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Tim Walther – President, Grand Dynamics International


“Tim Walther made an impression! I have been to dozens of seminars, team building programs and heard every rah-rah speaker out there. After a while everyone sounded the same or said the same thing. Tim’s 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 Walther is an expert in applied business psychology and experiential training and development. As President of Grand Dynamics International, Tim has led business operations and the delivery of global team and leadership development programs for nearly 20 years. He has worked with countless business executives and teams in facilitating the development of the most important business asset – our people.

Tim is an avid rock climber and mountaineer including accomplished routes in the Teton Range and first ascents in remote corners of the globe, including “The Spirit of Mokwai,” a bold adventure featured in Climbing Magazine’s EPIC Ascents. His eclectic oceanic adventures include open water swims from Alcatraz, abalone diving and blue water hunting.

Walther’s combination of business savvy, adventure experiences and leadership lessons make for cutting-edge presentations that inspire long after the fact. More than inspiration, Tim provides the models, methods, and tools that get to the bottom line results.

“Tim brings creative and powerful energies to help work teams realize their potential–having fun while achieving 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


The Experiential Keynote:
Energize your attendees and bring to life your meeting concepts.

This customized program will take your most important meeting objectives and bring them to life through engaging your meeting attendees. Key frameworks set the stage and unique activities and facilitation keep the energy high. Inquire about your specific meeting themes.

“Tim Walther is a passionate innovator who has dedicated his life to helping others achieve their personal best. His approach to leadership and team development is intense, focused, inspirational, and highly effective.”

— Dev Pathik, CEO Sports Advisory Facility

Leadership that gets results:
Models, methods and tools for your personal and professional development.

This keynote is packed with not only the what of leadership theory and research, but the how of leadership development.

Check out this video and overview where Walther defines leadership:

Bring it Back:
Applying lessons of your team events

This program is designed to facilitate transference of concepts from your team building event or meeting elements back to the workplace. Check out this video where Walther explains the concepts of transference and how to “Bring it Back.”

Live Your Adventure!
This captivating keynote follow the eclectic adventures of Walther as he weaves his philosophy of living and engages the audience to consider theirs. A few adventures include:

  • Running from the tsunami in Thailand
  • Near death experiences while abalone diving
  • Extreme white-water rafting
  • A first ascent in the remote jungles of Cambodia
  • Journeys through the Amazon in search of spiritual enlightenment
  • A multitude of rock climbing experiences

Here is one sample keynote about a rock climbing trip to Cuba, and lessons learned:

Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Home to adventure

Walther lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. “The Picnic,” a recent short film by KGB Productions and David Gonzales, highlights Walther and friends as they complete a multi-sport adventure dubbed as “high altitude extreme aquateering,” combining biking, swimming and solo rock climbing the Grand Teton.

Check out the short film here:

Seeking True North:
The pathway to freedom, beauty and success

seekingtruenorth book

Tim is the co-author of Seeking True North, a book with 120 models methods, and tools for personal and business development. This program focused on success priniciples and how to achieve anything in life we desire.

Seeking True North Endorsements

Seeking True North has been endorsed by some of the most prolific motivational speakers and success strategists:

“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.

Additional Features and Publications

Walther’s programs have been featured in a multitude of publications, including Corporate Incentive Travel, Meetings West Magazine, Delta Sky Magazine, Association for Experiential Education Horizon Magazine, the New York Times and countless blog postings for Grand Dynamics. His training methodologies have been featured on the Voice of America in 156 countries world-wide.

“I have worked with Tim and his company, Grand Dynamics, for over ten years as he provided experiential 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 Grand Dynamics as chairperson of the CFMA Leadership Committee. Tim and his company have always provided quality training events, 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


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