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Luvvie Ajayi Jones is a sought-after keynote speaker who has taken stages all over the world to cover all things Leadership, Authenticity and Disruption. Her wildly popular TED talk, “Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable” has garnered over 9 million views and counting.

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Luvvie is a keynote speaker who has captivated audiences around the world with her wit, warmth, and powerful storytelling.

Luvvie is a dynamic speaker who has captivated audiences around the world with her wit, warmth and powerful storytelling.

Known for her trademark wit, warmth, and powerful storytelling, Luvvie has captivated audiences around the world for over 10 years, and her talks have been consistently praised for their ability to spark conversations, provoke thought, and leave audiences feeling empowered.

She has spoken at some of the most innovative brands, such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, Spotify, Nike, Bank of America, Deloitte, and American Express. She’s been a featured speaker at noted conferences such as: TEDWomen, Cannes Lions, SXSW, Leadercast, 3% Conference, MAKERS Conference.

Her superpower: using humor as a tool to engage audiences and speak directly to the heart of others. When she walks away, people take action.

When she’s not taking the stage, she’s pouring her words into New York Times bestselling books. She’s written 4 so far: I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual, Professional Troublemaker: The Fear-Fighter Manual, Rising Troublemaker: A Fear-Fighter Manual for Teens.” Her 4th book and 1st kids book Little Troublemaker Makes a Mess was published on May 2, 2023 debuted at #5 on the New York Times bestsellers list.

Signature Talks

Pro Troublemakers necessary

Why Professional Troublemakers are Good for Business: Embracing Disruption and Innovation

A Professional Troublemaker is someone who is committed to elevating the rooms they’re in, by disrupting for the greater good of them and everyone else. They should be celebrated.

In this talk, Luvvie explores the important role that troublemakers and dissent play in driving innovation and progress within organizations.

Often viewed as a nuisance or hindrance to productivity, troublemakers have the unique ability to challenge the status quo and bring fresh perspectives to problem-solving. By embracing their ideas and fostering a culture of curiosity and thoughtful challenging, companies can tap into the fullness of their workforce that leans into bold thinking.

Great for: inspiring leaders and employees at all levels to think boldly for the betterment of their business.

brand stories

Creating Authentic Brand Stories That Foster Community

In a world where companies are competing for our ever devolving attention and ever decreasing market share, the strongest brands with the best stories win. In this talk, Luvvie will explore the importance of storytelling in building a bold, lasting and successful brand or company imprint. It will delve into the power of authenticity in shaping brand narrative and connecting with audiences.

How do you create content that organically aligns with your organization’s mission and values, effectively communicating those stories through various channels? The keynote will also cover strategies for overcoming common challenges that arise when creating brand stories, such as dealing with internal resistance and navigating the ever-evolving digital landscape.

Attendees will walk away with a deeper understanding of the role of storytelling in building a strong, relatable brand. They will leave with practical tools to help them create authentic brand stories that create not just consumers, but evangelists.

Great for: Businesses of all sizes looking to level up on their marketing, storytelling and brand representation.

truth to power

Speaking Truth to Power for Good

Speaking the truth is one of the biggest forms of courage, and one of the greatest ways to make an impact in our lives. This powerful keynote delves into the importance of using your voice and platform to create change in whatever room you’re in. In it, Luvvie explores the ways in which individuals and organizations can use their influence to challenge the status quo and drive progress.

This talk covers topics like understanding the role of privilege, the resistance of our cultural programming and how to push past our fears to create and amplify important messages. Attendees will leave the keynote with a deeper understanding of the power of their own voice and the impact it can have on shaping the world around them.

Great for: anyone looking to make a difference in their personal or professional life, and for organizations looking to build a socially responsible brand.

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The future belongs to organizations, companies, and nations who value those who are willing to speak up – who not only tolerate creative and thoughtful dissent but require it, celebrate it, reward it. Book Luvvie for an in-person or virtual keynote to come in and loan courage to your internal team, board members and conference attendees.

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