Clay is ranked the #1 Motivational Speaker in Oklahoma! He has shared the stage with CEO's of the worlds largest companies and New York Times Best Selling Authors speaking to groups from 15 to 5000. Clay can provide an electric experience filled with entertainment and profound personal impact that your group will be talking about for months.
Professional, unique, captivating and humorous,... Clay Staires speaks nationally in front of groups that come together to be inspired, encouraged, motivated and challenged. His humor and interactive style draws an audience in and holds their attention all the way through a climactic ending that involves powerful personal decisions to engage in life, in job responsibilities and in their personal relationships.
“Refreshing and Informational. Clay is inspirational and energetic” Chris Barton, Osage Casinos
“Clay is an amazing speaker. He relates so well. You can't go wrong having him come speak!” Janna Eremita, Employees Federal Credit Union
“Clay was very good and his topic was very fitting! Great notes and a Great Presentation!” Amy Williams, Tulsa World Newspaper
“Spot on, relevant and actionable TODAY. Phenomenal ability to connect with the audience! You should have him come speak to your group!” Jill Pratt, Brookside Studios
“The best thing was his enthusiasm and real time examples. He's worth it!” Lindsay Cunningham, Integrated Business Technologies
“Clay was a very dynamic speaker! What a great topic!” Kristin Ware, Kazoo Marketing
“Great speaker! Book him!!” Tracey Warland, Wells Fargo
Clay's messages center around personal and professional GROWTH! Many people want to GROW but they resist CHANGE! Clay is able to talk about LIFE TRANSITION and ORGANIZATIONAL TRANSITIONS in a very thoughtful and meaningful AND HUMOROUS way. He takes his audience on a journey of discovery and enjoyment.
Clay spent 10 years as the Executive Director of an established non-profit organization and spoke to many groups about how to reignite their staff and how to rally large groups of volunteers to your mission as well as mentoring other directors through the emotional roller coaster ride of fundraising and administrating a passion.
Options that may be included in Clay's presentation are:
1. High energy music to engage the crowd
2. A Pre-Event 30 second promotional video tailored to your event you may email to your guests where Clay gives a short synopsis of his speaking points and invites people to come. (Very Effective!)
3. A dynamic and inspirational speaking/video presentation
4. An educational message that will equip participants to be successful
5. Humorous audience participation and engagement
6. Notes for each participant
7. An unforgettable "Purple Cow" experience that everyone will be talking about.
8. Take away item for each participant including action items from your event
9. Follow up contact with each participant to support your event
"Clay, you were the best speaker we've had in a long time! You had so much energy. Your information was very helpful – I wish I had about 6 of our employees here to hear this."
Crystal Crockett, Executive Director, Bixby Chamber of Commerce
"Clay, we have got to get you to come do a workshop for us. So many of our employees need to hear this."
J. Carol Taylor, Manager, McGraw CRP
Clay Staires has entertained & educated at well over 1,000 individual events nation-wide -Chamber Of Commerce Citizen Of The Year -Missouri State Track Coach Of The Year '98,'99,'00-Teacher Of The Year -Founder of The Leadership Initiative - Founder of The Furnace Leadership Training School - Founder of The Right Foundations Outreach to "at-risk" kids, 15 years of Teaching and Coaching Experience - 10 Years Non Profit Executive Experience - Board Chairman - Chamber of Commerce Board Member - Life Coach and Ordained Minister, Faithful Husband, Loving Father of Two Daughters and the Youngest of 4 kids!
CLAY HAS ENTERTAINED & EDUCATED FOR THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS- American Society for Training and Development, New Mexico Small Business Coalition, The Work Force, Society for Human Resources, Oklahoma University, Oklahoma State University, Oral Roberts University, Oklahoma Baptist University, Society of Government Meeting Professionals, and many more.
Clay speaks across the nation for National Business Conferences, National Sales Teams, Global Companies going through local transitions, State-wide employee workshops, High School Assemblies, Graduations and Baccalaureates, Church Services, , Chamber's of Commerce, Fundraisers, Summer Camps, National Conferences, Regional Student Council Workshops, and many more!