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.
SPEAKING PROGRAMS FOR MEETINGS AND EVENTS
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.
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
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:
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.