Eric Saperston

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About Eric Saperston - Critically Acclaimed Film Director and Producer, Author, Speaker and Storyteller:

Eric Saperston is a critically acclaimed film director and producer, successful author, as well as an award-winning speaker and storyteller. A prolific public speaker, Eric has inspired people the world over.

Eric is Chief Creative Officer of Live In Wonder, a global lifestyle company on the cutting-edge of communication, film and interactive events designed to cause and create wonder in the world. Live in Wonder celebrates eco-friendly practices, social entrepreneurism and global citizenship.

Eric's audiences include Nike, Million Dollar Round Table, Coca-Cola, Wachovia, General Mills, Kaiser Permanente, Hilton, Toyota - as well as Harvard, MIT, Emory, Georgia Tech, Duke, Stanford, UCLA, Miami of Ohio, San Diego State and Notre Dame.

He's been a featured guest on The Today Show, CNN, CNN Headline News, PBS - and interviewed and published in The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Spin Magazine, Fast Company and National Geographic.

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What Eric Saperston Talks About:

WHAT IT TAKES TO BE EXTRAORDINARY
Eric Saperston helps individuals and organizations go from great to extraordinary. After 25 years studying the common traits of top visionaries around the world, Eric discovered the most salient commonality of these extraordinary leaders – that they all live in wonder. They approach life and work with a sense of curiosity, awe, gratitude – and life-long learning.

When your employees begin to experience their worklife through the lens of wonder, it unlocks human potential, advances communication, inspires innovation – and opens up new pathways for success. Teams, who adopt wonder in the workplace, are more enthusiastic, high functioning – and push the boundaries of what they think is possible.

Wonder enhances the emotional health of an organization enabling individuals and businesses to thrive and produce extraordinary results.

LIFE’S A JOURNEY… LIVE IN WONDER
Here’s a little backstory: Driven by the adage, “To know the road ahead – ask those coming back.” Eric wanted to better understand the common traits, motivating factors – and guiding principles which enable everyday people to live extraordinary lives.

With that premise, Saperston hit the open road, living in his Volkswagen bus, selling grilled cheese sandwiches at rest stops – while cold calling the most successful people in the world and taking them out for cup of coffee.

Through humble beginnings and a genuine desire to learn from wise elders, led Eric to interview thousands of business leaders, pioneers, visionaries, rockstars and legends – and to become the leadership expert he is today. For the last two decades, top tier industry leaders have trusted Eric to share his refreshing blend of leadership lessons and teambuilding experiences to audiences around the globe – inspiring millions of people to live more fulfilling and meaningful lives.

CREATE MORE WONDER IN THE WORKPLACE
Want to build an extraordinary team? Create a culture of inclusion, possibility – and sustained excellence? This culture & team-building presentation will offer attendees an opportunity to experience that.

Welcome to ‘three things’, a fun team-building experience designed to cultivate meaningful relationships that enhance performance, drive innovation and improve your business’s bottom line.

Attendees will learn to:

  • Celebrate your business’s collective intelligence
  • Enhance employees’ confidence in their – and their team’s ability
  • Break down walls of fear and mistrust
  • Increase emotional commitment and accountability
  • Boost moral and productivity

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Standing ovation - Eric Saperston blew us away!! His presentation on 'What It Takes To Be Extraordinary’ was filled with leadership lessons and success principles that made a profound difference for our organization.

Chief Executive Officer, Gartner

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