Scott Burrows, Resilience & Grit Speaker

Resilience and Grit, A Physical Impossibility?   It’s a funny comparison, resilience and grit, but as a resilience and grit keynote speaker, I know that what seems opposite are connected. When we think of “resilience,” we think of a strand of cooked spaghetti, a rubber band, stretch-band or something that bends every which way in…

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, 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, 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, Small Business Resilience Speaker

Small Business in America: It’s Gut-Check Time   Being a small business resilience speaker and having my own business, I relate on a personal level to one of the tragedies of the COVID-19 pandemic: how it impacted small business across America. By May 12, 2020, the Washington Post reported that at least 100,000 small businesses…

Scott Burrows, Pharmaceutical Sales Keynote Speaker

“Looking Around” is Not the Same Thing as Having Vision   In my role as a keynote speaker on pharmaceutical sales and change management, I am often surprised by the answers I receive when I ask a group of sales reps, “What is your vision?”  The answer I most frequently hear is “I am looking…