Introduction - 'Inspiring
people to excel'
Rebecca Stephens has a gift
for communication and has risen to global prominence as an inspirational
keynote speaker and coach on teamwork, leadership skills and performing
absolutely to one's best.
The result? Motivation,
commitment, dedication and, crucially, improved performance of individuals and
We all talk the language of
the mountains: of reaching for the summit, peak performance and climbing high.
But Rebecca doesn't only talk it; she lives it, drawing from her experiences
on the loftiest peaks in the world to deliver inspirational talks to corporate
audiences on how to achieve absolutely the best performance.
She talks on personal
development - defining one's passions and goals, self-belief, growth through
management of fear, calculated risk, tenacity and commitment - and crucially
for businesses today, the subject of leadership and effective teamwork.
Again and again she inspires
people to seek new horizons and achieve goals beyond their wildest dreams.
As the first British woman to climb Everest, Rebecca
occupies a unique place in mountaineering history, and yet regards herself as
nothing other than ordinary. What she achieved is something she believes is
accessible to any one of us. 'It's about clarity of vision, defining exactly
what it is you want to achieve,' she says.
To listen to Rebecca talk about Everest is to be up there on
the mountain with her and to feel the gut-wrenching effort of every
high-altitude step. It's to feel the misery of looking failure in the face,
and the jubilance of turning everything around and standing 'on top of the
It is also a lesson about what every one of us can achieve.
It's about setting sights, taking initiative, overcoming fears and sheer
tenacity and grit. And it's about recognising one's limitations and working
collectively with other people - about leadership and teamwork. 'Without the
Sherpas,' she says, 'I could never have climbed Everest.'
Rebecca's story is a powerful metaphor for our lives and our
Time and time again people draw insight and a fresh way of
approaching familiar issues which is to the real benefit of themselves and
others, at home and in the workplace.
Rebecca also offers keynotes on the Seven Summits of Success
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