Motivational Speaker Nando Parrado

Nando Parrado

Leader of Miracle in the Andes. One of the best motivational speakers in the world

Nando Parrado, a motivational speaker and survivor of the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crash, has inspired many with his journey from surviving a harrowing ordeal in the Andes Mountains to becoming a successful businessman and globally acclaimed speaker. Parrado's resilience and ability to share his experiences have empowered people worldwide to overcome challenges in both personal and professional realms. His story has been chronicled in books, documentaries, and will soon be featured in a Netflix film, 'Society of the Snow.'

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    Nando Parrado biography

    Motivational speaker Nando Parrado is famous for being one of the plane crash survivors of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571. The plane crashed against the Andes mountains in 1972. In addition to being a great businessman, television producer, and sportsman, Nando Parrado is also a well-known worldwide speaker. He inspires people to achieve their full potential in the workplace and everyday situations. The World Business Forum named him as the “Best Speaker in the World” in 2010.

    Speaker Nando Parrado draws on his experience surviving in the Andes to explain new methods for anyone attempting to climb personal or business mountains in today’s world.

    Parrado’s accomplishments stand as a compelling testament to his will to survive and thrive. His life was abruptly turned upside down in the Andes – his sister, mother, and two best friends died in the plane crash. Nando also sustained a skull fracture as a result of the collision. He was able to recover and leave the Andes Mountains with his friend Roberto. The fact that he could escape has allowed him to tell about his experience and the stories of those who died in the disaster.

    His journey has always been a focal point of attention. It was first shared in Pier Paul Read’s 1973 book, Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors. In 1993, the film Alive featured Ethan Hawke as Parrado. In 2006, Parrado, as a debut author, made it to #10 on The New York Times bestseller list with his book, Miracle in the Andes. The History Channel also revisited the captivating narrative in the 2010 documentary, I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash.

    To mark the 50th year since the rescue of the rugby team, Netflix recently declared the 2024 launch of a fresh movie, Society of the Snow, led by J.A. Bayona, the director of the Oscar-nominated The Impossible.

    Nando Parrado is well-known for speaking of a wide range of topics that can help a company or organization flourish. The topics include teamwork, leadership, crisis management, and motivation. Furthermore, they include planning and strategy, change management, conflict management, and how to deal with one’s own fears. His survival experience is one of those stories that not many will be able to relate to. However, it touches the audience’s heart and leaves them with a greater appreciation of life.

    Nando Parrado Speaking Videos

    Nando Parrado - Alive, Miracles of Leadership
    Nando Parrado - Redefining the impossible

    Nando Parrado Keynote Topics

    Nando's incredible story of survival, resilience, and leadership after being stranded in the Andes Mountains for 72 days is both heart-wrenching and inspiring. Learn firsthand about the challenges he faced, the life-saving decisions he made, and the lessons he learned about teamwork, courage, and determination.

    In this gripping keynote, Nando shares his remarkable journey of courage, resilience, and determination that enabled him and his fellow survivors to endure unimaginable challenges in the harsh Andes Mountains. Drawing on his harrowing experience, Nando reveals invaluable insights on leadership, teamwork, decision-making, and the power of the human spirit. He inspires audiences with his incredible story of survival and the miracles of leadership that emerged from adversity.

    Drawing on his personal experiences and insights gained from surviving the Andes plane crash, Nando shares invaluable lessons on navigating conflicts with grace, empathy, and resilience. Through engaging anecdotes and practical tips, Nando empowers audiences with effective techniques for managing conflicts in personal and professional settings. Be inspired by Nando's unique perspective and learn how to turn conflicts into opportunities for growth and positive change.

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