The CCL Speakers Bureau brings top-notch leadership experts directly to you – in person or virtually.  Combining our latest research with extensive leadership training experience, CCL speakers help prepare you and your organization for success with dynamic and practical perspectives on today’s most compelling leadership issues.

Pricing for keynote presentations starts at $10,000. Nonprofit clients may be eligible for a discount.

Top 5 Requested Topics


Boundary Spanning Leadership

Bridge the divides in your organization and find new ways to encourage collaboration, drive innovation, and turn limiting borders into limitless frontiers.


Building Resilience in Times of Change

High levels of workplace stress can decrease productivity and lower morale. As a leader, you can bring resilience to your team to drive high performance and foster sustainable well-being.

Finding Your Influence Voice - CCL Speaker's Bureau

Finding Your Influence Voice

Influence plays a role in many complex situations. Learning about, and honing, your “influence style” can help you drive success for you and your organization.


Innovation Leadership: Working with Others to Create New Solutions

Focusing on “what’s next,” rather than “what’s working now,” requires your organization to break habits and nurture thinking and innovation. We give you tools and ideas to foster productive risk-taking.


Leadership and the Brain

The powerful intersection of neuroscience and leadership has profound implications for leaders. Explore how to learn and lead with more energy and creativity.

Other Popular Topics from CCL’s Speakers Bureau


Beating the Impostor Syndrome

What is the Impostor Syndrome? Many high-achieving professionals experience this phenomenon but frequently don’t acknowledge it or understand how to overcome it.


Diversity: Seeing Change Differently

By understanding ourselves as mutual minorities, we can build new paradigms that fit this century of globalization.

Much diversity thinking is based on old attitudes that anchor us in a no-win situation. Understanding ourselves as mutual minorities creates an opportunity to build new approaches that fit this century of globalization.


Five Truths about Millennials

Managers and HR leaders often grumble about troubles with Millennials. But much of the frustration is based on partial truths and mythology, not fact. Our 10 years of research shows how they’re much like the rest of us.


Future Trends in Leadership Development

The work environment is changing, and the challenges facing today’s leaders are growing more complex. To succeed, your organization needs insight into how leadership training is evolving.


How to Build and Maintain Your Leadership Brand

How strong is your leadership brand? What is your unique leadership point of view? And how can you encourage your team to discover theirs?


Keys to Successful Mentoring

Mentoring is a fundamental leadership skill. Good mentors are good leaders because they practice the value of understanding others. Learn how to develop mentoring skills and an effective mentoring program.


A Leader’s Approach to Building Trust

Understand the complex factors that can lead to distrust in the workplace and learn how to overcome them.

Leading Individuals through Change

Leading Individuals through Change

Change is the same across many organizations: employees see it as inevitable and constant. And not surprisingly, people often resist it.

Motivating Managers

Motivating Managers

Motivating managers involves much more than a lucrative compensation package.

On the Job Experience

On-the-Job Experience: The Heart of Leader Development

Learning from experience is the number one way leaders develop. Learn how your organization can harness the power of job experiences for effective leader development.


The Power of Networks

Effective networks give leaders an undeniable edge. And not having the right connections can derail your success. Effectively building, maintaining, and leveraging networks is critical for all leaders.

Preventing Career Derailment

Preventing Career Derailment

Five factors increase a leader’s odds for derailment. We’ll give you insight to keep your career on track.


Succession Management: Building Bench Strength

Ask executives about the most critical challenge facing their organizations, and they will say, “Talent.” Succession management is crucial. But does it happen by default or design?


The Survival Guide for the First-time Manager

Understand the struggles first-time managers face and help them overcome the challenges relevant to their new leadership roles.

Work Life Balance

Work Life Balance

Everyone struggles to manage time and energy these days. We have more options than ever before in how we work, when we work and where we work.

Dr. Peter Ronayne is an extraordinarily effective and engaging presenter. He successfully intersects technical research with practical hands on experience. We could have used more than a half day with him; that is a good learning point for our organization. CCL has a strong brand and credibility and we hope to work with you again in the future.

– Susan B. Horne, President & CEO, LEAD VIRGINIA

Cathleen Clerkin had an excellent rapport with the audience, and  great use of personal and professional stories.   Her slides clearly conveyed the  content and her interactions with the audiences were good.

– Lois J. Geist, MD, MS, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development
Professor of Internal Medicine – Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine
University of Iowa Health Care

Nick Petrie was excellent.  The team enjoyed the workshop and he delivered the content in a way that really resonated with the group.

– Sherri Allen Sides, VP Human Resources, Air Liquide

The whole team at CCL have been extremely helpful! From presenting all of the options to us and then helping us narrow that down, to identifying a speaker that would be a great match for our group, the process was seamless and helped to get our whole team on board before the event even took place. With their guidance, we were able to choose the right course of action for our team.

– Lori Hancock, HR Director, Fellowship Hall