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Holly Hoffman

Holly Hoffman, CSP

Motivate your team to be real-world survivors through this life-changing presentation

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Price range

  • $5,500 - $7,500
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  • Attitude
  • Celebrity
  • Female Speakers
  • Leadership
  • Motivation
  • Peak Performance
  • Spouse Programs
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  • Associations
  • Healthcare/Medical
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  • 8 Years
  • About

    “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” —Holly Hoffman from Your Winner Within 

    Born and raised in Eureka, South Dakota, Holly Hoffman was the last remaining member of the Espada Tribe and the last woman standing on Season 21 of CBS’ hit reality show “Survivor Nicaragua”. Through that experience and others throughout her life, Holly was inspired to share her message of positivity, determination and confidence with business leaders, teachers, and students across the nation. 

    A professional motivational speaker and the author of Your Winner Within and Write Yourself a Note, Holly acknowledges that life is made up of challenges, and we are oftentimes faced with situations that seem insurmountable. But within each of us is an ability to focus our thoughts, emotions, and energy to succeed—if only we have the knowledge, tools, and discipline to do so. 

    Holly’s writing and speaking not only offer encouragement and optimism but a roadmap for self-discovery and spiritual enlightenment. Readers and audience members alike walk away inspired to light the fire of successful living within themselves. 

    Today, Holly is a member of the National Speaker’s Association and a recipient of the Certified Speaking Professional designation, and travels across the country and internationally, speaking to a wide variety of associations and corporations.  Holly inspires her audiences to take opportunities and focus on attitude, determination, confidence, desire, faith, and perseverance.

  • Videos
  • Program

    Keynote | Audience Participation | Motivational

    Everyone can be a leader. Leadership fosters creativity. Leadership is about solving problems. Leadership creates contribution. Leadership acts on people’s feelings. Leadership empowers. Leadership is an ability, meaning a leader has the capacity to do something using talent and skill. How are you being a leader?  I want you to explore how you can set an example of being a good leader. The solution is simple, and I hope you can learn from me how best to “Lead Simply.”

    Keynote | Inspirational | Motivational

    As we survive life’s challenges, we come face to face with fear and uncertainty.  Challenges may allow us to step out of our comfort zone and push ourselves above and beyond our own self-limitations.  It is how we choose to overcome challenges that make us who we are. It is our strength in times of difficulty that prove our character and self-worth.  As I share my experience of being on a reality show, I encourage you to think about how you decide to survive on a daily basis.  I will encourage you to think about six words to develop your survival skills. With my six simple words, you can take on any challenge you are faced with. Adversity is not so much contending with problems as it is learning more about who you really are and what is inside of you.  Join me and explore what your true survival skills are.

    Keynote OR Breakout | Audience Participation | Motivational

    With each line, you have a choice. You want to cross the line or you don’t. You want the better chance to make good things happen or you settle with the lesser chance.

  • Review
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    “Holly was an outstanding speaker for our spouse program of 500 attendees. She was able to effectively and proactively incorporate our Annual Meeting theme into her message, which was inspiring and insightful. Attendees were personally moved and motivated by her message and performance. She was an unqualified success and we would be lucky to have her again.”

    AGP Matt C
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    “Holly Hoffman delivered a fantastic keynote address to the 150+ women in the audience. She included so many strong messages that resonated with everyone and provided an inspiring message to not let fear hold you back, to believe in yourself and go for it!”

    Washington Bankers Association Liz W.
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    “Thank you Holly for reminding us that we can grow and learn throughout our lives and that it’s never too late to realize how strong and capable and resilient we have the potential to be!”

    Maine Credit Union League Lynn S.
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    “Holly nailed it. Audience rated her 4.84 out of 5. She was a delight to work with, incorporated our convention goals and personalized the presentation. She’s low-maintenance and a crowd-pleaser; Holly is an incredible value. Fully self-aware that someone who spent a month on a reality TV show doesn’t automatically have expertise to serve as a life-coach, Holly crafted an interesting and engaging story for fans and non-fans of Survivor, and connected her life lessons to our industry.”

    Heartland Credit Union Association Clint A.
Thank you Holly for reminding us that we can grow and learn throughout our lives and that it’s never too late to realize how strong and capable and resilient we have the potential to be!
Maine Credit Union League Lynn S.