RUBEN GONZALEZ
Olympian, Business Author & Award-Winning Speaker
KEYNOTE VIDEOS
KEYNOTE FEE:

$10,001-$15,000

Keynote fee falls within this range. For exact fee, please contact us.
TRAVELS FROM:

Texas
VIRTUAL VIDEOS
VIRTUAL FEE:

$10,000

"Ruben captured the audience from the beginning and never let go. His story about fighting for your goals was the perfect message for our team."

Vice President, Sales

"Ruben ignited our meeting. His message was right on target. It generated immediate action and helped us excel as a company."

CEO

"Ruben made our Leadership Summit a great success. He is a model for setting high goals and having the drive and spirit to achieve them. Businesses with Sales or Leadership events could benefit tremendously by his story and his message."

Senior Vice President

"Ruben's VIRTUAL presentation was like watching a thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seat. He was funny, entertaining, and engaging. We had a blast listening to Ruben’s amazing stories and deep leadership lessons. The hour flew by, and the Q&A afterwards was powerful!"

Chief People Officer
ABOUT RUBEN GONZALEZ

A seemingly “ordinary guy,” Ruben Gonzalez wasn’t a gifted athlete. He didn’t take up the sport of luge until he was 21. Against all odds, four years later he was competing in the Winter Olympics. At the age of 47 he was racing against 20-year-olds in the Vancouver Winter
Olympics!

Ruben speaks from Olympic experience. He teaches the personal effectiveness system he used to achieve success again and again in both the Olympics and in business. He is proof that ordinary people can achieve extraordinary things if they will follow a few simple steps. From Dubai to Toronto, from Hanoi to Cancun, from Singapore to Africa, Ruben has inspired and motivated audiences around the world. His client list reads like a Who’s Who of Corporate America: Dell, Coca-Cola, Farmers Insurance, Ortho McNeal, the Million Dollar Round Table, Oracle, Wells Fargo, Century21, and even the U.S. Treasury Department!

Ruben has shared the stage with speaking legends Zig Ziglar, Denis Waitley, and Tom Hopkins. They’ve hailed him as a leader of a new generation of personal development speakers. As a Four-Time Olympian and internationally recognized expert on developing mental toughness, Ruben Gonzalez knows how to achieve success again and again. A master storyteller, Ruben uses his Olympic experiences to inspire audiences to think differently, live life with passion and have the courage to take the necessary steps toward their goals – to push beyond self-imposed limitations and to produce better results!

Ruben’s appeared nationally on ABC, CBS, and NBC. He’s been featured in Time Magazine, the NY Times, as well as publications around the world. His articles on peak-performance are read on every continent. His book, The Courage to Succeed, has been endorsed by Lou Holtz, Stephen Covey, Ken Blanchard, Brian Tracy, and Dr. Robert Schuller. Armed with the same energy and dedication that he put into his athletic career, Ruben Gonzalez brings to audiences of all sizes and backgrounds a truly unique, truly memorable performance that teaches as it entertains, and inspires as it motivates.

Because of his powerfully inspiring story, Ruben was selected to carry the Olympic Torch at the Salt Lake City Olympics. Ruben’s story of overcoming incredible challenges on the road to competing in four Olympic Games over the span of four decades goes right into the core of his audiences psyche, filling them with the inspiration and self belief they need to achieve their goals.

Ruben will inspire and equip your people to achieve more than ever before. People walk out of Ruben’s keynote presentation knowing they have what it takes to achieve sustained success. Ruben will inspire your people to reach their full potential, to make bold decisions and to take action – creating long lasting success for your organization. He will change you.

RUBEN GONZALEZ PROGRAMS & TOPICS

Becoming Unstoppable – Success Secrets of an Olympian

Ruben’s story of his quest for the Olympics gives people hope and strength. His inspiring story moves people to commitment and action. Your audience will learn how to build confidence and destroy fear, how to unleash their passion and drive, how to unlock their full potential, how to turn defeat into victory, and how to achieve their personal or professional ambitions. Human Nature (fear of failure and fear of the unknown) is what holds most people back.

Ruben will teach your people how to overcome human nature by using proven methods and techniques that will help your people develop a winning mindset. This program is perfect for a group facing change, challenges or set-backs to overcome. Your audience will learn how to become resilient and how to become unstoppable on the way to the top.

Your people will learn:

  • How to condition their minds for success.
  • How to become unstoppable in the face of challenges.
  • How to take their commitment to a higher level.
  • How to become confident and laser focused.
  • How to become better leaders.

From Ordinary to Extraordinary

Ruben is proof that ordinary people can achieve extraordinary things if they follow a few simple steps. Ruben is funny, direct and on target. He’s on a mission to inspire and equip people to think differently, to take immediate action, and to produce better results. To achieve more than ever before.

