For over two decades Gregory Burns has inspired organizations and individuals to go beyond their limitations and build strong creative teams. Making audiences question their excuses, Gregory’s message speaks to the heart of what propels individuals and teams towards excellence. He is a highly sought after educator and workshop leader. Gregory will challenge your audience to rethink the way they conduct business and live their lives in order to realize long term goals. Presentations are tailored to achieve your objectives, fit your schedule, and fully support your conference and program theme.
Gregory believes that polio, and other roadblocks thrown in his path, motivated him to set five world records in swimming during three Paralympic Games before transitioning into IronMan competitions. An environmentalist and naturalist at heart, he has trekked many of the world’s highest mountains from California to India. During his Keynotes, Gregory speaks about developing an internal dialogue, which helps us to work through adversity and uncertainty in order to carry on and triumph.
Holding a Master of Fine Art and educated in Europe, America, and Asia, as a professional fine artist, Gregory deals daily with the challenges of pushing himself and his contemporary paintings from good to great. Through his presentations, paintings and books Gregory endeavors to inspire others to make the most of what they have. His story has been featured on CNN, CNBC, BBC, ESPN, CCTV and CNA as well as in The AWSJ, Time Magazine and The China Daily.
5 World Records in Swimming
5 Medals from 3 Paralympics
3 IronMan Races
2 TedX Talks
2016 Sports Artist of the Year
2010 Fervent Love of Life Award
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