Vince Poscente

NY Times Bestselling Author and Olympian

Vince Poscente is a top motivational keynote speaker, New York Times Best-Selling Author, and former Olympian. Combining lessons from his remarkable Olympic experience with leadership insights from his highly successful business career, Poscente has developed a series of proven strategies for attaining and sustaining peak performance, on both an individual and corporate level.

  • Vince Poscente`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Vince Poscente`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Texas, USA

  • Vince Poscente`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Vince Poscente`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Texas, USA

Suggested Keynote Speaker Programs

Full Speed Ahead: Do What Your Competition is Not Willing to Do

FULL SPEED AHEAD is a motivational keynote speech based on the NY Times bestseller, The Age of Speed- Thrive in a More, Faster, Now World and international phenomenon, The Ant and the Elephant – Leadership for the Self (endorsed by LeBron James in...

FULL SPEED AHEAD is a motivational keynote speech based on the NY Times bestseller, The Age of Speed- Thrive in a More, Faster, Now World and international phenomenon, The Ant and the Elephant – Leadership for the Self (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.

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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: Alignment with the entire company rather than a “wait and see” ...

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:
  • Alignment with the entire company rather than a “wait and see” approach.
  • Embrace rapid change with Agility rather than resistance.
  • Adaptability 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 ALIGNMENTAGILITY, 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’s keynotes have the following Advantages:
  • Alignment with the company system.
    • Leverage franchise tools, processes, and brand messaging.
    • Use the Emotional Quotient to align the culture
  • Agility in your local market.
    • Do what the competition is not willing to do.
    • Target local market advantages.
  • Adaptability for optimum franchisee output.
    • Utilize the knowledge from your event.
    • Put conference ideas into action.
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.
Takeaway One – Alignment.
    • Create an Emotional Buzz for team momentum.
    • Implement “Do what the competition is not willing to do.”
Takeaway Two – Agility.
    • Work smart in real-time.
    • Become nimble leaders.
    • Work past any obstacle as a team.
Takeaway Three – Adaptability.
    • Own the solution.
    • Use the Accountability Pivot.
Vince Poscente uses his background as an Olympian and Expedition Leader in the Himalayas to address a franchise’s two main concerns: Excellence in a competitive landscape and resilience on the path to new heights. Vince’s fun and energetic style is coupled with insights from his New York Times bestselling books on leadership for the self. For 25 years, Vince has helped franchise leaders do what the competition is not willing to do.

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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 motivational Radical Safety program is backed by years of leading climbing expeditions in the Himalayas (14 years, zero-incident...

Vince Poscente specializes in helping safety-conscious cultures improve risk performance through neuroscience and entertaining storytelling. His motivational 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 truly inspiring, Radical Safety keynote.
Conventional safety keynotes offer inspiration to do things differently. A motivating 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 both motivation and practical safety-culture tools in one power-packed talk.

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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 a high energy, humor and an inspiring message around accelerated ...

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 a 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).

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About Keynote Speaker Vince Poscente

Vince Poscente knows a little something about focus, commitment, and defying the odds. At age 26, he decided to take up speed skiing and pursue it competitively. Four years later, Vince Poscente was vying for gold in the Winter Olympics. 

Now an internationally sought-after speaker and consultant, Vince Poscente’s infectious energy, warmth, and humor, makes each keynote speech and consulting engagement as memorable as it is valuable.

Vince Poscente is the New York Times Bestselling Author of The Age of Speed and The Ant and the Elephant.

Combining lessons from his remarkable Olympic experience with leadership insights from his highly successful business career, Vince Poscente has developed a series of proven strategies for attaining and sustaining peak performance, on both an individual and corporate level. Audiences learn how to apply his time-tested techniques to ignite their vision, execute their strategies, and eclipse their competition.

Is our “pause button economy” eating us alive… or setting us free? Now is the time to use Vince Poscente’s against-all-odds Olympic strategy for audiences challenged, overwhelmed and even – scared. Vince Poscente’s invigorating perspective is timely and perfect for groups seeking good news.

Unraveling the notion that in today’s world we need to ‘hang-on,’ Vince Poscente illustrates how harnessing the speed of change becomes a competitive advantage. Through powerful examples and edge-of-your-seat stories, your audience will be energized and ready to tackle the tough challenges ahead of them.

Doing what the competition is not willing to do. This is the perfect time for you and your company to catch your competition flat-footed. Vince Poscente will help you accelerate into an extraordinary tomorrow that is just around the corner.

More About Vince Poscente . . . 
Vince Poscente has a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management and received the distinguished CSP, CPAE (Certified Speaking Professional, Council of Peers Award). He also has experience as a Managing Partner in a Media/Communications agency and as CEO of a business consulting firm.

Vince Posente’s programs detail proven strategies for achieving long-term peak performance and alignment. They provide companies with the tools and methods required for establishing a clear vision and mission, ultimately making each member of the organization feel empowered, integral, and invested in the success of the team, the company and themselves. With alignment comes peak performance. With peak performance comes extraordinary results.

As a busy husband and father of three, Vince Poscente also reserves plenty of time for his family; perhaps it is not surprising that a man who delivers much of his keynote atop a chair would value balance. And, though he may not be clocking in at under 16.5 seconds anymore, Vince Poscente still can be found on skis and in a pink suit from time to time.

Ready to change the way your company thinks and operates? Make Vince Poscente’s programs a part of your organizational culture.

Testimonials

“I also just want to tell you how much of a homerun Vince Poscente was at our sales kick off.  He was a superstar.  When I laid out the criteria for what I was looking for in the speaker you did not hesitate to recommend Vince and I can see why.  He was perfect for the message that we were trying to hammer home.  He went above and beyond and really research the company, understood what we were trying to achieve and got personally engaged with our story.  He was truly amazing!”

Rashid M. Skaf

President & CEO AMX

“We were incredibly impressed with the presentation you gave our mid and upper leadership people.  We found your information to be substantive, practical and entertaining all at once.  The leaders round table you delivered was excellent too.  You gave our people excellent steps to achieve better numbers.  

To say your speech had impact is an understatement.  Our rate of new Members and Preferred Customers has increased month over month since you have worked with our field organization.  

Most importantly, we have seen higher overall retention rate with our active Members since your coaching began.  

As you know, we have put your book, The Ant and the Elephant in all our distributers’ hands.  With an initial order of 4,000 books, we are predicting a reorder within the next month or two.

Thank you for the significant contribution you made to EvolvHealth.”

Craig Smith

Chief Marketing Officer, Evolv Health, LLC

“Vince will inspire, excite, motivate, challenge, and most of all engage the audience.  Our people will remember Vince for his style, and message!  He got our attention regarding innovation, ways to increase our business and inspired us to act.  

Vince Poscente is someone who has a great ability to engage the audience and communicate very effectively.  Vince Poscente exceeded our already high expectations.  

Overall, I must say his presentation was impactful and moviated our attendees to aim for the stars!”

Jaynath Bhuvaraghan

Chief Corporate Mission Officer, Essilor

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