Inspirational Speech


& Leadership

Book SpeakerHolley to share one of several inspirational speeches centered around his amazing life story. He was born the youngest of 17 siblings to poor black sharecroppers in the 1960s during the civil rights movement in Alabama. He struggled with a severe speech problem of stuttering as a child, fought low self-esteem, faced the racism of Jim Crow south, and tragically lost his thirteen-year-old son from a rare heart disease. Despite these major setbacks, he became the first in his family to graduate from college, authored and published several books, and even won the Toastmasters International Division speaking contest for 2020. He is trained in Visual Communication and specializes in audience engagement. Click book to read on Amazon.

SpeakerHolley is the perfect choice for diversity and inclusion events. As a African American born and raised in the American South during the civil rights period, he faced the sting of racism and segregation laws while living during the Jim Crow era. He is a passionate social justice advocate and author of the 5-Star review book Black & White: Healing Racial Divide as well as a book about his life struggles and triumphs. Book him for your next diversity and inclusion event. Click the book to read on Amazon.

CL Holley specializes in Employee Engagement. 7 Needs is based on his  5-star review book. 7 Needs shares seven important things leaders can provide high performers to help them excel to the next level of performance— including a real voice, shared resources, and trust from leaders to do their jobs.  Take your leadership skills to the next level and sharpen your employee engagement interactions by becoming familiar with 7 major needs of your workers. Click the book to read on Amazon.

Add C.L. Holley to your speaking  line up and add value to your event. He is well equipped to speak on topics in three major areas: Inspiration, Diversity and Engagement.  With an amazing life story, outstanding communication expertise as a Toastmasters International speaker, a published author, and over 30 years of professional business knowledge, he is well equipped to deliver an outstanding speaking experience. Regardless of your audience need, this spectacular speaker is a perfect choice to inform, inspire, and uplift your audience.

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