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Curtis Zimmerman

Live Life At Performance Level

Both as a speaker and as an author, Curtis has impacted over one million people throughout the nation with his life-changing messages and award winning programs. Audiences connect with Curtis through his interactive style and approachable manner. He incorporates the skills he gained from over twenty-five years in the entertainment industry into his powerful programs, cleverly balancing the connection between education and entertainment. Curtis is an expert at transforming organizations by inspiring individuals to live their life at a higher level of performance.

His deeply profound insight and perspective coupled with his high energy presentations have made him a highly sought after speaker among such notable companies as Walt Disney Entertainment, Swiss Army Brands, Luxottica Retail and Procter and Gamble.Curtis is the author of I Believe...What do you Believe?, Keys to Success in College and Life, and a contributing author to Pillars of Success and Lessons from the Road. He was honored to share his message with more than 14,000 Airmen for the United States Air Force and received the prestigious National Leadership Award for outstanding service from United States Congressman Tom Reynolds, is a member of the National Speakers Association, and an NCAA Health and Safety Grant Available speaker.


This nationally recognized keynote transforms organizations by inspiring individuals to live their life at a higher level of performance.  Living Life at Performance Level is a dynamic, experiential program which hands participants tools to ignite their ultimate potential.  Curtis engages his audiences with juggling, “Simon Says”, and fire eating, utilizing his performance expertise to demonstrate his key concepts and make his message memorable. His 25 years of experience in the entertainment industry inspires the metaphor for Living Life at Performance Level™.

Key Concepts

Be The Director: Create a life of relevance and accountability.

Write Your Script: Take risks, fail successfully and unleash limitations by focusing on new scripts not just re-reading old ones.

Define Your Character: Make character-driven decisions.

Cast Your Show Wisely: Choose positive influences and cut out those which bring you down. Be a star in others’ lives.

Be A Star In Your Life:  Be a leader, be responsible, be authentic, and be a catalyst for change. Empowered individuals build cohesive, productive companies with forward momentum and Living Life at Performance Level™ will transform perspective to create lasting outcomes.

Participants will:

  • be accountable
  • transform their way of thinking
  • increase awareness of themselves and others
  • take responsibility for their actions
  • make character-driven decisions
  • be more productive
  • communicate effectively and handle conflict creatively
  • be empowered with new leadership skills
  • develop a new attitude and outlook
  • understand the value of collaboration and teamwork
  • be entertained and educated


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Topics: Inspirational, Entertainment, Motivation, Peak Performance, Teamwork/Teambuilding, Leadership

Industry specialties:
Corporate, Associations