Top Sales Keynote Speaker

Sales Keynote Speaker James Taylor has been featured in Forbes, BBC and The Wall Street Journal and his clients including many of the Fortune 500.

Top Sales Keynote Speaker James Taylor is a motivational keynote speaker, author, and entrepreneur, with extended competence in sales, financial services, innovation, and leadership. During the last 20 years, James has traveled the world, sharing his insightful expertise with individuals and companies from 35 countries, and delivering highly motivating and entertaining keynote speeches. With audiences that encompass companies and individuals from industries such as technology, financial services, banking, pharmaceuticals, consumer products, professional services, and healthcare, James Taylor is the best choice for inspiring and motivating your company members.

Traveling from the US to Europe, and from Asia to the Middle East, Taylor provided insights to his audiences on the topic of sales, as well as other important subjects such as how to accelerate innovation, adapt to change, and increase productivity. Among his most well-known clients, there are many of the Global Fortune 500 such as Apple, Sony, Cisco, Accenture, Roche, GSK, EY, Intuit, Bell, Chubb, IBM, Honeywell, UPS, Tata, Visa, Dell, McDonald’s, together with numerous national governments.

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“James Taylor was a fantastic keynote speaker. His presentation was an insightful and entertaining closing keynote for the event audience. James also hosted a small group presentation for the G3 Company Sales Meeting earlier in the year that was also great.” 

Kristi Kawana, Events & Marketing Director, G3 Communications

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General Information about Sales for Meeting Planners and Prospective Clients.

Sales are commonly known as activities connected to selling, or a number of goods sold in a given time range. The delivery of services for a certain cost can also be understood as a sale. Selling is considered by many an art that focuses on the talent of the human agents involved in the exchanges between buyers and sellers. It is often called a persuasive form of art and requires strong communication skills, as well as a passion for dealing with goods and services. In the corporate structure, sales often form a separate grouping, involving specialist operatives known as salespersons. Although the process of selling often requires repetitive and measurable milestones, it is difficult to reach a clear definition of sales, due to its interconnections with advertising, promotion, public relations, and marketing.

Selling can involve a single person or a team. Working in teams is a great way to improve sales. Team selling usually involves a group of people representing the sales department and other functional areas in the firm, such as finance, production, and research and development, and is often crucial in helping companies improve their operations and customer satisfaction. Although sales and marketing are not identical, they are in fact connected by a single goal – selling. Sales could be seen as the final step in the marketing process when plans are finally actualized. Putting its utmost effort into sales is a must for any thriving organization. Estée Lauder once said: “I have never worked a day in my life without selling. If I believe in something, I sell it, and I sell it hard.”


In addition to booking James Taylor as your sales keynote speaker here are some of the most popular books on sales:

SPIN Selling: Situation – Problem – Implication – Need Payoff
by Neil Rackham

The Challenger Sale: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation
by Matthew Dixon & Brent Adamson

Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
by Roger Fisher & William Ury

Little Red Book of Selling: 12.5 Principles of Sales Greatness
by Jeffrey Gitomer

To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others
by Daniel Pink


Here is a selection of other sales related conferences and events that book sales keynote speakers:

BRAND MINDS – The Global Thinkers Business Summit, Bucharest, Romania

Sales 3.0 Conference – Achieving Peaks in Sales, Virtual

Sandler Summit, Orlando, FL & Virtual

Sales Enablement Summit, Various locations Worldwide

10X Growth Conference, Las Vegas, NV & Virtual


There are a number of highly-rated podcast shows that cover all things sales.

Sell or Die

The Art of Charm

Sales Engagement

Catalyst Sale Podcast

Enterprise Sales Podcast

Clients Include:





“Phenomenal and very engaging in the session…managed to captivate everyone’s attention and the feedback from the team has been super good”
  • – Senior Manager, Global Accounts
“Thank you for sharing valuable insights on key attributes/traits of a leader. The session was received extremely well and I am looking to another opportunity to invite you for your valuable interaction with our team.”
  • – Managing Director
“Your presentation was one of the most interesting topics at the conference. It was an honor for us to have you as one of our keynote speakers.”
  • – Chairman of the Board
“Thank you very much for your keynote at our event. It was indeed very well received and we had some fantastic feedback from the colleagues.”
  • – HR Director
“Thank you for bringing us a unique session on boosting our creativity in the age of artificial intelligence at our annual event. Your keynote was authentic, inspirational and entertaining, truly engaging the audience from the beginning. Participants and customers provided us with many delighted comments.”
  • – CEO
“Creative, thought provoking, inspirational and well-presented.”
  • Co-Chair
“One of the most insightful, impactful and powerful presentations that I have seen in years.”
  • – Partner
“Easy to work with, powerful content, dynamic and engaging. What more can you ask for in a speaker.”
  • – Group Event Director
“In my 20 years of planning conferences and working with keynoters to help them understand our unique audience, I’ve never seen a keynote speaker prepare at the level James did. All that preparation showed during the keynote; it was full of relevant and entertaining stories as well as highly visually engaging. Our members were blown away.”
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