Shawn Harper knows what it feels like to encounter failures, road blocks and disappointments. Growing up on the south side of Columbus, Ohio, Shawn had to overcome failure, adversity and learning disabilities. But he discovered the secrets to unlocking “The Winning Edge,” and now speaks all over the world training others to win in business and in life.
When Shawn Harper steps on the stage, he unpacks strategies and techniques used by professional athletes to compete and win at the highest levels. His unique no excuses approach will leave your audience ready to win as individuals and in teams.
Shawn customizes his keynote to fit your goals and audience. He has helped transform thousands of corporate environments, built leadership, trained teams and impacted youth development in schools and programs.
Shawn excites your attendees out of their chair and onto the playing field of the business of winning. He rips phone books, rolls up frying pans, and carries humans on his back to demonstrate the power of action. Your attendees will tap into the mental game of peak performance athletes, push through excuses, and set in motion their greatest potential to drive to the next level.
Hire Shawn Harper for an unforgettable experience that will motivate your attendees to produce results.
Shawn is the author of “The Winning Edge.” Shawn is also an investor, CEO and founder of American Services and Protection in Columbus, Ohio, and Bridge Builders International. He serves on the board of King’s Ransom Foundation. Shawn is actively involved in his church and is a loving husband, father and family man.
- Creating Capacity
When an organization is not growing, it's already dying. Being unprepared for growth and change easily occurs when managing day-to-day challenges and prevents planning for the future. Capacity must be created. In this session, learn secrets from business legends such as Walt Disney, Ray Croc, and Bill Gates who foresaw what their businesses should look like well into the future and made plans for sustained growth and prosperity. After participating in this program, participants will be able to:
• Discover how to recognize the signs of capacity overload
• Learn the importance of building capacity into strategic planning
• See why companies have failed due to capacity issues
- No Pressure, No Diamond
Name a well-known leader who did not have adversity to overcome ... you can't! In order to create a diamond, carbon is at first exposed to very high pressure and it is under these circumstances in which a diamond is created. A lot can be gained from facing obstacles and challenge, find out what you can gain from your trials. Adversity will either break you or make you a record-breaker! Pressure helps make a lump of coal turn into a beautiful diamond. As the saying goes-no pain, no gain! As a result of participating in this program, participants will be able to:
• Learn from the decisions that great leaders had to make
• Consider a different perspective on the relationship between leadership and adversity
• Receive helpful tips on how to cope with pressure and manage your stress levels
- Play to Win
Hear the fascinating personal story of Shawn Harper, who went from academic failure to college graduate; from sub-par football player to NFL career; from stutterer to international speaker, from broken home to family man and business owner. Learn how he overcame insurmountable odds to win at the game of life. Listen to an entertaining, yet powerful personal testimony of overcoming adversity to inspire and motivate. This challenges team members to rise above what is holding them down to release their full potential. Upon completion of this experience, participants will emerge with a plan of action and will be able to:
• Gain the tools of vision and perspective
• Uncover harmful belief systems that may be setting you back from achieving your goals
• Break the chains that are limiting your potential
• Create a new mindset that turns dreams into reality