Robyn Benincasa is a World Champion Adventure Racer, award-winning motivational speaker, 3x Guinness World Record kayaker, San Diego firefighter, 10x Ironman triathlete, New York Times bestselling author, proud owner of two bionic metal hips, and the Founder and CEO of The 501c3 Project Athena Foundation, which helps survivors live an adventurous dream as part of their recovery.
For the past 20 years, Robyn and her teammates have studied teambuilding, leadership and performance in the most extreme classrooms on Earth: the jungles of Borneo, the Himalayan peaks of Tibet, the rivers of Fiji, the rainforests of Ecuador, and the epic brush fires of Southern California! It is through these harrowing, life affirming, and often hilarious experiences that Robyn has emerged with her unique perspective on what it takes to succeed against all odds and go the distance in any endeavor.
Through her inspirational keynotes and adventures, Robyn has helped Fortune 500 companies including Starbucks, Wal-Mart, Johnson & Johnson, Northrup, Siemens, Napster, Nestle, and OTHERSto bring out the world class team builder, leader and peak performer in their employees. NBC, ABC, CNN, ESPN, USA Network, The Discovery Channel, the Today Show, Live With Regis, Dateline NBC, Vogue, Sports Illustrated, Harpers Bazaar, Fast Company, Runners World, and Outside Magazine have all featured Robyn and teams’ amazing ability to Adapt, Overcome, and Win as ONE in times of great challenge and change.
In her New York Times bestselling book, How Winning Works, Robyn shares the essential teambuilding and leadership skills that she and her teammates discovered on their quest to win “the toughest races on Earth”.
In 2014, Robyn was named a CNN Hero for the Project Athena Foundation. Project Athena is a 501c3 non-profit foundation that helps women who have endured life-altering medical setbacks live an adventurous dream as part of their recovery. “I’m honored to be chosen a CNN Hero,” she says, “but the Athenas who reach their recovery goal of a Project Athena adventure are the true heroes. The mission of the foundation is to put Athenas in a position to inspire and amaze themselves—to be the very best they are today.”
What do the world’s most successful teams have in common? They have the ability to upgrade their teamwork to Human Synergy—”the magic that allows groups of ordinary people to accomplish extraordinary things together.”
If your goal is to take a group of successful individuals and make them even better… together, this teambuilding keynote is the perfect message to set the tone for your event!
Robyn Benincasa takes your group on a fast-paced multimedia adventure which visually and viscerally imparts the mindset that allows teams to adapt, overcome, and win as ONE against all odds… especially when the stakes are high, the goals are audacious, and constant change is the only thing your team can count on (aside from one another!). Your world class team will discover that achieving at peak levels isn’t about only reaching UP and trying harder as an individual, but reaching OUT and sharing strengths, talents, and even our challenges with a World Class Team.
During her teambuilding keynote, this World Champion adventure racer, CNN Hero and San Diego firefighter gets attendees buzzing with inspired ideas about how to raise their team to the next level, both personally and professionally. And they’ll take home simple and easily applied skills that allow them to create deep and lasting connections with all of the teammates in their lives.
There is an old proverb that says, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” But the epic, entertaining and meaningful stories and videos shared in Robyn’s Building World Class Teams keynote leaves your team with a deep understanding: with true TEAMWORK, they will go further and faster in pursuit of their goals!
Duración: 60-90 Minutos
Inspired Leaders create a culture of greatness every day by promoting an environment that fosters innovation, teamwork, collaboration, commitment, ownership, and peak performance— the core drivers of goal success—at every level and in every function throughout the organization.
In Robyn’s Inspired Leadership keynote, she shares the essential skills and mindset that inspire a Culture of Champions, in which every team member is internally driven to:
commit to audacious goals
see innovation and continuous improvement as part of their mission
offer their strengths to the team and value the strengths of others
see themselves as not only teammates but as team BUILDERS and collaborators
take calculated risks—using their agility and creativity to find a better way to the finish line
have real ownership of outcomes
become just the leader their team needs to rise to any challenge
embrace change as a potential springboard to future success
achieve consistent world class results by harnessing the power of the team to reach goals we could never accomplish alone
With Inspired Leadership, every member of your team understands at a deep level that THEY are the most valuable asset the organization has; you will retain the best and brightest team members; each and every team member will be internally driven to make a stronger contribution to the ongoing success of their customers, clients, communities and teammates every day. When you inspire a Culture of Champions within your organization, you not only empower individual leaders to succeed—you succeed by empowering every individual to be a leader!
Duración: 60-75 Minutos
What are the common attributes of people who make a lifelong habit of winning… and who succeed against all odds?
Drawing inspiration from Robyn’s team of World Champion adventure athletes as well as “Winners” from all walks of life, Why Winners Win uncovers the common traits and attitudes of the world’s most consistent high performers.
The “Best of the Best” experience times of great challenge and change just like everyone else. But with characteristic Courage, Luck (Opportunity + Preparation), Adversity Management Skills, and a keen ability to create Synergy with their colleagues, they possess the ability to continually motivate and inspire themselves and those around them to the top of the podium in any endeavor.
Attendees will experience the thrill of peak performance and exceptional leadership through Robyn’s incredible stories and breathtaking video footage of extreme performers in action. They will leave energized and empowered to create consistent world class results in every aspect of their professional and personal lives!
Duración: 60-75 Minutos
Change is the only thing that stays the same. It is our response to that change that dictates our success.
How do the world’s most consistently high performing leaders ALWAYS find a way to get their teammates to the finish line and achieve their goals against all odds? Are they lucky, blessed or immune to setbacks? Nope. Great leaders experience times of great turbulence, challenge and change in every aspect of their lives—but it is their attitude and mindset that carries them and their teammates to greater heights in the FACE of that change.
Leading through Change means Being Ruled by the Hope of Success versus the Fear of Failure, Embracing Setbacks as a Chance to Learn and Excel, and Never Letting the Pursuit of Perfection Hinder Progress. In her Leading Through Change keynote, Robyn shares incredible stories and videos from the worlds of adventure racing and firefighting that illustrate how great leaders succeed against all odds and triumph in the face of adversity.
Robyn’s stories and meaningful messages will not only entertain and amaze… your attendees will walk away with easily applied leadership skills that will help them shatter the norm, see challenges versus roadblocks, and inspire their teammates to once again see a future full of possibilities.
Duración: 60 Minutos
Change Management/Adaptability Keynote