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If you’re looking to create not just an event, but an experience people won’t be able to stop talking about, look no further.

Jonathan Fields is a national bestselling author and the founder of Good Life Project®, one of the top-ranked podcasts in the world with a giant, global, mission-driven community. The Wall Street Journal named Good Life Project one of the top self-development podcasts, and Apple recently picked it out of more than 600,000 others to be featured on-stage during its legendary annual event.

An innovator in the field of human potential, Fields is also the chief architect behind the Sparketypes®, a set of “work imprints” and tools tapped by more than 150,000 individuals and organizations in the quest to amplify purpose, expression, performance and flow.

Jonathan’s most recent book, How to Live a Good Life, became an instant national bestseller and #1 audiobook on Audible and his prior book, Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt Into Fuel For Brilliance, was named #1 Personal Development Book by 800-CEO-READ. He is currently at work on a forthcoming book on the Sparketypes. Jonathan and his work have been featured widely in the media, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, FastCompany, Entrepreneur, Forbes and Inc.

When Jonathan takes the stage as a keynote-presenter or program facilitator, he brings a rare ability to not just captivate with ideas and stories drawn from his own experience and years interviewing global visionaries, but also to tap into an expansive, international data-set derived from the Sparketype Assessment® that reveals powerful insights about purpose, meaning, performance, expression and what it takes to truly to come alive and step into your fullest potential in work and life.


SPARK YOUR WORK: The Purpose, Expression + Performance Edge.

What if your work felt like the thing you were put on the planet to do, filled you with purpose, allowed you to feel fully-expressed and perform at the peak of your potential? This is what it feels like to be “sparked,” to operate on a level where you’re fully alive, standing in your potential and contributing everything you have to offer on the highest possible level. It turns out, anyone can work from this place, regardless of job, title or industry, once you discover your Sparketype®, the unique source-code for work that makes you come alive.

In this engaging and inspiring, story-meets-science presentation, participants will:

  • Discover a groundbreaking approach to making work a powerful source of purpose, engagement, excitement and expression.
  • Identify their own unique Sparketype or source-code for work that makes you come alive and feel like you’re doing what you’re here to do.
  • Gain powerful insights into the “Sparketype spread” for all participants in the room, and how to tap this wisdom to inspire better choices, collaborations and outcomes.
  • Learn how to build upon their Sparketype to cultivate a performance-edge and transform work into a source of meaning, expression, joy and success.

SPARKED LEADERSHIP: How Great Leaders Spark Purpose, Expression & Performance.

What makes great leaders great? Skill and experience play a role, but one of the most ignored, yet critical determinants of success as a leader is a deep awareness of your own inner-driver of purpose, engagement and expression — your Sparketype® — along with the ability to identity and leverage this unique source-code in others.

In this inspiring, actionable presentation, leaders will:

  • Discover a powerful new tool – the Sparketypes® – for leadership growth that fuels purpose, engagement and leads to better performance and outcomes.
  • Pinpoint their unique Sparketype or source-code for work that lets them lead from a place of deeper purpose, expression and potential.
  • Learn how to tap the Sparketypes to create more energized, self-motivated and collaborative teams that lead to better, more fluid outcomes.
  • Cultivate a culture that transforms work into a more organic source of meaning, expression and joy, removing obstacles to performance and unlocking potential.

5 WAYS TO RISE: How to “Switch On” Your Best Life Now

What does it mean to live a truly good life? It’s the thing most of us work so hard to achieve, giving up years, sacrificing endlessly to finally “get there,” only to discover there is no there, there. Turns out, a good life is not about checking off boxes. It’s not about accomplishment or accumulation. It is not a place at which you arrive. It is, instead, a way of being, and it can be experienced, not someday, but in this very moment. Once you know what to look for and how to “switch it on.”

In this deeply-moving, story-meets-science presentation, participants will discover:

  • The 5 Good Life Delusions that keep you from coming alive, no matter how hard you work (many will surprise you, because you’ve been told the exact opposite)
  • The 5 Ways-of-Being that “switch on” your best life now, regardless of circumstance
  • A simple practice to begin coming alive, starting in real-time, during the keynote

EXQUISITE ATTENTION™: The Leadership and Life-Enhancement Super-Skill

Whether you’re a leader, salesperson, innovator or entrepreneur, your success is tied to your ability to cultivate trust, safety, openness, dedication and commitment. How does this happen? Turns out, it’s less about what you “do and say,” and more about your ability to cultivate and cast a hyper-focused state of awareness known as “Exquisite Attention.” Master this capability and every relationship, both in business and life, becomes exponentially deeper and more capable of impact, ease and elevation.

