As the Never Give Up Guy, Scott will motivate and guide your attendees towards greater success and productivity, both professionally and personally.

His signature story takes his audiences along a difficult, intense, yet ultimately rewarding journey showing exactly how he accomplished what few believed could be done: rescuing his two kidnapped children from the Middle East. Leaders are developed, strengths are discovered, and Scott will show you how.

Scott has over 20 award-winning years at a Berkshire Hathaway Fortune 500 company. His message that “persistence equals success” is woven throughout his presentation leaving your attendees inspired, motivated and ready to implement powerful new tools to achieve higher performance. Additionally, Scott served as the Dean of the Academy for aspiring speakers – the National Speakers Association (NSA). Scott received his CSP-Certified Speaking Professional designation from NSA in 2018. Only 12% of speakers world-wide have earned this high-level status.

Scott customizes each presentation to meet your conference and organization’s needs and leadership demands. Whether you need an energizing keynote, a productive interactive break-out session with actionable takeaways, an entertaining lunch presenter or a thought-provoking closing keynote, Scott will work with you to design a presentation that reflects your meeting topic or reinforce your association and corporate initiatives.

Speaking Themes

Scott’s most requested topics focus on increasing productivity and sales, the unique attributes of 5 generations in the workplace, successfully navigating change and growing awesome leadership teams:

Today’s professionals are tasked with the responsibility of navigating so many jobs within their job. It’s a busy life! And, so many people are counting on you to have ALL the answers. Your leadership is essential. This highly requested keynote is designed to shed light on the real barriers we’re facing as we continue to strive for growth, a productive work environment, increased employee retention and more.

Successfully Blending the Five Generations currently in the workplace can be a tall order. Your leadership is essential in assisting all employees to better understand one another! This interactive presentation covers strategic methods of improving employee morale, improving operational efficiency, increasing employee retention and improving employee productivity; how to find it, how to harness it and how to keep it. Important in all lines of work! Millennials and generation Z get a special nod in this presentation- you’ll see why they deserve it in this fun, informative and fast paced session!

Imagine how much the guy who figured out a way to rescue his two small children when they were kidnapped to the Middle East can teach you about resilience, leadership and seeing the big picture in your professional and personal life. During the presentation, I come back to you several times, your jobs and your lives and tie together our challenges, growth and triumphs. Talented women and men who are committed to excellence in leadership, productivity growth and much more! Powerful takeaways are layered throughout.

From new staff to new managers. From new company direction to constant change. Staff is surrounded with change and the effect it has on jobs and on their workplace satisfaction, retention and productivity. Employee engagement and talent support is essential. If those we work with can successfully navigate the intricacies we’ll continue to grow our productivity and have a distinct advantage in advancing the services we provide!

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