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Leaders & Luminaries Lecture Series - Vince Poscente - Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker

The UT Dallas School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences presents the spring 2020 Leaders & Luminaries Lecture: The Winner’s Mindset with Vince Poscente, Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker.

Reception: 5:45 p.m.

Lecture: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

The Leaders & Luminaries series brings leading practitioners and academics to The University of Texas at Dallas to speak on prominent policy issues. Lectures are free and open to the public.


Vince Poscente - Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker

The Winner's Mindset is an award-winning presentation by the NY Times bestselling author of, The Ant and the Elephant (endorsed by LeBron James in Sports Illustrated) and The Age of Speed. Our April 6th Leaders and Luminaries speaker, Vince Poscente, will share his extraordinary story of recreational skier to Olympian just four years; while skiing at 135 mph (described as he stands on a chair).

In addition to his Olympic background, Vince has lead expeditions to unclimbed summits in the Himalayas and been one of North America's most in-demand corporate speakers. As a Hall of Fame speaker in both Canada and the USA, Vince crafts a message you will never forget. His ideal audiences include high performing individuals, with considerable expectations who face unlimited opportunity. Vince Poscente delivers a wildly entertaining, thought-provoking and substantive insight on how people can thrive in a high performing or competitive landscape. Vince will share immediate takeaways regarding:

Clarity of PurposeThe Process of CommitmentConsistent Effort in a Demanding EnvironmentBuilding Confidence Despite a Cascade of ChangeControl Routines to Optimize OutcomesVince Poscente has affected countless conference attendees as they explore internal motivation and their own future potential.


Event Contact Info:
Erin Dougherty, 972-883-2935
Questions? Email me.

Monday, April 6 at 5:45pm to 7:30pm

Edith O'Donnell Arts & Technology Building (ATC), ATC 1.102
800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080-3021

Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to All requests should be received no later than 2 business days prior to the event.