Looking for a fascinating presentation to dazzle and motivate your audience? Brad Ball is a life historian an award winning speaker whose presentation will take you on a whirlwind tour through recent history. His highly inspirational message ties together historical events through a personal narrative that touches on memories, milestones, and even pop culture moments to which we can all relate – from the September 11th attacks and OJ Simpson Trial, to the Wright Brothers first flight and the introduction of the Apple Ipod. Brad’s uncanny memory, conversational humor, and skillful storytelling will motivate and captivate your crowd!
Organizations hire Brad as a motivational speaker as he unlocks the importance of history and discusses how it impacts our daily life, our family, and even our career (or business). Those in attendance are taken on a nostalgic journey that will have them reflecting on the past in a unique and powerful way that helps open their mind to learning. Through this journey, Brad touches on the subjects of memory, optimism, gratitude, relationships, and the way we perceive time.
Brad’s unique presentation will entertain and enlighten your audience like no other. Participants walk away not only learning from the past, but armed with an optimistic view of the future and tangible takeaways on how they can learn from their own history to make better personal and professional decisions.
Brad is a master life historian and one of the most prolific journal writers on the planet. As a teenager in the early 1990’s, Brad started documenting his daily life – and he never stopped! Continuing for over 20 years without ever missing a day (and still going), Brad has written endlessly about the friendships, relationships, and lessons he has learned along the way. An expert on digital documentation, Brad shares remarkable insights on how our past impacts our decision making, outlook on life, and our perception of time.
As a byproduct of documenting his daily life, Brad has developed an extraordinary autobiographical memory, enabling him to remember specific dates and events with incredible accuracy and ease. Leveraging his memory, his vast library of content, and his unique perspective as someone who has logged literally every event of his life since he was 16, Brad has codified some simple, yet remarkable tactics for personal development and self-improvement that are relevant to almost any audience. His message is completely fresh and links together the concepts of time, memory, optimism, gratitude, and laughter. Brad’s presentation is enlightening, motivating, well-researched, and resonates with individuals young and old who, after hearing Brad’s message, often remark “I never thought of it that way.”
Brad has lived all over the country and currently resides in Salt Lake City, Utah with his wife and children. He holds a MBA with an emphasis in Marketing and has worked as a small business executive and consultant for various corporations. In his spare time he enjoys snow skiing, racquetball, traveling, standup comedy, watching college football, and hiking the Wasatch Mountains with his kids.