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…

Scott Burrows, Pharmaceutical Speaker on Resilience and Change

What is The Winning Script for Writing More Scripts in 2021?   “The landscape of pharma was radically altered by the pandemic…experts say that the industry will soon be taking stock of how it navigated the pandemic and what the sudden shifts in operations and regulations could mean in the long-term.” – Pharma Manufacturing, January…

Scott Burrows, Insurance Sales Motivational Speaker

2021 Insurance Sales: It’s About the Attitude of the Team   As a motivational sales speaker for insurance conferences, I know that as uncertain as 2020 may have been for the entire industry amid unprecedented changes, 2021 will test those in the insurance industry more than ever before. Insurance industry expert Jean-François Gasc wrote an…

Scott Burrows, Resilience Speaker

Sometimes Resilience Means Standing Firm As a motivational speaker on resilience and grit, I have learned that most people confuse resilient with flexible. They are different words with different meanings. The definition of resilient I like to use in my motivational speeches is “the ability to spring back into shape; elasticity.” Flexible isn’t Resilient There…

Scott Burrows, Association Keynote Speaker

Now, More Than Ever, Associations Must Engage Members   In my role as an association keynote speaker, I know that now, more than ever, associations must re-engage their members. Association membership has been in trouble for quite some time, and membership loss and membership engagement with those organizations have worsened during the pandemic. In February…

Scott Burrows, Insurance and Financial Services Keynote Speaker

Are You Determined to Know the Truth About Insurance Sales?   My career as an insurance and financial services keynote speaker wasn’t something, I fell into one fine day. I learned the insurance and financial services industry from the bottom up. Despite personal and physical hardship and sacrifice, I made it into the Million Dollar…

Scott Burrows, Goal Setting and Success Speaker

“Dealing with It,” Isn’t a Game Plan   In a recent virtual presentation I gave on goal setting and success for 2021, I commented that “Dealing with It” isn’t a game plan. Goal setting and success require determination. Times may be uncertain but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t set goals. Who will win in 2021?…

Scott Burrows, Resilience and Adversity Keynote Speaker

Adversity is Not a Four-Letter Word   Several years ago, the Harvard Business Review ran an article entitled “How to Bounce Back from Adversity.” It is as important now as when it was first written a decade ago. One of my favorite passages rings true to me now, more than ever: “Even for the less…

Scott Burrows, Pharmaceutical Sales Speaker

Staying at Home Doesn’t Mean Stuck at Home   In my work as a motivational pharmaceutical sales speaker, one of the most often asked questions I hear these days is, “With all of this social distancing stuff, I’m stuck at home. How can I do my job?” The answer is that the challenge isn’t one…