Best-Selling Author.
Keynote Speaker.
Positivity Activist.

"Who are you waiting for to save the world? It's up to you. There is no one else." --Shola Richards

Want to Join Shola's "Positivity Solution" Monday Email List?

Are you ready to join the thousands of people all over the globe who start their Monday mornings with Shola's brand of hard-hitting positivity? If so, simply follow the three steps below to officially have his weekly messages delivered straight to your email inbox.:


  1. Text the word POSITIVITY to 444999
  2. Follow the prompts that you'll receive, via text
  3. BOOM! You're officially subscribed to receive Shola's weekly emails. And, as a gift, you'll also receive his free e-book, The Definitive Guide for Dealing with Extremely Difficult People!

Shola Richards' Video

If you've ever wanted to know why I'm so passionate about ending workplace bullying, look no further. 

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Keynote Speaking

Shola's timely message of bringing civility and positivity back to the workplace is bringing audiences to their feet all over the country. If your audience needs a keynote speaker to deliver a powerful (and lasting!) shot of workplace positivity, look no further.

NEW BOOK! Go Together

Go Together by Shola Richards

The transcendent African word Ubuntu means, "I am, because we are." In his bold, powerful, and deeply personal book, Go Together, Shola shows us how we can use the power of Ubuntu to heal our workplaces, our lives, and ideally, our world. And as with most things, we must do this important work together.

Making Work Work

Making Work Work is Shola's best-selling book that's positively transforming workplaces from Alaska to Australia. Are you ready to join the workplace positivity movement that's sweeping the globe? Let's find out.

The Positivity Solution

Find out why readers (aka, Solutionists) in over 160 countries have faithfully followed Shola's blog, The Positivity Solution, and devoured his articles since 2013. If you're looking for a spark of inspiration that could change your life, start here.

About Shola

So, who is this guy Shola, and why is he so passionate about positively changing the world? Read on for the answers that you seek.

Contact Shola

Want to get a hold of Shola or hire him for an event? Go for it! Here is how to reach him.