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Inspirational Keynote Speaker

 

With humour, warmth, and deep honesty, Jeremiah impacts audiences with messages of transformation, resilience, teamwork, and leadership in the pursuit of excellence

 

 


Topics and Outcomes

ACHIEVE THE IMPOSSIBLE

Hot off the release of his national bestselling book, The 4 Year Olympian, Jeremiah has recreated his amazing journey into an emotionally captivating experience that has become his most requested inspirational keynote of 2020.

The passion that drives an Olympian is the same passion that drives an organization's leaders. With his humour, authenticity, and energetic delivery, Jeremiah captivates audiences as he draws parallels between the worlds of Olympic sport and business.

Jeremiah takes audiences on an incredible one-of-a-kind journey of personal transformation and team unity. He challenges common notions of what it means to lead and to be led in the pursuit of excellence. He shows how to adapt to forces outside of one’s control and stay the course when the pressure is on, all while encouraging a healthy dose of self-compassion and humility. Using vivid real-life Olympic setbacks, failures, and ultimate success, Jeremiah illuminates the true markers for success in any competitive setting.

OUTCOMES:

  • Inspire audiences to dig deeper, go further, and reap greater rewards
  • Redefine resilience to strengthen one’s ability to endure massive change
  • Learn a new framework for managing interpersonal conflict and team cohesion challenges
  • Discover the one key shift in mindset that will keep people committed to the goal for the long term.
  • A powerful reinforcement of the need to stretch individual and organizational goals

LEADERSHIP: BUILDING WORLD CLASS TEAMS

When Jeremiah traveled across the country to learn how to row and take his moonshot at Olympic glory, the Canadians were the defending Olympic rowing champions. By the time he earned an opportunity to compete, the team had fallen to ranking seventh in the world.

With the unique perspective of an outsider who joined the team at its lowest point in decades, Jeremiah takes audiences through the dramatic turnaround that saw the team climb back onto the podium. Ripe with lessons on the psychology of performance, and how to maintain great results, and combining real organizational applications as a business leader, Jeremiah masterfully articulates the key difference-makers that helped a rebuilding team row its way back to the podium.

OUTCOMES:

  • Learn the phases of trust-building within teams
  • Takeaway highly actionable tactics to accelerate team bonding
  • The surprisingly counterintuitive approach to getting more out of your team
  • Learn how to command respect for any vision or strategic plan
  • Olympic methods for maintaining consistent, focused, output

RESILIENCE: COMPETE WITH COURAGE

We are all tasked with embracing change, or risk being left behind by disruption and market forces outside of our control. Constant learning and reinvention are the new normal.

From the Olympic laboratory to the workplace, Jeremiah uses masterful storytelling to carefully deconstruct how to perform and execute in the face of overwhelming challenges.

Known for his deep honesty, humour and relatability, Jeremiah deconstructs common misconceptions between resilience and high performance, vividly illustrates the human side of transformation, and provides actionable steps that individuals and organizations can take to improve one’s performance in times of change and disruption.

OUTCOMES:

  • Learn a powerful framework for developing personal resilience in the face of change
  • Understand the top three team dynamics that support group resilience
  • Become aware of how any leadership style can support or harm resilience
  • Deliver a rallying call to compete with courage, and seize opportunity