Vince Poscente

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About Vince Poscente - Olympic Skier and Motivational Keynote Speaker

Vince Poscente is the founder and CEO of the Goal Acceleration Institute. His captivating combination of high energy and humor combine for an unforgettable opening or closing corporate keynote.

His against-all odds Olympic strategy is powerful way to have your team reach BIG GOALS fast. Vince is a business guy who decided he would compete in the Olympics four years after his 26th birthday. At the age of 30 Poscente was vying for Gold, blasting down the mountain at an incredible 135 mph on skis. With his acumen for speedy goals, he soon became a prolific author, consultant and speaker, guiding corporations with a unique approach toward accelerated personal and organizational results.

While others in your industry may tend to hang-on, Poscente illustrates how to get down to business and up to speed for a competitive advantage. Through powerful examples and edge of your seat stories, your audience will be energized and ready to tackle the tough challenges ahead of them. An internationally-sought expert on goal acceleration, Vince is a weekly columnist for the 70 Second eBrief. He also has a Masters Degree in Organizational Management (2001).

Vince is New York Times Bestselling author of The Age of Speed, as well as The Ant and the Elephant, Silver Bullets and Invinceable Principles.

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What Vince Poscente Talks About:

BIG GOALS in Short Order
It used to be, a few short years ago, Big Hairy Audacious Goals (BHAGs) were the ultimate stretch target. Now we want to accelerate those BIG GOALS in SHORT ORDER. This is the expertise you'll take away from Olympic competitor and New York Times Bestselling author, Vince Poscente. Vince uses his signature wit and wisdom in his unforgettable recreational skier to Olympics in four years story. Each keynote is tailored to the specific needs of the audience. (Content has been updated to reflect the unique challenges of today.)

A new keynote designed to help audience members reinvent, reignite and rejuvenate in the business of life. Vince Poscente switches setback into set-free. This is fast and fun way to redefine how you thrive in a competitive marketplace.

The Age of Speed
Using concepts from his best selling books, The Age of Speed and The Ant & the Elephant, Vince shares his Olympic experience and the speed model that took him from a recreational skier to vying for Gold in speed skiing in 4 short years. Give your audiences an invigorating perspective that reveals:

  • Innovation at Work - audiences learn how to innovate in any business situation using Poscente's ecreational skier to Olympian in four years model;
  • Competitive Advantages - you will internalize a powerful change in how to compete using the approach Do what the competition is not willing to do;
  • Leadership for the Self - high speed results are possible in cultures that foster an attitude of Owning the solution;
  • Speed of Execution - learn from The Age of Speed's Jet Profile where employees and companies embrace Agility, Aerodynamics and Alignment; and
  • Taking Control - with infectious energy, warmth and humor, Poscente delivers an experience that translates into an empowered audience.

The next 16.572 seconds could change your life!

Life in the Fast Lane
Vince Poscente knows the key to making a message stick with an audience is to provide an experience. A Vince Poscente keynote speech is an experience you're not soon to forget. He blends a high-energy presentation style with humorous anecdotes, powerful visual and audio tools, and meaningful content designed to educate and edify while it entertains.

Vince's speech resonates long after the event itself because he so completely engages the minds - and bodies - of audiences. Painting a vivid picture, Vince perches on a chair and physically acts out the thrill of skiing 135-mph down a steep, icy slope. He asks audience members to perform a happy dance and participate in their own Olympic Opening Ceremony, transporting his audiences through music and reenactment. His warmth invites trust; his stories engender an emotional bond.

As the content cornerstone of his keynotes, Alignment, Agility and Efficiency are presented in a practical, hands on manner. The audience learns a fundamental yet powerful message integral to The Goal Acceleration Institute's process: Do What the Competition is Not Willing To Do. The single-event speech is designed to get audiences excited and, by providing a moving experience, to hardwire its lessons into their psyche. In order to achieve long-term results, however, it's advisable to follow-up the keynote with our business consulting services and learning tools that customize, reinforce, and expand upon the messages.

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The audience feedback we received concerning Vince's presentation was tremendous. They were both inspired and entertained, and will remember his message for a long time to come.

Merrill Lynch

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