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Zack Friedman

Best-Selling Author of "The Lemonade Life", Leadership, Happiness & Performance Expert

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Zack Friedman Biography

Millions of people rely on inspirational thought leader Zack Friedman for advice, including more than 20 million in 125 countries who have read his powerful insights in Forbes. Friedman is the bestselling author of the blockbuster book, The Lemonade Life, which debuted as the #1 new business audiobook on Apple’s bestseller chart. Apple also named The Lemonade Life audiobook, which Friedman narrates, a Must Listen.

Zack combines his deep experience as an entrepreneur, CEO, investor and author to deliver inspiring, motivational and actionable keynotes that drive results. Through engaging storytelling and real-world examples, Zack isolates the habits and behaviors that significantly drive innovation, creativity and energy for every audience.

A Wharton MBA and Harvard alum, his thought-provoking leadership lessons have been formed by his travel to all 50 states and 30 countries. Zack has interacted with presidents, prime ministers, CEOs and billionaires – and shares his fresh insights on leadership, happiness and transformational change that will inspire you to take action.

Zack Friedman is an electrifying keynote speaker for audiences ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies, from universities to government agencies, and to the general public.

Zack is the Founder & CEO of Make Lemonade, a leading technology-driven personal finance company that empowers you to live a better financial life. Previously, he was CFO of an international energy company, was a hedge fund investor, and worked at Blackstone, Morgan Stanley and The White House. He holds degrees from Harvard, Wharton, Columbia and Johns Hopkins.

Speaking Topics
  • How To Lead The Lemonade Life

    Every day, we all make a fundamental choice to lead one of two lives: the Lemon Life or the Lemonade Life. The Lemon Life is about excuses, blame and settling for less than your best self. The Lemonade Life is leading life with purpose and possibility. These lessons apply to individuals and organizations alike. In this inspiring keynote based on Zack’s bestselling book, The Lemonade Life, you will learn central tenets of positive psychology and leadership, including:

    • The 5 “switches” that will change your life and business

    • How leaders transform into Daring Disruptors

    • How organizations can lead The Lemonade Life

    • How organizations can think and act like a startup

    • The greatest lessons from the most successful Lemonade Lifers (from Warren Buffett and Jack Ma to Sam Walton and Ray Kroc and more)

  • The Secrets To Happiness At Work

    During our career, we spend up to 70,000 hours or more at work. We want our team members to be happy at work so they can thrive, be active participants in your organization’s mission and serve customers and clients. How do we inspire more greatness at work? How do we lead with purpose? How do we develop a culture of transparency to increase trust?

    In this motivational keynote and call to action, Zack shares the secrets to improve your organization’s culture, increase productivity and drive results. You will learn how to:

    • Create purpose and possibility in your organization so that every team member feels valued.

    • Foster a culture of excellence driven by transparency, trust and cooperation.

    • Use the power of happiness to become the bedrock principle for organizational and team member success.

    • Leverage the teachings of a 14th century monk to revolutionize the way you think about your organization.

    • Teach your team members the surprising reason why it can be more important to have a “can’t do” attitude than a “can do” one.

  • Think Like A Start-Up: How To Compete In A Tech-Driven World

    No matter your organization’s size or industry, there is a young, hungry start-up planning and plotting to drive disruption and innovation. In a transformative, technology-driven world, every organization must transform to address this reality. In this motivational keynote, you will learn:

    • How to think like a revolutionary start-up

    • How to position your organization to embrace a start-up philosophy to drive innovation and disruption

    • How to apply 5 winning habits of successful entrepreneurs and avoid the 5 pitfalls of start-up mentality

    • The 3 ways that Daring Disruptors disrupt the competition

Videos
Books
The Lemonade Life: How to Fuel Success, Create Happiness, and Conquer Anything

The Lemonade Life: How to Fuel Success, Create Happiness, and Conquer Anything

FAQs
  • HOW TO BOOK Zack Friedman?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Zack Friedman for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Zack Friedman, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Zack Friedman or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Zack Friedman?

