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What people are saying about Marc:

"In his speak, Marc Wallert manages to develop and show comprehensible analogies between his former extreme situation and today’s business world. This way he quickly builds a personal connection to his audience and can give important impetus – he inspired us and made us think!“

-Dr. Dirk Linzmeier, Osram Continental | CEO

"Excellent keynote: Exciting, inspiring and memorable. Marc’s authentic storytelling hits the heart of his audience, boosting their own resilience. We deeply appreciated both events with Marc – highly recommendable!”

- Annette Liebau, Allianz SE | Global Head of Leadership Academy

“Marc's keynote was the perfect way to start off our 3 day virtual event. He made a lasting impression, bringing his experiences to life with his technical and story-telling abilities and relating them to our current challenges. 5 stars!”

-Shelli Foster, Bayer U.S. LLC |  Senior Director Study Audit Mgmt

"Marc Wallert touches his audience with his incredible story, which he tells with authenticity and humour – very inspiring!“

-Hansi Müller, German football legend

Marc will capture you, the audience, and spirit you away to the Philippine jungle.

There, you’ll experience one-of-a-kind challenges, which you will overcome with Marc at your side. Marc’s successful jungle survival strategies will empower you to tackle challenges in your day-to-day life with more clarity and confidence. Whether it’s smoothly navigating digital transformation, successfully managing the Corona crisis, or building strong and coherent teams, the skills that you learn will be invaluable to your future prosperity and growth.

Talking points & ideas

Marc can work with your company needs to develop talks, workshops and events:

  • Strength through crises – Developing resilience

How to get through crises unscathed and emerge stronger than before

  • Strategies to keep your head

The survival mindset when the going gets tough

  • Jungle Strategies for Digital Transformation

What kidnap survivors can teach us about to staying strong in a digital future

More from Marc

« When our kidnappers threatened to behead us, my stress reaction was just as unexpected as effective. As a hostage, I learned how to keep my head. » - Marc Wallert.

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Elevate Masterclass: Strength Through Crisis

Featuring Marc Wallert

    1. The moment when terrorists turned my dream vacation into a nightmare

    1. How to accept and handle your fate instead of struggling with it

    1. How to effectively stimulate your optimism and inner strength

    1. Why positive thinking can be risky and how make stress your friend

    1. How gallows humor can save you from freaking out

    1. How to escape the role of a victim by boosting your self-efficacy

About this course

  • $95.00
  • 10 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content

Meet Marc Marc Wallert

Marc survived a kidnapping and 140 days in the Philippine jungle - a true masterclass in resilience. He also draws on more than 15 years of international management experience, burnout included. Marc is passionate about transforming crises into personal growth. His book “Strength through crisis” became SPIEGEL bestseller in 2020 and a travel guide for many readers in the middle of the pandemic.