Bert Jacobs is Co-founder and CEO (Chief Executive Optimist) of The Life is Good Company, which spreads the power of optimism through inspiring art, a passionate community, and groundbreaking nonprofit work. Bert combines innovative business lessons, humor, and inspired storytelling to weave the compelling tale of how he and his brother John, with a combined sum of just $78 in the bank, launched a positive lifestyle brand and business that is now $100 million+and sold by over 2,000 retailers nationwide. Bert is also the co-author of Life is Good: The Book/ How to Live With Purpose and Enjoy the Ride. Bert focuses his energy on guiding the Life is Good brand vision, and developing strategic partnerships and collaborations with organizations that extend the Life is Good brand to new product categories and customers.
Optimism Can Take You Anywhere
Bert Jacobs and his brother John launched the Life is Good Company with $78 in their pockets selling t-shirts on the streets of Boston. Today, Life is Good is a $100-million, positive lifestyle brand sold by more than 2,000 retailers across the U.S. and Canada. Their inspiring business story and lessons on optimism and corporate social responsibility will demonstrate how focusing on the good can transform your mindset, business, and take you anywhere.
Tailor your keynote to emphasize:
- The Power of Optimism: Discover how to live life with purpose and enjoy the ride
- Entrepreneurship for Companies of All Sizes: Cultivate a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship
- Positive Purpose: Integrate social mission into your business…the authentic way
“Bert manages to balance the need for a polished and serious business speaker, with one that can share with audiences his admirable brand of success, all while conveying his genuine personal optimism. Hands- and minds-above, Bert was a standout for this conference.”
“Again, thank you is small in comparison but I offer my extreme gratitude to Life is Good, Bert, you and the entire message of your company – he may of actually changed some peoples’ lives during our conference!”
“In an auditorium filled with over 400 high school students, adults, and educators from across the US, Bert opened our hearts with his inspiring stories. His message of optimism and the power of kindness evoked a sense excitement, inspiration, and indeed bravery. We were honored to have partnered with Life is Good for the Emotion Revolution Summit and there is no doubt that his message moved everyone in the audience.”
“Absolutely outstanding, standing ovation was the least we could do to thank him! His passion and zest for life while telling his story is inspiring and has a unique universal message that caters to all!”