepreneur, business owner, or manager...you will experience growth and renewed enthusiasm for reaching and exceeding your goals! This program will develop more leaders and set them on a course for becoming unstoppable!
- Turn Setbacks Into Greenbacks! - In this dynamite, specially designed program, Willie combines key principles from his books, An Attitude of Excellence and Turn Setbacks Into Greenbacks. We have had great success in helping many organizations boost their sales. Willie has been helping "fire up" sales
teams with motivation and encouragement of hope during this economically challenging time.