LaDonna Gatlin

LaDonna GatlinLaDonna Gatlin believes one defining moment can redefine our lives. She knows firsthand that we can’t live someone else’s dream—that in order to be our personal best, we must find our own song to sing.

She literally grew up on stage singing with her brothers, country music’s legendary Gatlin Brothers. In the early 1970’s the Gatlins took their family harmony to Nashville. But a funny thing happened on the road to stardom. LaDonna got married. At this defining moment, she realized success could be measured in many different ways. So she took a giant leap of faith, chose to follow her heart, and “sing a different song” apart from her brothers.

LaDonna Gatlin has spent her entire career empowering people to “sing their own song” as well. She inspires audiences to live a value-driven life from the inside out…through their words, their deeds, and their actions.

Her keynotes and concerts put her on the road more than one hundred days per year. She has shared her message everywhere from corporate powerhouses to the prison cells of death row. Her unique ability to combine a strong message and music has made her an instant hit with audiences all across America.

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Tune Up Your Life  

This is LaDonna’s personal story. In this inspiring presentation she shares seven key principles that gave her the courage to take a giant leap of faith, follow her heart, and “sing her own song” apart from her brothers.

DO Do the right thing.
RE Realize potential.
MI Mind your manners.
FA  Failures can become fertilizer.
SOL Solutions begin with me.
LA Laugh!
TI Time is valuable.
...and that will bring us back to
DO We end where we began, by doing the right thing.

Life in the Key of Change
(This is not what I signed up for!)

One of the few constants in life is change. How we deal with it is up to us. LaDonna’s back-to-basics approach offers five common sense strategies that will help us embrace change.

     Change is one of the few constants in life.
          - Where we are
          - Where we’ve been
          - Where we’re going

     How do we deal with change?
          - Victim—“Shistle Pot” Technique
          - Victor—“Hoosier” Technique
          - Lessons from Apollo 13
     Recognize the Processes of Change.
          - Present State
          - Transitional State
          - Desired State

     Five common sense strategies.
          - Flexible
          - Accessible
          - Invincible
          - Teachable
          - Hopeful



"Your presentation was entertaining, filled with talent, compassion, fun and a message that we could all carry throughout our meeting and beyond."

Sharyl Miller

"Simply put she was sensational. Not only did she deliver a motivational message, but utilizing music to do so was simply inspiring. Her presentation earned her a well deserved standing ovation."

New Jersey Association of School Business Officials

"It was the perfect start to our convention, sending attendees off with a positive message and a song to start their day."

Mike Whitmer
Iowa Bankers Association




LaDonna Gatlin
Motivational Speaker


A Preview of LaDonna Gatlin's
"I'm So Proud of You"


LaDonna Gatlin speaks to Educators

LaDonna Gatlin has spoken professionally for many years to all kinds of groups.  One of her most favorite groups is education.  Why, you ask? 

LaDonna has an incredible story that relates directly to educators, support staff and all those within the various educational fields who are influencing our children today.  It is a story filled with warmth and gratitude and one that has had a lasting effect on her life in a most positive way. 

To quote Paul Harvey, you must hear LaDonna to learn "the rest of the story!"














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