Everyone has a story to tell, what’s yours? | Brent Drever | TEDxVail

Preserving life’s powerful stories is often lost in the today’s fast-paced society. In his talk, Brent takes the audience through a journey of capturing life’s most memorable moments. In his case, the generosity of friendship on the day he broke his neck. While on stage, Brent and a friend engage in a heartfelt conversation about the power of friendship. To capture their conversation, Brent records it using StoryCorps, to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. He shows you how easy it is to use StoryCorps, Dave Isay’s TED Prize-winning 2015 app, Their recorded conversation about friendship has been archived in the Library of Congress for future generations to hear.

Brent is a leading authority in business performance improvement strategies, coaching thousands of business leaders since the late 1990s. He primarily focuses on leadership development. He has extensive knowledge in Lean Six Sigma, Lean, Change Management and other Leadership Development disciplines. He has national and international business experience with all sizes of companies across a range of industries. His ability to leverage his deep expertise, outstanding partnering skills, and bias for results has yielded hundreds of millions of dollars in benefits to the bottom line for his clients.

In his early years, he was a Black Belt in General Electric’s highly successful Lean Six Sigma Quality Program.It was at GE and Price Waterhouse Coopers where he established the foundation for his business leadership skills.

In his current role at Acuity Institute, he actively advising leaders and organizations on business performance improvement.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx