- Overcoming Obstacles and Challenges
- Risk Management
- Inspiring Lives
- Change Management
Audience & Industry
- Colleges and Universities
- Senior Management Groups
- Sales Professionals
Dr. Scott Parazynski has spoken all over the world about the rigors, risks and rewards of exploration in extreme environments. He derives relatable lessons in leadership, teamwork, risk management, resilience and innovation under the most demanding circumstances, on or off the planet.
Dr. Scott Parazynski is an expert in leadership under adversity, and deriving the very best from multidisiplinary teams. Your audience will be left breathless but empowered with real-world tools to elevate their organization in an increasingly competitive world.
U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Induction
Exploration: Catalyst for Extreme Innovation
Leadership On and Off Earth
Scott Parazynski, M.D.'s Speech Topics
The Opportunity and the Obligation to Innovate
The Requisite Innovator's Mindset: Open-mindedness and the relentless hunt for problems that need to be fixed
For a company to be truly disruptive and grow, it must create an environment wherein every employee is not only allowed to contribute to the advancement of the mission, they feel a deep-seated Obligation to Innovate. That's the kind of environment and work ethic Scott has spent a lifetime advancing: from developing tools and techniques to recover from the Space Shuttle Columbia accident to developing innovative medical devices and enhancing safety on the slopes of the world's highest mountains, he draws on his background working in extreme environments as a catalyst for innovation in daily life. He can transfer this mindset to your workforce with powerful examples from aerospace, medicine, mountaineering and everyday life with engaging, relatable stories and good humor!
The Road Less Traveled: Finding Your Way Towards Really Making a Difference
Dr. Parazynski has spoken all over the world about the rigors, risks and rewards of exploration in extreme environments, deriving important lessons in teamwork, risk management and leadership under the most demanding circumstances, on or off the planet.
He derives lessons from an international upbringing in war-torn Beirut and Tehran, from those who inspired him to pursue his passions, and from "the view from the top of the planet," which he attained via rocket as well as on foot... As he says: "Life's greatest lessons come from outside the classroom" - based on the people we meet, the experiences we pursue, and having an openness to new challenges. Through perseverance, rigorous preparation and a willingness to fail every once and awhile, enormous rewards often ensue... He shares his path through life with stunning imagery, good humor and relatable anecdotes. Your employees will see their own pathways towards making a difference!