Global thought leader Dr. Willie Jolley embraces many talents and speaks to comebacks. He is a Hall of Fame speaker, an award-winning singer and a popular national radio and television personality. In addition, he is the author of several international best-selling books.
Willie came from a humble homelife. He put himself through college with his singing after his father died when he was in his teens. He became a multi WAMMIE (Washington Area Music Association) Award winning nightclub performer. Yet, at the top of his nightclub career, he was fired and replaced by a karaoke machine.
Willie went into motivational speaking and was named “One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World” and “Motivational & Inspirational Speaker of The Year” by the 175,000 members of Toastmasters International. In 2005, he was inducted into the prestigious Speaker Hall of Fame and received the CPAE Award.
Dr. Willie Jolley is the author of several international best-selling books including, It Only Takes A Minute To Change Your Life, A Setback Is A Setup For A Comeback, Turn Setbacks Into Greenbacks and An Attitude of Excellence. And contributing author of Chicken Soup for The Christian Soul, where he is featured on the front cover with Joyce Meyer, Dr. Tony Campolo and Naomi Rhode. Dr. Jolley is co-author, with his wife of 37 years, Dee Taylor-Jolley, of the popular marriage book, Make Love, Make Money, Make It Last – 10 Secrets To Shape A Great Marriage!