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ADVERSITY SPEAKERS

When there are good times, there will also be times that are not so good. Thefreedictionary.com defined adversity as “catastrophe, disaster; trouble, misery; adverse fortune or fate; a condition marked by misfortune.” It is a situation nobody wants, but the reality is that everybody goes through a dark point in their lives no matter the status or wealth that a person possesses. An excellent example is the current president of the United States of America who went through a rough patch in the late 90s, although he has gotten himself back up, and went on to do better. This shows that adversity of bad times could hit anybody no matter who the person is.

Adversity can come in different forms such as physical, mental, emotional, social, spiritual, and financial adversity. Adversities are inevitable in life, and the companies are not excluded. Adversity in business can come in diverse forms, a rigid staff relationship, conflicting objectives of diverse functions, misperceptions or misunderstanding among a group of co-workers.

There are employees who go through adversity, if this is not properly checked, it could lead to a reduction in the efficiency and productivity of such an employee and the company or organization in general.

Adversity speakers are individuals who are skilled at empowering people, including workplace employees, to identify, understand, and triumph over their personal adversities. They also give hints on the best possible ways to manage each category of adversity whenever it rises. These speakers include politicians, athletes, entrepreneurs, and regular Individuals have suffered major setbacks, endured defeat, been mentally and physically challenged. However, they have discovered a way not just to overcome these obstacles, but to thrive while doing so. They are thus willing to share their experiences with those who care to listen.

Olympic Gold Medalist Rower, Social Entrepreneur and Expert in High Performance

Mt. Everest Climber, Summiteer & Two Time Cancer Survivor. This sentence is invisible .

Spent Years As An Industry Innovator, Inc. 500 Entrepreneur, And A Navy SEAL Platoon Commander Three Times

An Extraordinary Story Of Triumph After Burning Alive. This sentence is invisible .

Born Without Arms, He Is Living Proof That Removing The Word ‘can’t From Your Vocabulary Is Something To Which We Can All Aspire.

New York Times Bestselling Author & Journalist, Held Hostage For 15 Months In Somalia.

World And Paralympic Champion And Peak Performance Expert. This sentence is invisible .

Canadian Football League Legend, Leading Passer In The Game Of Professional Football.  Winner Best Documentary Series For The Kid From La Puente, Canadian Screen Awards 2014.

Award-winning Sports Journalist And Analyst; NFL Reporter And Columnist

By The Age Of 3 She Was In Florida’s Foster Care System Where She Spent Almost Ten Years Being Shuttled Between 14 Homes, Became An International Bestselling Author & Quintessential American Success Story.

Navy SEAL Combat Veteran, Entrepreneur, Bestselling Author, Building High Performance Teams, Improving Leadership, Culture Engagement

Best Known As "the Mom Who Built Her Own House Using Youtube Tutorials".

Former Combat Pilot & P.O.W. Was Shot Down, Captured, Tortured, And Imprisoned For 2,103 Days.

At 23 Cheryl Started An Insurance Brokerage And Propelled The Agency To Six Million Dollars In Sales In Just Eleven Years. At 43, She Helped Canada Win A Silver Medal In Curling At The 2010 Olympic Games.

2-Time Olympic Gold Medalist in Women's Hockey. This sentence is invisible .

Former Olympian, Cliff's Life Changed Forever On A Construction Site Operating A Jackhammer, When He Made Contact With Three Live Electrical Cables, Suffering Cardiac Arrest Due To The Severe Electrical Shock.

Millennial Speaker, Author, Retention Expert, Shows You The Magic Behind How Great Leaders Create Organizations Their People Never Want To Leave.

The World's Greatest Blind Athlete.  Craig Has Taken One Of Life's Greatest Blows - The Total Loss Of Sight - And Turned It Into A Tower Of Inspiration That He Shares All Over The World.