    Booking fees for Zack Friedman, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Zack Friedman, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Zack Friedman?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Zack Friedman for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Zack Friedman for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Zack Friedman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Zack Friedman or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Zack Friedman Biography

Millions of people rely on inspirational thought leader Zack Friedman for advice, including more than 20 million in 125 countries who have read his powerful insights in Forbes. Friedman is the bestselling author of the blockbuster book, The Lemonade Life, which debuted as the #1 new business audiobook on Apple’s bestseller chart. Apple also named The Lemonade Life audiobook, which Friedman narrates, a Must Listen.

Zack combines his deep experience as an entrepreneur, CEO, investor and author to deliver inspiring, motivational and actionable keynotes that drive results. Through engaging storytelling and real-world examples, Zack isolates the habits and behaviors that significantly drive innovation, creativity and energy for every audience.

A Wharton MBA and Harvard alum, his thought-provoking leadership lessons have been formed by his travel to all 50 states and 30 countries. Zack has interacted with presidents, prime ministers, CEOs and billionaires – and shares his fresh insights on leadership, happiness and transformational change that will inspire you to take action.

Zack Friedman is an electrifying keynote speaker for audiences ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies, from universities to government agencies, and to the general public.

Zack is the Founder & CEO of Make Lemonade, a leading technology-driven personal finance company that empowers you to live a better financial life. Previously, he was CFO of an international energy company, was a hedge fund investor, and worked at Blackstone, Morgan Stanley and The White House. He holds degrees from Harvard, Wharton, Columbia and Johns Hopkins.

Zack Friedman Speaking Topics

  • How To Lead The Lemonade Life

    Every day, we all make a fundamental choice to lead one of two lives: the Lemon Life or the Lemonade Life. The Lemon Life is about excuses, blame and settling for less than your best self. The Lemonade Life is leading life with purpose and possibility. These lessons apply to individuals and organizations alike. In this inspiring keynote based on Zack’s bestselling book, The Lemonade Life, you will learn central tenets of positive psychology and leadership, including:

    • The 5 “switches” that will change your life and business

    • How leaders transform into Daring Disruptors

    • How organizations can lead The Lemonade Life

    • How organizations can think and act like a startup

    • The greatest lessons from the most successful Lemonade Lifers (from Warren Buffett and Jack Ma to Sam Walton and Ray Kroc and more)

  • The Secrets To Happiness At Work

    During our career, we spend up to 70,000 hours or more at work. We want our team members to be happy at work so they can thrive, be active participants in your organization’s mission and serve customers and clients. How do we inspire more greatness at work? How do we lead with purpose? How do we develop a culture of transparency to increase trust?

    In this motivational keynote and call to action, Zack shares the secrets to improve your organization’s culture, increase productivity and drive results. You will learn how to:

    • Create purpose and possibility in your organization so that every team member feels valued.

    • Foster a culture of excellence driven by transparency, trust and cooperation.

    • Use the power of happiness to become the bedrock principle for organizational and team member success.

    • Leverage the teachings of a 14th century monk to revolutionize the way you think about your organization.

    • Teach your team members the surprising reason why it can be more important to have a “can’t do” attitude than a “can do” one.

  • Think Like A Start-Up: How To Compete In A Tech-Driven World

    No matter your organization’s size or industry, there is a young, hungry start-up planning and plotting to drive disruption and innovation. In a transformative, technology-driven world, every organization must transform to address this reality. In this motivational keynote, you will learn:

    • How to think like a revolutionary start-up

    • How to position your organization to embrace a start-up philosophy to drive innovation and disruption

    • How to apply 5 winning habits of successful entrepreneurs and avoid the 5 pitfalls of start-up mentality

    • The 3 ways that Daring Disruptors disrupt the competition

Zack Friedman Videos

  • Student Loan Debt Crisis | Zack Friedman | Talks at Google - YouTube
    2 days ago ... The latest student loan debt statistics show that 45 million borrowers collectively owe nearly $1.6 trillion. Today, student loan debt...
  • Zack Friedman - television
    Zack Friedman, author of the bestselling book THE LEMONADE LIFE, appears on television.
  • The Secrets to Happiness at Work | Zack Friedman | TEDxRochester ...
    Jul 22, 2019 ... He is an in-demand speaker and has inspired millions through his powerful insights, including more than 14 million who have read his...

