John Foley

Former Lead Solo Pilot - Blue Angels

John Foley is a top peak performance keynote speaker and the former Lead Solo Pilot of the US Navy’s Blue Angels, a Sloan Fellow at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and an expert in high-performance teams. John is one of the world’s most in-demand speakers; he has helped over 1,000 companies build a culture of excellence and ignite high performance.

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  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Idaho, USA

  • John Foley`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects John Foley`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    Please Inquire

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Idaho, USA

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Fearless Success: Leading Through Change Virtual Keynote

Connecting, aligning, and unifying teams that are geographically remote or unable to travel can be a daunting task. Leading through these changes with an attitude of gratitude can transform the way your organization does business. The US Navy’s ...

Connecting, aligning, and unifying teams that are geographically remote or unable to travel can be a daunting task. Leading through these changes with an attitude of gratitude can transform the way your organization does business.

The US Navy’s Blue Angels are a living example of extreme trust and collaboration. In his virtual presentations, John shares the wisdom of his experiences and brings audiences inside the cockpit for the experience of a lifetime. His interactive virtual presentations will leave your audience feeling connected, inspired and ready to commit to a world where anything is possible.

The key to John’s “Fearless Success” system is the Glad To Be Here mindset, a powerful new way of thinking, working and living that connects people on a human level. This mindset will engage your employees on an intellectual and emotional level to create deeper commitment and elevate overall performance.

Key Takeaways

– How to build a culture of excellence, clarity and focus that will transcend virtual boundaries.

– A shared “attitude of gratitude” called Glad To Be Here that will transform your organization.

– Master a process and a mindset for leading through change.

– Find your “purpose larger than self” and use that purpose to elevate execution and drive results.

– Live, virtual Q&A sessions, polls and exercises to take leaders to the next level.

– High-quality viewing experience and customized content aligned with your meeting objectives.

All of John’s presentations are customized to meet your specific needs.  A briefing call with John and his team will identify your needs and allow a virtual experience that serves the direct goals of your meeting or event.

Every Digital Keynote contains:

– One 5-minute promotional video

– 45-60 – minute interactive session with John

– Up to 60 minutes of additional video content for internal use

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High Level Impact with Fearless Success System

How to go beyond the .01% how do you become the hall of fame of business! Energy is required on all fronts along with building Unity within any organization. Personal contracts with others and how important it is to honor them. What does Success look like to you?

High Performance With the Glad to be Here Mindset

High Performance is a mindset, a process and a state of being that accelerates everyday achievement. Individuals and teams that embrace High Performance begin a journey toward excellence and elevated execution that has the power to carry them beyond their dreams. John ...

High Performance is a mindset, a process and a state of being that accelerates everyday achievement. Individuals and teams that embrace High Performance begin a journey toward excellence and elevated execution that has the power to carry them beyond their dreams.

John Foley will take your team to the next level with this unique, high-voltage Keynote experience that will go beyond all expectations and leave a lasting drive for reaching high performance at all levels.

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Leading Through Change

How to lead with change doesn’t matter what industry become the hall of fame of business. We all live in a constant state of growth & change, how do we get there and maintain that level?

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About Keynote Speaker John Foley

John Foley is the former Lead Solo Pilot of the US Navy’s Blue Angels, a Sloan Fellow at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and an expert in high performance teams. John is one of the world’s most in-demand speakers; he has helped over 1,000 companies build a culture of excellence and ignite high performance.

John’s thrilling presentations combine adrenaline pumping videos from his time as a Blue, along with actionable tools that can immediately elevate results for you and your teams. His approach is defined by four simple words, “Glad To Be Here®”. This powerful affirmation can immediately spread through any organization, inspiring High Performance and service to others.

John is the best-selling author of “Fearless Success: Going Beyond High Performance”, a book that takes his experience of the Blue Angels’ culture of excellence and translates it through the manifold of modern strategic management theory.

John graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a degree in mechanical engineering. He also was a defensive back for the Midshipmen, playing in two bowl games and helping Navy football to one of the best four-year records in its football history. As a pilot, John was a “Top Ten Carrier Pilot” six times before becoming a Marine instructor pilot and a Blue Angel. He holds master’s degrees in business management, from the Stanford Graduate School of Business (as a Sloan Fellow); in international policy studies, from Stanford University; and in strategic studies, from the Naval War College.

In 2011, John founded the Glad To Be Here® Foundation to partner with clients and make donations to worthy charities. To date, the foundation has donated almost two million dollars to charities around the globe.

Testimonials

The most inspirational and transformational Keynote on the planet.

Patrick Cowden

CEO, Beyond Leadership

I’m not sure where to start. To say John’s presentation was a success would not do it justice. Over half of the participants approached me over the following two days and told me that his speech was not only the best the FIF has ever offered, but that it was the best speech / presentation message they have ever seen, period.

Kevin LaRue

Administrator, Painters and Allied Trades

John has a way of connecting with the audience that’s meaningful and his message resonates! He’s inspiring, humble and connects with all participants on many different levels! John’s Diamond Performance Framework will help any company or team achieve even greater results without question.

Jeff Myers

Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Wyndham Vacation Ownership

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Nov 28, 2016

Gratitude: Practicing the Grateful Attitude

By John Foley Imagine flying an F-18 at 500mph, a hundred feet off the ground, upside down, with another jet...

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