"Larry offered a riveting tale of risk management in the
ultimate life or death scenario. His message had direct applications
to our business model and the critical decisions that our senior
operations managers face every day in a very competitive commercial
environment. Hard hitting, yet entertaining • we thoroughly
enjoyed his presentation".
— Glenn Eddy, Senior Vice President, Maersk Pacific, LTD.
"A compelling story that was entertaining and thought-provoking.
The audience drew parallels between the rescue mission and the
"Economic Storm "facing the Port of Oakland. The concepts
of setting goals, being prepared, understanding the risks and
working in teams are principles that can be applied by any organization
—Richard Wiederhom, Director of Planning, Port of Oakland
"What a remarkable presentation! It was the perfect match
for our audience -- dynainic and engaging. Your positive impact
made this event successful."
—Kelvin Anderson, Chairman, Hewlett-Packard 2003 FTUG Summit
"Your perspective on safety was refreshing. Many thanks for
an outstanding presentation."
—John O'Green, Director, Safety & Health, American Electric
"You applied our current business climate to analogies
with the Perfect Storm and tied in risk analysis and teamwork.
We appreciate the extra time and effort you put into making our
meeting a success. You exceeded my expectations!"
—Marsha Short, Director Operating & Member Services,
Southern Gas Association
"A very compelling and dynamic presentation.. .you made
risk management interesting, something I considered impossible...an
outstanding keynote speaker."
— Don Zook, Member of the Board, Project Management Institute.
"You spoke with a rare eloquence, conviction and sincerity.
You truly inspired and motivated our managers and supervisors."
—John Del Re, Director Facilities Management, Memorial Hospitals
"Inspiring! I will always remember that even during the most
difficult of situations, there is an opportunity to rise up and
give your best effort."
—Tony Badger, Board of Directors, Richardson Bay Maritime
"You blended humor and a vital sense of reality to the
importance of readiness in accomplishing our mission. We were
sitting on the edge of our seats. You helped make our Conference
— Ardis Meier, DoD Pharmacy Board of Directors
"We are at a crossroads in the development of our organization
and your presentation gave us hope that perseverance, endurance
and teamwork will win the prize."
— Tom Cocchiaro, Chairman, The Ranger Foundation.
"Our members agreed that your presentation was the highlight
of our Annual Meeting."
—Diane Kennedy, President, New York Newspaper Publishers
"I've worked with many speakers and presenters and I
wish they were all as professional and flexible as you are."
—Carolyn Meraw, Meeting Planner, Dare Mighty Things - NG
Challenge Program Directors Meeting