Eric Saperston: Award Winning Filmmaker, Best Selling Author, International Keynote Speaker

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Eric Saperston is an award winning filmmaker, best selling author , international keynote and teleconference speaker who has spent the last 25 years cold-calling and taking the most successful people in the world out for a cup of coffee to discover the common traits, motivating factors and guiding principles which enable everyday people to produce extraordinary results.

In his keynote address “What It Takes To Be Extraordinary”,  Saperston shares with organizations around the globe sticky leadership lessons, motivating stories, and tactical insights which separate ordinary achievement from legendary success. 

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“What It Takes To Be Extraordinary”

Eric Saperston is a critically acclaimed film director and producer, as well as an award winning storyteller. Eric’s first feature film, The Journey, won numerous film festival awards, including “Most Memorable Film” at South by Southwest. Eric has been a featured guest on “The Today Show”, CNN, PBS and has been interviewed and published in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Spin Magazine, Fast Company and National Geographic.

A prolific speaker, Eric has inspired people the world over, including audience such as Nike, Million Dollar Round Table, Coca-Cola, Orangetheory Fitness, Gartner, Mondelez International, Disney, Kaiser Permanente, and colleges and universities including Havard, MIT, Duke, Stanford UCLA and many more. 

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Audiences from top technology firms to sale leaders, pioneers in healthcare to visionaries in finance all agree that if you are striving to be at the forefront of your industry, Eric Saperston will spark your organization’s passion, amplify your businesses core values and higher purpose, celebrate and acknowledge your employees contributions and offer real life applicable business and leadership wisdom from the most extraordinary leaders in the world.

“What It Takes To Be Extraordinary” Keynote Themes: 

  • The Power of the Individual to Make a Difference
  • Build a Culture of Accountability and Contribution
  • Do What You Can, With What You Have, Where You Are
  • Align Personal Meaning with Organizational Higher Purpose
  • Up the Language, Elevate the Story
  • Success Doesn’t Live in the Future
  • Results Come from Daily Excellence

Gatner IT Company“Eric blew us away. He did his homework and weaved in poignant messages that were uniquely important for our organization. The crowd loved him for it. If you get the opportunity to hire Eric to speak at your event, do it!”

-Eugene Hall, Chief Executive Director, Gartner

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Our Invitation: 

Eric travels worldwide teaching organizations how to maximize human potential by cultivating leaders who inspire excellence in their employees, partners, and customers.

With over two decades of first hand experience interviewing extraordinary leaders, Eric has a breadth of stories and wisdom he can share to impact your audience  and deliver a message that propels your organization to produce extraordinary results.

Eric and his team take a limited number of speaking engagements per year and only works with organizations that are, or have a strong desire to be, at the forefront of their industry.

When you are ready for a keynote presentation of this caliber, we will custom tailor one for you!


Sarah Thompson

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featured-coke“A year after bringing Eric Saperston to the Coca-Cola Company, people are still thanking me for sharing this powerful story of leadership, vision and perseverance.”
-Arlene Glaser, Coca-Cola Company

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