Tag Archives: adventure

Stephen McGown, Al-Qaeda’s longest-held captive, available to inspire your team on resilience

Stephen McGown

Stephen McGown, Al-Qaeda’s longest-held captive, delivers his inspiring story of resilience and overcoming adversity amidst harsh weather conditions, a different culture, language and religion. Stephen holds the unenviable record of being militant group Al Qaeda’s longest held prisoner. The South African was kidnapped by al-Qaeda from the Mali tourist town of Timbuktu in 2011 and […]

Greg Burns Tokyo2020 Paralympics Interview

Gregory Burns

Money FM Interviews Greg Burns about the Tokyo2020 Paralympics and ‘Olympic Agora’. Watch the entire interview below: 2021_89.3 Radio Interview Tokyo2020 Paralympics.mp4 from Gregory Burns on Vimeo. Greg Burns is a highly sought after motivational speaker, world-class athlete and internationally renowned fine artist. Well known for competing in three Paralympic Games and setting four world records […]

Rob Lilwall Virtual Speaking Trailer

Rob Lilwall

Rob Lilwall ‘s talks about having a Growth Mindset, overcoming fear, increasing collaboration, and building resilience have been proving very popular around the world. If you’d like to: motivate your teams and re-energise them and help them move their mindsets to the next level to overcome challenges then please do have a quick look at […]

Dr Leroy Chiao, Former NASA Astronaut, Interviewed by BBC on China’s New Space Station

Dr Leroy Chiao

Retired NASA astronaut Dr Leroy Chiao speaks to the BBC’s Jane O’Brien on China’s longest crewed space mission to date and the first in nearly five years. Watch the interview below:  Dr Leroy Chiao 焦立中 worked at NASA for 15 years before he left the agency in 2005.  A veteran of four space missions, Dr. […]

Why Dr Leroy Chiao, NASA Astronaut Sees Many Reasons for Optimism Despite the Pandemic

Dr Leroy Chiao

In a recent Asia Society interview, Dr Leroy Chiao, former NASA astronaut, shared why he saw many reasons for optimism despite the pandemic. In the latest episode of Asia Society’s series Asian Americans Building America, Asia Society President and CEO Kevin Rudd speaks with Leroy Chiao, a Chinese American astronaut, about his upbringing, his work […]

Dan Thurmon on How to Accelerate Your Learning Curve

Dan Thurmon

Is it possible you can learn faster than you currently realize? Dan Thurmon, renowned motivational speaker, shares specific tips on how you can accelerate through your learning curves to acquire new skills and abilities. Dan Thurmon  is a peak performance expert, lauded author, and a lifelong student of success, happiness, and achievement. Dan is on a […]

Maria Witchell Inspirational Keynotes

Maria Witchell

Maria Witchell is a veteran of eight polar expeditions, the first completed when she was 17, including two crossings of Finnmarkvida, Arctic Norway, scaling Mount Newton on skis in Svalbard and reaching the North and South Poles. She was recently part of a team to successfully establish a new polar route traversing the narrow plateaux […]

Todd Miller Publishes New Book ENRICH: Create Wealth in Time, Money, and Meaning

Todd Miller

Todd Miller is an entertainment CEO who has extensively researched and aggressively experimented with the work-life equation for over a quarter-century. While scaling the corporate ladder, Todd skillfully structured two sabbaticals, intentionally created a family through adoption, cycled coast to coast across two continents in support of children’s charities, and explored more than 100 countries […]

Greg Burns: Artist in Residency at Luxury Resorts

Greg Burns

Greg Burns, renowned artist, athlete and motivational speaker has been an artist in-residence in more than 40 coveted resorts over the last 20 years such as The Amilla Fushi, One & Only resorts, Banyan Tree, Shangri-La and Four Seasons–all this is part of his master plan to ‘live a big life.’ Gregory Burns has been an […]

Roie Galitz Inspirational Keynote: Achieving the Unachievable – The Power of Networking and failures

Roie Galitz

Roie Galitz‘s keynote presentation, “Achieving the Unachievable – The Power of Networking and failures“, is a must for corporates. Dozens of companies have enjoyed it, including Amazon, Dell, Intel, Amdocs, Cornell Alumni and many others. Some goals seem impossible to reach. That’s when the power of your network is the greatest, and with it no […]

Dr Leroy Chiao New Keynote: Phoenix Rising – OWN the Future!

Dr Leroy Chiao

Dr Leroy Chiao has a new keynote “Phoenix Rising – OWN the Future!”. In this keynote, he talks about: Strive to own the future as we emerge from the pandemic! The key is leadership – Reset your culture, focus on winning in the new environment Emphasize operational excellence But also key on risk taking through technology […]

Adrian Hayes, British record-breaking adventurer, available to speak to Asia audience

We are delighted to share that Adrian Hayes, British record-breaking adventurer, joins Speakers Connect. Adrian has several adventuring achievements such as trekking to both Poles, summiting Everest and K2, crossing the length of Greenland and the Arabian Desert, setting two Guinness World Records. He has also written two books and has been in three documentaries […]

Insights from Ajmal Samuel, Hong Kong-based Entrepreneur, Endurance Athlete and Disability Rights Activist

Ajmal Samuel

Ajmal Samuel, Hong Kong-based entrepreneur, endurance athlete and disability rights activist, handcycled from Beijing to Mohe (Chinese border with Russia), a total distance of 2,615 Km in 37 days, in 2019, to raise awareness of disabled sports in China and Hong Kong and to raise funds for the education of needy children in Hong Kong, […]

Gregory Burns Ready for Amazing Virtual and Hybrid Events

Gregory Burns

Singapore-based motivational speaker, Gregory Burns, is ready to bring your virtual event to the next level – partnering with a production company with well-equipped virtual stage that has digital screens all around, we can bring the audience up front and center, and allow direct conversations amongst the participants. We can also help the clients host […]

Maria Witchell: Negotiation tactics – insights from a hostage negotiator

  Maria Witchell is a veteran of eight polar expeditions, the first completed when she was 17, including two crossings of Finnmarkvida, Arctic Norway, scaling Mount Newton on skis in Svalbard and reaching the North and South Poles. She was recently part of a team to successfully establish a new polar route traversing the narrow plateaux […]

Speakers Available for Virtual, Pre-recorded and Live Presentations

David Lim

With various social distancing requirements imposed in different countries, our speakers are ready to conduct their presentations in different formats, including speaking virtually from their own offices, pre-recording the presentations either at their own location or at a professional studio, or speaking live again, if permitted. Here are examples of Singapore-based motivational speaker, David Lim, […]