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Jeff Yalden’s BOOM Podcast Episode 3: Richie Contartesi

Many know Michael Oher from his football career – he now plays offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers – and from the Oscar-winning film, The Blind Side. At 6’ 4” and 315 pounds, he’s hard to miss. For Oher, it all started at Ole Miss – The University of Mississippi – and its legendary NCAA […]

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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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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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Third Time’s a Charm: Jeff Yalden Inspires Hudson Falls High School

On April 11, youth motivational speaker Jeff Yalden arrived at Hudson Falls High School in Hudson Falls, New York, where he kicked off the school’s career day with one of his hard-hitting assemblies. For Yalden, the third time was the charm. “Weather prevented the first two attempts,” he said, adding that he was on his […]

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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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Arizona State Student Council “WOW’ed!”

Best Youth Motivational Speaker in America Meet the man. The myth.  The Legend – Meet Jeff Yalden who has been speaking to teen audiences and student leadership events for over 24 years. Jeff Yalden has been fortunate enough to be speaking at many of the top student leadership conferences in the country. He has literally spoken […]

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Life Lessons at the Baggage Claim

He greeted us with a smile and a luggage cart. Twenty minutes later he left us with a lasting impression. The best leaders are people who know how to be servants. On January 23rd, my assistant Kaylene and I flew into Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport for several speaking engagements. After an exhausting day of […]

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5 Tips to being a Great Student Leader in Life

I always stated that real leadership is not about you, but it’s about the people you lead. What is leadership?  John Maxwell stated in one of his books that leadership is about influence.  I’ve always remembered that and thought that his words were absolutely brilliant.  Leadership in your influence on others. So, as a student […]

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