Steve Uzzell

Renowned National Geographic Photographer and Authority on Creative Problem Solving

Using his striking photographs as illustrations of his metaphor about possibility and creativity, Steve inspires audiences to take advantage of his experience and vision to make any venture an adventure. In any project he undertakes, Steve's preparation lays the foundation for magic to happen; "Chance favors the prepared mind," said Louis Pasteur. After all, our eyes will only ever see what our mind is prepared to comprehend. He spends six months of the year traveling the world for his clients; the remainder teaching and delivering his presentation "Open Roads Open Minds: An Exploration of Creative Problem Solving".

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Attitude, Creativity, Inspiration, Motivation, Personal Growth

  • Travels From:

    California

  • Price:

    $7,500 - $10,000

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Using his striking photographs as illustrations of his metaphor about possibility and creativity, Steve inspires audiences to take advantage of his experience and vision to make any venture an adventure. In any project he undertakes, Steve's preparation lays the foundation for magic to happen; "Chance favors the prepared mind," said Louis Pasteur. After all, our eyes will only ever see what our mind is prepared to comprehend. He spends six months of the year traveling the world for his clients; the remainder teaching and delivering his presentation "Open Roads Open Minds: An Exploration of Creative Problem Solving".

Open Roads Open Minds:  An Exploration of Creative Problem Solving

Steve's approach to his photographs work serves as a universal blueprint for problem solving.  His audiences not only learn to be open to solutions that can be found in unexpected places, but that preparation lays the groundwork for magic to happen.  "Chance favors the prepared mind," said Louis Pasteur.  Our eyes see only what our mind is prepared to comprehend.

Colorado Hospital Association

Home run on everyone. Just read an evaluation stating from a CEO who is on our board said it was the best annual meeting ever. And he has been around for 30 years. YEAH!! And Uzzell was the one that really surprised me - had no idea of how his presentation would be and he blew them away as well. THANK YOU!!!!

Woodbury Financial

"Our crowd of 750 mostly middle-aged men would typically wait to be wowed by a keynote - sitting back in their chairs, arms crossed, territory marked, daring a speaker to impress them. In moments, our reps were open, eager (leaning forward!), smiling and taking notes in the dark. They were captivated by your pictures, alert to your words and responding to the way you were guiding them, considering how they could accomplish even more in their lives through preparation, asking the important questions and recognizing the moment when spontaneity collides with preparation. You made us each think we were finding something new on our own - not being "lectured" by the typical "motivational" speaker sourced for so many of these types of events. You and your message were the highlight of the conference!"

he Association of Learning Providers

In ISA's 26 year history of conducting annual meetings, we have never had a 100% excellent rating until Steve Uzzell. Steve's message, "preparation leads to magic," and his delivery were exceptional. His presentation exceeded our expectations and sent us on an open road to enjoy life."
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