Olympian & New York Times Best-Selling Author

Vince Poscente

Fee Range

< $25,000

Travels From

Dallas, TEXAS

At a glance:

Ensure your people do what the competition is not willing to do with Vince Poscente's approach to "Full Speed Ahead and Setbacks to Breakthroughs." With his signature wit, wisdom, and business credentials (New York Times bestselling author, Olympian, and Hall of Fame speaker in Canada and the USA) Vince ignites the potential in all of us. Rated by MPI as the top ten motivational speakers in North America and Meetings & Conventions "Meeting Planners' favorite speaker," Vince Poscente is an unforgettable opening or closing keynote speaker with practical tools for everyone in the audience to execute with excellence.

Vince Poscente, one of the most in-demand speakers today is an expert on resiliency—the ability to overcome setbacks to breakthrough even stronger than ever before. His client list includes top organizations with one thing in common: they understand that success is not just about reaching your goals and getting what you want. There also has to be an intent to handle setbacks and overcome obstacles and end of smarter, stronger and more focused than ever before, Vince knows first-hand the power that attitude, determination and innovation play in your future success–especially when life doesn’t go as planned.

Vince has keynotes designed specifically for audiences in sales, leadership, safety, franchises, association and corporate settings. He leverages his ‘recreational skier to Olympian in four-years’ story, Team Captain of Himalayan expeditions and insights as the founder of a handful of companies. Audiences experience the way to bounce back and find another path out of chaos.  Another solution. Another way to achieve extraordinary outcomes. Vince is a New York Times bestselling author. Hall of Fame Speaker in the USA and Canada. Award-winning business owner. Expert with the neuroscience of performance.

So, what are your teams’ obstacles? Rapid change? Competition? Negative attitudes? Lower productivity? Vince will help you supersede challenging barriers.

Vince is the #1 go-to guy for taking a team and teaching them how to lead better. Produce more. Sell more. And move past the obstacles and into a mental space that creates the kind of success you and your team want and deserve.

This is NOT Vince just telling his story. Because everybody has a story. This is about Vince sharing strategies and solutions that will definitely change how your team handles crises.  Problems. Competition. And change. Without understanding resiliency and the absolute importance it plays on everything and everyone—your team will not have the skills they need to overcome the things that will inevitably stand in their way.

  • Full Speed Ahead - "Do What the Competition is Not Willing to Do"

    FULL SPEED AHEAD is a motivational keynote speech based on the NY Times bestseller, The Age of Speed and international phenomenon, The Ant and the Elephant (endorsed by LeBron James in Sport Illustrated) plus Vince's extraordinary story about reaching the Olympic Games in just four years while skiing at 135 mph (described as he stands on a chair)...

    Whether your audience is in sales or leadership, they are a unique collection of high performing individuals, with considerable expectations, facing a cascade of opportunity. This is coupled with a world of hard-driving, personal accountability along with the search for life balance. New York Times bestselling author, Olympic competitor and award-winning salesperson, Vince Poscente, delivers a wildly entertaining, thought-provoking and substantive insight on how people can thrive in a high performing or competitive landscape. 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 Demanding Environment
    -Building Confidence Despite a Cascade of Change
    -Control Routines to Optimize Outcomes

    Giving leaders and/or their salespeople a collective experience allows a conference fulcrum for better execution and higher profits. Vince Poscente has profoundly affected countless conference attendees as they explore internal motivation and their own future potential.
  • The Winner's Mindset - To be a Winning Franchisee be Aligned, Agile and Adaptable."

    In the franchise world, The Winner’s Mindset points to one thing: Do what the competition is not willing to do. How? Imagine these franchisee takeaways:

    -Align with the entire company rather than a “wait and see” approach.
    -Embrace rapid change with Agility rather than resistance.
    -Adapt by owning 100% of every solution - as a team.

    For 25 years, Olympian and NY Times bestselling author, Vince Poscente has been helping franchises accelerate growth with ALIGNMENT, AGILITY, and ADAPTABILITY. The franchise world has experienced more technological change and general disruption than many industries. It is time to stop the overwhelm and have everyone adopt the Winner’s Mindset.

    Vince takes the Winner’s Mindset from his Olympian background and couples it with over two decades of research on peak performance in the franchise world. When you experience his electrifying energy and fun-loving style, you will know why he is one of the youngest inductees in the Speaker Hall of Fame with the likes of Ronald Reagan, Zig Ziglar, and Og Mandino. While he provides hands-on, goal attaining tools that are immediately useful for franchisees, his edge-of-seat motivating stories are complete with 135 mph ski videos and heart-pumping music! Vince delivers take-action-today inspiration that put him on the Who’s Who of Franchise Growth experts.

  • Find Your Buzz - Do What The Competition is Not Willing To Do

    "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 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).
  • Radical Safety - Safety Cultures Flourish and Incidents Go Down with the Neuroscience of Safety at Work

    Vince Poscente specializes in helping safety-conscious cultures improve risk performance through neuroscience and entertaining storytelling. His Radical Safety program is backed by years of leading climbing expeditions in the Himalayas (14 years, zero-incident), as a skier the Olympics, NY Times bestselling author and risk-aware partnerships with safety culture leaders around the world.

    Build upon a safety mindset and deliver risk-aware results with a Radical Safety keynote.

    Conventional safety keynotes offer inspiration to do things differently. A Radical Safety keynote, by Vince Poscente, explains how in a fun and experiential way. The formula your audience will learn is based on three decades of research on how ‘mind-set’ is established and sustained. When people change their minds, they change their behavior, for good.

    Vince Poscente knows that everyone can be the architect of their truth. Change your truth around safety and you can change the organization’s safety culture. Vince is part neuroscience explorer, comedian, and a master storyteller. His goal is to have your audience members experience a safety presentation they will remember for life.

    Please note, when you choose the Radical Safety presentation, be sure to choose between a purely motivational keynote, insights packed with practical safety mindset tools, entertaining stories... or all three in one power-packed talk.

Former Olympian kicks off CVSN Summit with keynote address on how to thrive in a fast-changing world

Once you’ve competed in the Olympics, Vince Poscente says the first thing anyone ever asks you about the experience is “Did you win?” For more than 25 years he’s been hearing it, and while he wasn’t asked the ... Read more

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