The National Society of Leadership and Success
Building leaders who make a better world

Live Speaker Events and Thought Leader Series

NSLS members learn from the top presenters in the world on topics of personal and professional success.

Hear leading figures, including:

Arianna Huffington
John C. Maxwell
Kat Cole
Jesse Eisenberg and
John Leguizamo

talk about the importance of
the NSLS

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2019 – 2020 School Year Broadcasts

October 15, 2019

Jim Kwik

Memory improvement and brain performance coach

October 22, 2019

Valerie Jarrett

Senior Advisor to the Obama Foundation, best-selling author, businesswoman

November 6, 2019

Tiki Barber

Retired All-Pro NFL football player, broadcaster, businessman

February 18, 2020



February 25, 2020



March 10, 2020



Past NSLS Presenters and Thought Leaders

Dr. Oz

Emmy-winning television personality, doctor, best-selling author

Carla Hall

Emmy-winning television personality, chef, best-selling author

Adam Grant

Wharton's top rated professor, best-selling author, Ph.D.

Dr. Drew

Doctor, addiction expert & best-selling author

Dr. Shefali

Clinical psychologist & best selling-author

Rohit Bhargava

Best-selling author, speaker, innovation expert, professor

Tiffany Pham

Founder, CEO, Best-selling author


Grammy award-winning hip hop artist

Trevor Noah

"The Daily Show" host and best-selling author

John Leguizamo

Actor, Comedian, and Author

Jesse Eisenberg

Actor and Playwright

Arianna Huffington

Founder of the Huffington Post

Wendy Williams

Emmy-nominated host & "New York Times" Best-Selling author

Dr. Deepak Chopra

Best-Selling Author, Doctor & Public Speaker

Sir Richard Branson

Humanitarian, activist, adventurer and business icon

Anderson Cooper

Emmy Award-winning television personality

Goldie Hawn

Actress, Producer, and Philanthropist

Barbara Corcoran

Real Estate entrepreneur & star of “Shark Tank”

Andy Cohen

Emmy and Peabody Award Winner

John Maxwell

Author and Leadership Expert

Blake Mycoskie

Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS

Leigh Anne Tuohy

Story behind best-seller & movie “The Blind Side”

Les Brown

Award Winning Motivational Speaker, Television Personality and Author of Live Your Dreams

Alton Brown

Best-selling author and host of "Good Eats" and "The Next Iron Chef America"

Simon Sinek

"New York Times" and "The Wall Street Journal" Best-Selling author

Jack Canfield

Best-selling Author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series of books

Dolvett Quince

Celebrity Trainer on NBC’s ‘The Biggest Loser’

Al Roker

NBC 'Today Show' Host

Marcia Clark

Attorney, Author & Television Correspondent

Hilary Duff

Actress and humanitarian

Robert and Kim Kiyosaki

Authors of the #1 personal finance book Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Rudy Giuliani

107th Mayor of New York City

Carly Fiorina

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO

Patch Adams

Healer, Teacher, Clown and Entertainer whose life story was the subject of the motion picture Patch Adams

Jim Cramer

Host of CNBC's "Mad Money" with Jim Cramer

Dr. Joe Dispenza

Neuroscientist, Chiropractor, Lecturer and Best-selling Author of How to Break the Habit of Being Yourself

Alan Dershowitz

Lawyer, Author and Political Commentator

Lou Holtz

ESPN analyst, Football Hall of Fame Inductee, Renowned former Football Coach of Notre Dame

Dan Harris

Anchor of ABC's 'News Nightline'

Hill Harper

Star of CBS drama CSI, NY and Author

Scott Hamilton

Olympic champion, author, philanthropist

Debbi Fields

Founder of Mrs. Fields Cookies

Arne Duncan

Former U.S. Secretary of Education

Mel Robbins

Talk Radio and TV personality, Host of A & E's Monster In-Laws and Author of Stop Saying You're Fine

Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn

Pulitzer Prize winning and New York Times #1 Best-Selling authors

Brad Meltzer

#1 New York Times best-selling author, host of History Channel TV series Brad Meltzer's Decoded

Nigel Barker

TV Celebrity, Author, Philanthropist

Tony Hsieh

CEO of! and Author of Delivering Happiness

David Garibaldi

Motivational speaker and finalist on 'America's Got Talent'

