The Speaker Anthology2018-08-23T22:49:00+00:00

The Speaker Anthology

101 stories that have inspired & motivated audiences from coast to coast in the US

Featuring articles from 101 of the nation’s greatest contemporary speakers. Including Esther’s ‘NO EXCUSES!’ speech about realizing your dreams in six practical steps.

Edited by Sally Shields and Kent Gustavson Ph.D.

Kindle – $5.99
Paperback – $16.95

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You deserve this book! This collection of true stories will help you when you have run out of energy, hope and inspiration. Enjoy!

Dr. LeslieBeth Wish

From the introduction by Joe Sherren to the incredibly moving stories throughout this book, I was really inspired to not only be a better person, but maybe to also speak about my own story someday!

Kenda Swartz

This book is a must-have for universities, corporate entities that want to inspire and motivate employees, and anyone who plans events that are relevant, important, and time-worthy of the planner’s efforts.

Deborah Chamberlain

This is a great book for people who need a spiritual lift. When we are in certain situations and we feel helpless, it’s good to read how someone else pulled through what your suffering with in life. People need to find hope and strength to reach peace.

Alberta Sequeira

I found this collection to be a wonderful book to refer to whenever I need encouragement or have the need to renew my hope in myself and my future.

D. Haddad

I don’t usually read motivational books (too depressing!) but I think it is time to seek out other womens stories and be inspired and motivated to make the change I need to, or accept that everything is as it should be and embrace my whole being.

MaryLee

This well written book will boost your attitude with it’s many brilliant true stories. I pick it up for a read whenever I need a pick-me up.

Dr Thomas Potisk

These speakers are the lifeblood of the country (USA), inspiring religious groups, corporations, clubs, convention centers, stadiums, and classrooms…Open any page for inspiration!

The Speaker Anthology, Vol. 1 is a collection of 101 inspiring stories from the most successful motivational speakers from around the US.

“Learn, Grow, Be Inspired.You deserve this book! This collection of true stories will help you when you have run out of energy, hope and inspiration. In full disclosure, I am one of the featured writers in the book–but PLEASE don’t let my words cast any doubt about the book’s value. The chapters in the book are divided into helpful categories such as Inspiration or Making It. The joy is that you don’t have to read the book in any order. Just select any heading or title that speaks to you. There are stories about business, friendship, leadership and many other life circumstances. Enjoy!”
Dr. LeslieBeth Wish

“So many bits of wisdom! From the introduction by Joe Sherren to the incredibly moving stories throughout this book, I was really inspired to not only be a better person, but maybe to also speak about my own story someday!Thank you for this great collection of life-changing stories. It will inspire everyone who has a chance to read and use them. When I finished them, I wanted 101 more!”
Kenda Swartz

“Great Resource for Speakers who know their craft. This book is a must-have for universities, corporate entities that want to inspire and motivate employees, and anyone who plans events that are relevant, important, and time-worthy of the planner’s efforts. It is sure to become a go-to resource that makes planning speaker engagements a pre-presentation success. I have purchased several of the books for distribution to my staff.”
Deborah Chamberlain

“From the Heart. This is a great book for people who need a spiritual lift. Being an author, I was also honored to have my article in this book. When we are in certain situations and we feel helpless, it’s good to read how someone else pulled through what your suffering with in life. People need to find hope and strength to reach peace, and I believe these stories will help you get there. It’s worth the read.”
Alberta Sequeira

“Inspiring Collection. I found this collection to be a wonderful book to refer to whenever I need encouragement or have the need to renew my hope in myself and my future.”
D. Haddad

“Inspired and motivated. I don’t usually read motivational books (too depressing!) but since I know one of the women in this book, and KNOW how remarkable she is, (as I am sure are all of the women in this book), I think it is time to seek out other womens stories and be inspired and motivated to make the change I need to ,or accept that everything is as it should be and embrace my whole being.”
MaryLee

“Motivational, inspirational, and entertaining. This well written book will boost your attitude with it’s many brilliant true stories. I pick it up for a read whenever I need a pick-me up.”
Dr Thomas Potisk

SALLY SHIELDS is a speaker, workshop leader, international media specialist, award-winning pianist, composer, author and radio personality. Shields is a frequent contributor to various magazines, and has been featured in Star Magazine, Obvious, My Day, Girlfriendz, For the Bride, AOL Living Home, and many others.

Endorsed by Dr. Laura Schlessinger and Martha Stewart, she has been a guest on Fox & Friends, The Tyra Banks Show, The Morning Show with Mike and Juliette, and the nationally syndicated The Daily Buzz. Sally performs, speaks and gives workshops worldwide, and her music is currently featured on the ABC TV daytime drama All My Children.

While not traveling and performing, she lives at home in New York City with her husband and two children.

DR. KENT GUSTAVSON earned his PhD from Stony Brook University in New York, where he now teaches music, leadership, and language. He speaks around the world on both music and publishing, and has interviewed hundreds of award-winning musicians and authors for his radio show Sound Authors.