John Ondrasik is a singer/songwriter, also known by his stage name, Five for Fighting. He is a philanthropist who has given away five albums to the United States troops. He offers insights on storytelling and innovation while entertaining audiences with his most famous songs.
Harnessing inspiration and creativity to design the World That You Want. Through exploration of the roles that work, family, and happiness play in your life, John brings his personal journey as a musician and business owner to life in this engaging presentation that features music, storytelling and inspiration.
Creativity, Storytelling and Innovation
Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling singer/songwriter John Ondrasik, better known by his stage name Five for Fighting, offers audiences an intimate evening of storytelling, humor, and great music. He offers insights on the creative process and innovation from someone who’s lived it and done it while sharing stories and playing some of his most famous songs – like “100 Years,” “Superman (It’s Not Easy),” “Chances,” “The Riddle,” “Freedom Never Cries,” and “What If.” He also covers themes like learning from failure, work ethics, relationships, and teamwork. As the vice president of Precision Wire Products, a third-generation family-owned business, he also has ready ties to real business challenges. Ondrasik loves speaking and performing at corporate events and has done many with his band Five for Fighting, with a string quartet, as a solo artist (piano and guitar), and as a keynote speaker. He has lectured at a TEDx event, spoken at colleges, and in other motivational settings.