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Carey Nieuwhof

Carey Nieuwhof speaks across the United States and around the world on leadership, change and personal growth. He is a best-selling author and host of the top-rated Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast. Interested in podcast opportunities with Carey? Click here.

Carey's Most Requested Topics

7 Success Killers Even Top Leaders Miss
It's rarely issues of skill, talent or ability that take down leaders and entrepreneurs. Often, it's the soft issues—things like cynicism, compromise, pride, burnout, disconnectedness, emptiness, and even irrelevance can sideline even the best leaders. The question is; can you see issues like this coming? Fortunately, you can. In this session, Carey Nieuwhof explores how cynicism and other challenges emerge and he walks through the steps you need to take to find a way through to a powerful and more vibrant future.”

Fighting Your Inner Cynic
Nobody sets out at 18 to be cynical, jaded and disillusioned by age 35, but it happens all the time. Cynicism is almost an epidemic these days. Is it just inevitable that you grow cynical? Fortunately, it’s not. Once a cynic, not always a cynic. There is an antidote and some practical steps you can take to reclaim your optimism.

The High Impact Leader:
Getting Time, Energy and Priorities Working in Your Favour

Life has never felt busier, and the demands on people’s time have never been greater. Most leaders struggle with how to get it all done, and everyone pays a price: your company, your family, and you. In this talk, Carey shows you a proven method that’s helped thousands of leaders get time, energy and priorities working for them, not against them so they can get their life and leadership back.

Leading Change Without Losing It
Every leader at some level leads change. And change almost always elicits opposition. So how do you navigate change without giving up your dream for what could and should be, or without blowing your organization apart? In this talk, Carey leads you through five principles that have helped hundreds of organizations lead change without losing it.

Burning Out and Coming Back
Chances are that you know someone who has burned out or might be on the edge of it yourself. Burnout today seems almost to be a right of passage. In this talk, Carey looks at 11 signs of burnout and identifies several types of burnout that impact more leaders than most people realize. And, he talks about how to recover from burnout and stay healthy.

Carey can also talk about:

  • Personal reinvention in an age of disruption
  • How to spark organizational momentum
  • How to motivate Millennials at work
  • Why attractional churches are peaking and what’s next
  • Church trends

Hear What People Have to Say About Carey

“Carey is a charismatic, captivating, and charming keynote speaker, who had a stellar debut appearance at SXSW19. He filled the room with his energy and passion for helping people, with whatever they might be facing, and it was clear that Carey truly cared about the message he delivered. Carey was a pleasure to work with and to see on stage and delighted the conference attendees, who surrounded him with questions and personal stories after his session."

Henry Heuck

SXSW Conference Programmer

“I’ve asked Carey to speak at numerous events. I love his ability to combine profound insights, personal story and humor. Plus, Carey and his team are great to work with."

Andy Stanley

North Point Church

“Carey far exceeded expectations... I saw time and time again his desire to connect with our team outside of the platform. I don't know another speaker that made the types of efforts that Carey made!”

Lifeway Leadership

Nashville Tennessee

“We loved having Carey with us at Exponential and glad that he is part of the Exponential family!”


Orlando Florida

"Carey's insights...are invaluable. His wealth of knowledge spans many different topics and he is a trusted resource for many leaders.”

Seeds Conference  

“Carey's leadership insights are both profound and practical and what makes his message so valuable is that it is immediately applicable. Carey's ability to translate big ideas into everyday life and leadership is both inspiring and incredibly helpful.”

Riverview Church

Perth Australia

“Carey has a life-changing message for leaders that he communicates in an authentic way while personally engaging with all those around him.”

Southeastern University

Orlando Florida

More About Carey

Carey Nieuwhof is a best-selling author, leadership expert, former attorney and church leader. He hosts the Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast and curates of one of the most widely-read leadership blogs. Carey speaks to companies and churches about leadership, change and personal growth. His content is accessed over a million times a month by leaders around the world.