For over 30 years, John has led expeditions to remote regions of Northern Norway, Peru, Nepal, China, Greenland, and has explored areas of Arctic Canada on six occasions, making many first ascents of previously unclimbed peaks. John fulfilled a lifelong dream by organising and taking part in Canada's first successful expedition to reach the top of the world - the 29,028 ft. summit of Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.
A former teacher and professional mountain guide, John is founder and President of One Step Beyond WorldWide, an innovative educational and motivational company dedicated to helping individuals achieve peak performance in their personal and professional lives. His book, Straight to the Top and Beyond, uses the metaphor of adventure to develop an innovative philosophy for achieving success in the rapidly-changing and unknown world of the 21st century.
Client Comments for John Amatt
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- I've heard a lot of Everest speakers over the years and your talk today was definitely the best.
- One veteran senior executive described your presentation as the best he had ever heard.
- We would like to attest that John Amatt made a presentation to the Casablanca YPO Chapter. On a scale of 1 to 10, we would rate it 9.8. How his own experience as an adventurer can be applied to the present turbulent business environment was of great value and he is a very gifted storyteller. We strongly recommend him as a keynote speaker.
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