No longer living by the status quo. Discovering the power of dumping your excuses, slaying your fears, and never feeling the need to apologize for living life on your terms - personally or professionally.
Rick's motivational, take action talks inspire...
- Individuals stuck in the "STUCK" to break out of the mundane - taking leaps into the unknown
- Aspiring entrepreneurs to escape corporate cubicles and live out their dreams - without apologies
- Progressive organizations to shake up their stagnate cultures without the risk of failing
He challenges you to come out of the closets of your life!
His perspective? Nothing - literally nothing worth doing - ever gets done, sitting on your ass, playing it safe, and apologizing for your life. Nor does living someone else's dream! That's not living unapologetically. It's time to scratch the black and white thinking. Shake things up. Simplify the chaos. Disrupt the status quo.
That's what Rick does in a brash, funny, make ya think way, giving you and your teams the tools to confidently thrive beyond excuses and fears.
His speaking and workshop style, takes you to the party, the pulpit, the wake and back to the party - just ask the audiences that he's impacted across the globe. The result: he shines the line on how audiences can view life's challenges as a Perfect Detour, inspiring individuals, teams, and organizations to take more risks, break out of mundane thinking, and live lives, no apologies necessary.
It takes a bold move to live an unapologetic life!
Most Requested Big Idea & Motivational Keynotes & Workshops
Bust out of your status
There's not an individual, team, or organization on the planet who isn't hiding in some kind of closet...and Rick's not talking about your sexuality. He's talking about the status quo closets.
Nothing productive gets done when you, you're team, your organization are hiding, pretending, and not being who you are meant to be in world and the workplace. From personal purpose and fulfillment, productivity to revenues, team engagement to customer satisfaction, the pursuit of success cannot happen until "come out of the closet"and show up focused, engaged, and without apologies.
Tapping into over 30 years of guiding people, and organizations out of destructive closets, Rick utilizes humor and raw wake up calls to move audiences through a 6-step process for unlocking the hidden brilliance in your organization when you challenge everyone on the team to step beyond outdated expectations.
Create a NO FEARS, NO EXCUSES culture!
This is a rarely taught life and business skill, that if you choose to embrace it, you’ll become a master bold move maker, slaying the evil twins that turn you into a an apology generator.
That skill is Slaying The Fears And Excuses. Whether you’re trying to get your dysfunctional team on the same page, navigating a chaotic detour in your personal life, taking a stand to live your truth, or ready to say, "This is what I need to do," the fears and excuses fan the flames of living with apologies. They are the masters of our human doings that prevent us from the final frontier for living a life uncloseted.
Spoken from his heart and soul with personal stories of embarrassing failures and humbling successes, Rick guides audiences through a simple process for living their lives’ uncloseted - no fears, no excuses.
His straight talking, humorous, no BS approach for taking action on the thing(s) you've been contemplating, complaining about, and avoiding like holiday fruitcake, unless you like holiday fruitcake, introduces audiences to a
- Provocative exploration of why we procrastinate even when everything is in our favor
- Humorous look at why we settle for chaos instead of thriving in simple success
- Simple formula for losing the excess fat of fears and excuses - no radical workout required
- 5-Step playbook for making bold moves even when life's bullies tell you that you can't
Creating an unapologetic, no apologies mindset.
You say you want to live life on your terms, be your own boss, build your own destiny, create a team that operates like a well oiled machine with heart. BRAVO! Now stop giving yourself lip service and do something about it...no more apologies.
Once you've identified the fears, excuses, and closets that are holding you hostage, it's time to take action. Stop taking fake selfies of happiness, giving power to people who make you feel less than so they can feel more than, and for crying out loud quit voting yourself off the island before you've even competed.
In this unconventional keynote, Rick takes you on a journey to disrupt the apology generator, challenges you to slap down the critics, teaches you how to turn your "I'm going to..." into unbridled kick ass actions that have immediate positive impact in life and business.
Rick takes you to the party, the pulpit, the wake and back to the party using sassy, tough love and insightful wisdom that only a bald-headed guy can deliver. You'll either get out of your own way, or out of the rest of the audiences way as they rush forward into their inspired life.
Designed for rebels and dreamers, entrepreneurs and idealists, as well as anyone who's ready to shake up their life or organization for maximum impact, this talk ignites the fire within to go, do, and create an unapologetic mindset - no assholery required.
Past Engagements Include...
Only a select few speakers deliver performances, instead of simply speeches. Rick Clemons is one of those speakers…ahem, performers. He engages the audience with powerful stories, spot-on lessons, and his wonderfully unique wit. Compare Rick to any Broadway performance, and I would pick Rick Clemons every single time.
Author, Good Enough Now
There are a lot of speakers out there that can talk about these issues. Rick provides a space for real conversation, connection, and a sense of calm that allows for relationships and change to develop and take hold towards something better together. His experience paired with his calming energy and good sense of humor separates him from the pack.
Rick is a giant teddy bear. He may look rough and tough, but he’s extremely compassionate, genuine and has a huge desire to help people make bold moves in their lives.
Principle, Murietta Valley High School
Rick Clemons was a great addition to our College Kick-off event as a guest speaker. His keynote presentation (“Make your Quirk Work”) was rated by our student audience members as “very good to excellent.” The material truly resonated with our theme for the year and the day. In his very lively session, Rick gave our students clear tips – and most importantly, actionable suggestions — on how to implement these valuable strategies.
Duct Tape Marketing
Rick speaks with such honesty and emotion that his message is felt as well as heard.
Northwood High School, Sociology Teacher
Rick has spoken on several occasions to my High School Sociology classes regarding his life and his journey. My classes are always in rapt attention when he speaks, and always give the highest levels of feedback. He engages with the students and they connect with him. He’s a great speaker!
Rick possesses the showmanship to really drive and engage an audience. That talent combined with his unique background an passion to help others allows him to be a truly empathetic speaker. Rick’s ability to connect so well with his audience, allowed his talk to be a huge hit amongst our Japanese audience.