We are all innovators at one point or another, and you and your team will leave this presentation with encouragement and a smile as you journey through some successful innovative attempts and some not so successful. You will smile as you remember to have a positive attitude, be tenacious and persistent and most importantly, believe in yourself! This historical and humorous presentation will take you on discoveries with James "Crash" Ryan, the inventor of the black box, car safety belts and other inventions, Charles Lindbergh and his courageous flight, Mel Seeland draining the gas tank on his 76 Chevy (humorous attempt) and Ice Fishing (you need to be innovative for this sport).
This program honors veterans by telling the stories of some of our most courageous veterans. This character does not leave us when we are discharged, it stays with us our entire life and that is why this world is a better place because your in it! Meet Kenneth Olson, Congressional Medal of Honor winner. Experience his courage, dedication, and ambition. Dive into a foxhole with Ken in Vietnam and witness the courage of this hero as saves the life of his fellow soldier. You're hot, hungry and tired, your orders are to march your troop of 300 men over 20 miles to a small town called Gettysburg. This remarkable story of leadership, dedication and courage takes you with Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain from Bowdoin College in Maine to the Battle of Gettysburg and beyond. You are on the USS Dorchester en-route to Greenland. You are in torpedo alley hoping to make it through the night. Lucky for you, there are 4 chaplains on board that just might change your life forever, or at least sa...
In these dynamic presentations Mel demonstrates the three legged stool of any adventure. 1. Attitude 2. Preparation 3. Execution Laugh with Mel as he demonstrates how to maintain a positive attitude in the face of skeptics on this hilarious ice fishing journey. Watch and listen as he prepares to hit the ice, and with great optimism, plans to land the big one! Click on Mel's "Let's go fishing" video to see this presentation You will leave these presentations with a smile on your face and a solid memory of how critical it is to have a great attitude, be prepared, and the courage to execute.
Keep your banquet guests awake and entertained with this energetic presentation tailored for your event. Mel's presentations are drawn from experiences as a Navy veteran, farmer, corporate employee and amateur outdoors-man. Enjoy stories about change, innovation, history or everyday life presented with sincerity and humor as you enjoy your last cup of coffee. This after dinner presentation, customized to your needs, will be additional frosting on the cake as your guests leave the banquet nourished in attitude, humor and motivation. For examples of speech styles and topics visit the "Videos" section of my profile on Speakermatch.