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Aaron Golub        

First Legally Blind D1 Athlete, Former NFL Free Agent & Entrepreneur

Aaron Golub is an entrepreneur and keynote speaker. Golub creates impact through delivering speeches and consulting with organizations and teams around the world, helping them increase performance through motivation.

Golub was born legally blind and became the first legally blind athlete to play football in a division 1 game when he was at Tulane University. He was named a captain in his senior year and went on to become an NFL free agent.

He shows others that it doesn’t matter what they are fighting or what their perceived limitations are; anything is achievable with hard work and tuning out the judgment of others. Golub has paved the way for others and shown that the impossible is possible.

Golub's main topics that he delivers powerful keynotes on are achieving goals through adversity, leadership development, and diversity and inclusion.

Speech Topics


Leadership Development

This session will allow you to develop as a leader, consistently show up as a leader, and allow you to create leaders around you. We dive into the techniques that will allow you to build an affective team, communicate to create clear understanding, and enhance emotional intelligence.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to show up as a leader.

  • How to develop leaders around you.

  • Strategies for working as a team and building and affective team.

  • Techniques to have proper communication to create clear understanding

  • How to enhance emotional intelligence.

Overcoming Adversity

This session will cover how you can overcome any obstacle or challenge in front of you and turn your disadvantages into your advantages. Using strategies to help you become more vulnerable, shift your mindset and perspective, and focus on internal motivation we will create the roadmap to overcome your adversity.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to turn your disadvantages into advantages.

  • How to identify your obstacle.

  • The processes for using internal instead of external motivation.

  • The roadmap to becoming more vulnerable.

  • Techniques to shift your mindset and perspective.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

This session will help reframe your thinking about disabilities within your organization and team. By learning to shift your mindset away from the drawbacks and challenges disabilities bring, you will begin taking steps toward turning the disadvantages into advantages. The work to create a lasting culture that is truly diverse and inclusive tasks us with becoming more vulnerable and shifting your mindset and perspective.

Key takeaways:

  • How to create a lasting DEI culture.

  • Unconscious bias and ways to understand it.

  • How to create a diverse and inclusive environment for all.

  • The biggest misconceptions people have and how to address them.

  • Solving challenges faced when working with a diverse team.

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