MIRACLE ON THE HUDSON SURVIVOR Limitless! Teaching Audiences how to create Opportunity from Uncertainty!

Key Speech Themes:

  • Inspiration/Overcoming Adversity

  • Leadership

  • Personal and Professional Growth

Moments Matter

In this stirring presentation, Dave Sanderson reveals the lessons and strategies that helped guide his decisions following the crash of US Airways Flight 1549, or “The Miracle on the Hudson”. Dave not only survived the “crash” but realized that there were key moments in his life that prepared him for how he came through the events of that day. In this 45-minute presentation, Dave shares practical and implementable strategies on resiliency, leadership, and state management anyone can use to not only survive their “personal plane crash” moment but grow and thrive.

Pivot Challenges into Opportunities and Turmoil into Triumph

How would your results change if you felt more in control, focused, and ready to take on the challenges of an ever-changing sales landscape? Dave Sanderson is a seasoned executive who has been a top producer in every organization he has been with, even the year he survived the iconic plane crash known as Miracle on the Hudson. Dave is on a continual mission to share his insight while providing inspiration and strategies on how each person can identify their distinct advantage and use it to achieve their goals, whether personally or professionally.

 

Dave uses the lessons he learned that day while submerged in the frigid water of the Hudson river as a springboard to discuss the essential facets of communication, teamwork, and leadership that can propel sales and help you achieve the most sought-after and successful outcomes. The sales environment is ever changing and Dave shows how to harness your talent, make realistic plans and then take action. Sometimes what is needed is a fresh vision to become re-energized, and Dave's life-changing experience as a passenger on US Airways Flight 1549, provided him with the clarity on what it would take to do just that. He knows how critical it is to make the right move at the right time and to stay focused and passionate about what you do by first eliminating the roller coaster effect that salespeople can often experience.

 

Recently named one of the top 100 Leadership Speakers in Inc.com, Dave is also an accomplished author, an inspirational TEDx speaker and philanthropist who spends much of his time giving back in honor of those first responders who came to his aid that day. He also regularly provides global media commentary on the aftereffects of the crash.

 

Takeaways

- Don't be satisfied to just outperform your "numbers" -  instead focus on your overall mission

- The key to attracting and surrounding yourself with the best talent

- Why efficiency and structured operations are vital when operating in an ever-changing sales landscape

- Learn tools for timely and critical decision making


Identify Your Distinct Advantage: Changing the Narrative for Your Future

Dave Sanderson is a seasoned executive who has been a top producer in every organization he has been with, even the year he survived the iconic plane crash known as Miracle on the Hudson. Dave is on a continual mission to share his insight while inspiring audiences to pivot adversity into opportunity. He provides thought-provoking commentary on how redefining your goals with a fresh perspective can make all the difference when turning personal turmoil into triumph.

Dave uses the lessons he learned that day while submerged in the frigid water of the Hudson river as a springboard to discuss the essential facets of communication, teamwork, and leadership and more importantly how to foster a "bounce back" attitude no matter the challenges life throws at you. His wisdom resonates now more than ever, as people are eager to hear firsthand experiences after learning to exist in such a virtual-based world.  Whether used to overcome personal adversity at home or in the boardroom, Dave's tools can be used to help to foster a new type of resilience and a fresh attitude.

Recently named one of the top 100 Leadership Speakers in Inc.com, Dave is also an accomplished author, inspirational TEDx speaker, and philanthropist who spends much of his time giving back in honor of those first responders who came to his aid that day. He also regularly provides global media commentary on the aftereffects of the crash.

Takeaways

 - How to change the narrative for your future

- Understand how the meaning you attach to something can affect the emotions in your life

- Learn the tools needed to defy adversity and face your challenges head-on

- Develop a fresh perspective can be the first step in controlling any challenge you may face

Workshops

Dave offers engaging workshops for teams that want to further their understanding of how to pivot challenges into opportunities. These popular sessions can be scheduled as a part of the keynote or as an independent activity. Organizations can choose from Situational Awareness and Mission Focused Leadership or select both.

 

Workshops

Looking for something more specific?

Dave routinely works with organizations to personalize his presentation to specifically address the issues their company may be facing. During his meticulous pre-planning, he is always happy to find ways to further customize his presentation.