matt mayberry

peak-performance specialist

Motivate Leaders with strategy and Inspiration


Matt Mayberry Keynote Speaker Reel


What Is Culture?

Matt Mayberry, a former NFL linebacker for the Chicago Bears, is currently one of the
most-read columnists for Entrepreneur Magazine, as well as an acclaimed keynote
speaker, author, and peak-performance strategist. Using a real-world approach, He
specializes in maximizing the performance of organizations, teams, and individuals all
over the world.

Matt provides attendees with a real-world strategy for peak performance, incorporating motivation, process & mindset, and credibility into his keynotes. While Matt’s programs have been revolutionary for sales and leadership groups, he has also presented for tech, finance, industrial and pharmaceutical groups as well.

A partial client list includes: the FBI, National Kitchen & Bath Association, Fifth Third Bank, NAPA Auto Parts, Farm Bureau Financial Services, Cosentino, USA Hockey,
DuPont, Union Pacific Railroad, and Lowe’s.

Belief Drives Behavior and Behavior Drives Outcomes

Leaders Take Responsibility

learn more about matt mayberry's message of transformational leadership

Peak-Performance Specialist

With a focus on peak-performance, Matt Mayberry gives audiences the tools and tips needed to achieve success in their field.
Topics and Clients

Overcoming Adversity

In his personal life, Matt has had his fair share of obstacles. After being signed by the Chicago Bears in 2010, Matt suffered a life-changing injury that cut his football career short.
Winning Plays

Transformational Leadership

Transformational leadership is all about the impact you leave on others. In his keynotes, Matt covers leadership, keys to success and many more.
Keynote Programs

Football/ NFL Keynote Speaker

Matt Mayberry uses the experience he gained from playing for the Chicago Bears and leading a business, in order to help drive today's business leaders to success.
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Value of the Keynote

Strategies for Peak-Performance

Matt provides attendees with proven tips and strategies that will allow them to maximize performance despite any negative circumstances or challenges that come their way. 

Real-World Experience

From the football field to being the head of business development for a multi-million dollar healthcare company and becoming a successful entrepreneur, Matt has the credibility to deliver a keynote speech with a strong focus on actionable ideas and strategies designed to maximize business and personal

Keynotes Your Way

All of Matt’s keynotes are uniquely tailored to meet the goals, objectives and outcomes of every client.


Take any of Matt Mayberry’s staple programs and have it customized for your virtual attendees. Matt connects with leadership groups, sales groups, or general business on the subjects of accountability, transformational leadership, overcoming adversity, and strategies to get the best out of yourself and your team.

Matt has plenty of virtual options to choose from.
-Pre recorded keynote with professional film crew and studio that is highly customized for each client.
-Live virtual keynote with professional film crew.
-Virtual leadership retreat
-Leadership mini series
-Hybrid event opportunities

In this paramount message, Matt shares his personal story of being on a downward path to destruction, struggling through drug addiction and a career-ending injury in which he eventually transformed into meaningful and lasting success. Matt introduces key insights and techniques about personal motivation, overcoming adversity, goal setting, and turning circumstantial hardship into opportunities for winning plays. He provides actionable strategies and thought-provoking dialogue that is sure to maximize the performance of individuals and teams.

Key Takeaways: 
1. Learn Matt’s unique seven-step process on how to turn any failure or adversity into a gift.
2. Learn how to create powerful and positive momentum shifts in your personal and professional life.
3. Discover the importance of creating a clear vision for your life or organization and how it will power you through every setback and hardship moving forward.

We live in a complex world of constant distraction. It is our job to clearly prioritize the areas of importance, and minimize the obstacles preventing us from becoming the best version of ourselves. This motivational and action-packed presentation challenges attendees to step out of their comfort zone and expand their vision as to what’s possible for their life. Matt shares breakthrough insights on human potential, performance, and coaches attendees through personal and professional goal-setting exercises, personal branding, and peak performance strategy.

Key Takeaways:
1. Learn how to minimize distraction, diminish obstacles, and increase daily productivity.
2. Learn how to create your own personal and professional growth plan that ensures you grow somehow, someway each and every day.
3. Explore why most people fall short in the achievement of their goals and learn Matt’s proven goal-setting method that will change the trajectory of your life- one moment, one day at a time.

Matt explores the challenges that leaders face and how to break through the barriers, lead through change, and make a significant impact on your team and organization. Whether you run a team of five or 5,000, the outcome of this keynote will be leaders who are inspired and prepared to lead more effectively, increase employee morale and retention, and drive the performance of everyone within the organization to the next level.

Key Takeaways:
1. Discover transformational mindset shifts that separate a leader with a title to a leader that changes the game.
2. Learn how to lead confidently and effectively through change.
3. Learn how to create a personal action plan that will increase your effectiveness to lead.
4. Learn how to increase employee morale, engagement, and performance by effectively transforming your leadership style.

Matt examines what top performing teams are doing differently to continually win, innovate, and maximize performance in an ever-changing world. Being an athlete for much of his life, and majoring in Sports Management, Matt uses his expertise to teach how success extends far beyond talent. Matt has been on teams that reached the top and teams that didn’t get anywhere. Since moving away from the playing field, he has drawn the parallels to the business arena. He outlines the importance of teamwork and culture, and how the two can carry your vision to the end zone, every single day.

Key Takeaways: 
1. Learn how to recruit, attract, nurture, and retain a world-class team and culture.
2. Learn how to drastically increase employee engagement, morale, and retention.
3. Discover the importance of individual, team, and cultural development as an unyielding necessity to the success of your organization.

Much like athletics, sales is a constant battle. They both require a relentless desire to work on your craft, know your competition, and elevate your game every single day. They both demand an enormous amount of preparation in order to perform at the highest level. This dynamic keynote is guaranteed to challenge, educate, and provide sales professionals with the tools and strategies that will revolutionize breakthrough sales performance. Matt teaches how to create a mindset shift that will serve as a catalyst for breakthrough growth. The outcome of this keynote will be sales professionals who will understand how to create value, increase sales, build relationships, stand out from the competition, and crush quotas.

Key Takeaways:
1. Discover how to capitalize off of rejection and let it inspire you instead of discourage you.
2. Discover one mental shift that all sales professionals must commit to in order to achieve breakthrough performance.
3. Learn how to nurture relationships that turn into lifelong customers


Overcoming Adversity
Goal Setting
Peak Performance
Sales Strategies
Team Building
Corporate Culture

Best Client Types

Real Estate

Best Attendee Types

Sales Groups
Leadership Professionals
Organization Teams

Matt Mayberry Featured In...

Matt's inspirational story of overcoming obstacles and achieving his goals has been shared with audiences everywhere not only through his keynote presentations, but also in the media.

Matt has been featured on numerous media outlets including Forbes, NBC, Fox News, Business Insider, MSN Lifestyle, Fox Business, ABC, and ESPN to name a few. A partial list of his clients include the FBI, National Kitchen & Bath Association, Fifth Third Bank, Farm Bureau Financial Services, Cosentino, NAPA Auto Parts, USA Hockey, DuPont, Union Pacific Railroad, and Lowe’s.

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