Shannon Huffman Polson delivered a passionate keynote to our delegation of adventure travel professionals. Her advice to 'Tune out the noise so you can focus on your purpose.' resonated with this audience who drive themselves hard everyday to deliver impactful experiences. She received a standing ovation!
"Shannon encouraged the audience to seek out our own targets, where our passion and our purpose intersect...honored and inspired to hear you speak, and we highly recommend you as a leadership speaker to other world-class organizations."
- Brian Ballantyne, Senior Marketing Manager, Amazon EU
"Shannon was an absolutely joy to work with from start to finish and I would highly recommend her for any organization looking to inspire and reenergize its team!"
-Michelle Beckham, Training Manager, The Geneva Foundation
"Shannon is an outstanding presenter who inspires the audience to reach deep inside themselves to find the place where their passion meets their purpose."
-Mary Podoll, NRCS State Conservationist
"An enthralling story of loss, courage and redemption told by a gifted, original and brave new voice."
- Robert Clark, author of Mr. White's Confession
"This is no ordinary memoir. To read it is to be changed."
- Jeanne Murray Walker, author of New Tracks, Night Falling.
"Daring, perceptive and eloquent…Polson’s writing is clear and forceful. Like all true pilgrimages, this one is challenging, and well worth taking."
- Scott Russell Sanders, author of Earth Works
"Soulful and brave…a testament to deep change, human and wild."
- Terry Tempest Williams, author of When Women Were Birds
“Creates the urgency ...Shannon’s “call to action” leaves an indelible mark.”
- Christine Birnbaum, New York Life, Manhattan
“Shannon spoke straight to the hearts and minds of our people. She’s a pro and our team really enjoyed working with her.”
- Ben Klasky, CEO, Islandwood, Seattle
“smart, engaging, entertaining, and inspiring speaker”
-Barbara Cairns, Epiphany Parish, Seattle
"Her passion and knowledge provided an undercurrent that left a deep impression on the audience."
-Helen Cherullo, Publisher, The Mountaineers Books
“passionate, intelligent and deeply thoughtful speaker”
-Lynette Hoy, National Association of Professional Women