Well-traveled keynote speakers have a tendency to complain about the trials and tribulations of life on the road. You know, trivial things like dirty bed sheets, a poor Wi-Fi connection, blue cheese on your salad (even though you asked for none).
However, a few speakers have overcome so much more than mundane travel misfortunes. Some speakers, such as Hall of Fame keynote speaker Captain Charlie Plumb, have overcome real-world challenges that are almost unimaginable for the rest of us.
Captain Charlie Plumb is a Former Fighter Pilot, six-year prisoner of war and a Keynote Speaker who was ejected from his plane behind enemy lines and spent six long years in a Vietnamese prisoner of war camp. Hear his life-changing story about a man who had a very special role to play in that fateful flight as legendary speaker, Charlie Plumb, takes the stage on this episode of Standing Ovation.
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Hear Captain Charlie Plumb’s ‘Packing Parachutes’ story
How to take your stories and apply them to your presentation
What holds speakers back from believing in their stories
Why it’s important to move the action along in a story and make it as concise as possible
How Charlie keeps his story fresh - even after 35 years of telling it!
Tips for tying your story back to the audience
Why Charlie became a keynote speaker
How Charlie integrates new stories into his presentations