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BOOM Podcast Episode 2: Jeff Yalden Welcomes Mark Minard

Youth motivational speaker and author Jeff Yalden is heating things up with his BOOM Podcast. The perfect companion to his Amazon bestseller, BOOM! One Word to Instantly Inspire Action, Deliver Rewards, and Positively Affect Your Life Every Day, the BOOM Podcast drills down on principles from the book, but also features folks who have brought […]

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Jeff Yalden on Mental Health, Suicide and Chris Cornell

Nobody will ever really know what prompted rock icon Chris Cornell to make the tragic final decision to end his own life on May 17. What we do know is that Cornell had just performed a sold-out Soundgarden concert in Detroit. The Daily Mail reported that he posed for photographs after the show and told […]

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BOOM! Jeff Yalden’s New Book Set to Launch

Youth motivational speaker Jeff Yalden is stoked about his new book, BOOM! One Word to Instantly Inspire Action, Deliver Rewards, and Positively Affect Your Life Every Day! BOOM is a book about motivation and inspiration – a book Jeff has been working on since he went through a spinal cord fusion last year while also […]

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Jeff Yalden Delivers Keynote Address at Illinois Valley Community College

Top Youth Motivational Speaker Rocks 32nd Annual Teen Showcase On Thursday, March 30, top youth motivational speaker Jeff Yalden arrived at Illinois Valley Community College in Oglesby, Ill., to deliver a keynote address at the 32nd annual Teen Showcase – an event that aims to empower youth to make the right choices and to embrace […]

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Mental Health Awareness at Anoka Ramsey Community College

Jeff Yalden Electrifies Cambridge, MN By Roger Yale for Jeff Yalden, Youth Motivational Speaker On Wednesday, March 22, Jeff Yalden brought his motivational and mental health expertise to Anoka Ramsey Community College in Cambridge, MN, where he spent a full day with the psychology club and the counseling department. Anoka Ramsey was a top-ten finalist […]

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Positivity at Riverton Parke Junior-Senior High School

Jeff Yalden’s Video Goes Viral: 8500 Views in 24 Hours By Roger Yale, for Jeff Yalden, Youth Motivational Speaker It was still dark at 7:45 in the morning on January 26, 2017, when Jeff Yalden was on his way to speak at Riverton Parke Junior-Senior High School in Montezuma, Indiana – just north of Terre […]

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South Vermillion High School Inspired

The Perfect High School Motivational Speaker My first school assembly was in April of 1992.  Yes! I said 1992.  I was a Marine stationed at Cecil Field Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, FL.  During my tour in Florida, besides guarding nuclear weapons, I was also the Training NCO. One day a phone call came in […]

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At-Risk Youth . . . Aren’t All Our Youth At-Risk

Jeff Yalden is a youth motivational speaker and a teen mental health speaker having worked with youth, educators, and communities for 24 years in 48 countries. Watch his video of his visit to Centennial High School in Ft. Collins, CO: Looking back on my youth I think we were all at-risk. I didn’t realize it […]

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A Simple Way to Make Better Life Choices

All teens and youth want to know how to make better life choices, right?  Youth Speaker and Teen Life Coach Jeff Yalden makes it really simple for you. TAKE TIME TO THINK. I wouldn’t be taking the time to say this if I didn’t think it was necessary. Hey – just make the right choice. […]

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Self-Improvement for Teens – How to Be Your Best Every Day

Teens are struggling today with too many expectations and pressures from parents and peers that self-improvement isn’t on their radar as they just focus on dealing in the now of life. 4 Self-Improvement Tips for Teens To Set Up Their Day For Success: Some say that 80% of your success is just showing up. I […]

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