RCGS Speaker

Laval St. Germain

Adventure-Driven Keynote Speaker I Airline Captain I Record-Breaking Adventurer

Experience the world through the eyes of Laval St. Germain, an airline captain, global adventurer, and acclaimed keynote speaker, as he shares emotionally compelling stories that transcend the clouds and explore the endless horizons of the world’s oceans.

Renowned as the sole Canadian to conquer Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen, Laval also holds the record for the fastest solo rowboat crossing of the Atlantic Ocean from mainland Canada to mainland Europe. His achievements span far and wide, being the first to climb and ski Iraq’s highest peak and conquering the tallest mountains on each of the Earth’s seven continents, along with scaling the highest peaks in over 28 countries.

Fuelled by a fervor for the uncharted and remote corners of the globe, Laval has mastered the art of turning dreams into tangible goals and goals into awe-inspiring realities. He carries the discipline and precision inherent in an airline pilot, emphasizing the importance of meticulous procedures, comprehensive checklists, and effective risk management – invaluable principles that translate seamlessly into the realms of business and life experiences.

Embark on a journey with Laval St. Germain and uncover the secrets behind his ability to push far beyond the ordinary and embrace the extraordinary, all while returning safely. Discover what it takes to step out of your comfort zone, push the boundaries of safety, and emerge triumphant.

Laval St. Germain shares his captivating stories, using humour, videos and images of misadventures & high adventures. His presentations are inspiring, emotionally charged and deeply engaging.

Keynote Presentations

Fearless Leadership: Igniting Change With Unwavering Conviction

Step into the extraordinary world of Laval St. Germain, a true trailblazer whose remarkable adventures exemplify the transformative power of daring leadership.

With an unwavering determination to challenge norms and push the boundaries of possibility, Laval inspires individuals and organizations to embrace calculated risks, initiate meaningful change, and lead with fearless conviction.

Through his captivating stories and personal experiences, he ignites a spark within others, motivating them to break free from the confines of the ordinary, embrace innovation, and drive positive transformation in their personal and professional lives.

Navigating Change: Embracing The Unknown

In this dynamic topic, Laval St. Germain dives deep into the core principles of change management. He explores the importance of agility, empowering individuals and organizations to respond swiftly and effectively to shifting landscapes.

Through Laval St. Germain’s expertise in change management, this topic equips individuals and organizations with the tools and mindset necessary to embrace agility, navigate transitions, and drive transformation with adaptability.

Prepare to embark on a transformative journey as you discover how to thrive in the face of change and unlock your true potential for success.

The Art Of Risk Management

In today’s dynamic and unpredictable world, mastering the art of risk management is crucial for success and personal growth. Laval St. Germain is an extraordinary adventurer and airline pilot, on an exhilarating journey that delves into the intricacies of risk management and meticulous planning. As an airline pilot, he relies on stringent procedures, checklists, and risk assessments to ensure the safety of passengers and crew. His disciplined approach to aviation seamlessly intertwines with his adventurous spirit, resulting in a comprehensive understanding of managing risks both in the air and on the ground.

Laval’s experiences and expertise in risk management extend far beyond the realms of adventure and aviation. His lessons can be applied to various aspects of life, whether it’s making strategic business decisions, overcoming personal challenges, or embracing new opportunities.

By examining his approach to risk management, participants gain a deeper understanding of how to navigate uncertainty, evaluate potential outcomes, and make informed choices.

Pushing Boundaries: The Power Of The Human Potential

In this captivating presentation, Laval St. Germain shares his awe-inspiring experiences, from conquering Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen to rowing solo across the vast Atlantic Ocean. Through his remarkable feats, he unveils the boundless potential of the human spirit and instills a new mindset for habit formation, peak performance, and the pursuit of new goals.

Laval St. Germain’s transformative journey will empower you to break free from comfort zones, embrace audacious goals, and embark on a life filled with remarkable achievements and unparalleled fulfillment in your personal and professional life.

Step outside the confines of complacency, redefine your limits, and unlock your true potential.

Daring Horizons: Averting Complacency And Embracing Awareness

Embark on a gripping exploration of safety and risk management with Laval St. Germain as your guide. Through his death-defying adventures, Laval highlights the dangers of complacency and the critical importance of meticulous risk assessment and safety protocols.

Drawing from his extensive experience as an airline pilot and extreme adventurer, Laval provides invaluable insights into mitigating risks, maintaining situational awareness, and fostering a safety-first mindset.

By prioritizing meticulous risk assessment and adopting proactive safety protocols, you will gain the tools necessary to navigate uncertainty, make informed decisions, and foster a culture of safety in all aspects of life.

Join Laval on this transformative journey and elevate your approach to safety and risk management to new heights.

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