Through his riveting stories and keen insights Ruben brings the Olympics to life. He will give your audience an Olympic experience they will never forget. A transforming, powerfully emotional experience. Truly an event. Ruben’s story of his quest for the Olympics gives people hope and strength. His story moves people to commitment and action. After experiencing Ruben’s program, your people will know exactly what it takes to succeed in life. They will be inspired and equipped to take whatever they do to the next level.

Your People will Learn:

  • How to build confidence and destroy fear.
  • How to unleash their passion and drive.
  • How to unlock their full potential.
  • How to turn defeat into victory.
  • How to become more resilient.
  • How to reach their personal and professional goals.

Leadership Secrets of a Four-Time Olympian

When Ruben got started in the luge he thought he could do it all himself. Along the way Ruben realized that he would need help. He needed coaches, sled mechanics, doctors, chiropractors, financial assistance, etc. He needed to learn some leadership skills and create a team of people. Ruben was able to create a Dream Team and by working through his team he was able to realize his Olympic dream. Ruben believes top leaders are trustworthy and passionate about their mission, and they have a high level of Emotional Intelligence which allows them to truly connect with their people. Those attributes make people want to follow them and fight for the leader’s goals.

Your people will learn:

  • How to engage their teams.
  • How to communicate effectively as a leader.
  • How to use Emotional Intelligence to connect with their people.
  • How to get their people to take personal responsibility for their results.
  • How top leaders make quick and effective decisions.
  • How to become better leaders by teaching, coaching and mentoring their people.
  • How to connect with their people in a meaningful way.

How to Be an Olympian in Business and in Life

Using concepts from his best-selling books, The Courage to Succeed and Becoming Unstoppable, Ruben shares the success principles that took him from a second string soccer player to a four-time Olympian in the sport of luge. Principles that will help your audience excel both personally and professionally. Organizations and individuals that are going through major change and going through challenges will especially benefit from Ruben’s message.

Your people will learn:

  • How to develop a winning mindset.
  • How to motivate themselves to succeed.
  • How what they say to themselves determines what they will accomplish.
  • How associating with the right people will help them win more.
  • How to create a plan and then work their plan to reach their goals.
  • How to take advantage of change to surpass their competition.
  • How to be more engaged and how to engage their teams.

You are Bigger Than Your Circumstances

Ruben did not take up the sport of luge until he was 21 years old. He was a marginal athlete, lived in hot and humid Houston, Texas, and financed his Olympic training himself. People laughed at him and said he was crazy. He broke many bones on the way to the Olympics and eventually became the only person to ever compete in four Winter Olympics each in a different decade. He’s an ordinary man who accomplished the extraordinary and THAT’S what makes him special. Because people in his audiences relate to Ruben and after hearing him are inspired to go the extra mile and fight for their goals and dreams.

Your people will learn:

  • How to become resilient in the face of challenges.
  • How to become mentally tough.
  • How to create a vision that keeps them from becoming discouraged.
  • How to create the mindset of a champion.
  • How to outlast their competition.
  • How to win regardless of the circumstances.

Request Availability for Ruben Gonzalez

RUBEN GONZALEZ BOOKS
RUBEN GONZALEZ
Olympian, Business Author & Award-Winning Speaker
TRAVELS FROM:

Texas
KEYNOTE FEE:

$10,001-$15,000

Keynote fee falls within this range. For exact fee, please contact us.
VIRTUAL FEE:

$10,000
KEYNOTE VIDEOS
VIRTUAL VIDEOS
"Ruben captured the audience from the beginning and never let go. His story about fighting for your goals was the perfect message for our team."
Vice President, Sales

Lifesize

"Ruben ignited our meeting. His message was right on target. It generated immediate action and helped us excel as a company."
CEO

Sodexo

"Ruben made our Leadership Summit a great success. He is a model for setting high goals and having the drive and spirit to achieve them. Businesses with Sales or Leadership events could benefit tremendously by his story and his message."
Senior Vice President

Comcast

"Ruben's VIRTUAL presentation was like watching a thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seat. He was funny, entertaining, and engaging. We had a blast listening to Ruben’s amazing stories and deep leadership lessons. The hour flew by, and the Q&A afterwards was powerful!"
Chief People Officer

Cardinal Group Companies

ABOUT RUBEN GONZALEZ

A seemingly “ordinary guy,” Ruben Gonzalez wasn’t a gifted athlete. He didn’t take up the sport of luge until he was 21. Against all odds, four years later he was competing in the Winter Olympics. At the age of 47 he was racing against 20-year-olds in the Vancouver Winter
Olympics!

