Strive For More®’s keynote talks deliver an engaging and inspirational message, helping individuals, teams, and organizations alike.

Our keynotes are designed to help

    • Organizations transcend their competition, transform their organization, and make employees flock to them.
    • Individuals be more confident, combat negativity, and overcome fear Individuals and organizations make their goals and desired future a reality.
    • Teams seamlessly work together and perform at a high level
    • Leaders build a legacy of greatness; and Healthcare facilities, providers, and practices be efficient and above board.
Read more about our keynote talks below to find the right one for you. If our keynote talks don’t quite meet your needs, give us a call and we will be more than happy to create a custom keynote talk for you which does meet your needs.

NSA Speaker Showcase 2019

Today, even more than ever, trust is absolutely paramount!  Not just trust in those we work with, but also, trust in everyone around us for our health and safety.  Take a listen to what I learned about trust in the FBI.

DisruptHR Pittsburgh 2019

Watch Steven talk about lessons he learned in the FBI every organization should know about how to NOT get CAUGHT with a bad reputation!

A Day to Elevate 2020

We ARE in control!  Even when we feel there is disorder around us and the world is full of uncertainty, we CAN control how we feel, think, and behave.  Watch Steven speak about what IS in our control during COVID-19.

Daily Live with Aaron Hunt 2020

Watch Steven talk about real tangible actions we can take to help harness a  mindset and actions which DO serve us amidst COVID-19.

Peak Energy 4 Performance Podcast 2019

Listen to Steven talk about how to maximize postive energy from your surroundings for peak performance.

The Art of Subtle Suggestion: How to Have Challenging, Difficult, and Uncomfortable Conversations 


Communication is the lifeblood of relationships and success!  Our communication can make or break a relationship, team, or project!  However, all around us – from television to movies to real-life experiences – we see poor examples of how to communicate effectively. During this talk, you will explore the shift from exclusive communication to inclusive communication, as well as, learn how to create a collaborative cohesive atmosphere during conversations rather than a destructive one.  This talk is full of guiding principles which will help listeners create healthier conversations for an increase in collaboration and engagement.

Whom this talk is for

This talk is for everyone.  Communication is a fundamental component of every aspect of life, not just business.

Learning & Takeaways

    1. The shift to inclusive language from exclusive language is subtle but important and we are capable of making it.
    1. Miscommunication isn’t just on the other person, it is on us as well; however, there is a way to overcome what interferes with our communication. Successful communication comes from creating an atmosphere of constructive collaboration.

Business areas this talk addresses

    • Collaboration;
    • Effective communication;
    • Employee engagement;
    • Mindfulness;
    • Negativity; and
    • Stress, anxiety, worry, & burnout; and team work.

G.R.I.T. – Give, Recognize, Implement, Time®: The Path to Empowerment & Overcoming Negativity 


Jump into the real-world heart-pounding action of making arrests, tailing suspects, and searching for evidence.  Enjoy the ride as former FBI Agent Steven Nathenson unearths the mental toughness needed to survive dangerous situations; G.R.I.T. – Give, Recognize, Implement, Time®! You will explore your world and mentality like never before, learn the true meaning of grit, and discover how to harness your G.R.I.T. – Give, Recognize, Implement, Time® in your life.  This talk will leave you feeling empowered, ready to combat your negativity, and kick fear to the curb.  Unleash yourself and get gritty!

Whom this talk is for

This talk is an absolute must for anyone who wants to be more confident, combat negativity, and overcome fear.

Learning & Takeaways

    1. Your “ups” and “downs” are a part of who you are and it’s okay for them to happen. You are not alone; we are all human and experience ups and downs.
    1. You have a choice to combat your negativity and be the way you want to be.
    1. Purposeful action and time bring about who you want to be.

Business areas this talk addresses

    • Self-confidence & empowerment;
    • Stress, fear, & worry;
    • Mindfulness;
    • Negativity; and
    • Concentration & focus.

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