Create a mind-set shift when you need to move beyond business as usual.
We are your catalyst for increasing innovation, stimulating global thinking, and transforming your organization. Whether it’s setting the tone with a provocative keynote, giving your group real-world practical skills in break-out sessions, or guiding performance improvement workshops, we deliver compelling content in an engaging way.
Audience love Terry’s style. As an NLP expert, he knows how to design events that expand the comfort zones and stimulate learning. He readily adjusts to and connects with diverse audiences, from astrophysicists to accountants. Terry was a master trainer for Tony Robbins, and brings enthusiasm that “entertrains”.
Terry Schmidt’s audience impact comes from a unique blend of global experience distilled into colorful stories with a powerful point. Our two most popular keynotes are:
Shoot for the Moon: Terry’s signature keynote features audience participation in a colorful, powerful, historical, and uplifting story of his Apollo 11 moon rocket adventure.
“Terry’s keynote was fabulous! Terry integrated engaging and amusing personal vignettes into his theme of applying a strategic framework to pursue your dreams more successfully. We loved every minute – catch him if you can!”
Pete Spain, Ph.D., San Diego PMI Chapter Speaker Chair –
Reinvent Yourself and Thrive: This keynote challenges attendees to envision what they want to do personally, professionally, and organizationally; then offers strategies to make it happen.
Performance Breakthrough Workshops
These workshops unlock untapped performance and yield significant team benefits. For example, Terry facilitated a 3-day workshop for the leadership team of Blizzard Entertainment, a world leader in online games. Despite several previous attempts, they had never produced an agreed-upon mission statement and set of values.
But this time, Eureka! In a high-energy session they crafted eight strongly-felt values and later made them the visual center piece of their corporate campus. What’s amazing is how Blizzard applies those values daily – better than most Fortune 500s.
Custom Management Programs
Leaders at all levels appreciate the quality of our creative custom programs. For example, the Washington State Attorney General invited Terry to lead an innovation workshop for the top twenty Deputy Attorneys General. The results were so impressive that she then asked him to conduct multiple sessions for their next levels of management, and they reported measurable innovation improvement.
Close With a Bang!
As an unforgettable metaphor of transformation, our bolder retreats often close with everyone learning to safely break wood karate-style-in under an hour. After teaching the technique, we crank up the Rocky music and let it rip. Succeeding in this high-octane experience translates into greater confidence and commitment, on the job and off. This experience is ideal for supporting major organizational change or strategy shifts because it creates motivational juice and signals a fresh start.