Motivational lessons from my life as an NFL player, father and advocate paving the way for dynamic success in business and life.
Realizing the importance of my mind and memories transformed my life in 4 essential areas of success: Listening, Learning, Language, and Love.
Come with me as I take you inside an NFL Hall of Fame huddle and show you how Listening, Learning, Language, and Love can help you build world class teams and create stronger bottom lines.
Join me on a journey of discovering your potential in faith.

Start your Journey.

Let my experiences through the presentations below help carve
your path to success in life and business.


How memory loss due to concussions in the NFL has transformed my life and can transform yours!


Creating a Hall Of Fame culture of Communication.


Surrender, fear, memory, and virtue are pieces in an inspirational puzzle that connect us all. Join me on a journey of discovering your potential in faith.

What clients are saying

  • “Ben took the time to familiarize himself with the profile of our graduating class, and even mentioned a few of them by name during his speech. He personalized his message to his young audience, building on his athletic and other life experiences, his faith in God, and his love for family. We’re inviting him back for other opportunities to speak to both our student athletes and our general student population.”

    Dr. Tom Ries
    Dr. Tom RiesPresident, Concordia University
  • “Not only is Ben dynamic and engaging, his personal story resonates with others and increases awareness on the needs to support research to help brain injury patients, especially those with sports concussion. Ben was a natural choice to receive the 2014 Public Leadership in Neurology Award from the American Academy of Neurology and our foundation, the American Brain Foundation.”

    Catherine M. Rydell
    Catherine M. RydellCAE, Executive Director/CEO, American Academy of Neurology
  • “Ben Utecht is a remarkable example of someone who has turned a tragedy into a life-affirming effort to educate the public, especially parents and young athletes, about the potential serious consequences of sports concussion and other head injuries.”

    Timothy A. PedleyMD, FAAN, President, American Academy of Neurology
  • Ben genuinely aimed to make each person feel special.  Ben's keynote speech moved the audience from laughter to tears to standing ovation!  Afterwards men commented ""he was one of the best speakers yet!"" and ""good luck topping that!"".  Ben was so easy to work with and very accommodating.  His message was powerful and captivating and his passion for his family and brain health touches the heart of every listener."

    Rachel AmiotEvent Planner, Tri-County Health Care
  • "Ben emceed our annual gala and was simply awesome!  Our event is attended by nearly 1,300 of our donors and friends, it is our flagship event for the year.  Ben’s care and concern for our mission was evident in his preparation for the big night.  As we reviewed the scripting and order of events, Ben brought significant insight to the process.  The night of the event showcased Ben’s ability to engage the audience with his genuine warmth, humor and overall charisma.  He was the paramount professional in also keeping the event on time and focused.  We were blessed to work with Ben and would highly recommend him to others.”

    Union Gospel Mission VP of Development, Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities
  • Your evaluations were excellent and you received many wonderful comments such as… “Awesome…Wow…Excellent speaker and topic, Made me cry, Moving, Powerful, Great message, beautiful story , fun to listen to, and many thank you’s for sharing your story!” This was my last convention, as I retired after 31 years of planning workshops and conventions and I have to say m that meeting you and having you a part of my last convention was very special."

    Bev HermanFormer Education Director, ND Long Term Care Association

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