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Waldo Waldman, Speaker

Waldo Waldman

    • Decorated Fighter Pilot
    • New York Times Bestselling Author, Never Fly Solo
    • Hall of Fame Speaker
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Fee Range

$20,000 - $30,000

Travels From

Georgia

Waldo Waldman Virtual Demo

Waldo Waldman Virtual Demo

Waldo Waldman - Motivational Speaker - Leadership Speaker

Waldo Waldman - Motivational Speaker - Leadership Speaker

Waldo Waldman Never Fly Solo Demo 2015

Waldo Waldman Never Fly Solo Demo 2015

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Known as “The Wingman,” Lt Col (ret) Waldo Waldman is a combat decorated fighter pilot, executive coach, Hall of Fame Speaker, and the author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Never Fly Solo. He helps organizations build collaborative cultures of trust, courage and commitment in order to adapt to change, break performance barriers, and overcome adversity.

In addition to his time in the military, Waldo has real-world corporate sales experience and is an expert on change management and resilience – having broken through a lifelong fear of heights and overcoming claustrophobia as a fighter pilot. His compelling stories and techniques on overcoming adversity, performing under pressure, earning trust, and servant-based leadership are extremely relevant to organizations who seek to create a “One Team, One Mission” performance-focused culture of trust and collaboration.

“We Survive Solo but Win Together.” – Waldo Waldman

Waldo is a graduate of the U.S Air Force Academy and also holds an MBA with a focus on Organizational Behavior. He is an inductee into the Professional Speakers Hall of Fame, a prestigious award that honors speakers who have reached the top echelon of platform excellence and has been bestowed on less than 180 speakers worldwide. Waldo is also founder The Wingman Foundation, a 501(c)(3) whose mission is to build funds and awareness for veterans in need. He’s been featured on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, Inc. Magazine, and The Harvard Business Review, and his clients include Hewlett Packard, Verizon, American Express, GE, The Denver Broncos, ExxonMobil, Merck, Johnson & Johnson and dozens of national associations.

CRISIS LEADERSHIP VIRTUAL KEYNOTES AND SEMINARS 

In today’s volatile business environment where uncertainty and fear are prevalent, companies need courageous employees who are resilient and more focused than ever to serve clients with confidence. With so many people working remotely, it’s not only critical that they collaborate, but also that they hear from their leaders!

An expert on change management and peak performance, Waldo helps build resilient sales teams. During his customized, interactive virtual leadership program, Waldo will share real-world, combat tested tools and techniques on managing change, performing under pressure, selling with confidence and building trusting relationships to help build courage and focus during challenging times.

Leaders Will Learn:

  • How to leverage one’s mindset to maintain focus amidst uncertainty
  • The three steps peak performers take to face adversity with courage
  • Tactics to cultivate resilience and confidence to sell under pressure
  • How to grow influence and impact with coworkers, clients and partners

Waldo’s message inspires a “One Team, One Mission” culture and reminds leaders that winners Never Fly Solo®.

 

NEVER FLY SOLO ®
Waldo’s signature keynote on teamwork, courage, and preparation to break performance barriers and win in business and life.

Key Takeaways:
Promote Open Communication, Integrity, and Trust
Develop a Collaborative Culture of Teamwork and Mutual Support
Leverage Preparation to Build Confidence
Transform Relationships into Revenue Convert Fear into Action
Lead with Courage, Conviction, and Compassion

 

Wingman Leadership®
High energy and interactive program on building a collaborative culture of trust, accountability, mutual support, & excellence.

The program will:
Instill a “One Team-One Mission” culture of team ownership so that every leader feels fully accountable for the success of the mission.
Share tools to motivate leaders and staff to collaborate more effectively, adapt to change, and face adversity and conflict with courage.
Provide tools for personal and professional growth that will give additional leverage for building high-performance teams.

 

Wingman Safety®
A keynote or half day seminar that focuses on building a courageous culture of operational excellence, safety, and trust.

Following his program, the audience will learn peak performance leadership and safety enhancing tools based on three key concepts:

Commitment to Excellence – Everyone must know exactly what and who they are fighting for. They should emulate excellence on and off the job, and understand that their role is essential to safety, morale, and culture.
Values Based Culture – Integrity, accountability, mutual respect, and teamwork must serve as the foundation for all relationships.
Effective Communication – Leaders listen intently and communicate their safety vision with passion. They promote open two-way communication.

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