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Captain Larry Brudnicki Speaker - Coast Guard Captain

Captain Larry Brudnicki is the Perfect Speaker to motivate and inspire audiences. His presentation style is fast paced and interesting, striking a perfect balance between humor and real-life drama, as he tells a true story of leadership, teamwork, courage and risk management.
He is the real-life Captain of the Coast Guard ship Tamaroa that performed two dramatic rescues during the worst storm in more than 100 years, which became known as "The Perfect Storm" and inspired the book that was on the NY Times best-seller list and the blockbuster movie. You have seen Captain Brudnicki on ABC, The History Channel, The Learning Channel, Discovery, The Travel Channel and The Weather Channel.

Listen to his first hand account of how he made life and death decisions, and motivated his crew to perform their best in conditions that are beyond imagination.His presentation is inspiring and uplifting.

Why do Corporations, Associations & Organizations hire Captain Brudnicki?

  • His presentation will benefit individuals, groups or organizations that make decisions, act as teams or employ the elements of risk management.
  • He has made a career of assessing risks, making critical decisions and inspiring teamwork.

Speaking and Seminar Topics

The Perfect Storm - Courage Under Pressure

A powerful and inspirational keynote that relates Captain Brudnicki's legendary experiences on the high seas. Ride with him as he relives the dramatic story of two daring rescue missions during the worst weather in more than 100 years! Learn how courage and leadership helped him to survive in the hostile environment of "The Perfect Storm!"

Leadership Secrets from the Perfect Storm:
7 Steps to Making the Right Decision Every Time

Against the backdrop of "The Perfect Storm," this keynote provides the perfect balance between inspiration and application. The audience will see the 7 Steps in action along with examples of the courage, leadership and teamwork that are necessary to triumph in our uncertain business climate. Through practical lessons learned from his experiences, the audience acquires powerful tools to make the correct decisions even in the most difficult of circumstances.

Managing Risk in Turbulent Times

This presentation is the perfect follow-on to the keynote: Leadership Secrets from The Perfect Storm - 7 Steps to Making the Right Decision Every Time. By using examples from other extraordinary missions he led, Captain Brudnicki goes into greater depth to illustrate the 7 Steps for assessing risk and managing projects. The audience will see how this process can be used to make decisions about new ventures, improve project management, and make clear, competent assessments of daily operations. Risk cannot be eliminated, but it can be managed.

Setting and Achieving Goals as a Team:
10 Steps to Implement and 10 Pitfalls to Avoid

The dynamics of goal setting for a team is much different than it is for an individual due to the interaction between the team members. The audience will gain insight into why the team and its leader must create the right atmosphere, the importance of acting with the power of focus, and what the organization must do to provide the right environment. When the team implements the right steps and avoids the pitfalls, their chance of achieving their goals increases exponentially.