Top Takeaways

We will discuss the importance of momentum—both physical and psychological.
To sharpen and narrow your focus when things get difficult—segmentation
The importance of perspective

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In this course, Paralympic gold medalist Dan Cnossen tells two stories where he was pushed to the limit of what he thought he could endure. The first story comes from one episode in the infamous Hell Week training to become a Navy SEAL. How do you persevere through an onslaught of self-doubt? The second story involves his combat injury, the...

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Interactive Workshop

Best for employees who want to talk, connect, and engage in hands-on training.

Best for teams up to 60 people

Lecture Followed by Q&A

Best for employees who like to listen, absorb and ask questions at the end. Can also be a keynote or speech.

Best for teams up to 120 people

Class Durations

Flexible class lengths to meet your team’s needs.


What People Are Saying About This Class

Very inspired by Dan's perserverance under some of the worst conditions and toughest life situation imaginable. His approach to the time horizon compared to stress level and taking the approach of thinking only a few hours/days ahead during times of high stress gave me a lot to think about. This is an approach I plan to apply in my own work life & personal life

More About Dan Cnossen

Dan Cnossen was raised on a fifth-generation family farm in Topeka, Kansas. After successfully completing SEAL qualification training in 2003, he deployed numerous times in support of global special operations. As a SEAL platoon commander, he was severely injured in 2009 in Afghanistan, resulting in the amputation of both legs above the knees. Turning to sport for recovery, Cnossen began...

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