Lt. Col. Rob “Waldo” Waldman - The Wingman – is a professional leadership Lt. Col. Rob “Waldo” Waldman - The Wingman – is a professional leadership Speaker and author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller Never Fly Solo.
Rob "Waldo" Waldman overcame a lifelong battle with claustrophobia and fear of heights to become a combat decorated U.S. Air Force fighter pilot. Through his captivating personal stories, learn how you, like a fighter pilot, can succeed in a highly competitive and demanding environment. Discover how to transform relationships into revenue; employ loyal wingmen to promote integrity and trust; and lead your team with courage, compassion and conviction. Be inspired to take to the skies knowing you have wingmen to help you face challenges and change with confidence while maximizing your potential in all aspects of your life
Lt. Col. Rob “Waldo” Waldman - The Wingman – is a professional leadership speaker and author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller Never Fly Solo. He teaches organizations how to build trusting, revenue producing relationships with their employees, partners, and customers while sharing his experiences as a combat decorated fighter pilot and businessman.
Waldo overcame massive claustrophobia and a fear of heights to become a fighter pilot and believes that the key to building a culture of trust lies with your wingmen – the men and women in your life who help you to overcome obstacles, adapt to change, and achieve success. In business and life, you should never fly solo! The solution to winning when the heat is on lies in the ability of every wingman in your organization, regardless of their role, to support the team and be 100% committed to the mission.
Audiences connect with Waldo not only because of his extensive business background, but also because he truly speaks from the heart and has an infectious passion for helping people. He makes a striking parallel that is memorable and exciting and brings fighter-pilot energy into each engagement. Waldo’s captivating personal stories combined with dramatic jet fighter video footage and inspirational music will encourage you to
• Commit to excellence at work and at home
• Prepare diligently for every mission
• Embrace fear and face challenge with courage
• Build more trusting meaningful relationships; and
• Maximize your potential both in business and in life.
Waldo is a graduate of the U.S Air Force Academy and also holds an MBA with a focus on Organizational Behavior. A Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), his clients include Hewlett Packard, New York Life, Nokia, Home Depot, Aflac, and Johnson & Johnson. Ranked one of the Top 40 under 40 Business Leaders in Georgia, he’s been featured on Fox & Friends, CNN, Investor’s Business Daily, MSNBC, and Success Magazine.
a. Never Fly Solo keynote summaries
i. Please note Waldo has a generic Never Fly Solo program, and also two customized programs for Healthcare and Financial Services(to assist sales with detailed information when those prospects are looking for more info)
ii. DETAILED OUTLINE – digs deep into the program
b. Wingman Leadership
i. This is a stand-alone LEADERSHIP focused program that can be a keynote or a 1-5 hour workshop. Please note, many times Waldo will do the Never Fly Solo keynote and follow it up with a 1-2 hour Wingman Leadership program