Mark Hardcastle

Mark Hardcastle

Mark Hardcastle - Motivational Speaker

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#StayInTheProcess

How do you respond when Fortune challenges you with difficult times? After 2 decades as an airline pilot I speak to companies and associations in a state of challenge to give them a high-energy "shot in the arm."

Fee Range: $1,000 - $2,500
Travels from Denver, CO (US)

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Mark Hardcastle
Mark Hardcastle - Motivational Speaker

Symphony Of Your Life

#StayInTheProcess

How do you respond when Fortune challenges you with difficult times? After 2 decades as an airline pilot I speak to companies and associations in a state of challenge to give them a high-energy "shot in the arm."

Fee Range: $1,000 - $2,500
Travels from Denver, CO

Affiliations:
  • The National Speakers Association
  • Toastmasters International
Mark Hardcastle - Motivational Speaker

Mark Hardcastle

Symphony Of Your Life

#StayInTheProcess

How do you respond when Fortune challenges you with difficult times? After 2 decades as an airline pilot I speak to companies and associations in a state of challenge to give them a high-energy "shot in the arm."

Fee Range: $1,000 - $2,500
Travels from: Denver, CO

Affiliations:
  • The National Speakers Association
  • Toastmasters International

For more information about booking Mark Hardcastle,
Visit https://www.speakermatch.com/profile/MarkHardcastle/
Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

Blog Postings

Captain’s Log: Enhance the Text

A “Symphony of Your Life” blog with Mark Hardcastle I love flying jets. I’m so grateful to have the privilege of connecting my passengers with their moments that matter most. But that’s not all I do. In another life I am a musical conductor. And in that arena several years ago I had the great…...

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Captain’s Log: Esse Quam Videri, Conclusion

A “Symphony of Your Life” blog with Mark Hardcastle In case you missed it, here’s Part 3. For now, can we move the focus away from being “authentic” according to how others see us and on to being the best version of ourselves in the moment, based on the situation and the role that we…...

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Captain’s Log: Esse Quam Videri, Part 3

A “Symphony of Your Life” blog with Mark Hardcastle In case you missed it, here’s Part 2. …Does the idea that we’re not yet fully what we aspire to be mean that we’re being inauthentic or even insincere if we show up to the world as if we are fully formed? Not if you listen…...

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Captain’s Log: Esse Quam Videri, Part 2

A “Symphony of Your Life” blog with Mark Hardcastle In case you missed it, here’s Part 1. Is that what we’re all worried about? Getting “found?” I felt like that for 4 straight years at the US Air Force Academy. I felt like a great big fake and that any day I would be “found”…...

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Captain’s Log: Esse Quam Videri, Part 1 (of 4)

A “Symphony of Your Life” blog with Mark Hardcastle Wandering on a recent layover as I do, this time in Raleigh, I happened upon an image of North Carolina’s Great Seal which includes the state’s motto: Esse Quam Videri – “To be rather than to seem.” Stopped me in my tracks. Am I the only…...

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Leadership Lessons From the Captain’s Log: Do the Right Thing

A “Symphony of Your Life” blog with Mark Hardcastle “Right is right, even if none be for it, and wrong is wrong, even if all be for it.” – William Penn But how do you know what’s right? I’ve been reading, enjoying, and learning from Gus Lee’s memoir, With Schwarzkopf: Life Lessons of the Bear,…...

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Leadership Lessons From the Captain’s Log: Not What I’m Thankful For

A “Symphony of Your Life” blog with Mark Hardcastle Rather, why I am thankful… Captain’s Log: November 22, 2017, 0 passengers, Not flying today. A day of rest. A couple of days ago a close friend called me with a challenge. This being Thanksgiving week, he had been asked to present at his church on…...

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Leadership Lessons From the Captain’s Log: To Houston After Harvey

A “Symphony of Your Life” blog with Mark Hardcastle Captain’s Log: September 4th, 176 passengers, DEN-IAH. Since becoming a fully-fledged captain on July 7th, I’ve dealt with weather issues, maintenance delays, weather issues, VIP-related airspace closings, unruly passengers, and, by the way, weather issues. Did I mention that I’ve dealt with weather since I became…...

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Captain’s Log: You Just Never Know

A “Symphony of Your Life” blog with Mark Hardcastle Some time back at a Toastmasters Club meeting a speaker had just finished his presentation and round robin critiques were underway. Another attendee, Toastmasters World Championship Finalist Rich Hopkins rose to offer his critique: “The audience won’t care about you until they know how much you…...

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Synchronicity, Serendipity, and the Importance of Things Unseen, Conclusion

A “Symphony of Your Life” blog with Mark Hardcastle Here’s Part 3, in case you missed it… …And I heard a message with my heart as clearly as if it had come to me out loud. Dad was saying, “It’s ok. All is well.” And there, at that moment, was my beginning of peace. “All…...

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