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Sheri  Riley

Sheri Riley

Empowerment Speaker, Life Strategist, Founder & President of GLUE, Inc. & Former Head of Marketing at LaFace Records


Sheri Riley is a wife, mother, daughter, and entrepreneur and we all know this is not easy, but she has figured out how to make it simple. As a trendsetter in the entertainment industry, she spent 20 years creating innovative marketing strategies for some of the world’s biggest celebrities and corporations. This list includes Usher, TLC, Toni Braxton, Converse, NBA, TNT, and many more. Read More >

Now, as an Empowerment Speaker, Life Strategist, best-selling Author, and founding partner of the global John Maxwell Team, she works with all around busy individuals, like us, to make choices that lead to less stress, better clarity, and a more fulfilling life. She speaks around the world, sharing her message of "Peace is the New Success®”.

Her award-winning book, Exponential Living® - Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of Who You Are, (Penguin Random House) is an NAACP Image Award nominee and won several Self Help Book of the Year awards. It is the guide to help high achievers to integrate their personal desires into their life without detriment to their professional achievement. The Foreword is written by Usher and features interviews with Actor/Rapper Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, TV/Film Producer Will Packer, Actors Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker, and retired NBA Player/Philanthropist Darrell Griffith.

She’s been a speaker for JP Morgan Chase, Delta Air Lines, Prudential, The Coca-Cola Company, Humana, ThinkAtion (Nigeria), Atlanta Hawks, Steve Harvey’s Act Like A Success Conference, PECO/Exelon, CVS Health, Turner Sports, CNN, Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage, National Basketball Wives Association Conference, University of Georgia Women’s Basketball Team, and the NAACP. She serves on the National Arts & Letters Commission for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the University of Louisville Alumni Board of Directors, and the GPA Board for her daughter’s middle school. Read Less ^

Speaker Videos

On Steve Harvey Show

The Slingshot Effect

on Exponential Living

Live in Your P.O.W.E.R

Give Permission to be Yourself

Stop Working, Start Maximizing

Broaden Our Definition of Success

Opportunity vs Distraction

The 4 Realities

Speech Topics

Increased Engagement & Productivity: 5 Keys to Live In Your P.O.W.E.R

Are you ready to stop spending 100% of your time on 10% of who you are? Read More >

Are you ready to expand your personal and professional growth, increase your productivity, while creating more bandwidth and margin in your life?

Are you ready to not only reach your goals but live in a constant state of peace and power while doing it?

Has drive taken you to levels of success and your confidence has been lost along the way?

Companies and individuals are recognizing that “Health and Wellness” are not limited to nutrition and exercise. It also includes emotional and mental health. My 9 Principles of Exponential Living® focuses on personal development and how it fuels our professional growth. What we do between 6pm - 9am directly effects how productive we are from 9am to 6pm.

With life moving at warp speed, increased distractions and higher expectations, it’s so easy to wake up and go to sleep feeling overwhelmed, overworked, and like you are always trying to catch up. Many of us are feeling more and more disconnected from who we are.

My session will provide practical and simple solutions to resolve these issues.

Attendees will get clear on the following:

  • Determine and/or fine tune their vision
  • Clarify what they should focus on to increase productivity
  • Identify which opportunities are distractions
  • Remove the barriers/challenges that minimize their implementation
  • Identify the triggers that hinder their forward movement

Peace is the New Success®.    Read Less ^

You Only Need One Yes: The A.R.T. Of Achieving Your Success

Even with technological advancements moving at the speed of light, college students are still struggling with the traditional issues of achieving success, which are time allocation, effective studying skills, building healthy relationships, and learning to focus on what’s most important. Read More >

Sheri Riley is a small town girl from Kentucky whose dreams seemed impossible to achieve. But she knew with resilience and being prepared when opportunities presented themselves, she could achieve everything she dreamed about and more.

Her journey taught her the "A.R.T. of Achieving YOUR Success". From building the careers of world-renown recording artists like Usher, to creating innovative marketing strategies for global brands like Converse, she knows how to identify and cultivate passion, develop the tools and resources needed for success, and how to avoid the pitfalls that come with pursuing your dreams. But none of this would have been possible without the skills, training, and tenacity she developed during her time in college.

Students will leave Sheri’s presentations informed, inspired, motivated, and educated on how to achieve their success. Read Less ^