Dr. Jones specializes in keynote addresses at a variety of conferences, associations and workshops. He's also a passionate leadership development facilitator for half day or full day business and organizational events. In order to get a Return on your Investment, book Dr. Jones so that your staff can Succeed Before & Beyond the Finish line.


Dr. Samuel Jones' motivational and inspirational keynote presentations are inspiring and encouraging. His positive message will spark hope in your group as he delivers a custom-created speech just for your event. Your group will take away down-to-earth ideas on dealing with the challenges in their personal and professional lives, which will equip them to be more effective in your organization. Dr. Jones uses his personal story and experiences from his collegiate and professional basketball history that will engage your audiences' heart, soul and mind. He speaks regularly at a variety of events, conventions and conferences in settings of thousands of attendees, to smaller, more intimate settings, to church and community based groups. He often speaks on the topics of his books, or on a specific issue/concern that an organization wishes to address. His signature keynote address is titled "The Power to Make a Difference." In that speech, Dr. Jones inspires, encourages and give the audience practical strategies to use their power to make a difference in business and life.


SJ – Life Changing Presentations™
ROI: Results Originated By Inspirations

Keynote presentations between 45-75 minutes.
All programs can be modified to fit ½ day training on request

Raise the B.A.R. (Beliefs. Actions. Results.)

One of the most painful things to see is a bold, confident employee fall into the trap of mediocrity. Even great employees can be subject to run-of-the-mill habits and getting caught in the slump of repetitive routines. This program encourages attendees to improve by uncovering ways to 'Raise the B.A.R. by turning beliefs into actions to achieve desired results. Dr. Jones will share ways to re-energize, re-engage, and re-spark your inner drive, improve results and maximizing productivity.

Takeaways: Participants will be able to...

  • Define and evaluate their beliefs for what works and what doesn't work
  • Capitalize on actions that increase and demand higher expectations
  • Demonstrate strategies to motivate their team to reach new heights

This program is designed to increase employee engagement, overcome adversity, increase sales, boost productivity, and improve customer service. This is an excellent program for associations, educational institutions, and corporations, and is relevant to persons of all ages and all departments.

Closing the Gap Between Average and Excellence

In challenging times, we must be clear and impartial about business obligations because 'average' tendencies creep into the normal day-to-day operations. In this program, Dr. Jones support participants in overcoming the silos of average habits to create patterns of excellence within their organization and in life.

Takeaways: Participants will be able to...

  • Recognize the 5 reasons why leaders struggle, and eventually fail in any economy
  • Demonstrate 6 innovative techniques leaders can implement that transform average tendencies into patterns of excellence
  • Integrate strategies to enhance partnerships at any level within the organization

This program is designed to heighten employee engagement, increase sales, boost morale, enhance problem solving abilities, overcome adversity, increase productivity, and improve customer service. Relevant for associations, educational institutions, and corporations; to persons of all ages and all departments.

Unstoppable: Live Life on Purpose

In this program, Dr. Jones guides participants in identifying and defining the meaning of their true purpose, and how it can motivate them to act. He's able to draw upon his personal experience as a professional athlete in Europe, his upwards of 15 different jobs, his work in education as a college administrator (Student Affairs) for almost 20 yrs. to share practical strategies that galvanized him to discover his purpose. Don't leave success (in life, business, and relationships) to chance; discover, define and start living life on purpose!

Takeaways: Participants will be able to...

  • Identify and discuss 4 elements that STOP people from Living Life on Purpose
  • Differentiate between the 3 stages of Living Life on Purpose
  • Employ and support strategies to Live Life on Purpose

This program is for those that wish to implement positive permanent change. This session is designed to uncover a greater purpose in your life and in your work, improve morale, uncover strategies to improve performance, increase employee engagement, overcome adversity, and enhance soft skills. Relevant for associations, educational institutions, and corporations; to persons of all ages and all departments.

Executing Renewed Expectations: L.I.D. Training
(Specialized Program)

(Leadership, Inclusion & Diversity Program – 1 hr. minimum up to a half day)

It doesn't matter what race, color, sex, or religion that we identify with, everyone expects to work and live in an environment free from behavior that could be interpreted as discrimination or harassment. Although some workplace behavior is easy to identify as inappropriate, many actions that may appear as innocent on the surface can be viewed as discrimination or harassment. This program is designed to assist participants with Executing Renewed Expectations as it relates to leadership and inclusion issues in the workplace.

Key Learning Takeaways

  • Participants will understand what constitutes inclusion issues in the workplace
  • Participants will learn how to identify behaviors that can be interpreted as discrimination and harassment
  • Participants will learn leadership strategies to respond to discrimination and harassment in the workplace and life.



  • "One of the BEST speakers we've ever had at our corporate leadership events!"

    Sandra Spengler
    Director of Corporate
    Communication & Training
    Farm Bureau Life Insurance
  • "One word: AWESOME! From the preparation to execution, Dr. Jones caused our team to think and devise creative solutions to the ideas we developed."

    Kathy Scarbrough
    Navigator Credit Union
  • "His innovative approach to leadership demonstrates his commitment to performance excellence."

    Alvin Williams
    Distinguished Professor Of Marketing
    University Of South Alabama