Geoff as Speaker
Geoff became an inspiration to millions around the world first when he completed his ‘Personal Everest’ challenge by sailing 1,445 miles, solo, around Great Britain in a fragile 15-foot dinghy and again in 2009/10 when he captivated audiences around the globe with his arrival in Tortola at the helm of ‘Impossible Dream’ having sailed unassisted across the Atlantic. He has faced and overcome adversity, challenged limits and inspires others to adopt a positive attitude no matter what challenges they face. With his life experience and commercial background in marketing, Geoff has proven to be an asset to any event, delivering a thought provoking and extremely moving presentations.
Geoff has spoken to many different audiences in a variety of situations and venues. His natural modest charm and engaging manner coupled to the incredible challenges he has overcome make for compelling listening and a great source of motivation and inspiration.
Geoff’s story is highly motivational and told with humour, thoughtful insight and great photographs and film footage. He has faced adversity, challenged limits and continues to inspire others to maintain a positive attitude no matter what the challenges ahead.
Key themes are:
- Courage in tough times
- Mindset & Resiliance
- No excuses
- The right attitude makes high performance possible
- Overcoming adversity & facing a challenge
- Working alone in a hostile environment
- Appreciating the importance of your team
- Embracing diversity
- Taking opportunities
A Powerful Message
Geoff’s commercial background ensures his business messages are rooted in his experiences both on and off the water – a powerful combination. Feedback from clients across all sectors is consistently positive whether for after dinner (or lunch) talks, personal appearances or conference keynotes.
Geoff is a disability sports ambassador who has inspired countless others. Geoff’s personal philosophy of ‘no excuses’ lies at the heart of his story: motivating others to live life to the full and conquer challenges no matter what they may be. He hopes that his voyages will inspire others to push their own personal boundaries.