With over 20 years of first hand experience and 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 is one of the most in-demand and unconventional speakers in the world. He 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, Hilton Hotels, Trader Joe's, ADP, United Way, the Million Dollar Round Table, TEDx, and the list goes on.... He has been features as a guest on The Today Show, CNN, CNN Headline News, and PBS, and written about in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Atlanta Constitution, Spin Magazine, Fast Company and National Geographic.
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
- Stong teams are built
- Adversities are ovrecome
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 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'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.