Zack Friedman Books

FAQs on booking Zack Friedman

  • How to book Zack Friedman?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Zack Friedman for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Zack Friedman, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Zack Friedman or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Zack Friedman?

    Booking fees for Zack Friedman, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Zack Friedman, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Zack Friedman?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Zack Friedman for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Zack Friedman for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Zack Friedman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Zack Friedman or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Zack Friedman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as How To Lead The Lemonade Life, The Secrets To Happiness At Work and Think Like A Start-Up: How To Compete In A Tech-Driven World. The estimated speaking fee range to book Zack Friedman for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Zack Friedman generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Shawn Achor, Marcus Buckingham, Erik Wahl, Joe Theismann and Jonathan Sandys. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Zack Friedman for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Zack Friedman Speaking Topics

  • How To Lead The Lemonade Life

    Every day, we all make a fundamental choice to lead one of two lives: the Lemon Life or the Lemonade Life. The Lemon Life is about excuses, blame and settling for less than your best self. The Lemonade Life is leading life with purpose and possibility. These lessons apply to individuals and organizations alike. In this inspiring keynote based on Zack’s bestselling book, The Lemonade Life, you will learn central tenets of positive psychology and leadership, including:

    • The 5 “switches” that will change your life and business

    • How leaders transform into Daring Disruptors

    • How organizations can lead The Lemonade Life

    • How organizations can think and act like a startup

    • The greatest lessons from the most successful Lemonade Lifers (from Warren Buffett and Jack Ma to Sam Walton and Ray Kroc and more)

  • The Secrets To Happiness At Work

    During our career, we spend up to 70,000 hours or more at work. We want our team members to be happy at work so they can thrive, be active participants in your organization’s mission and serve customers and clients. How do we inspire more greatness at work? How do we lead with purpose? How do we develop a culture of transparency to increase trust?

    In this motivational keynote and call to action, Zack shares the secrets to improve your organization’s culture, increase productivity and drive results. You will learn how to:

    • Create purpose and possibility in your organization so that every team member feels valued.

    • Foster a culture of excellence driven by transparency, trust and cooperation.

    • Use the power of happiness to become the bedrock principle for organizational and team member success.

    • Leverage the teachings of a 14th century monk to revolutionize the way you think about your organization.

    • Teach your team members the surprising reason why it can be more important to have a “can’t do” attitude than a “can do” one.

  • Think Like A Start-Up: How To Compete In A Tech-Driven World

    No matter your organization’s size or industry, there is a young, hungry start-up planning and plotting to drive disruption and innovation. In a transformative, technology-driven world, every organization must transform to address this reality. In this motivational keynote, you will learn:

    • How to think like a revolutionary start-up

    • How to position your organization to embrace a start-up philosophy to drive innovation and disruption

    • How to apply 5 winning habits of successful entrepreneurs and avoid the 5 pitfalls of start-up mentality

    • The 3 ways that Daring Disruptors disrupt the competition

Zack Friedman Speaker Videos

  • Student Loan Debt Crisis | Zack Friedman | Talks at Google - YouTube
    2 days ago ... The latest student loan debt statistics show that 45 million borrowers collectively owe nearly $1.6 trillion. Today, student loan debt is the second ...
    Zack Friedman - television
    Zack Friedman, author of the bestselling book THE LEMONADE LIFE, appears on television.
  • The Secrets to Happiness at Work | Zack Friedman | TEDxRochester ...
    Jul 22, 2019 ... He is an in-demand speaker and has inspired millions through his powerful insights, including more than 14 million who have read his advice in ...
    The Secrets to Happiness at Work | Zack Friedman | TEDxRochester
    Zack Friedman, author of the book “The Lemonade Life,” shares the powerful secrets to more happiness at work. In this insightful, inspirational and humorous speech, Zack shares unconventional...
  • THE LEMONADE LIFE BOOK TRAILER
    This is the book trailer for the book, THE LEMONADE LIFE, by Zack Friedman. Preorder today + learn more: lemonadelifebook.com About THE LEMONADE LIFE "The secret to an extraordinary life...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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