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Larry Brudnicki

Legendary U.S. Coast Guard captain in the “Perfect Storm,” Larry uses his personal experience in USCG to teach effective leadership in high-pressure situations.

Fee Range: $ $20,000 - $30,000

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Captain Larry Brudnicki is the perfect speaker to motivate and inspire audiences. His presentation style is fast paced and interesting, striking a perfect balance between humor and real-life drama, as he tells a true story of leadership, teamwork, courage and risk management strategies that were responsible for the successful rescues of the crew of a sailboat and an Air National Guard H-60 helicopter during the worst storm in more than 100 years.

He is the real-life Captain of the Coast Guard ship that performed two dramatic rescues during the worst storm in more than 100 years, which became known as “The Perfect Storm” and inspired the book that was on The New York Times best-seller list and the blockbuster movie.

You have seen Captain Brudnicki on ABC, The History Channel, The Learning Channel, Discovery, The Travel Channel, and The Weather Channel. Now listen to his first hand account of how he made life and death decisions, and motivated his crew to perform their best in conditions that are beyond imagination. His presentation is inspiring and uplifting, benefiting individuals, groups or organizations that make decisions, act as teams or employ the elements of risk management.

Larry Brudnicki's Programs

The Perfect Storm: Courage Under Pressure. A powerful and inspirational keynote that relates Captain Brudnicki’s legendary experiences on the high seas.

Leadership Secrets from The Perfect Storm: 7 Steps to Making the Right Decision Every Time. Against the backdrop of the The Perfect Storm, this keynote provides the perfect balance between inspiration and application. The audience will see the seven steps in action along with examples of the courage, leadership, and teamwork that are necessary to triumph in our uncertain business climate.

Setting and Achieving Goals as a Team: 10 Steps to Implement & 10 Pitfalls to Avoid.The dynamics of goal setting for a team is much different than it is for an individual due to the interaction between team members.

Managing Risk in Turbulent Times. This presentation is the perfect follow-on to the keynote: Leadership Secrets from The Perfect Storm: Seven Steps to Making the Right Decision Every Time.

Application Session: Managing Risk in Turbulent Times. This half day session will use case studies and examples from your company or organization to see the 7 Step Risk Management–Decision Making process in action.

Larry Brudnicki's Books