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Peak Performance Speaker Vince Poscente

Vince Poscente

Leadership Speaker; Olympic Keynote Speaker; Business Strategist

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Speaker Vince PoscenteNew York Times Best Selling Author, Business Consultant and Olympian engages leaders and boosts productivity. As an entertaining and award-winning speaker Vince Poscente is the cure for a lack of motivation, the antidote to stop procrastination and the guide for getting out of a rut. He specializes in activating leadership and accelerating productivity in all types of companies and organizations.

Particular areas of expertise include:

  • Leadership Engagement / Authentic Leadership;
  • Customer Influence / Leadership Communication;
  • Employee Morale & Engagement / Strategic Leadership;
  • Stakeholder Alignment / Transformational Change;
  • Change Management / Leading Change;
  • Performance & Productivity;
  • Sales & Service
  • Marketing & Branding
  • Teamwork & Collaboration;
  • Innovation & Creativity

Vince Poscente used his unique perspective on business and speed to reach the gold medal round of the Olympic speed-skiing competition only four years after deciding to compete – with no previous racing experience. With every effort concentrated on achieving his own top speed, he began to notice the pervasive and defining influence speed has in all our lives.

As Vince says "We will not thrive by ‘coping’ our way to BIG GOALS. Seeking to ‘manage’ our way to bottom-line results, is also not the way. We will individually and organizationally thrive by accelerating towards extraordinary outcomes with one, overarching philosophy – Do what the competition is not willing to do.” [more...]

Speaker Vince PoscenteNew York Times Best Selling Author, Business Consultant and Olympian engages leaders and boosts productivity. As an entertaining and award-winning speaker Vince Poscente is the cure for a lack of motivation, the antidote to stop procrastination and the guide for getting out of a rut. He specializes in activating leadership and accelerating productivity in all types of companies and organizations.

Particular areas of expertise include:

  • Leadership Engagement / Authentic Leadership;
  • Customer Influence / Leadership Communication;
  • Employee Morale & Engagement / Strategic Leadership;
  • Stakeholder Alignment / Transformational Change;
  • Change Management / Leading Change;
  • Performance & Productivity;
  • Sales & Service
  • Marketing & Branding
  • Teamwork & Collaboration;
  • Innovation & Creativity

Vince Poscente used his unique perspective on business and speed to reach the gold medal round of the Olympic speed-skiing competition only four years after deciding to compete – with no previous racing experience. With every effort concentrated on achieving his own top speed, he began to notice the pervasive and defining influence speed has in all our lives.

As Vince says "We will not thrive by ‘coping’ our way to BIG GOALS. Seeking to ‘manage’ our way to bottom-line results, is also not the way. We will individually and organizationally thrive by accelerating towards extraordinary outcomes with one, overarching philosophy – Do what the competition is not willing to do.”

His against-all odds Olympic strategy is powerful way to have your team reach BIG GOALS in less time. Vince is a business guy who decided he would compete in the Olympics four years after his 26th birthday. At the age of 30, Poscente was vying for Gold, blasting down the mountain at an incredible 135 mph on skis. With his acumen for speedy goals, he soon became an in-demand speaker, author and consultant, guiding corporations toward accelerated personal and organizational objectives.

While others in your industry may tend to hang-on, Poscente illustrates how each team member can sustain a competitive advantage. Through powerful examples and edge of your seat stories, your audience will be energized and ready to tackle the tough challenges ahead of them.“Sophisticated audiences want more than ‘simple motivation.’ My job is to illuminate a direct path for GOALS-FAST in an entertaining way.”

  • Weekend skier to Olympian in four years;
  • Meetings & Conventions - Planners’ Favorite Speaker 2014
  • Weekly columnist since 2005 – The 70 Second eBrief
  • #1 Wall Street Journal, USA Today and NY Times bestseller
  • Masters in Organizational Management
  • Leadership on four Himalayan expeditions

This is the perfect time for you and your company to speed past your competition towards extraordinary goals. Vince Poscente will help you accelerate towards BIG GOALS in Short Order.

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Vince Poscente is a New York Times bestselling author of six books and has been an in-demand keynote speaker for over two decades. He is an Olympian and inductee into the Speaker Halls of Fame in Canada and USA. His repertoire of keynotes deliver energy, humor and practical, take-home tools. He was rated by MPI/eSpeakers as the top ten motivational speakers in North America and Meetings & Conventions "Meeting Planners' favorite speaker."

NEW TOPICS for 2017:

Reach Your Sales Goals in 1/2 the Time

Sales people are a unique collection of high performing individuals, with considerable expectations, facing a cascade of opportunity. This is coupled with a world of More – Faster - Now realities of overwhelm and life balance. New York Times bestselling author of The Age of Speed, Olympian and award winning salesperson, Vince Poscente, delivers a wildly entertaining, thought provoking and substantive insight on how to thrive with our unique sales groups. Vince went from recreational skier to the Olympic games in just four years. Skiing at 135 mph on skis, he shares a remarkable formula about:

  • Clarity of Purpose
  • The Process of Commitment
  • Consistent Effort in a Competitive Environment
  • Building Confidence
  • Routines for Controlling Peak Performance

Giving executives and their sales people a collective experience allows a conference fulcrum for better sales execution and higher profits. Full Speed Ahead has profoundly affected countless sales teams explore internal motivation and future potential.

