John Amatt knows about tough times and the value of struggle in bringing out the best in teams of people! After all, he was a leader of an Everest team, which suffered four tragic deaths in two unpredictable accidents before putting six climbers on top of the world. His experience on Everest taught him about the danger of falling into the trap of complacency and the importance of always questioning the status quo in seeking new ways of succeeding in a rapidly changing world. He is the perfect speaker to assist your team in navigating through the turmoil of today’s global economic crisis.
Climbing Your Own Everest: What it Takes to Get to the Top
This is John Amatt's most popular presentation, which explores the metaphor of striving to reach the top of the world. Illustrated by magnificent color photography from his successful expedition which climbed Everest, and supplemented by music, sound effects, and taped radio conversations, this presentation investigates the qualities we must all bring to bear in climbing to the top in the difficult and unpredictable economic and social environments of 21st Century.
Straight to the Top and Beyond: Nine Keys for Meeting the Challenge of Changing Times
The metaphor of adventure is the perfect vehicle for articulating the strategy that will help business leaders address the challenges of our rapidly changing world. The key to future successes will be to develop the "Adventure Attitude"™ philosophy - a pro-active approach based upon the following acronym: A- Adaptability D- Desire & Determination V- Vision & Values E- Experience N- Natural Curiosity T- Teamwork & Trust U- Unlimited Optimisim R- Risk & Ability E- Exceptional Performance Straight to the Top and Beyond will motivate your staff to embrace new opportunities in a changing world, to open up their minds to new realities, and to develop the "Adventure Attitude"™ strategies that will be the key to success in the future.
John’s best-selling book, One Step Beyond: Rediscovering the Adventure Attitude, articulates his belief that humankind must apply the spirit of adventure to the challenges of daily life, if we are to cope with rapid change and convert it to our own advantage. In his latest book, Straight to the Top and Beyond, he uses the metaphor of adventure to develop a nine step approach for scaling the heights in today’s unpredictable and rapidly-changing global business environments.