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Damon Brown  

TED Speaker, Co-Founder of Cuddlr, Entrepreneur, Inc. Magazine Columnist, Author of "Bring Your Worth: Level Up Your Creative Power, Value & Service in the World"

Damon Brown helps side hustlers, solopreneurs, and other non-traditional creatives bloom. As a best-selling author, two-time startup founder, and three-time TED Speaker, Damon co-founded the popular platonic connection app Cuddlr and led it to acquisition within a year, all while being the primary caretaker of his infant son. He now guides others through his one-on-one business coaching, Inc. Magazine column, and public speaking. His popular keynotes build a conversation around work-life balance, personal success, and supporting diverse talent.

Most recently, Damon was the first Entrepreneur-In-Residence at the Toledo Library. Damon’s 24th book is Bring Your Worth: Level Up Your Creative Power, Value & Service in the World, the follow-up to his best-seller The Ultimate Bite-Sized Entrepreneur: 76 Ways to Boost Time, Focus & Productivity on Your Big Idea.

Speech Topics


ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Why You Can (& Should) Start Your Side Hustle Immediately

Believe it or not, we already have most of the skills we need to create our passion-driven business. So why aren’t most people pursuing their potentially profitable ideas? They are intimidated by the small gap in their skill set. In this immediately actionable talk, Damon shares how to easily traverse that gap and explains the three crucial strengths every successful entrepreneur possesses. It is an inspiring talk for both potential entrepreneurs and ambitious upstarts.

PRODUCTIVITY: The Power of Good Enough

What is the number one killer of innovation? Perfection. With perfection, the key motivation often isn’t having high standards, but being afraid of making a mistake. In this talk, I share the three powerful strengths you get when you let perfection go.

PROFIT: How to Create Your True Worth

Creatives often undervalue their services to the market, to their bank account, and to the world. In this inspirational and practical talk, Damon shares the best ways we can joyfully make a living off our craft, create business partnerships worthy of our skills, and truly be of service to others.

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