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Rolfe Carawan  

President of LifeMatters International; Accountability & Leadership Performance Speaker

From powerfully relevant, often hilarious speeches and workshops, to insightful and challenging executive coaching, Rolfe energizes individuals to execute well under any circumstance.

In every field of endeavor Rolfe's dedication has garnered the admiration of those that know him and work with him. As a linebacker in college, he received the Hughes Award. As an educator and advocate for youth he was a recognized as an "Outstanding Young Man of America." As a football coach Rolfe was honored as the state of Virginia's Prep League Football Coach of the Year.

As an entrepreneur and business leader, Rolfe has developed a thriving career as a professional speaker and executive coach. His proven principles and strategies are shaping individuals and companies throughout North America and Eastern Europe. Rolfe simply, yet powerfully, teaches others how to execute well under any circumstance. Through persistent practice of timeless principles, individuals experience greater professional and personal success.

Rolfe has delivered over a thousand keynote speeches, workshops and seminars to audiences ranging from 20 to 7,000. Traveling more than 100,000 miles a year, his legacy is thousands of people who have been inspired to live a life with character, competence and compassion. Rolfe has authored two inspirational books, "Profiles In Character" and "The Character Revolution: Restoring America's Soul," highlighting the benefits derived from a life well lived.

A husband, with sixteen years under his belt, Rolfe is looking forward to the next fifty with his beautiful bride, Lea. As a father of two, Rolfe was honored by his daughter Rachel as "Best Dad" when she was in second grade. However, Rachel, now a teenager, disavows any knowledge of ever giving such an award. His eighth grade son, Drew, pays him the high compliment of still wanting to have a 'guys night out.'

Most importantly, for those that desire to work with Rolfe, is that he has excelled as a Professional Speaker not by attaining celebrity status but because of his extraordinary presentation skills and wealth of knowledge. Rolfe has helped countless people look expectantly to the future rather than be mired in the past or paralyzed by the present.

Speech Topics


Success Is In The Execution!

The best plans, ideas and teams will fail . . . without execution! This signature motivational session challenges and inspires you to take action in your individual responsibilities at work, home, and life. From hilarious, "too close to home" illustrations to profound insight, Rolfe's uplifting keynote inspires accountability for impacting bottom-line success. You'll leave with practical tips and techniques on how to motivate yourself, as well as others, to finish the race...well!

Generational Strategies For Effective Teamwork:

Blending each generation's strengths to produce world-class teams is essential for any organization that wants to implement a winning strategy in today's competitive market. In this highly interactive, content-rich, humorous presentation, Rolfe gives invaluable insight into managing, training and motivating workers from Boomers to Generation X and Y. His profound message will increase productivity and teamwork, and boost effectiveness. If you think you've heard it all, you owe it to yourself to hear this dynamic presentation.

Reviving Moral Leadership:

Getting things done through others is the art of execution! Epitomizing the qualities that inspire trust and confidence ensures that others will follow. This hard-hitting session provides the truth about leadership. Regardless of industry, vocation or position, you will gain the proven strategies and principles that bring out the winning leader in each of us, and gain the skills to think, perform and succeed. People give their all when being led by someone worthy of their trust! Let this compelling message release and empower the leader in you.

Character Counts: The Difference Is You!

In this upbeat and challenging presentation, Rolfe provides solid evidence that being good will make you great. Rolfe avoids simplistic solutions and inspires you to strive for the highest ideals and ethics in both your personal and professional life. Consider leaving a legacy that truly inspires others! Discovering the exciting prospect of overcoming failures and setbacks makes this session an enduring experience.

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