Should you book an exciting, world-class presenter or a “been-there, done-that,” real-world leader to speak to your team? What’s better, a “thought leader,” or a “do leader?” With Colonel Rick Searfoss, you have it all: astronaut, human space mission commander, expert speaker, and author on leadership, teamwork, execution excellence, and innovation. Rick brings unparalleled expertise to his audiences: hard-won lessons of actual leadership in the most dynamic, challenging, and dangerous of settings.
Rick couples his high-content messages with a truly entertaining, exciting, and enlightening audience experience. He is among less than 10% of professional speakers and the only astronaut to have earned the National Speakers Association Certified Speaking Professional designation, the speaking industry’s international gold standard for speaking skill and experience. With compelling firsthand examples, he speaks from the heart to teach, motivate, enlighten, and uplift audiences. His mission: “to share the leadership, teamwork, innovation, and peak performance lessons of human space flight to empower organizations to achieve out-of-this-world results!”
Not only willing but eager to customize, Rick loves the process and the added value and impact it brings from his messages for his clients. With a servant leadership perspective and true team focus, he walks his talk with all his clients, meeting planners, bureau partners, and thousands of audience members through the years. It’s vitally important to him to continue to demonstrate heart-led, relationship-guided engagement in his speaking endeavor. Accordingly, he realizes the intangible value of being easy to work with and relishes surprising clients with how “down-to-earth” this particular astronaut is.