Scott Burrows, Resilience & Grit Motivational Speaker

The Power of Resilience in Hard Times   As a motivational speaker on resilience, flexibility and grit, since the start of the pandemic I stressed that the power of resilience would get us through the toughest times and that the organizations most flexible in their outlook would thrive. In fact, the most resilient companies would…

Scott Burrows, Education Keynote Speaker, Developing Resilience and Overcoming Adversity

Why Did the Country Not “See” Your Sacrifice?   In one of my recent motivational talks on educators developing resilience and overcoming adversity, an administrator at a large university timidly raised her hand and asked: “Scott, while I appreciate the sacrifice of the healthcare profession, first responders and the like, why does it seem that…

Scott Burrows, Insurance & Financial Keynote Speaker

How Alert and Agile are You to Industry Changes?   The buzz in the insurance and financial industry is focused on the changes all around us. As a national insurance and financial industry keynote speaker audiences are constantly asking me questions about changes in regard to the financial bearing of COVID-19 on the industry, the…

Scott Burrows, Resilience Speaker

You’re Much Tougher Than You Think   Speaking to audiences across the country about overcoming adversity and developing resiliency, it has been my honor to motivate organizations going through tough periods of change and challenges. In my keynotes about overcoming adversity, I recall my own challenges while still in my hospital bed,  formulating my life…

Scott Burrows Change Management Keynote Speaker

If Change is the New Normal, What Must Stay the Same?   “Everything is changing, Scott. What do I do now?”   Not long ago, as I was about to deliver a change management keynote speech, a harried chief executive manager asked me the question that you see above. If 2020 was a year of…

Scott Burrows, Keynote Speaker for Insurance & Financial Services

Change is All-Around Us, It’s Time to Rise Up   As a motivational speaker for the insurance and financial services industry, I have never seen as much sweeping change as we are experiencing now. I say this as someone who worked in the industry and made it to the Million Dollar Round Table and who…

Scott Burrows, Insurance Sales Keynote Speaker

Have You Neglected Your Most Important Client?   As an insurance speaker and former advisor for Northwestern Mutual, I know the insurance industry fared pretty well in 2020. However, many media outlets viewed life insurance through the lens of “panic buying.” In a piece by Greg Iacurci for CNBC (October 14, 2020) entitled “Americans are…

Scott Burrows, Grit and Resilience Speaker

Resilience is Forged by Determination & Grit   Last year in a virtual speech on resilience, I was asked if a resilient manager is the descriptor of someone without conviction or an objective. “Oh no,” I said, “it is quite the opposite.” In fact, as a keynote speaker on resilience, I know that the most…