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Jim Abbott

Keynote Speaker

Former Major League Baseball Pitcher

The Major League Baseball pitcher who was born with only one hand, Jim Abbott shares with audiences the keys to adapting, persevering and removing obstacles to success.

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Jim Abbott, a remarkable athlete and inspirational figure, delivers a powerful message of resilience, determination, and overcoming adversity. Born without a right hand, Abbott’s journey to becoming a Major League Baseball pitcher is a testament to the human spirit’s boundless potential.

His presentations are a blend of heartfelt storytelling, unwavering optimism, and a profound belief in the power of perseverance. Audiences can expect to be deeply moved and motivated as Abbott shares his experiences of defying the odds and achieving greatness in the face of challenges.

Abbott’s approach is relatable and down-to-earth, emphasizing the importance of embracing differences, adapting to change, and never giving up on one’s dreams. His talks transcend sports and touch on universal themes of courage, teamwork, and the potential that resides within all of us. His message resonates with audiences of all backgrounds, leaving a lasting impression that encourages individuals to strive for their personal best, regardless of the challenges they may face.

Jim Abbott’s Speech Topics

  • ADAPT – Overcoming Challenges

    Major League pitcher Jim Abbott was born with only one hand, but he adapted, overcame adversity and found excellence in his 10-year professional pitching career. Abbott knows that to continue to move towards our goals we must be willing to adapt, to change, and to mold ourselves in order to meet the obstacles in our own way. Using ADAPT as an acronym, Abbott strings together a powerful set of words that provide five incredible strategies to help audiences reach their fullest potential.
    A – Adjustability
    D – Determination
    A – Accountability
    P – Perseverance
    T – Trust

What other organizations say about Jim Abbott

Jim Abbott was fantastic! The crowd absolutely loved him.

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What other organizations say about Jim Abbott

Just want you to know what great feedback we got on Jim Abbott! Not only was his presentation inspiring and interesting, but he is such a humble, warm and genuine NICE GUY! Our group could not have been more thrilled to meet him. He was even kind enough to join our group for 5 innings of a spring training baseball game before heading out to the airport. Our clients got to hang out with a legend and watch baseball!

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