Sam Silverstein has been a top-rated keynote speaker for the past 29 years
Accountability Keynote Speaker Sam Silverstein’s mission is to empower people to live accountable lives, transform the way they do business, and to thrive at extraordinary levels. Ultimately Sam teaches and inspires leaders to design a high-performance culture to build stronger businesses, communities, and people.
By challenging leaders to shift priorities, cultivate an organizational culture based on accountability, and inspire both individuals and teams to take ownership in fresh and results-producing ways – he is helping companies dramatically increase productivity, profitability, and growth. Sam believes that accountability is the highest form of leadership.
As a former executive and owner, Sam’s manufacturing and distribution companies sold over $100 million in products and services. He successfully sold one of his businesses to a Fortune 500 company. Today, Sam writes, speaks, and consults with organizations around the globe to think differently, work with renewed purpose, and achieve record-breaking results. As a keynote speaker, Sam challenges audiences to discover and reach their best selves. He helps leaders build accountability throughout their organization. Sam works with entrepreneurs, multi-national companies, corporations, and government agencies to drive increased engagement and productivity. Sam is a member of the Speakers Hall of Fame.
(CPAE, or the Council of Peers Award for Excellence, is the National Speakers Association’s Speaker Hall of Fame award for lifetime achievement in the area of speaking excellence. CSP is the international designation for Certified Speaking Professionals and is awarded to individuals for certain achievements and education in the speaking profession.) CPAE (Council of Peers Award of Excellence) Speaker Hall of Fame.
Recognized globally as an accountability and leadership expert
Global Gurus recently announced Sam Silverstein as one of the World’s Top 30 Organizational Culture Professionals. The author of eleven books including No More Excuses, Pivot!, The Accountability Circle, I Am Accountable, No Matter What, Non-Negotiable, Making Accountable Decisions, and The Success Model, keynote speaker Sam Silverstein is the founder of The Accountability Institute™and the Certified Accountability Advisor™. Sam hosts Accountability Roundtables™ to address and break through the barriers that restrict organizations and communities from living an accountable culture.
Originally from Atlanta, Sam has a Bachelor’s Degree in business from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Washington University. He is a Past President of the National Speakers Association. Sam has been inducted into the Council of Peers Award for Excellence (CPAE) Speakers Hall of Fame. He is married with four children and currently resides in St. Louis, Missouri.
Sam’s trusted team believes strongly in “walking the walk” – not just “talking the talk”. In other words – they live by the accountability commitment they so passionately share with their clients and the world. What they know is that accountability is the catalyst that sharpens the competitive edge for a successful and sustainable organization. They hold firmly to the belief that every organization has a unique fingerprint that gives them the ability to excel in their industry far beyond what they can comprehend. They believe that when an organization taps into that unique fingerprint by understanding their mission and purpose with absolute clarity, focusing on what is in their control, valuing people, and making these principles non-negotiable — an organizational culture that prioritizes and inspires accountability is created.
To help people and organizations be better, discover their potential, and be the best they can possibly be.
Our mission is to help 100,000 executives and business owners build a more accountable business and create a sustainable high-performance culture.
We serve our mission through three specific activities:
Do What’s Right – Integrity