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Steve McClatchy

Steven McClathy

Bestselling and Award-Winning Author, Guest Lecturer at top business schools

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Fee Range: $10,000-$19,999
  • New York Times Bestselling, Award-Winning Author
  • Frequent guest lecturer at America’s top business schools including Harvard, Wharton, University of Chicago, Temple, Drexel, and others.
  • Consultant to the Fortune 100 including Google, NFL, Pfizer, Microsoft, Disney, Comcast, Accenture, HP, Discovery Channel, Tiffany’s, Wells Fargo, Under Armour, DHL Europe and Campbell’s Soup.
  • Spoken before thousands of audiences on topics of leadership, performance, work/life engagement, and continual improvement.
  • Quoted in Wall Street Journal, Success Magazine, Fast Company, Oprah Magazine, Entrepreneur, Investor’s Business Daily, and others.

Steve McClatchy is a keynote speaker and author of the award winning New York Times Bestseller DecideWork Smarter, Reduce Your Stress & Lead by ExampleDecide has enjoyed global success and has been translated into 10 languages including Chinese, Russian, Japanese and Spanish.

In every speech Steve weaves insight, interaction, and actionable content with humor, inspiration and motivation. Over the past 16 years Steve has worked with the most prominent organizations in the world including Google, Under Armour, Disney, John Deere, Microsoft, NBC Universal, Accenture, HP, Tiffany’s, Wells Fargo, Campbell’s Soup and many teams in the NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB. He speaks frequently at Harvard, Wharton and Chicago Booth. He has appeared on CNBC, ABC, CBS, Fox News, WSJ TV and NBC’s The Today Show and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, WebMD, Oprah Magazine, Entrepreneur and Investor’s Business Daily.

Steve’s passion is for continual improvement and believes that when we stop growing, learning, gaining experience and achieving goals we stop living. You will be captivated, motivated and truly inspired by his unique and practical approach to effectiveness and success.

​Decide: Work Smarter, Reduce Your Stress & Lead by Example

What shapes a leader’s outcomes, career and life? Their decisions. The criteria we all use for making decisions drives our performance and our effectiveness as leaders. Great decision-making habits yield a lifetime of achievements and success. Poor habits keep us stressed, frustrated and forever out of balance. This keynote is for every leader and aspiring leader to help them:


  • Focus on results and the true drivers of performance
  • Regain critical planning an dpersonal time
  • Dramatically increase work and life engagement


Lead Your Team, Don’t Just Manage The Process

Based on Steve McClatchy’s New York Times best-selling book Decide, this speech explains how your life is a product of your decisions and how your criteria for making decisions is at the very core of your effectiveness. Great decision making habits can yield a lifetime of success and achievements, while poor ones can keep you stressed, frustrated and out of balance. In this fast paced, interactive and engaging presentation, you will learn how to prevent “burn out” and “ruts” and perform at your personal best on a daily basis. Decide will keep you moving forward without letting details fall through the cracks. If you are looking for a new and fresh perspective on motivation, success and how to get it all done, this is a “don’t miss” presentation.

After attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Focus on results and the true drivers of performance.
  • Regain critical planning and personal time.
  • Dramatically increase work/life engagement.
President, Measurement, Control & Automation Association
“Steve McClatchy was one of the best speakers our organization has used in over 30 years. We have never had a repeat keynote speaker. For the first time ever we invited Steve to come back and be our keynote speaker two years in a row. Steve did so well with his second keynote we are having him back for a third year in a row. Steve’s sessions are dynamic and energetic and really resonate in today’s economy. I can’t say enough about Steve and how well he has been received at our conferences. I highly recommend Steve to any organization that wants to help their leaders get to the next level - personally and professionally.”
The Channel Company
“Steve McClatchy's speaker score at the XChange & MES Conferences catapulted him into the No. 1 spot among more than 200 presenters over the past 5 years. This is an amazing achievement given the quality of speakers who have appeared at our events. Steve's presentation moved one of the toughest audiences in the business world today C-level executives from high-tech firms who place a high value on every minute of their time. Steve is at the very top of an elite group of speakers and I highly recommend him for your next conference!”
YPO Education Chair
“We had Steve McClatchy as our keynote speaker this year and it won the best of the best. Steve’s awesome presentation (which scored a 9.9!) was the highlight of our conference. Steve has a new perspective and original content that really resonated with our audience. I highly recommend Steve as a keynote speaker for your next event.”
Vice President, Disney On Ice
“Words like, awesome, outstanding, phenomenal and invaluable are all over the evaluations. You are a truly gifted speaker and your message is one that every leader needs to hear. Thank you for sharing your talent and passion for helping others with our organization.”
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