Inspire your students to make meaningful connections with the people in their lives.

Brian Miller Speaking Headshot 2“Our world is a shared experience.”
We live in an increasingly distracted and disconnected world. We are losing the ability to make meaningful connections with friends, parents, teachers, colleagues, and bosses.

Connecticut youth motivational speaker Brian Miller imagines a world in which we can all feel understood. He helps high school and college students learn how to connect with others, how to get out of their comfort zones, and how to conquer the debilitating fear of failure.

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Brian’s CT Style interview: What’s to be done about young people’s inability to connect in the real world?

February 12, 2016
CT Style Feb 2016 ss tiny Hey everyone, I was recently invited to appear on CT Style (ABC 8) for the third time. The on-air talent, behind-the-scenes crew, and producer always make me feel right home.

In this interview we discussed the incredible success of my TEDx talk, which recently surpassed 1 million views worldwide, thanks to all of you! More importantly, we had an open conversation about young people today, and their lack of ability to communicate and make meaningful connections in the real world.

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Magic and Message at Brainerd Library

January 26, 2016
Brian Miller Speaks Brainerd Library I hope you all had a wonderful New Year’s and are settling into 2016. On January 2nd I kicked off the new year with a great event at the Brainerd Library in Connecticut. It was a dual-program: magic show and motivational speech.

Our attendance was huge, and I was told later that we broke the library’s attendance record for an event. Children as young as 3 and adults as old as 80 came to the first half for the family friendly magic show. It was an enthusiastic crowd and everyone got actively involved.

The youngest children were then sent off to a special activity in a different part of the library, while the teens and adults stayed for the second half of the program.

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“Motivational Magician” | The Campus Lantern

October 8, 2015
Campus Lantern "Motivational Magician" “A blend of magic, humor, and vital advice laced with encouragement. … The audience was in awe.”

Brian’s live speaking engagement was written up in the October 1, 2015 edition of The Campus Lantern, the official newspaper of Eastern Connecticut State University.

Describing youth motivational speaker Brian Miller as a “motivational magician,” news editor Paige Tunnicliff did an excellent job of capturing the main themes and important points of his speech. She also captured exactly how he infuses magic and message in a non-arbitrary manner.

Read the Campus Lantern review here.