Dave Sanderson


Dave Sanderson, a survivor of the notorious flight which crashed into the Hudson River, known as "The Miracle on the Hudson" and dramatized in the film Sully, was named to the "Top Leadership Speakers for 2018" list by Inc.com.  

Dave was the last passenger off the back of the plane on that fateful day, and he was largely responsible for the well-being and safety of others, risking his own life in frigid water to help other passengers off the plane.  Despite the hazards to himself, Sanderson thought only of helping others and emerged from the wreckage with a mission: to encourage others to do the right thing.


Brace for Impact

When US Airways Flight 1549, or “The Miracle on the Hudson” ditched into the Hudson River on January 15, 2009, Dave Sanderson knew he was exactly where he was supposed to be.

Bouncing Back:  A Personal Experience with Post Traumatic Growth Syndrome

“Jolts” can propel us or derail us, taking us back to square one.  These “jolts” rock our world and can create a sense of purpose where people go higher and deeper when they have been given another chance to make a difference.

Cultivating Personal Leadership

Have you ever wondered what the top 1 % of any organization do to go from “excellent” in their respective industry to being “outstanding?”  What Tony Robbins calls the “1 % difference.”    You have to be able to lead yourself first!

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