Charles Duhigg

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

Robert Gates

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense

Curt Menefee

Award-winning television personality

Juju Chang

Co-anchor of ABC News' "Nightline"

Kat Cole

Group President of Focus Brands

Kathryn Minshew

CEO & Co-Founder of The Muse

Genevieve Thiers

Entrepreneur, investor and founder of SitterCity

Thaddeus Bullard

Philanthropist, mentor and global entertainer with the WWE

Slava Rubin

Co-founder of Indiegogo

Stephen Bardo

Former NBA player and ESPN announcer

Dan Millman

American author and lecturer

Bill Press

Former Co-Host of "Crossfire" on CNN, "The Spin Room" on CNN and "Buchanan and Press" on MSNBC

David Bach

New York Times best-selling Author of Finish Rich and Automatic Millionaire Series

Harvey Mackay

Author of New York Times #1 best-seller Swim with the Sharks: Without Being Eaten Alive

Kevin Carroll

Speaker, Consultant and best-selling Author of Rules of the Red Rubber Ball

Alexis Jones

Celebrity Speaker, TV Host, and Social Entrepreneur

Connie Podesta

Motivational Speaker and Master of Ceremonies for more than 25 years.

Janice Bryant Howroyd

Founder & CEO of ACT-1 Group

Dion Jordan

Award winning Motivational Speaker and Author of All That it Takes is All That You've Got and All That You Got is All That it Takes

Jake Steinfeld

Actor and Fitness Personality

Joe Martin

Best Lecturer of the Year APCA

Keith Ferrazzi

# 1 New York Times best-seller Who's Got Your Back and best-selling Author of Never Eat Alone

Linda Papadopoulos

Renowned British Psychologist and Author of What Men Say, What Women Hear

Robert Stevenson

Author and Motivational Speaker

Wally Amos

Founder of 'Famous Amos' Cookies

Ben & Rosamund Zander

Co-Authors of The New York Times best-seller The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life

Al Duncan

Motivational Speaker and Author of My Success Journal for Young People and Get All Fired Up!

Dianna Booher

Best Lecturer of the Year NACA Nominee

Dr. Bernie Siegel

Pediatric Surgeon, Radio and TV Personality and best-selling Author of Love, Medicine and Miracles

Dr. Bertice Berry

Sociologist, Educator, Lecturer, Comedian and Author of I'm On My Way, But Your Foot Is On My Head

Eric Saperston

Best-selling Author, Award-winning Filmmaker and Motivational Speaker

Jonathan Sprinkles

Three-time Honoree of the Top 10 Most Upstanding Men Alive award

Josh Linkner

Founder of ePrize, Technology Entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling Author of Disciplined Dreaming

Kevin Bracy

Speaker, Author and Entrepreneur

Marc Kielburger

Humanitarian, Author and Co-Founder of Free the Children and Me to We

Mark Lundholm

Renowned Comedian and Motivational Speaker

Patrick Combs

Best Lecturer of the Year NACA Nominee

Paul Orfalea

Founder of Kinko's, Business Leader and Philanthropist

Peter Bregman

CEO of Bregman Partners, Inc. and Author

Shawn Harper

Former NFL Football Player, Motivational Speaker and Life Coach

Srikumar Rao

Professor at Columbia University, Speaker and International best-selling Author of Are You Ready to Succeed

Tom Krieglstein

Renowned Speaker, Social Media Expert, Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Swift Kick and

Vernice Armour

America's first African-American female combat pilot

Christine Comaford-Lynch

Entrepreneur, Corporate Consultant and New York Times best-selling author of Rules for Renegades

Deanna Latson

Award-winning speaker on health, wellness and nutrition

Gary Tuerack

Founder of The National Society of Leadership and Success

Janet Attwood

New York Times best-selling Co-Author of The Passion Test

Jim Kouzes

Leadership Scholar and Co-Author of best-selling book The Leadership Challenge

Randy Haveson

Consultant and Renowned Speaker on Overcoming Drug Addiction

Tami Coleman

Trained by Al Gore as a Speaker for The Climate Project

Mohamed Fathelbab

Entrepreneur and Author of Forum