Electrocuted With 14,400 Volts Of Electricity. Went On To Become A Paralympian Snowboarder, And National Standing Amputee Hockey Athlete.

Teaches Us The Importance Of Safety Rules, Safety Communication & The Importance Of Attention To Safety In The Workplace.

Head coach of The First Canadian Women's Hockey Team to Win Olympic Gold in 50 Years

Former Dallas Cowboys Quarterback, Become the Leader You Were Meant to Be & Exceed Your Potential

America's Leading expert On Dealing With Change, Give Your Audience the Power and Inspiration to Lead and Motivate Through Change

Abducted & Held Prisoner For 9 Grueling Months, Shows There Really Is Life After A Tragic Event.

Former NFL Player, Inspiring Leaders And Sales Professionals In Today’s Changing World.

Ordinary Person Achieving Extraordinary Results Against Incredible Odds.

Best Female Hockey Player In The World - Four-Time Olympic Medalist.

Former CFL Hall of Famer & NFL player. From Poverty to Success on and off the Field. Surviving Life's Many Challenges.

Two-Time Olympian, Four-Time Paralympian, Six-Time World Champion And Prior World Record Holder In The 1500M Men's Wheelchair Event.

Famed One Handed MLB Player, Overcame A Birth Defect Of Only One Hand, Became An Amazing Pro Pitcher And Ball Player.

Most People Know Jim For His Success On The Ice In Lake Placid, But Jim’s Success In The Business World Over The Last 30+ Years Is Equally Impressive.

Athlete, Author, Teacher, Never Give Up On A Dream - The Inspiration for the Movie, “The Rookie.”

Suddenly Lost Of Her Sight (While Working At A School For Blind Children).

John O’leary Was Expected to Die. Today He Teaches Others How to Truly Live.

Stroke Survivor, Author, Julia Fox Garrison Was Told She'd Never Get Out Of A Wheelchair, Yet Taught Herself To Walk Again, And In The Process, Taught Others To Have Faith In Themselves.

Overcame Total Paralysis From A Devastating Double Brain stem Stroke. Locked Inside Her Body, She Communicated By Blinking.

Survived A Horrific Scorching To Over 50 Percent Of His Face With Third Degree Burns As A Toddler

One Of Canada’s Leading Entrepreneurs Has Founded And Invested In 5 Businesses, Is The Author Of Driven To Succeed And Won Over 25 Business Awards.

Decorated Combat Pilot, Expert On Performing Under Pressure

Four-time Olympic Medalist, Kristina Is Canada's Most Decorated Skater In The World Single Distances Championships With 13 Career Medals In This Event.

Led Two Dramatic Rescue Missions During The Worst Weather In 100 Years, Dubbed "The Perfect Storm." This Harrowing Story Of Real People Battling For Survival On A Sea Gone Wild Became A Best-Selling Book And A Top-Grossing Film Starring George Clooney

On October 5, 1982 Laurie Became The First Canadian To Summit Mt. Everest.

Currently Ranked Top 3 In The World In Ladies Long Drive. Lisa Provides Celebrity Golf Appearances And Keynote Speaking.

Maja’s Home Was Destroyed By Genocide In Former Yugoslavia That Killed 250,000 People And Injured Millions. When She Was 16, While Sitting With 5 Of Her Friends A Rocket Propelled Grenade Exploded Killing All 5 Of Her Friends. Maja Was Severely Injured.

NBA All-Star, Mark Eaton Shows Clients How To Get Their Team To Pull Together And See The Value Of A Deeper Relationship With Each Other And Their Clients.

Inspirational Emmy Award Winning Television Personality And Advocate For Patients Worldwide, Shortly After Being Diagnosed With Multiple Sclerosis (Ms) In 1999.

From Life On The Streets As A Child To One Of The Nations Top Experts On Success And Human Potential. His Is The Story Of What Is Possible For Us All.

Three Time Olympian And A Member Of Two Olympic Gold Medal Winning Teams.