Dave Sanderson is an inspirational survivor, speaker, author, and the President of Dave Sanderson Speaks International, based out of Charlotte, NC.
On January 15, 2009, Dave Sanderson was one of the last passenger off the plane that crashed into the Hudson River, best known as “The Miracle on the Hudson”. Dave was largely responsible for the well-being and safety of others that fateful day, risking his own life in frigid water to help other passengers off the plane. Dave emerged from the wreckage determined to encourage others to do the right thing.
Dave’s mission is to impact people’s lives by sharing and teaching the strategies he learned and implemented on how to grow from traumatic life experiences that everyone will face one day and that he calls “life’s personal plane crashes”. Dave shares 12 resources as a faculty member with Dominique Wilkins, Don Barden, Brittany Tucker and Steve Nedvidek at the Leadership Mindset Series, the first and only servant leadership coaching program designed to help business leaders around the world to build a happier, more-productive business with a better bottom line.
In addition to speaking and training, Dave conducts workshops; is a much sought-after podcast celebrity; is the author of the best-selling book, “Moments Matter”; hosts his own radio show on Contact Talk Radio and C-Suite Radio called “Moments Matter with Dave Sanderson”; and hosts a daily flash briefing on Amazon Alexa titled, “Dave Sanderson: DECLASSIFIED.”
Dave, his wife Terri, and their four children reside in Charlotte, NC.
Dave Sanderson Show Notes
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What did you do before you became a maturepreneur?
Was it fun?
What did you go to school for?
What made you want to go into that?
Did you ever regret it?
What was the experience you went through?
Was it a scary experience for you?
Did you ever find out why they put a tag on your toe?
Did it take you long to get out of the hospital or was it just that day?
What are you doing now?
How long have you been doing this?
Since you started your business, what is one of the most successful ideas you implemented for it?
What was your least successful idea and how did you change tactics to fix it?
How long did it take you to realize that?
After you started full time, did you have any fear during the process?
Is there anything that you did that catapulted you to the next level of your business?
What made you reach out to that guy in Nevada?
What is the best advice that someone has given you?
Did you know him before that or did he randomly reach out to you?
Do you have any advice for someone just starting out on their own entrepreneurial venture?
What is the most surprising thing you’ve discovered once you started your endeavor?
Did you come up against any resistance from friends or family and what did you do to overcome it?
What is the biggest problem you see in the entrepreneurial space at the moment?