Steve Yeatts has spent the majority of his 24-year career in leading healthcare sales and operations teams. He earned a Master’s degree in Education from Middle Tennessee State University and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Freed Hardeman University. He has also taught Public Speaking at the college level. He specializes in delivering customized professional coaching sessions in the arenas of customer experience, leadership, sales & marketing, as well as keynote/motivational speaking. Steve often brings his acoustic guitar to connect with the audience through music and to make the message and the motivation even more memorable.


Steve is the author of the E-book, Take Me to Your Leader, a daily diary series on how to more effectively connect with your team. Steve authors the motivational blog, Steve’s Corner. Steve also hosts Motivational Minute, a video series designed to encourage and inspire viewers to bring their best attitude to every situation, also available on his website. You can sign up for FREE for Steve's Corner and Motivational Minute on his homepage. Steve travels throughout the country motivating people with his unique blend of customer service insight and inspirational stories from his personal/professional experiences. He and his wife Jennifer have four daughters and one son. If you would like to contact Steve to schedule a time for your next company training, conference, staff meeting or retreat, he can be reached at steve@steveyeatts.com or 615-495-3922.


Steve is the producer of the weekly video blog, Motivational Minute with SY, and also authors the written blog, Steve’s Corner - both are designed to motivate, mentor and coach you towards positive thinking, enhanced leadership skills and providing an improved experience for your customers.

Some of Steve’s favorite quotes:

"A writer is somebody for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people."  -Thomas Mann

"Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self."   -Cyril Connolly

"Writing is an adventure." -Winston Churchill

“Transparency breeds trust. Trust breeds confidence. Confidence breeds success.” -Steve Yeatts

 “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” –Zig Ziglar

 “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.” –Proverb

 “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.” -Jim Rohn

"People are not your most important asset. The right people are." -Jim Collins

 “We don’t train people to be friendly; we hire friendly people.” –Herb Kelleher

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