Rodney Z. Speaking Events

Rodney Zimmerman

Inspiring The Possibilities

Rodney Zimmerman, the visionary behind Conditioned Minds Foundation, has an intuitive and personal understanding of the power of the mind. Mr. Zimmerman has served as an athletic director, educator, advisor, program director, coach, and tech entrepreneur. Mr. Zimmerman is a frequent speaker at assemblies, workshop symposiums, team events, and professional development initiatives. His presentations continue to leave audiences redirecting their emotional temperatures while feeling empowered to make change.

Mr. Zimmerman received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from UCLA where he graduated while participating as a 4 year scholarship basketball player for the Bruins. After graduating, he played in the NBA for the Detroit Pistons and overseas in numerous foreign countries.

Mr. Zimmerman discovered his calling at a young age when he came to know the Lord. His deep spiritual connection with Christ provided him with a strong foundation and guided him towards a path of service to others. During high school, as an active member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Mr. Zimmerman experienced firsthand how his faith intersected with his passion for sports and serving others. Upon entering UCLA, he surrounded himself with like-minded individuals and embarked on a journey with Athletes in Action, traveling the globe each summer while sharing his faith and witnessing to those seeking to explore the message of Christ. During these transformative experiences, Mr. Zimmerman came to realize just how much perception directly influenced outcomes; ultimately laying the groundwork for the creation of the Conditioned Minds Foundation.

Speaking Events

Travels From: Cartersville, Georgia
Speech Topics Audience Categories
The "U" Inside of YoU Youth, Adults, Workplace Youth Development / Self-Identity / Corporate Culture
If Not You Then Who? Students, Teachers, Administrators, Athletes, Coaches Leadership / Motivation & Inspiration / Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Community-cation Youth, Adults, Organizations Community Relations / Team Building / Professional Development
An Investment In Personal Growth Youth, Adults, Workplace Attitude / Facing Adversity / Change
Into The Huddle Teams, Parents, Workplace Leadership / Motivation & Inspiration
Raise Up Teams, Workplace Motivation
Unlocking The Fear of Performance Teams, Workplace, Athletes, Coaches Leadership








Optimizing every area of our emotional temperature

Reframe the temperature, dissolve fears of failure and self blame, while reigniting opportunities to lead through actions.






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Speech Topics

The "U" Inside of YoU

Mr. Zimmerman deep dives into individual transitional focus by providing strategies to create awareness through cognitive perspective using experiential teachings. Inspiring understanding within self, tie this ability to supporting collaboration, and inclusive learning environments. 

If Not You, Then Who?

Mr. Zimmerman not only explains how our emotional temperature helps redirect our daily perspective, but challenges everyone in the room to make an impact statement every opportunity they have. Go in depth on how to eliminate the fear of failure and fear of blame, in order to lead through every opportunity. By gauging the emotional temperature, listeners will gain a comprehensive understanding of his Listen, Hear, Process, Analyze philosophy; will learn to help the hopeful instead of just the helpless; and gain momentum in motivating the motionless. 


Providing solutions to expand growth within various communities, Mr. Zimmerman speaks on ways to ensure levels of quality control, communication enhancement, partnership techniques, positive infrastructures, customer relationships, prevention over inspection techniques, and a design for continuous community growth and improvement. Believing that the cost of preventing mistakes is usually much less than the cost of correcting them, Mr. Zimmerman discusses best practices for continuous improvement in both small and large community environments. 

An Investment In Personal Growth

Examining and understanding what defines us as human beings, what makes us who we want to become, and how to define our legacy, Mr. Zimmerman explains how to develop the attitude, train the aptitude, and endure the altitude. This includes training the mindset, regulating focus and critical thinking, conquering the mental roadblocks, raising mental thresholds, inspiring the mental strength to persevere daily; and transforming how we visualize to create our best opportunities. learning models which help clients become their best opportunity. 

Into The Huddle

Mr. Zimmerman encourages and teaches how to use strengths to be more productive and meaningful to a team concept. Implement the think championships, practice like a champion, and play like champions mental techniques necessary to have a successful team. Plant the seed for the kind of mind-set needed to permeate the elite squad. Embracing all moments while focusing on oneness and unit training, Rodney enhances team concept while implementing individual visions within one mission alongside purpose. 

Raise Up

Mr. Zimmerman introduces interactive techniques on effective ways to raise participant levels of perseverance and leadership through effort, passion, commitment, vision, and attitude. Using a fight for success strategy, learn not to be afraid of fighting for success, how to be proud of the fight, and how to get used to fighting for success. Focal points include elevating individual goals, creating stronger practice and communication skills, defining strength and ability within a team environment, and learning how to use individual talents to meet the coaches’ goals 

Unlocking The Fear of Performance

Mr. Zimmerman untangles your team by untangling the group thinker mentality. The group thinker mentality is when a bad idea grabs hold of the psyche of each individual. Those bad ideas include roles and responsibilities, time, and team member isolations. This mentality creates isolated thinkers, causing your team to compartmentalize each individuals' strengths and weaknesses.  Understand proper practice performance and regiment from start to finish for positive performance results. Unlocking the potential surrounding fear and creating an ability to expand opportunities, each participant will revitalize the idea of exceptive communication and best practices in a team environment.