In this interactive keynote presentation, participants will:

  • Learn how our brains are wired for attention and why harnessing the ability to cultivate Exquisite Attention is critical to connection, creativity, leadership and performance.
  • Discover a groundbreaking, immediately-actionable framework to begin cultivating exquisite attention and become “Attention Alchemists.”
  • Begin tapping the power of this new communication and creation super-skill in real-time in the room together.

Select Clients/Events:

Deloitte | Capital One | Novartis | GE | Twitter |Paypal | Institute for Integrative Nutrition | TEDx | SXSW | HOW Design LIVE | Inbound | SUCCESS Live! | Creative Mornings | The Post | Titan Summit | World Domination Summit (8 years in a row) | Speakboos | CreativeLIVE | MisfitCON | The Art of Small Business | BehaviorCon | FreedymFest | SuperheroYou | International Health Summit Munich | Consumer Health Summit | Agencyside | BOLO | Getty Images | American Society of Journalists & Authors | Society of Comptrollers | Dad 2.0 Summit

What event organizers say:

“We were so pleased when you agreed to speak to our associates, but it wasn’t until we heard your presentation that we realized how fortunate we were to have you kick off our 2017 Strategy Session. We wanted this session to set the tone for the year, re-charging and inspiring our managers, and challenging them to work in new, creative ways – and you delivered and then some! Feedback from attendees has been incredibly positive, with comments not only about how valuable your advice was, but also that your tips seemed practical and actionable. Thank you for taking the time to understand our goals for this session and crafting a presentation that so perfectly achieved our desired results. We hope to have the opportunity to work with you again in the future.” – Ronald A. Redmon, Jr., Capital One

“Thank you for presenting at Deloitte’s LEAD meeting. We are so pleased that you could join us to share your personal story with our up-and-coming leaders in our organization. Your passion and purpose really inspired our people to understand the importance of focusing on their well-being. One of the goals we set forth for this meeting was to ensure our people understand that well-being is a priority in our organization and you were a vital part of helping us do that. We look forward to the opportunity to collaborate with you again in the future.​”​ – Jennifer Fisher, National Managing Director of Well-being, Deloitte

“Jonathan came to Charlotte and filled the hearts and minds of our community with perspective-shifting, soul-searching wisdom and insights. The room teemed with hundreds of eager souls (you should have seen our wait list), all there to hear him speak. And each and every one of them went along for the exhilarating ride, because they knew they were in the hands of a master—someone who delivers deep value while being at once authentic, vulnerable, disarming, engaging, challenging, and damn hilarious. Let me put it this way…and I mean this literally: lives were changed that morning.”   – Matt Olin, Host, CreativeMornings/Charlotte

“If you are thinking of hiring Jonathan as a speaker, I have just two words for you. DO IT. Jonathan spoke at our FreedymFest event. And even though the multi-day event had almost 30 speakers, his session was, by far, given the highest rating. It wasn’t even close. In fact, 2 years later, I still get emails from attendees saying how Jonathan’s talk changed their lives. And it’s not just the “content”… it’s the WAY he delivers it. His passion. His humor. And his ability to speak with authority, and yet, with such humility is quite rare.” – Ryan Lee, FREEDYM

“In six years of producing the World Domination Summit (WDS), Jonathan Fields is the only speaker to address our entire community twice. He first served as our closing keynote speaker during year one, and last year we were thrilled when he accepted an invitation to return as the opening keynote speaker. In other years he has also led Academies (half-day workshops) that quickly became the highest attended throughout the history of the event. Jonathan has a genuinely unique way of communicating with groups of people from a stage that make them feel as if they were talking one-on-one. If you get the chance to bring him to your event, don’t hesitate!” – Chris Guillebeau, Word Domination Summit

“Jonathan was granted one of the four coveted speaking slots at the Invitational Consumer Health Summit, a private gathering attended by leading founders and personalities. He used the occasion to debut new marketing theory which held the room spellbound, and also prompted fundamental alterations to many of the attending businesses in the days following. With hindsight of several years, Jonathan’s presentation has proved both memorable and prophetic.”  – Michael Fishman, Consumer Health Summit

“Thanks to you for a fantastic presentation. It was informative, inspiring and entertaining. The perfect kick off for our career development event.  And thank you for being so accessible and flexible along the way. The simulcast was important to reach all of our staff and you pulled it off beautifully.” -Barbara Fitzsimmons, Razorfish

“This guy came in as a favor, at the last minute, and still knocked it out of the park! Jonathan knows how to connect and engage with an audience, and better yet, inspire them to action. Nobody left the room when Jonathan spoke; he drew them in immediately with great storytelling and his passion for the topic” – Terry Starbucker, SOBEvents co-founder

“Jonathan Fields spoke to a room of mostly accountants. His experience and charismatic personality kept the audience interested. He talk was relevant and compelling. I would love to hear him speak again.” -Kerri Stern, Hospitality and Technical Professionals Meeting

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Amy Taylor
Taylor Talent Management