Inspired Leadership: Learning from the Giants
In this moving and inspiring speech, Dr. Myron Rolle offers a transformational perspective on leadership. Dr. Rolle shares stories of his childhood and how his father made him read books by strong Black men – authors like Kofi Annan, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X, W. E. B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington, and Ben Carson. Being exposed to these giants made a huge impression on Rolle, and he could think of himself as more than an immigrant from the Bahamas and more than a Black man without a lot of money.
Dr. Rolle then pivots to empower the audience with three strategies for becoming a true leader:
Dr. Rolle will uplift and empower your audience with actionable strategies for leadership.
Finding Your Voice in the Face of Challenges
In a keynote Rolle has delivered to riveted audiences, Dr. Myron Rolle focuses on guiding his audience to find their voice in the face of challenges. Dr. Rolle shares his personal experience as a frontline worker facing seemingly impossible challenges during the global pandemic. Despite the extreme and widespread adversity, he was able to lean into his abilities as a leader and make an impact.
Balancing empathy and motivation, Dr. Rolle reveals how people allow themselves to be overcome by obstacles, giving in to a ‘woe is me’ attitude. But others are able to step forward as leaders and support themselves and others. Dr. Rolle breaks down the difference in these two mindsets, and how to cultivate the courage to step forward and stand up.
The 2% Way – Making Incremental Improvements for Long-Lasting Results
Inspired by his bestselling book of the same name, Dr. Myron Rolle delivers this eye-opening motivational keynote about his simple yet revolutionary practice for achieving greatness. By focusing on incremental, 2% improvements, you can achieve long-lasting results in work and in life.
Dr. Rolle has led a remarkable life: from earning a scholarship to a prestigious private high school to becoming a top-rated recruit at Florida State University; from winning the Rhodes Scholarship for study at Oxford to playing football in the NFL and then becoming a neurosurgery resident at Harvard.
In his inspirational talks, Dr. Rolle shares his story, revealing how his work ethic, deep faith, and the family values instilled by his Bahamian immigrant parents set the stage for the transformative life philosophy that enabled him to overcome adversity, defy expectations, and create a life of meaning and purpose.
Dr. Rolle is a chief neurosurgery resident and Global Neurosurgery Fellow at Harvard-Massachusetts General Hospital, Rhodes Scholar, author, and former professional football player in the National Football League. He developed and published the Rolle Scoring System, a public health rating scale used to determine a developing country’s governance around helmet safety to prevent traumatic brain injury. He has been recognized by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons for demonstrating the best operative technique in the reconstruction of upper extremity motor function using intercostal nerve transfers after a traumatic brachial plexus injury. Dr. Rolle is the chairman of the Caribbean Neurosurgery Foundation - a not-for-profit which houses capacity-building and health system-strengthening initiatives for improved neurosurgical care in the Caribbean. His foundation has impacted over 3.5 million people in the Caribbean through the upscaling of policy, service delivery, infrastructure, and workforce development. He is the bestselling author of The 2% Way - How a philosophy of small improvements took me to Oxford, the NFL, and Neurosurgery. Dr. Rolle serves as the youngest ever board of director at Abiomed, a leading provider of groundbreaking medical technology that provides circulatory and oxygenation support for the most at-risk cardiac patients.
Dr. Rolle holds a Doctor of Medicine from Florida State University College of Medicine, a Master of Science in medical anthropology from University of Oxford and a Bachelor of Science in exercise science from Florida State University.