Big Things Have Small Beginnings




Wes Berry started working at his family’s Detroit-based florist shop when he was just a teenager. He quickly demonstrated a strategic style of management that propelled it from a 60 THOUSAND DOLLAR business to a $750 MILLION DOLLAR international business operating in 130 different countries. In 2016, after 40 years in business, he sold it to “retire” and follow other passions.

Through the years, he’s provided consulting services to over forty businesses and has appeared as a guest on NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The London Times, Entrepreneur and Time magazinesFox News, Neil Cavuto, Geraldo Rivera, and John Stossel, to name a just few.

He is an international best-selling author professional motivational and keynote speaker. As a speaker, he delivers a unique perspective on outside-the-box thinking. As a seasoned humorist, his addresses are both entertaining and memorable.


Speaker and Author

Big Things Have
Small Beginnings

Learn to Play the Great Game

Motivational and Inspirational 

This keynote can be presented as an executive-type brief, luncheon, or dinner, and it is both powerful and memorable. Wes shares what he has learned about leadership and business growth from his international best-selling book Big Things Have Small Beginnings. 

Like his book of the same name, this keynote is motivational and inspirational, focusing on unconventional and positive thinking. Wes believes that you must accept that winning and losing are both parts of the same experience. And that being willing to take risks and roll the dice is undoubtedly one of the essential characteristics of a successful leader. Gleaning from his business endeavors and drawing on insights from great leaders throughout history, he guides you in learning the same strategies and tactics that made them successful, an understanding that will empower you to achieve success in business and life.

Wes Berry, author and widely acclaimed inspirational and motivational speaker has won the New York Book Festival, with his new book Big Things Have Small Beginnings. A book about leadership, with an emphasis on business growth. He believes that, to play in the great game, you must accept that winning and losing are both part of the same experience.  And, if you are not willing to risk, even to risk losing it all, that winning can be very elusive. Like the book this keynote places a high value on taking personal responsibility. The pros and cons of ambition are discussed, as is the importance of identifying responsible individuals. But those …are just the small beginnings.  Now available for purchase on Amazon, Barnes & Noble’s and book sellers everywhere!

  • Amazon #1 Best Seller & International Best Seller
  • Amazon #1 Hot New Release,
  • Southern California Book Festival, Winner Best Business
  • Barnes & Noble’s Top 5 Best Sellers of All Books Worldwide
  • USA TODAY Bestselling Author
  • Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author
  • New York Book Festival, Winner Best Non-Fiction


Books Available for Purchase


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Available from Amazon


Available on Amazon