They say public speaking is the most common fear in the world. But Thomas Frank isn’t afraid of anything. Even spiders. Even speaking publicly… to spiders.
On stage, Thomas is an engaging and dynamic speaker, providing insight on topics students truly care about.
Thomas has spoken at multiple universities including Iowa State University, Luther College, Simpson College, and St. Michael’s College, as well as at numerous events, including VidCon, Menfluential, FinCon, Iowa State freshman orientation seminars, and for the ISU Honors Program.
He’s been featured in U.S. News, FOX Business, The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, The Des Moines Register, the Iowa State Daily, Silicon Prairie News, and more.
He also hosts a popular podcast, in which he discusses all aspects of college success and interviews successful students, public figures, and experts in areas related to college. Past guests include U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Cal Newport, Gary Vaynerchuk, Jenny Blake, and Fluent in 3 Months author Benny Lewis.
Selected Keynote Topics
- Death of the All-Nighter: Hack Your Motivation, Become More Productive, and Cut Your Study Time in Half
- The Automatic Interview: How to Become THE Grad that Companies Want to Hire
- Video Production Shortcuts: How to Make More (and Better) Videos in Less Time
- How to Leverage Online Video to Build Your Business
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“Thanks for your info at VidCon! I went to a lot of sessions and yours was by far the best!” – Bobby Gibson, Filmmaker
“Thomas is the ultimate college hacker. His articles provide extremely specific, in-depth strategies on how to be more productive, stand out to job recruiters, and save money in college. Very, very valuable information.” – Stefano Ganddini, Senior, University of Southern California
“Thomas spoke to honors students on personal branding and blew everyone away. Pulling from his personal experience and knowledge he imparted to students how they can differentiate themselves both on a professional and personal level. The students got a lot out of it and it greatly inspired them.” – Erik Sandhal, ISU Honors Program Event Coordinator
“I’ve known Thomas for several years and have seen firsthand his drive and passion for helping college students! He not only knows his stuff but is living it.” – Grant Baldwin, Professional Youth Speaker