Average age of an NBA rookie: 20 years old. Lance Allred was 27, when he made the NBA. What dream would you chase if you knew it would take you seven years longer than your peers?
Lions & Leaders: The Principles of Perserverance
Lance’s smash hit keynote on leadership, perseverance and grit where Lance will show, with his 5 Principles of Perseverance, how he achieved what many perceived to be an unattainable goal: The First Deaf Player in NBA History.
Every goal Lance Allred has written down in his life has come true. He will show you how, in an interactive session, where he challenges everyone, even some on the spot to step up and take ownership and accountability for their dreams: the ones that came true and the even the ones that didn’t. You will be empowered and inspired.
The concept of Team, implies sacrifice, but Lance saw at an early age, within a socialist utopian society, why the altruistic idea of team has only a small chance of ever being truly achieved. He learned how to apply that early experience and use it in his basketball career, to find a true successful win-win environment within his teams across the globe. Divulging his “5 Truths of a Team,” Lance will share his experiences and bring new ways of thinking and ideas to help you and your team find the most successful balance. Your team will be Lethal.
This presentation is specifically targeted to high school student-athletes, their parents, coaches and athletic directors. For the college bound athlete, the future looks bright and their path paved with promise. Yet, there are many aspects to that collegiate and professional dream that many players, parents and coaches are just not aware of.
For Youth/Young Adults Due to his size and hearing loss, Lance was a Giant target of intense bullying throughout his childhood to such extremes that he frequently struggled with crippling depression. He has shared his story and impacted hundreds of kids throughout his home state of Utah, letting them know how to overcome and rise above such adversity, and to importantly proactively combat it.
If Lance, the quiet, deaf underdog from rural Montana, could push himself out of his comfort zone, day in and day out, what is your excuse not to?