Eric Saperston: Award Winning Keynote Speaker
Why Book Eric?
International Keynote Speaker Eric Saperston is like Oprah Winfrey with a VW Bus, Forrest Gump with a camera and Curious George with a microphone who activates organizations to produce extraordinary results! His powerful keynote address captivates audiences to their feet, inspires organizational greatness, ignites wonder in the individual and jumpstarts businesses to sell excellently, lead passionately and innovate profoundly at whatever it is they are endeavoring to do.
Eric clarifies succinctly from the top leaders in the world what separates those who achieve from those who do not.
- Replaces entitlement and complaint with gratitude and resourcefulness
- Inspires fearless phone calling
- Teaches advanced communication skills, techniques, and practices
- Activates mentors and increases success at all levels of the organization
- Ignites wonder in the workplace, sparks a culture of innovation, and uplifts moral
- Implements leadership principles, core values and strategic beliefs that
propel ordinary individuals to produce extraordinary results.
“From top to bottom, Eric Saperston gives one of the best presentations I’ve ever seen. And I’ve seen them all. Eric’s journey and message will uplift and inspire any organization to produce extraordinary results.”
-Jack Canfield, Chicken Soup for The Soul
With over 20 years of first hand experience interviewing CEOs, Presidents, and leaders in industry and success, Eric Saperston has a breadth of stories and wisdom he can share to custom meet your event’s topics and needs. Eric travels worldwide teaching associations, corporations, and professions how to maximize human potential by cultivating leaders who inspire wonder in their employees, partners, and customers. Eric has spoken for Harvard University, Stanford University, at Nike, Coke, General Mills, Trader Joe’s, ADP, United Way, the Million Dollar Round Table, and the list goes on…. Eric’s energetic and charismatic storytelling delivery and his own tale of his incredible journey and the wisdom he was bequeathed from the most influential and successful minds of this era create a narrative that is sure to inspire wonder and remain in the minds and hearts of your employees long past the end of the session.
When Leaders Inspire Wonder:
- Productivity increases
- Innovation ignites
- Change is met with courage
- Strong teams are built
- Adversities are overcome
Eric shows us how asking powerful questions can drive innovation, build strategic partnerships, and open doors to the most successful thought leaders in the world. He encourages people and organizations to maximize their potential by replacing fear with curiosity and to thrive during times of change and adversity.
Eric’s speech is based around his incredible journey (which became an award winning film) where a dare to make a trip more meaningful by a mentor turned into a four year adventure, in which he gained three accomplices and drove cross country making their trip work through sheer resourcefulness and tenacity, to connect and gain access to over 200 of the most successful and influential minds of our era to learn from the source what it takes to reach the pinnacle of success, what was learned from their failures, and what advise they would share to better prepare those for the road ahead. Within this speech, Eric broaches the topics of being resourceful, to “do what you can, with what you have, where you are”, being tenacious, going after your goals, and not taking “no” personally, to speak your possibility into existence, to create goals to have something to drive towards, the importance of being humble, seeking out the wisdom of those who have already achieved, finding mentors, the importance and success that goes with asking others for help, especially in new territory and areas beyond your own expertise, the importance of dynamic communication, speaking and being able to listen, collaboration, and to do excellently whatever it is you commit to doing.
Eric utilizes storytelling, video, and audience engagement to captivate and create an uplifting experiential take-away. Eric’s speeches range from 60-75 minutes. Eric will cater in stories of interviews and life and business lessons that are pertinent to your event’s subject matter which can be honed in more specifically after a conference call, where Eric can interview you and learn more about your organization’s needs, expectations, other speakers subject matter, the weekend’s activities, topics, and events so he can tailor make a spectacular speech that specifically meets and exceeds your group’s expectations.
Eric Saperston loves what he does and it shows! Eric guarentees to captivate your future leaders, engage them in the core values of your business through storytelling, and leave everyone refreshed and ready to approach life and business with a renewed sense of wonder, inspiration, and a commitment to excellence.
“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
Talk Title: “The Journey: How I Convinced The Most Powerful People in the World To Join Me For Coffee”
Description: International Keynote Speaker Eric Saperston is like Oprah Winfrey with a VW Bus, Forrest Gump with a camera and Curious George with a microphone who activates organizations to produce extraordinary results
In his critically acclaimed keynote address, Eric takes his audience on an optimistically uplifting, humorously insightful and unforgettable leadership journey into the minds and hearts of the most accomplished result producers in the world of business, science, art, education and politics.
Eric shows us how asking powerful questions can drive innovation, build strategic partnerships, and open doors to the most successful thought leaders in the world. He encourages people and organizations to maximize their potential by replacing fear with curiosity, complaint with resourcefulness, and ordinary efforts with extraordinary achievement.
Eric has spent the last 20 years calling up the most influential people in the world and taking them out for coffee to discover the lessons they’ve learned, the struggles they’ve endured, and what advise and counsel they’d give others for a successful road ahead. This makes Eric an incredible storyteller chalked full of practical leadership lessons learned from the wisest in the world, combined with his humorous and engaging tales from his own adventure to success, will leave your attendees undeniably more successful, uplifted and inspired to produce extraordinary results both in business and at home.
“Eric hit it out of the park! Totally engaging, audience loved him – Standing Ovation!”
– Alan Weber, Fast Company Magazine