“The tragedy is not that we die. It’s that too few of us ever live.”
Jay Townsend, Professional Speaker
You see it every morning. You are reminded of it every day. That mountain you know you should climb, but won’t because it’s scary, risky, cold, hard, unknown, expensive and outside your comfort zone. And every day that you don’t take a step up that mountain comes the haunting reminder that you are not fully living the only life you will ever have.
My keynote is about finding and living your passion, and as a professional speaker I often speak to those who want to fully live their purpose and have an extraordinary impact on their companies and communities.
Those who engage me as a Professional Speaker learn to:
- Discover their true passion and purpose.
- Find ways to live their passion in order to lead happier, healthier, more prosperous lives.
- Embrace their fear and make it their friend.
- Answer the voice in their head that begs them to shine.
- Shed the burden of guilt about what they have not done.
- Forgive themselves for mistakes in their past
- Summon the courage to embark on a new journey down an unfamiliar path.
- Acquire the energy and magnetism that comes from being fully aligned with their passion and purpose in order to leave an extraordinary impact on their companies and communities.
Professional Speaker Jay Townsend can be reached at (845) 458-1210.
What Others Say
Stunning, dignified, humble, passionate, and stirring. Jay is an elegant craftsman of language, and he has remarkable command and presence as a speaker. I can’t recommend him highly enough.”
Dana Rubin, Founder and Director, The New York Speechwriter’s Roundtable
A remarkable speaker. I have witnessed him hold the audience in the palm of his hand. He takes us on such a visual and emotional journey and his personal stories have stayed with me since first hearing him.”
Karen Jacobsen, the GPS Girl, Keynote Speaker
A superb speaker. Always has a unique and original story, an important message that is perfectly and passionately delivered that leaves the audience wanting more.”
Poughkeepsie Mayor John Tkazyik
An expert story teller. He can be funny. He can be serious. But he is more than stories. They have a point. They make the audience think. Like watching a conductor who always knows the notes, the beats, and how to keep an audience on the edge of their seat.”
Sara Fuller, Poughkeepsie, NY
He is a great coach, and a superb speaker and debater.”
Mike Long, Chairman, Conservative Party of New York
Hearing Jay speak is a journey. He takes you places. He paints pictures with words. He makes you think. He changes the way people behave. His eloquent stories are always with a purpose—to make and illustrate a neatly packaged point that people remember.”
Ken Bonnaffons, Professor of Speech and Drama, Bergen College
He has a unique way of lifting you up. A way of giving you confidence in your own talents and ability. He can inspire people out of their beds ready to join him on a journey down an unpredictable path. I know. I’ve seen him do it.”
Robert A Hornak, former Executive Director, Republican Party, Queens, NY