Five Olympic Speakers to Motivate Your Audience
Summer is here! And that means the 2016 Olympics are right around the corner. Athletes in the Olympics, past and current, have all given dedication, endless nights of practice, sweat and tears into their careers. They have experienced trials and tribulations that have taught them how to be successful. Whether it’s during the training season or post athletic career, they all have a unique knowledge to share with others.
This summer, bring some of that Olympic attitude and determination to your employees! ESB features several Olympic Speakers for the SEO that share their stories and lead others to success.
Rowdy Gaines, 3-Time Olympic medalist, shares his experiences as a swimmer and his journey along the way to winning with his audiences. He endured years of training, winning, losing, overcame being paralyzed and got back into swimming. He is an NBC sports broadcaster for swimming and is the executive director of LIMU’s Rowdy’s Kidz outreach program, where he mentors children. Gaines encourages his audiences to be dream chasers, how to take risks and manage them, and how to have teamwork in an individual life. After overcoming such hard fallbacks, Gaines speaks passionately about failure, how to take it, and keep moving forward to be successful.
Shannon Miller is still one of the most decorated gymnasts in American history. She is the only American to rank among the Top 10 All-Time gymnasts and is the only female athlete to be inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame – Twice! She is a cancer survivor, a health and fitness advocate, a wife and a mother. She motivates her audiences to know the importance of goal setting, leadership, maintaining a positive attitude, and teamwork. Your audience will leave empowered to seal the deal with that next client, work together for a positive outcome, and understand the steps it takes to be a successful leader in both work and life.
Janet Evans is widely considered to be the greatest female distance swimmer in history. She has several world records, received numerous Janet was inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame, the International Swimming Hall of Fame, and she was awarded the prestigious Sullivan Award as the United States’ top amateur athlete. She is an author, an advocate of healthy lifestyles, and an encourager of teambuilding and leadership through goal attainment. Speaking to audiences of different backgrounds ranging from technology to healthcare to real-estate, Janet has helped veteran salesman and senior executives alike.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee was a track-and-field star in the Olympics. A three-time winning gold medalist, along with several bronze and silver medals, she was nominated Greatest Female Athlete in the 20th Century by Sports Illustrated for Women. She also was honored by Track & Field News as the World Athlete of the Year three times and was named as the top American Athlete five times. She is the author of A Kind of Grace. Jackie shares her story of the difficulties she faced to get to the top, and inspires others with her determination. Jackie is involved with several charitable organizations, including her own, Jackie Joyner-Kersee Youth Center Foundation in her hometown of East St. Louis, Illinois. She also works with communities by helping them get involved, volunteer and support each other. As a humanitarian and health advocate, she teaches her audiences about the power of caring, while encouraging and motivating.
Mike Eruzione served as the captain that led the 1980 United States Olympic Hockey Team to its Gold Medal victory and made the goal winning shot. He is an all-scholastics team member in baseball, football and hockey, and spent several years in New York and New Jersey as a commentator for the Madison Square Garden Communications Network. As a father and husband, he currently lives in Massachusetts, is the Director of Development for Athletics and Assistant Hockey Coach at Boston University, and is Vice President of Business Development by Gymamerica.com, a health and fitness website. He is actively involved Olympic fundraising, as well as charities and youth organizations. He teaches his audiences about the importance of teamwork and getting the gold.
To bring some of this Olympic achievement to your business, and influence more driven and goal oriented employees, call ESB today at 901-754-9404.