Reach Your Leadership Goals in 1/2 the Time

The Olympic movement is pervasive in our society on many levels. Primarily, we can all relate to the pursuit of excellence. We can also appreciate the three core principles of the pursuit of excellence, international understanding and fair play alongside the motto of Citius, Altius, Fortius (Swifter, Higher, Stronger).

But the unwritten motto for high performing leaders is “Smartius.” Inevitable obstacles spring from basic human nature. In the personal and corporate landscape, real life issues and the realities of competition pervade. The solutions to roadblocks for leaders of corporations are explored in this entertaining and thought-provoking message.

Reach Your Team Goals in 1/2 the Time
Aligned teams accelerate outcomes!

LeBron James used Vince Poscente's strategies in his transitions from Cleveland to Miami and back to his hometown. The Dallas Cowboys coaching staff used the principles with their team in their recent turnaround season. FedEx and EvolvHealth use Vince Poscente's tools in their leadership team training keeping them out front in a competitive landscape. Vince Poscente helps teams target their emotion-drivers towards simplicity, synergy and life balance.

The underpinning of Vince Poscente's "Your Goals in 1/2 the Time" approach is from his international bestseller, The Ant and the Elephant. It is a based on the combination of finding your WHY and the emotional quotient that fuels internal motivation. Vince Poscente combines the concepts of finding each team member's emotional buzz, a simple path towards clarity, commitment, consistency, confidence and control in concert with the team's overall objectives. This is a transformational keynote for teams determined to progress full speed ahead.

Find Your Buzz - For Network Marketing Professionals

"Find your BUZZ and you've found your TRUE WHY!" Vince's motivational keynote speech for network marketing professionals has been delivered around the world for Direct Sales audiences wanting a high energy, humor and an inspiring message around accelerated goal setting. This "recreational skier to Olympics in four years story" has been Vince's most requested speech over the last twenty years. It revolves around the three key elements of "big goals fast":

  • Alignment starts with each of us having an "emotional buzz" surrounding the goals in front of us.
  • Agility is facilitated when we "do what the competition is not willing to do."
  • Aerodynamics is all about efficiency and eliminating things that cause drag (such as fear and interruptions).

Peak to Peak - Leadership Reinvention

The art of reinvention lies in the skills of impactful and influential communication. Leaders who expertly command a clear vision can have instant impact and lasting influence. Vince Poscente leads an interactive and transformational session on how leaders can deliver a profound message anywhere from a room full of their employees, an audience of stakeholders or in a brief video message.

Vince has coached the Chief of Protocol of the White House, Harvard Business Book authors, CEO’s of multimillion & billion-dollar companies and entrepreneurs intent on designing a killer keynote. Vince’s acumen for speaking had him inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame with the likes of Ronald Reagan, Zig Ziglar, Og Mandino and Jack Canfield. Vince Poscente is in-demand for his Instant Impact and Lasting Influence keynotes at corporate events around the world. This rare opportunity to learn from a master communicator, at the top of his game of speaking and training. This powerhouse keynote will help you have instant impact and lasting influence when you are in front of a demanding client or called to deliver an important presentation.

Franchise Industry Speaker
Let's help your franchisees with this franchise industry speaker message:

Reach Your Goals in 1/2 the Time

Imagine your franchisee's owning 100% of the solution for goal achievement. Picture your lower producers finally hitting some big goals in less time anyone thought was possible. Goal compression happens when five concepts are embraced alongside innovative tools to take you there:

  • Drive with Emotion - Combine the contribution your business makes + use past regrets to clarify next steps.
  • Dive past Distractions - Get past fears with singular focus.
  • Do What the Competition is Not Willing to Do - Use 360 degree research to speed past competitors.
  • Dare With Detail - Use agility for better decision making + increase efficiency for easier results.
  • Delete Drag - Convert fears into fun + pivot from negativity to the emotional buzz.

Blow Your Franchiess Away!!! Accelerate towards big goals with ALIGNMENT, AGILITY and EFFICIENCY with Vince Poscente.  He knows how to get an audience’s (especially the hard-to-impress-franchisees) attention and maintain electrifying energy while providing: Hands-on goal attaining tools that you can use immediately, Edge-of-seat motivating stories+135 mph ski videos+heart-pumping music, Take-action-today inspiration, Flat-out-fun with Poscente’s signature wit and wisdom.
 
