Leadership and Motivational Speaker and Coach

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Riveting Topics

Heroism, Hamilton, Wall Street, Why Ideas Matter

How Heroes Inspire Us

Describing how heroes inspire us to achieve more in our lives

Happiness As a Way of Life

Robert Begley is a leadership/motivational speaker and coach, with more than twenty years experience in Toastmasters International.

His presentations blend knowledge, humor, passion, and storytelling. He focuses on leadership and flourishing, with topics ranging from Wall Street and American History to heroes, business, and the arts.

Here is the opening of my talk Hamilton: Freedom Fighter or Statist. Recorded at TOS-Con: Philosophy for Freedom and Flourishing, Richmond, VA, August 19, 2018.

Here is my appearance on the PBS Great American Read program, discussing Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged

Here is the promo for my talk, 12 Great Things About Wall Street. This will be the title of my upcoming book. 

What They Say

Michael Mignogna
Digital Marketing CEO
Carrie-Ann Biondi
Philosophy Professor
Fernando Menendez
Economist and Entrepreneur
Rukka Rukka Ali
Dynamic blend of passion, humor, and thought-provoking ideas. Not only do you feel better, but you also remember the key points and how to use them in your own life.
(Oh, yes, he loves me!) Carrie-Ann Biondi

Philosophy Professor at Marymount Manhattan College

Robert’s talks are always: (1) personal: he selects subjects he cares about and explains why he likes them, whether Founding Fathers, businessmen, or musicians; (2) well prepared: both in researching his subjects and tailoring to his audience; and (3) passionate: he cares about his subjects, their accomplishments, and their legacies. Eric Kalin

Former AT&T Senior Financial Analyst

“A colorful, witty, inspiring, and well-researched tour of some of America’s greatest heroes, from her greatest city.” Richard M. Salsman

Economics Professor at Duke University