Together we can do great things.

Nicholas Boothman
Motivational Speaker and Author

“Training the New York SuperCops includes daily discussions on the works of Aristotle, George Orwell and Nicholas Boothman” – THE NEW YORKER

Nicholas Boothman is truly inspirational” – THE ECONOMIST MAGAZINE

“Boothman is Dale Carnegie for a rushed era.” – THE NEW YORK TIMES  

Speech #1. How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less

An inspirational interactive speech of 55-75 minutes.
Audiences learn to:

Use the ABCs (Attitude, Body Language, Conversation) to make a great first impression


Engender trust and respect with different types of people


Get people talking and keep them talking


Quickly find common ground with strangers


Identify the different ways people communicate


Rally and inspire cooperation

How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less Custom Speech for Rockwell Automation, Houston Convention Centre Standing room only – 500 seated, 190 standing throughout.

“Bring Boothman’s ideas into your organization, your place of work, and they will have a dramatic effect on everything: how you run meetings, how you solve problems, how you connect with clients, how you connect with each other, fun, morale and general health and well-being.” – DELOITTE CONSULTING


Whether you’re selling, negotiating, interviewing, networking, or leading a team, success depends on convincing other people – and convincing other people depends of making meaningful connections and articulating your business ideas in ways that are simple and memorable.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re selling real estate, interviewing for a job, designing concept cars, recommending the lamb chops over the chili con carne, or looking for the perfect partner, people must feel, “I trust you, you make sense, and you move me.”

Nicholas Boothman, an expert on forging instant relationships, shows how to use the tools available to all of us – face, body, attitude, words and voice to establish trust and master the people-to-people skills that will help you persuade others to embrace and act on your ideas. 

Happiness Leadership Conference – Lisbon, Portugal

“I went back and checked and it turns out that every single person that got a deal on Dragon’s Den and Shark Tank was able to connect and articulate their business ideas in 90 seconds or less.”KEVIN O’LEARY – SHARK AND DRAGON

Speech #2.     Together We Can Do Great Things

An inspirational speech of 55-75 minutes, based on solid research, about the power of togetherness and the perils of going it alone.

Connect and Work Wonders – after 20 years of research the #1 identifiable predictor of success was found to be “social extroversion” – the ability to speak up

Connect and Move Mountains – most innovations are not created by antisocial geniuses working alone but by diverse groups of people working together

Connect and Make Money – as much as 85% of your financial success comes from your ability to engender trust and respect in other people

Connect and Live Longer – people who actively socialize are 3 times less likely to die of medical illness than those who don’t

Connect and Get Cooperation – the better the quality of rapport you have with family, customers, clients, colleagues, bosses and employees the higher the level of their cooperation

Connect and Feel Safe – a connected community provides its members with strength and safety. When we feel strong and safe, we can put our energy into evolving—socially, culturally and spiritually

Connect and Feel Love – from time to time, we meet someone who influences our emotions and vital body rhythms in such a pleasurable way that we call it love. Be it through body language, gestures, facial expressions, tone of voice or words alone, these people make our hard times more bearable and our good times much sweeter

Discover the enjoyment of being able to approach anyone with confidence and sincerity.

StorySpeakers earn more, out-perform, do better in school and college, get hired and promoted faster and get better service in person, and over the phone, than fact-speakers.

Speech #3.  You are a Genius Until You Open Your Mouth

An inspirational interactive speech of 55-75 minutes.

The world’s greatest communicators use “StorySpeak” to create conversation with chemistry to captivate, explain and motivate audiences of any size. They paint simple word-pictures to pitch ideas, land the job or sale. and tell short stories with a point to make complicated concepts sound simple and interesting.

But, StorySpeak is more than that, it’s using a few catchy words to boost a brand like calling men’s perfume “aftershave,” branding Albacore tuna as “Chicken of the Sea,” and telling the boxing world “I’m going to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee.” Happy stuff and powerful.

You Are A Genius Until You Open Your Mouth is an upbeat interactive speech that shows audiences how to plant emotional, memorable, mental images of what you want to communicate to other people: be it ideas, values, motivation, knowledge or understanding.  More

More Speech Videos can be found here: Speaker Nicholas Boothman

Some More Clients & Quotes

“Training the New York Supercops includes daily discussions on the works of Aristotle, George Orwell and Nicholas Boothman.”

- The New Yorker

“They don’t call him the ‘kick-start expert’ for nothing. Nick sets the tone for the day and has people connecting like old trusted friends in no time at all.”


“Nick has an ability to cut through so much of the blather that is dished out these days. His preparation was critical in giving our team HELPFUL tools they could take out into the workplace immediately.”

- Volkswagen of America

“Great Job! Everyone at our convention really enjoyed your talk. It was impressive to witness all the conversations that followed.”

- The UPS Store

“I have personally worked with Nick on 3 events and in each he has gotten rave reviews.”

- AT&T, New York

“Uplifting, inspiring, full of hope and a host of skills we can use right now.”

- Gartner Consulting

“Every time Nicholas has spoken on our behalf he has enthralled and impressed the audience from the first minute and a half of the presentation until the last syllable was uttered.”

- Mackenzie Financial Corp

“AWESOME You are a gifted speaker, Mr. Boothman!! What a joy to listen to you. Your enthusiasm is absolutely infectious. Excellent feedback from the participants.”

- Standard Life

“The rave reviews are still coming in. Your professionalism, charisma, intellect — are why you are considered one of the best in your field. Again, thanks a million. It’s an honor to have the opportunity to work with you.”

- RE/MAX Central States and Dixie

“Nick’s presentation resulted in really useful attitudes, improved customer service, raised productivity… and more fun at work.”

- Compliance Division, Ministry of Finance

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