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"An artist who speaks really well. Really, really well. 

Jason Kotecki works with organizations to beat burnout and become more innovative 

by breaking rules that don't exist."



Jason Kotecki, CSP is an artist who speaks. Really, really well! He is an expert at helping people “Escape Adulthood,” in order to restore balance, beat burnout, and become more innovative by breaking rules that don’t exist. His mission is to fight Adultitis, sharing strategies from childhood to create lives with less stress and more success. Jason is passionate about sharing his message that there is more to life than the hectic busyness, cynical lethargy and overwhelming stress that is typical of most modern lives. Jason's inspiring, entertaining and heart-warming programs are visual masterpieces jam-packed with relevant, practical information coated in fun.

Jason was named the Rising Star of the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Speakers Association and is recognized by the NSA as a Certified Speaking Professional® (CSP). Only the top 12% of speakers in the world have this designation, which is the profession’s highest earned international measure of platform competence.

As a result of Jason’s programs, attendees will be…

  • Armed with tools to identify hidden limitations that are holding them back.
  • Equipped to reduce stress and prevent burnout.
  • Energized to reclaim their passion for doing their best work.
  • Empowered to shift their perspective to foster innovation.

Say goodbye to boring, bad PowerPoint. We live in a culture of visual learners and 90% of information that enters the brain is visual. Studies show that audiences retain only 10-20 percent of written or spoken information but almost 65 percent of visual information. Jason anchors his message with his distinctive artwork, photography and original videos in order to deliver results that last.

A master at exposing the rules that don’t exist that limit our success, Jason uses his extraordinary artistic gifts, combined with humor and memorable storytelling, to spark intentional thinking that leads people to become more passionate, productive, and profitable.

Life balance is a top priority for Jason. With three kiddos at home, he only accepts a maximum of 52 invitations to speak each year. That being said, his schedule fills up fast, so don’t hesitate to contact us to learn more about bringing them to speak to your organization.


"Thanks so much. Jason was wonderful! Loved by everyone! We’ve received comments that 'I needed that' and there's a lot of excitement about what he covered."

-Katie Adams and Julie Brown, RAMS Conference, McDonald's USA, LLC

“Jason was truly fantastic! One of the best, if not the best, presenter/program/topic we've ever had! With the complexities of the healthcare industry presently this is a timely and much needed reminder about how we look at things, to remember that we don't always need to do them that way just 'because we've always done them that way!’ Book him now… he's worth the investment!
-Justin Garry, President, South Dakota Medical Group Management Association

“Jason was a rockstar, which made me look like a rockstar. He was awesome! The ‘organic’ feedback was that he was everything a keynote should be – engaging, interesting and thought-provoking. There was an abundance of laughter, a few bittersweet tears, and many heads nodding in understanding. People left with practical key takeaways to apply to their everyday lives and the way they live them.”
-Suzanne Jones, COO, Association of Energy Services Professionals

“AMAZING! Jason's strength is his content. It is truth displayed in a simple, emotionally engaging format that speaks to the heart versus the mind. Again, I reiterate: AMAZING. He is real and present. His message puts your priorities in perspective.”
-Nick Kuzera, Program Director, MAHAP, MPAA and HFMA Conference, Michigan

“Jason was great! Thank you for all your help in creating a great meeting for our agents!”
-Don Hagberg, Sales Leader, State Farm Insurance Companies, AZ

“The program was amazing! It is just what the administrators in our area needed. It has been a difficult year and I think this presentation allowed them to put things into perspective. I have heard motivational speakers in the past and Jason is the best! He is humorous and uplifting and really helps deliver a message about remembering what is truly important in life. Jason’s stories are so funny and we can relate to them. He is very entertaining. Thank you!”
-Allison Pierson, Winnebago County Special Education Cooperative

“Enjoyable, fun, engaging, and inspiring! That's what I wanted. That's what I expected. That's what I got. Very professional. Clear message delivered in a fun way. Very thorough throughout the process with great follow up and follow through by Kim at every turn. Jason has an approachable style that is easy to listen to and doesn't weigh heavily upon the audience. His message also fit our day perfectly and staff noticed and appreciated when he tailored his message to us.”
-Ben Wright, VP Training Manager, University of Iowa Community Credit Union

“Never pass up the opportunity to see one of Jason’s presentations – it’s transformative! Jason was perfect for our audience. It was fresh, fun and the perfect combination of empowerment and entertainment. Based on the survey feedback from our attendees, they would agree. I liked the fun, DO-try-this-at-home examples sprinkled throughout his program. Rather than a theoretical how-to list to fighting Adultitis, these time-tested, successful ideas were just what I (and several attendees) needed to get our creative juices flowing again. I wouldn’t change a thing. The combination of Jason’s delivery, supporting visuals, sense of humor and audience involvement techniques made for an incredible experience. It’s been a pleasure working with you and from all that I’ve seen and heard, Jason’s session definitely exceeded all expectations.”
-Kristin Zurovitch, Director of Marketing, Sonic Foundry

“I have been putting on conferences for 20 years and Jason is the first presenter that I have had that received a standing ovation. He gives each participant he comes in contact with food for thought, joy, a new appreciation for life. We LOVE Jason!! He was absolutely outstanding!”

-Jacqueline Strand, Executive Director, Northwest Connection Family Resources

  • Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • McDonald’s Corporation
  • CUNA
  • Cancer Treatment Centers of America
  • American Family Insurance
  • Baxter
  • Capital Area AEYC
  • State Farm
  • Heart Hospital of LaFayette
  • US Navy
  • ACEC-WI – American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin
  • Marquette University
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Sonic Foundry
  • Byrne Dairy
  • Georgia Sheriff’s Association
  • Bay Oral Surgery
  • Barksdale Federal Credit Union
  • Aspirus Healthcare
  • Prevea Healthcare
  • West Virginia Health Care Association
  • USDA
Jason Kotecki, CSP

Escape Adulthood
109 Knutson Dr.
Madison, WI 53704


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