Small daily changes compound into significant results.
Diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome and ADHD, Seamus failed school and was destined to fail at life.
But Seamus is a risk taker, a disrupter who goes against the grain and embraces a challenge.
For the past 15 years, this attitude paved the way for a successful career in the media, with Seamus entertaining Australia through various platforms.
Television, Radio, the stand-up comedy stage and now as a travelling conference keynote speaker.
Described as a hilarious ball of energy, Seamus is an ambassador for Tourette Syndrome Association Australia, inspiring crowds through vulnerability, humour and powerful storytelling.
His story is one of resilience, one of persistence and more importantly, self-compassion.
Based in Queensland, Seamus travels the country with speaking engagements for a range of industries and age groups. If you’re looking for a speaker with lots of energy and the ability to control a tough crowd, Seamus is perfect.
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Is adversity a flaw or a strength? That’s up to you…
Turn your flaw into a ‘SUPERPOWER’
Turn your flaw into a ‘SUPERPOWER’
Through this empowering and hilarious keynote, your team will walk away with resilience tips and a new
founded confidence to overcome any adversity life will surely throw their way.
Sharing my triumphant journey overcoming the challenges associated with Tourette Syndrome, ADHD and
failing school to be a TV presenter and Breakfast radio host for over a decade, this keynote is specifically
designed to engage with Australians from all walks of life.
Through the use of powerful story-telling, humour and vulnerability, this keynote, will help relinquish ‘imposter
syndrome’ from your working life and propel your career.
Poor mental health sucks, yet too many of us face it without talking about it, I make a conscious decision to
break that stigma by revealing my own battles in the hope that others will follow.
Adversity comes in all forms and affects everyone in different ways, all specific to the individual. You can’t
Will adversity make you a hero or a victim? I believe it’s your SUPERPOWER!
75% of the world's population are more scared of speaking in public than they are of DYING!
Master the fear of public speaking, harness those nerves and conquer the stage, boardroom, executive office and shine bright like a diamond.
Become a minority and sit in the top 25% of people who aren’t scared of the spotlight.
Over his career reporting on live television, performing stand up comedy and hosting breakfast radio shows around the country, Seamus has picked up handy tricks and techniques to turn those nerves into excitable energy and perform at my peak under extreme pressure.
How do you handle someone who is neurodiverse?
Equality in the workplace and schoolyard is important in our modern society. As we move closer to a fully inclusive world nobody should be ‘off the table’ for employment or education opportunities.
Seamus works very closely with a child and adolescent psychiatrist to educate teachers and staff on the correct way to manage someone with Tourette Syndrome, ADHD and many of neurological conditions for a more inclusive society.
Seamus Evans | Keynote speaker Show Reel | Saxton SpeakersSeamus Evans was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome at the age of 10. Feeling incredibly bored and disengaged at school, Seamus was more interested in making people laugh and distracting the class. As a result of not taking school seriously, Seamus graduated with horrible grades and hated hard physical labour so was stuck with limited career options. But Seamus already knew what he wanted to be when he ‘grew up’… a TV host! How does a ‘dumb’ kid with ADHD, Tourette Syndrome and an attention span shorter than this sentence land a job entertaining Australia? Hear his story to find out.
Seamus Evans | Saxton SpeakersSeamus Evans was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome at the age of 10. Feeling incredibly bored and disengaged at school, Seamus was more interested in making people laugh and distracting the class. As a result of not taking school seriously, Seamus graduated with horrible grades and hated hard physical labour so was stuck with limited career options. But Seamus already knew what he wanted to be when he ‘grew up’… a TV host! How does a ‘dumb’ kid with ADHD, Tourette Syndrome and an attention span shorter than this sentence land a job entertaining Australia? Hear his story to find out.
It was with great pleasure that the team at Jobmatch Employment had met with Seamus Evans. Seamus is a beam of positive energy. To have Seamus share and help us understand his barriers with ... keep readingemployment, the positive way in which he overcome and dealt with these barriers to become the successful advocate he is today. Seamus is a true inspiration and I would highly recommend him to any organisation/ party. Jobmatch Employment
Seamus authentically presents his story of resilience and naturally captures the attention of young people. His engaging and humorous nature helps young people to easily relate to his experiences. Seamus does a fantastic job in sharing his interesting journey, of the challenges he faced with Tourette Syndrome, and the valuable lessons he learned along the way to overcome adversity.
Seamus Evans delivered a vibrant, energetic, inspiring and motivating presentation for our students. His ability to share his story, his battles and struggles, as he learned to manage, live with, and then thrive with his perceived disability becoming his "superpower" and an asset rather than a hinderance in his successes. Seamus was funny and entertaining, while also showing vulnerability and honesty in sharing his story with the students. I have no doubt that many students walked away feeling buoyed by Seamus' words and inspired to make their perceived flaws or weaknesses, their very own "superpower".
Seamus was a highly engaging presenter and knew just how to read the audience, and get them laughing and listening at the same time. Seamus explained that everyone identifies flaws or weaknesses within themselves that they hide for fear of being judged, before explaining his life journey on how he overcame his flaws and turned them into his superpower. This message of acceptance, passion and determination was well received and inspiring to the young men of St Laurence’s College.
The monotony of hotel quarantine turned to variety when members of the Australian Paralympic Team had the opportunity to listen and engage with Seamus Evans. It was an inspiring session, where Seamus cleverly brought understanding to Tourette Syndrome with a beautiful sense of humour and enthusiasm. Seamus is engaging, the content is informative and he captures the audience with his vulnerability.
A great positive energy to be around and such an inspirational talk. Loved your presence Seamus. Great sense of humour of course and as humble as anyone canpossibly be.
Very entertaining and provided a look into how someone can turn their greatest vulnerabilities intoa personal strength to grow into your own career ambitions.