Ruben speaks from Olympic experience. He teaches the personal effectiveness system he used to achieve success again and again in both the Olympics and in business. He is proof that ordinary people can achieve extraordinary things if they will follow a few simple steps. From Dubai to Toronto, from Hanoi to Cancun, from Singapore to Africa, Ruben has inspired and motivated audiences around the world. His client list reads like a Who’s Who of Corporate America: Dell, Coca-Cola, Farmers Insurance, Ortho McNeal, the Million Dollar Round Table, Oracle, Wells Fargo, Century21, and even the U.S. Treasury Department!

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Ruben has shared the stage with speaking legends Zig Ziglar, Denis Waitley, and Tom Hopkins. They’ve hailed him as a leader of a new generation of personal development speakers. As a Four-Time Olympian and internationally recognized expert on developing mental toughness, Ruben Gonzalez knows how to achieve success again and again. A master storyteller, Ruben uses his Olympic experiences to inspire audiences to think differently, live life with passion and have the courage to take the necessary steps toward their goals – to push beyond self-imposed limitations and to produce better results!

Ruben’s appeared nationally on ABC, CBS, and NBC. He’s been featured in Time Magazine, the NY Times, as well as publications around the world. His articles on peak-performance are read on every continent. His book, The Courage to Succeed, has been endorsed by Lou Holtz, Stephen Covey, Ken Blanchard, Brian Tracy, and Dr. Robert Schuller. Armed with the same energy and dedication that he put into his athletic career, Ruben Gonzalez brings to audiences of all sizes and backgrounds a truly unique, truly memorable performance that teaches as it entertains, and inspires as it motivates.

Because of his powerfully inspiring story, Ruben was selected to carry the Olympic Torch at the Salt Lake City Olympics. Ruben’s story of overcoming incredible challenges on the road to competing in four Olympic Games over the span of four decades goes right into the core of his audiences psyche, filling them with the inspiration and self belief they need to achieve their goals.

Ruben will inspire and equip your people to achieve more than ever before. People walk out of Ruben’s keynote presentation knowing they have what it takes to achieve sustained success. Ruben will inspire your people to reach their full potential, to make bold decisions and to take action – creating long lasting success for your organization. He will change you.

RUBEN GONZALEZ PROGRAMS & TOPICS
Becoming Unstoppable – Success Secrets of an Olympian
Ruben's story of his quest for the Olympics gives people hope and strength. His inspiring story moves people to commitment and action. Your audience will learn how to build confidence and destroy fear, how to unleash their passion and drive, how to unlock their full potential, how to turn defeat into victory, and how to achieve their personal or professional ambitions. Human Nature (fear of failure and fear of the unknown) is what holds most people back.
From Ordinary to Extraordinary
Through his riveting stories and keen insights Ruben brings the Olympics to life. He will give your audience an Olympic experience they will never forget. A transforming, powerfully emotional experience. Truly an event. Ruben's story of his quest for the Olympics gives people hope and strength. His story moves people to commitment and action. After experiencing Ruben's program, your people will know exactly what it takes to succeed in life. They will be inspired and equipped to take whatever they do to the next level.
Leadership Secrets of a Four-Time Olympian
When Ruben got started in the luge he thought he could do it all himself. Along the way Ruben realized that he would need help. He needed coaches, sled mechanics, doctors, chiropractors, financial assistance, etc. He needed to learn some leadership skills and create a team of people. Ruben was able to create a Dream Team and by working through his team he was able to realize his Olympic dream. Ruben believes top leaders are trustworthy and passionate about their mission, and they have a high level of Emotional Intelligence which allows them to truly connect with their people. Those attributes make people want to follow them and fight for the leader's goals.
How to Be an Olympian in Business and in Life
Using concepts from his best-selling books, The Courage to Succeed and Becoming Unstoppable, Ruben shares the success principles that took him from a second string soccer player to a four-time Olympian in the sport of luge. Principles that will help your audience excel both personally and professionally. Organizations and individuals that are going through major change and going through challenges will especially benefit from Ruben's message.
You are Bigger Than Your Circumstances

Ruben did not take up the sport of luge until he was 21 years old. He was a marginal athlete, lived in hot and humid Houston, Texas, and financed his Olympic training himself. People laughed at him and said he was crazy. He broke many bones on the way to the Olympics and eventually became the only person to ever compete in four Winter Olympics each in a different decade. He’s an ordinary man who accomplished the extraordinary and THAT’S what makes him special. Because people in his audiences relate to Ruben and after hearing him are inspired to go the extra mile and fight for their goals and dreams.

Request Availability for Ruben Gonzalez

RUBEN GONZALEZ BOOKS