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Steve  McClatchy

Steve McClatchy

Best-Selling Author & Consultant to Leaders


Steve McClatchy is a highly sought-after keynote speaker and New York Times best-selling author, renowned for his passion, intensity and keen insights into the drivers of success, accomplishment and satisfaction. Steve knows what today’s executives need to lead effectively and deliver on their performance goals while maintaining a high quality of life. He also understands the challenges that executives and their staffs face in today’s intensely competitive business environment. Read More >

A recognized authority on leadership, performance, personal growth and work-life issues, Steve has been widely quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Entrepreneur and numerous media outlets.

Steve’s keynotes and presentations are renowned for their ability to change lives. He’s spoken in front of thousands of people at some of the most admired and prestigious companies worldwide. His clients span a broad range of industries and business sectors, ranging from pharmaceuticals and software to sports and entertainment.

Steve’s speeches are not only packed with insight, humor and passion, but they result in measurable improvements in performance and productivity, higher workplace satisfaction and greater employee engagement. His presentations are geared for: Read Less ^

  • C-level executives
  • High-potential managers
  • Directors
  • Managers and their staffs
  • Anyone ready to take performance to the next level and enjoy a more productive life!

Speaker Videos

Maintenance vs. Improvement

Performance and Leadership

Speech Topics

Lead Your Team, Don’t Just Manage The Process

Based on Steve McClatchy’s New York Times best-selling book Decide, this speech explains how your life is a product of your decisions and how your criteria for making decisions is at the very core of your effectiveness. Great decision making habits can yield a lifetime of success and achievements, while poor ones can keep you stressed, frustrated and out of balance. In this fast paced, interactive and engaging presentation, you will learn how to prevent “burn out” and “ruts” and perform at your personal best on a daily basis. Decide will keep you moving forward without letting details fall through the cracks. If you are looking for a new and fresh perspective on motivation, success and how to get it all done, this is a “don’t miss” presentation. Read More >

After attending this presentation, participants will be able to: Read Less ^

  • Focus on results and the true drivers of performance.
  • Regain critical planning and personal time.
  • Dramatically increase work/life engagement.

Decide: Work Smarter, Reduce Your Stress & Lead By Example

This presentation by Steve McClatchy is about aligning systems, leading change and driving measurable results. Vision, mission, values and goals are essential for a team to stay focused and on track. But even more important are the systems, processes, structure and decision making that bring them to life. For some, leading a group is a difficult and challenging responsibility, but it doesn’t have to be. In this thought provoking and inspirational session, McClatchy will examine with audiences what it takes to be the successful leader of a team and whether you are truly leading your team or merely managing the process.  Read More >

Improvement means change. Being able to successfully implement change is a core competence needed to be a successful leader. If you are interested in creating a world-class team that is committed to improvement and embraces change, this is a “don’t miss” presentation. 

After attending this session, participants will have the tools to:  Read Less ^

  • Introduce improvement, manage resistance and denial and gain commitment to change.
  • Correct misalignments and remove obstacles in the way of the team’s success.
  • Create a compelling team purpose, list of values and team goals. 
  • Keep the team motivated and focused on producing measurable results.