Keynote presentations

Dynamic, Engaging and Highly Inspirational

Reaching new heights

Alan’s most requested keynote, Reaching New Heights, is a gripping and informative program supported by stunning photos and videos captured along the challenging ascent of Mount Everest.

The concepts and strategies that Alan shares help develop great leaders and teams by focusing on the professional skills and mindsets essential for success.

Alan’s insights highlight important qualities for effective leadership and human performance. They include practical tools and examples that can be implemented to achieve results in participants’ personal and professional lives. Alan leads by example and has tested these strategies in his own life with tremendous results. Above all, Alan’s programs exemplify the mentality and passion involved in conquering the challenges we take on—our own Everests.”

By integrating his innovative leadership, psychology, engineering, and project management experience with captivating mountaineering and adventure stories, Alan creates a powerful and unforgettable journey for each audience.

Alan with friends on a mountain

Extremely motivating. Everyone has an ‘Everest” to conquer and Alan’s techniques are spot on.

Jennifer Krause


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On a high note: the psychology of connection

Many of Alan’s programs focus on psychological strategies and the external, internal, and interpersonal factors that connect individuals. These programs explore the importance of emotional intelligence, personality, and character traits within ourselves, our team members, and other stakeholders we interact with.

The ability to form strong connections is a crucial capacity to develop, as it plays such a critical role in motivating team members, critical thinking, problem solving, resolving conflicts, and gaining alignment. Alan integrates live electric violin music throughout many of these programs, which creates a very upbeat, engaging, and entertaining environment for knowledge retention.

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Alan - Climbing

Building Trust

Alan’s dynamic workshops on building trust highlight the tools and essential steps that are involved in developing a level of trust in professional relationships. This is the foundation of effective teamwork and collaborative, transparent work environments.

Learning Objectives:

  • The importance and advantages of building trust
  • Fostering an environment that encourages trust development
  • Strategies, tools, and techniques for building trust
  • Gaining team member alignment and commitment
  • Open and transparent communication without placing blame
Alan - Speaking

Coaching & Motivation

Motivating and developing others is an art that requires a unique skill set and the adaptation of various techniques. For leaders and managers, coaching skills are essential in order to effectively identify strengths, transfer knowledge, and empower others.

Learning Objectives:

  • The importance and impact of coaching for teams and individuals
  • Tools and techniques for motivating and engaging people
  • Effective coaching communication strategies
  • Distinguishing characteristics of outstanding coaches
  • Common coaching mistakes and how to avoid them
Alan - Leadership


Effective leadership in today’s society requires a shift in mentality to embrace more agile and collaborative approaches that empower people, leverage technology, instill confidence, and boost performance.

Learning Objectives:

  • Empowering your team and earning individual commitments
  • Agile practices and current global trends in effective leadership
  • Result-based vs. task-based leadership frameworks
  • Leading with integrity and making a positive, lasting impact
  • Innovation in leadership practices to drive purposeful change
Alan - Team Building

Team Building

Developing healthy professional relationships between team members is essential for clarifying roles, breaking down barriers, gaining alignment on team goals, and collaborating to find innovative solutions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Building strong interpersonal relationships
  • Responding quickly and efficiently to issues that arise
  • Healthy competition and effective collaboration
  • Improving group morale and identifying individual strengths
  • Overcoming adversity and resolving interpersonal conflicts
Alan - Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning

Alan’s strategic planning programs focus on setting strategic goals, developing a clear vision of future outcomes, gaining alignment from individual contributors, and establishing the steps involved in achieving desired outcomes.

Learning Objectives:

  • Developing a comprehensive strategic plan
  • Setting priorities and focusing energy and resources
  • Adapting the strategic plan to environmental resources
  • Communicating the plan and gaining alignment from stakeholders
  • Creating a sustainable culture of commitment and implementation
Alan - Sales and Marketing

Sales & Marketing

To win in today’s competitive marketplace, organizations have to embrace diverse marketing strategies, understand societal trends, and constantly create remarkable customer experiences centered around value, integrity, and relationships.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding customer expectations and changing mentalities
  • Creating a true customer experience with value and transparency
  • Selling with integrity and focusing on providing quality solutions
  • Expanding and innovating customer touchpoint opportunities
  • Overcoming objections and reframing opportunities
Alan - Business


Focusing on customer engagement, people-first management, boosting performance, and overcoming business challenges, Alan’s business programs have received tremendous feedback from corporate audiences in a wide range of industries.

