Tim Walther, an expert in applied business psychology and experiential learning, is the President and visionary leader of Grand Dynamics International. If you are looking for a speaker that will follow a boring powerpoint, Tim is NOT for you. Tim’s Breakout and Keynote speeches include: The Spirit of Mokwai; Thailand Tsunami; Leadership that Gets Results; and Seeking True North. Tim specializes in delivering adventure-based team building events, action seminars and customized experiential learning programs for groups of all sizes.
Welcome Note from Tim:
Welcome! I am psyched that you are here checking out my speaking page. Here’s the deal.
My traditional education came from studying and focusing on Applied Business Psychology in my undergraduate years and Experiential Education with an emphasis on Leadership Studies and Organizational Development during graduate school at Minnesota State University.
My practical education has come from running an experiential training and development company for 14 years and working with countless business leaders and teams. Facilitating high impact business meetings speaking at seminars and delivering corporate events has taught me lessons from the inside of the heads of top business minds.
My mountain education has come from years of pushing my limits on climbs in the Tetons and all over the USA to wild, epic, run-out first-ascents in the remote jungles of Cambodia. From Alaska to Nepal and lots of places in between, I can tell you that in all my life experiences, rock climbing has both humbled me and taught me the most valuable lessons of my life.
My back ground and Interests?
Martial Arts – Studies for 5 years including competition fighting
Playing soccer world wide and in college
Public speaking as President of Toastmasters and winner of several speaking competitions
Jackson Hole Living! – Seriously, the caliber of athletes and people that just get after it in Jackson Hole is over the top! Always an amazing challenge to just keep charging and living a life of total health and immersion.
What will you get? Passion. Fun. Insight. Everything I have to make an impact into the positive actions of the people in your audience. Contact me and let’s see if what i can offer your business or group is the right fit and remember to LIVE YOUR ADVENTURE!
– Tim Walther
More about Tim Walther
Having worked with thousands of executives, Tim understands the intricacies of leadership and team dynamics and what it takes to tap into unknown realms of human performance.
Walther’s programs have been featured in a multitude of meeting planner publications, including Corporate Incentive Travel and Meetings West Magazine.
His rock climbing first ascent in the remote jungles of Cambodia was the highlight of Climbing Magazine’s 2007 Epic Edition as one of the year’s most bold ascents. Tim Walther is the co-author of Seeking True North: The Pathway to Freedom, Beauty and Success, an engaging book which provides over 120 models, methods and tools for personal and business success.
Walther holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Business Psychology from Ithaca College and a
Master of Science in Experiential Education with a focus on leadership studies and organizational performance from Minnesota State University.
|“Tim epitomizes what Grand Dynamics stands for. It is clear in the way he engages with the audience thathe lives and breathes the messages that he so skillfully delivers. Tim has a real gift that allows him to communicate not only through words but through his expressions as well, lending a stronger punctuation to the messages he is delivering.” Ann Anderson – Sallie Mae|
Tim’s speaking engagements show how actions speak louder than words, and his presentation keeps the crowd engaged and energized. Walther will transition captivating storie of facing a tsunami in Thailand and first ascents in remote destinations to the intricate challenges in personal and professional lives.
His combination of business savvy, moutaineering experience and leadership lessons make for a cutting-edge presentation that inspires the audience long after the fact. More than inspiration, Tim provides models, methods and tools taht get to the bottom-line results.
His keynote speeches include: The Spirit of Mokwai; Thailand Tsunami; Leadership that Gets Results; and Seeking True North. Inquire today and find out how Tim Walther can support your business objectives and inspire your team and optimize your organizational potential.\
Endorsements for Seeking
True North – A book by written by co-author Tim Walther
“Powerful and practical life success strategies for investing in your most important assets—yourself and the people you surround yourself with.
Read this book and reap the benefits—now!” — Phil Town, #1 New York Times Best Selling Author of Rule # 1
“Seeking True North is educational, motivational, challenging, convincing, inspiring, and entertaining. You can read this book in about an hour. You
will come back to the principles it teaches for a lifetime.” — Dr. Charles “Tremendous” Jones
“There’s no ‘new truth’, but there are new ways of communicating timeless truth, and this book is proof… Read it and learn.” — Mark Sanborn, Author of The Fred Factor:
How Passion In Your Work and Life
Can Turn the Ordinary into the Extraordinary
“Tim and Erick have packed more powerful lessons into 100 or so pages then most authors do in 1000.” – Jim Cain, Ph.D., author of Teamwork & Teamplay.
Tim Walther Recommendations
“Dear Tim, You made an impression! I have been to dozens of seminars, team building programs and heardevery rah-rah speaker out there. After a while everyone sounded the same or said the same thing. Your program, from start to finish, was outstanding! I appreciated the exercises you offered and the no-nonsense, cut to the chase explanation of each one. You deserve another round of applause!” Shari Fredrickson, Phytomer Corporation
“Tim brings creative and powerful energies to help work teams realize their potential–having fun whileachieving goals. His experiential learning exercises and motivational insights helped me better understand my team role and become a more effective leader.” Paul Vogelheim, Director, OTR Global
“Tim Walther is a passionate innovator who has dedicated his life to helping others achieve theirpersonal best. His approach to leadership and team development is intense, focused, inspirational, and highly effective.” Dev Pathik, CEO Sports Advisory Facility
“I have worked with Tim and his company, Grand Dynamics, for over ten years as he providedexperiential leadership training for CFMA (Construction trade association) in an outdoor setting in Jackson Hole, WY. I have both participated (Several times) in the annual training events and supervised the efforts of Gran Dynamics as chairperson of the CFMA Leadership Committee. Tim and his company have always provided a quality training event, and there are dozens of prior participants in his programs who have significantly benefited and added to their professional skills and capabilities through this program. I give my strong endorsement to anyone considering engaging Tim and the Grand Dynamics team.” Steve Lords, CFO, Martin Harris Construction ADVENTURE TRAVEL SELF ACTUALIZATION VIDEO Check out this video short about Tim Walther’s EPIC adventure travel to Cambodia in seach of a First Ascent – and the neverending journey of Self Actualization…