Kelly Swanson is an award-winning storyteller, comedian, motivational speaker, Huffington Post Contributor, and cast member of The Fashion Hero television show airing on Amazon Prime from SpeakInc.
She is also author of Who Hijacked My Fairy Tale, The Land of If Only, The Story Formula, and The Gutsy Girls Pocket Guide to Public Speaking. She was a featured entertainer for Holland America Cruise Lines, keynote speaker for the International Toastmasters Convention, and has keynoted major conferences and corporate events from coast to coast.
Kelly’s wacky wit and powerful stories have charmed hearts and tickled funny bones for over 15 years. In addition to her role as a funny motivational speaker, Kelly teaches people how she does it by sharing what she has learned about connecting and engaging to have more influence in business, through the use of one tool – strategic storytelling. Sharing her own powerful journey through story and the formula she discovered, you come to that magical place where the art of story meets the business of persuasion.
No matter what program she can create for you, her goal is the same – to make you laugh A LOT. Then laugh some more. To make you feel valued, challenge you to think differently, and leave you better than she found you.
Her methods are a little wacky, I’ll give you that. It’s just that she likes to shake things up a little. So if you’re looking for a commercial corporate “package” Kelly is not it. If you’re looking for a Subject Matter Expert who will wrap your information in a truly unique life-changing way – and make your people feel like they’ve just made a new friend – then, bingo, Kelly is it.
Motivational Speaker and Expert Storyteller being Applauded where clients have hired her for over 20 years for a lot of different reasons. Some want the show – lots of humor, lots of motivation, the stories they love, and a message handcrafted for their audience. And, boy, does Kelly love to bring the show. Opening and Closing Keynotes are her thing. And she is one of those rare breeds who likes to stick around. So let’s talk about ways she can add value beyond the keynote. Some of her most life-changing work happens in the hallway after the keynote.
Some audiences want content centered around personal development and motivation – topics like self-esteem, confidence, attitude, rewriting your inner script, reaching a higher level of passion, productivity, and prosperity. It’s the basis of her book Who Hijacked My Fairy Tale. It’s the reason Kelly Swanson – Funny Motivation was brought on as a celebrity mentor in three episodes of the Reality TV Show The Fashion Hero – to teach the models how to love who they are on the inside and to teach them how to connect on camera and tell their story.
If you are looking for a Funny Motivational Speaker, here is what clients have said about Kelly Swanson and her storytelling and motivational speaking performances.
At times, traveling with the family can be exhausting, expensive and cumbersome, but sometimes we need to be reminded that traveling as a family has benefits above just relaxation and some Vitamin D. When the stress of traveling might seem overwhelming just remember these few things to help you remember why you travel.
Traveling builds relationships
Some of our best memories as kids are the ones spent on family vacations. I can remember almost every family vacation we took, because of the memories that we created together. When you spend time together, it only makes you connect more with one another. Traveling together can also build a sense of community and belonging.
Traveling revives our soul
It can be easy to focus on the mundane parts of life. Sometimes we can get stuck in a rut that makes us forget about everything life has to offer. Traveling can bring us out of our rut and give us a new perspective on life.
Traveling = Education
We are constantly learning, especially on vacation. It doesn’t matter if we travel a couple miles away or to an entirely different destination, we will learn something new. Traveling teaches us new languages and customs, economics, geography and so much more.
Derived for the german word for wandern, many people “lust” for travel, equating to wanderlust. People love to meet new people and explore places different from their norm. People who experience wanderlust are planning their next vacation while on vacation.