Learning Objectives:

  • Current business trends and insights
  • Adapting to changes in workforce mentality and expectations
  • Putting people first, the foundation of performance and expectations
  • Essential steps in successful business planning and operation
  • Determining, understanding, and taking calculated risks
Alan - Family

Innovation & Critical Thinking

Innovation is what drives the world forward. Alan’s background is in innovation through custom machine design, and his programs on innovation are a unique combination of technical know-how, critical thought processes, and creative problem solving.

Learning Objectives:

  • Generating ideas and evaluating alternatives
  • Proactive strategies for advancement and initiating change
  • The innovation process from conceptualization to implementation
  • Strategies for developing unique solutions that create value
  • Agile innovation focuses on outcomes and customer needs
Alan - Keynote Speaker

Organizational Development

Exploring the strategies and processes involved in shaping organizations for long-term success by creating work environments and policies that enrich employees’ lives, which in turn boosts productivity and organizational growth.

Learning Objectives:

  • Initiating organizational change and strategic development
  • Organic and mechanistic organizational structures
  • Adapting to complex, rapidly changing operating environments
  • Social responsibility and advancing social justice
  • Talent recruitment, training, and organizational cultures
Alan - Time Management

Time Management

In our busy lives, it often seems as though there is not enough time in the day. Learning and practicing time management strategies is key to reducing stress, boosting productivity, focusing energy, and making the most of the time we have.

Learning Objectives:

  • Limiting and controlling common distractions
  • Prioritization techniques and proven strategies
  • Technology for time management: advantages and challenges
  • Planning and facilitating effective and efficient meetings
  • Assessing activities to eliminate or delegate low-priority tasks
Alan - Communication


These popular programs are centered around effective communication strategies, overcoming communication barriers, clarity of information transfer, and the importance of creating an open and transparent communication culture.

Learning Objectives:

  • Transparency and integrity in the way we communicate
  • Identifying communication barriers and challenges early
  • Communication technology: the good, the bad, and the ugly
  • Two-way communication models and non-verbal communication
  • Managing formal and informal stakeholder communication
Alan - Students and Young Professionals

Students & Young Professionals

Education moves society forward, and our student leaders are at the forefront of shaping the future. Alan is committed to investing in the development of young people and empowering students of all levels to reach their full potential.

Learning Objectives:

  • Student leadership qualities and opportunities
  • Developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Finding your passion and making your voice count
  • Courage to stand out from the crowd and shape your own destiny
  • Setting ambitious goals in life and making them a reality
Alan - Health and Wellness

Health & Wellness

If we do not have our health, we do not have quality of life. It is often difficult to maintain good health in our busy lives, which is why it is so important to study, understand, and implement the strategies and lifestyles that promote health and wellbeing.

Learning Objectives:

  • Finding the right balance in life
  • Incorporating physical activity into our routine
  • Proper nutrition and healthy fueling habits
  • Understanding the impact of stress on our emotional health
  • Our immune system and the effects of sleep hydration
Alan - Climbing Ladder

Safety & Risk Management

Alan’s safety programs are not about avoiding risk altogether; they are about studying and thoroughly understanding the safety challenges so that risks can be identified, minimized, and controlled for safe and successful results.

Learning Objectives:

  • Safety planning, preparation, and establishing procedures
  • Agile practices in risk identification and management
  • Incorporating lessons learned and historical information
  • Contingency planning and developing response strategies
  • Root-cause analysis and preventative action
Alan - Mental Health

Mental health

Mental health is one of the biggest challenges that we face in today’s society. Alan has had his own journey with mental health, and his programs combine personal experiences with research and insights to help others through their journeys.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identifying internal struggles and challenges
  • Mental health stigma and discrimination
  • Understanding stress, anxiety, and phobias
  • The influence of technology on mental health
  • Establishing a healthy, supportive environment
Alan - Under Water

Athletics & Performance

Alan’s programs for athletics and competitive teams are fascinating sessions that explore the mental fortitude, physical endurance, personal commitment, and unwavering perseverance that winning athletes and championship teams exhibit.

Learning Objectives:

  • Self-motivation, visualization, and positive self-talk
  • Determination and resilience in overcoming obstacles
  • Controlling our focus and managing stress
  • Setting ambitious goals that stretch us beyond our combat zones
  • Conquering our own Everest, whatever that may be

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