The franchise world has experienced more change and disruption than most industries. It all points to ONE central issue - winning in a competitive marketplace requires innovation from corporate to the front line franchisees. Vince Poscente's keynote presentation hits home the importance of alignment with service objectives, real time agility with educated consumers and maximum efficiency for optimum speed of execution. The following franchise clients chose Vince Poscente to deliver on results:

  • A&W
  • Budget Blinds of America
  • Burger King
  • Century 21 (Canada & USA)
  • Certa Pro
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • ERA Franchise Systems, LLC
  • Express Professional Personnel
  • Fantastic Sams
  • Maaco
  • McDonalds
  • Orange Theory Fitness
  • Play-it-Again Sports
  • Popeye’s Chicken & Biscuits
  • Rent-A-Center
  • Smart & Final
  • Subway Sandwiches
  • Two Men and a Truck
  • Which Wich

Additional Topics:

Heroes Climb: Learning the impact and influence everyday heroes can have in the business of life

Most people, when they hear the word 'hero' think of 'super heros'! But real heroism occurs everyday. Real heroes/heroines are mentally strong. They have skills that keep them focused and enable them to do the things that need to be done. Every day we are required to be heroic in some way.

In the Heroes Climb keynote Vince Poscente covers 5 tips that mentally strong, resilient people use:

  • They have the courage to fearlessly tackle difficult conversations and situations.
  • They show compassion which improves every working relationship.
  • They are selfless which allows them to have better understanding of their teams, environments and make other people feel good.
  • They are humble which makes them brilliant leaders and team players.
  • They are persistent which gives them the energy to keep going.

The practical and simple tools taught in the Heroes Climb keynote will help people live life more fearlessly, communicate more effectively, give them the confidence to overcome obstacles, adapt to change more easily, be better leaders and team players to build happy, confident, successful individuals.

BIG GOALS in Short Order
It used to be, a few short years ago, Big Goals were the ultimate stretch target. Now we want to accelerate those BIG GOALS in SHORT ORDER. This is the expertise you’ll take away from Olympic competitor and New York Times Bestselling author, Vince Poscente. Vince uses his signature wit and wisdom in his unforgettable “recreational skier to Olympics in four years” story. When you drive with emotion, dive past distractions, dare with detail and delete drag you'll do what the competition is not willing to do. Learn how Transform, Reinvent and Innovate your way to a new peak.

Accelerate REINVENTION
A new keynote designed to help audience members reinvent, reignite and rejuvenate in the business of life. Vince Poscente switches setback into set-free . This is fast and fun way to redefine how you thrive in a competitive marketplace.

Down to BUSINESS, Up to SPEED
Thrive in a more-faster-now world with alignment, agility and efficiency. Vince Poscente uses his signature wit and wisdom in his unforgettable “recreational skier to Olympics in four years” story.

Bounce FASTER, Bounce FARTHER
A new keynote designed to help audience members reinvent, reignite and rejuvenate in the business of life. Vince Poscente switches setback into set-free . “All you have to do is bounce.”

70 Seconds to INSTANT IMPACT & LASTING INFLUENCE
An exciting, new keynote for leaders and sales people dedicated to raising their Communication IQ for better impact and influence. Creating instant impact and lasting influence through optimimum communication methods, including video, can be a simple and instantaneous tool.


Vince Poscente is represented by K&M Productions (Toronto.) For more information, Vince Poscente's speaking schedule, fees & booking speaker Vince Poscente, contact us.

Testimonials

I just need to tell you how fabulous Vince was! OMG, he had 360 people, traditionally hard to move, on their feet several times! He was funny, engaging, emotionally charged and delivered a great message. Reviews have been phenomenal! Thank you!

–3M Canada

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I just need to tell you how fabulous Vince was! OMG, he had 360 people, traditionally hard to move, on their feet several times! He was funny, engaging, emotionally charged and delivered a great message. Reviews have been phenomenal! Thank you!

–3M Canada

As an event planner, I am much more critical of speakers than most. Vince achieved a AAA. Vince Poscente had the energy of Robin Williams, the clarity of Anderson Cooper and the presentation content of Colin Powell. If you want a motivational, exciting and dynamic speaker, hire Vince.

–BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

Thank you for the excellent presentation to our clients at the annual Forum on Moving in Chicago. As many of our clients are in the human resource sector of industry I believe your presentation would be of value to the Human Resource Professional Association here in Canada, which we are a member and a major sponsor. Your experience and presentation certainly focused in on many HR issues and challenges. This is the second time I have attended your sessions and it is a definite learning experience.

–Atlas Canada

Our employees continue to be energized by your presentation last month – and that is a valuable commodity these days! Your catch phrases have become part of our vocabulary in daily discussions, “the elephant buzz” being the most popular.

–Nexgen Pharma

Thank you for a wonderful, hilarious, impactful presentation this morning. I'd be the blonde lady that was laughing very loud up front - to your right! I always enjoy a creative way of explaining the road to success. Thanks so much, it was truly enjoyable.

–Sara Lee Foodservice

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