J. Israel Greene

Certified Speaker, Teacher, Coach, The John Maxwell Group

Free Motivational Speaker in Chicago

  • Be Brave! Be Bold!

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Motivational

    Your dream has power. It can inspire you. It can empower you. But will it reward you? In this presentation I speak to the two gifts that are afforded every single person. The key is you have to be brave enough to pay the price to pursue your purpose and passion. You will learn of some of the prices that you will have to pay, and what it means to "Fail Forward." MORE >

    Through my real life experiences of abandonment, the foster system, and other trials and tribulations, I provide practical tips and motivation to be brave and face your current situation and move to bigger and better achievements learning along the way and stepping higher than you could have ever dreamed.

    Be Brave Be Bold takes your dream from ethereal to achievable. Learn how to crystallize your vision and galvanize your commitment by being able to answer ‘yes’ to questions like:

    This speech will help you realize the following:
    Is my dream really my dream?
    Am I depending on factors in my control to achieve my dream?
    Do I have a strategy to achieve my dream?
    Have I included the people I need to realize my dream?
    Am I willing to pay the price for my dream?
    How do I take back my power?

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  • 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Self Improvement

    Taken from Dr. John C. Maxwell's- "15 Invaluable Laws of Growth" MORE >

    Are there tried and true principles that are always certain to help a person grow? The answer is yes absolutely! In this presentation you will be led by a John Maxwell Certified speaker on the following:
    The Law of the Mirror: You Must See Value in Yourself to Add Value to Yourself
    The Law of Awareness: You Must Know Yourself to Grow Yourself
    The Law of Modeling: It's Hard to Improve When You Have No One But Yourself to Follow
    The Law of the Rubber Band: Growth Stops When You Lose the Tension Between Where You are and Where You Could Be
    The Law of Contribution: Developing Yourself Enables You to Develop Others
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  • Sometimes You Win…Sometimes You Learn

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Motivational

    Taken from the content of Dr. John Maxwell's best seller, "Sometimes You Win...Sometimes you Learn" MORE >

    You can expect to be guided down a well-lit path in the pursuit of raw leadership by examining what every human has in common; those experiences we can all say, “I have been there.” Every one of us has experienced a disappointing loss in our own personal and business lives. How we have responded to those mistakes, errors, slips in judgment or just plain missing the goal has formed us even now. No bad experience has to ultimately defeat us. This speech helps light the path to a more fulfilling life by examining loss, not from measuring what one does not have, but how loss can bring abundance. Every negative event or loss that occurs can become a great learning opportunity to take us all the newer and greater heights in our own lives. Learn how to re-evaluate those missed goals, turn them into stepping stones, and re-frame your thinking gearing you up for unmeasurable success.
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  • We originally invited Israel to speak to our young adults as part of our Executive Guest Speaker Series at Year Up Chicago, a workforce development program for young adults 18-24. We thought he'd be a great fit because of his leadership, speaking skills, and professional experience. We knew his presentation style and messaging would be an ideal fit for our program and he exceeded our expectations by really relating to his audience. He was able to tailor his content to our students and spoke from the heart through real-world experiences, which allowed him to truly connect with the young adults in our program. Our staff and students repeatedly share with me how much they enjoyed his speech and the immediate impact it has had on them. Since his first speaking engagement, we've invited Israel back to speak to every class of young adults that comes to Year Up Chicago.

    If I had to describe Israel's presentation in a few words, I'd say: inspiring, engaging, and relatable.

    Jenny Wolfe, Development Manager Year Up Chicago