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Murray Banks has been a speaker and trainer for 25 years. His presentations focus on our lifestyle and its impact on leadership and work performance. And he knows something about performance...he is an honored educator and a World Champion athlete.
Armed with a Masters Degree and passion for teaching, Mr. Banks was an educator at every level from grade school to graduate school in the 1970's and early 1980's. He was honored for his teaching and coaching, culminating with Vermont's Teacher of the Year and the national Outstanding Educator awards.
At the same time Murray Banks was achieving educational honors, he was winning his first of four national championships in the triathlon. In 1984, he took a sabbatical from teaching to pursue an advanced degree in educational leadership, write a textbook and focus on training for the Ironman Triathlon World Championship in Hawaii. Two times he has been one of the top finishers in the Triathlon World Championship. More recently, racing the top skiers from Europe and Scandinavia, he won the Masters World Championship in cross-country skiing.
Mr. Banks' presentations are a blend of engaging stories, humorous anecdotes and hilarious visuals. His highly successful first career as an educator and athlete has enabled him to combine the best of both...an engaging presentation style centered on the audience, with the clarity and focus of a world champion athlete.
Murray Banks' keynotes and seminars for business leaders are the perfect blend of inspiration and fun, while connecting work performance to balance in their lives.
Performance Under Pressure is the centerpiece for Mr. Banks' presentations--we often do our best work under pressure, if we can keep our balance. Most of us do our best work under pressure, so while managing stress is helpful, the focus of his presentations is balancing pressure with a healthy lifestyle and positive mental focus.
You will never get a "canned speech" with Murray Banks. He will customize his presentation, integrating your meeting theme with his message and incorporating key elements from his signature topics--leadership, balance and performance. As an honored educator and world champion athlete, his presentations are always engaging, humorous, motivational, and focused!
Murray Banks lives in the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont, home of the world's best maple syrup and Ben & Gerry's Ice Cream. He and his wife have been married 39 years and enjoy hiking and skiing in the mountains surrounding their rustic home in the shadow of Mt. Mansfield.
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