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Jason Redman      

US Navy SEAL (Retired) & NY Times Best Selling Author

Jason Redman joined the Navy on September 11, 1992 and spent eleven years as an enlisted SEAL. He was selected for the Seaman to Admiral commissioning program and attended Old Dominion University graduating Summa Cum Laude in May 2004. He completed his time with the Hampton Roads Naval ROTC as Student Battalion Commanding Officer before he was commissioned as a SEAL Officer.

Over the next four years, Lieutenant Redman completed combat deployments in both Afghanistan and Iraq. On September 13, 2007, outside of Fallujah, Iraq, Lieutenant Redman’s Assault Team came under heavy machine gun and small arms fire and he was severely wounded in the ensuing firefight. While recovering at Bethesda Naval Medical Center, Redman authored and hung a bright orange sign on his door, which became known as the Sign on the Door and became a statement and symbol for wounded warriors everywhere.

In 2010, While still on active duty and recovering from his injuries, Redman founded the Wounded Wear™ clothing line and the Combat Wounded Coalition™, a Non-Profit organization which inspires combat wounded warriors to Overcome. Redman served as the executive director of the organization for almost ten years. The organization raised almost $3 Million and served thousands of wounded warriors. In November of 2013, after 21 years of service, Redman retired from the Navy and launched SOF Spoken LLC, a speaking company which provides inspirational presentations on leadership, teamwork and overcoming adversity for businesses, first responders, sports teams, and government organizations.

Redman published the New York Times bestselling book, “The Trident: The Forging and Reforging of a Navy SEAL Leader”. His book details lessons learned in leadership and overcoming adversity throughout his SEAL career while also discussing his combat deployments in Afghanistan and Iraq as well as his personal journey with his wife Erica and their three children. In Dec of 2019, Jason released his second book, “Overcome, How to crush adversity with leadership techniques of America’s toughest warriors”. It is a step by step action plan how to deal with major adversity in our physical, personal and professional lives.

Today, Jason has expanded his programs with his focus on helping individuals, companies and teams to “GET OFF THE X” ™ from “Life Ambushes. He provides, speaking, workshops, online programs, executive coaching and business consulting to businesses around the world and group coaching through his “Get off the X Training and Overcome Army™ group coaching programs.

Jason has given a TED talk and appeared on numerous national news networks including Fox News, CBS, CNN, and CBN. He has appeared frequently on Fox and Friends and the Huckabee show. Jason has appeared in multiple documentaries including History Channel’s, Navy SEALs, America’s Secret Warriors.

Speech Topics

Will you be Ready

Jason Redman has taken 30 years of Navy SEAL leadership tactics and business experience and applied combat ambush survival techniques to the battlefield of business. His proven "Get off the X" methodology is guaranteed to get companies and individuals past failure or crisis and through change faster than they ever could have imagined. The Will you Ready presentation is built around the principles Jason outlines and describes in his new book, Overcome.

Five Principles of Elite Performance

This is the original presentation Jason Redman created based off the principles learned throughout his 21-year SEAL career that enabled himself and his Team to find success in some of the most chaotic and overwhelming situations imaginable. Teams and Organizations alike request this presentation over and over and Jason has delivered this presentation almost 100 times.

Six Tenets of Success

The audience will leave with:

  • Techniques to build a relentless resilient mind – The Overcome Mindset.
  • A clear understanding how to manage stress through proven techniques used by Navy SEALs to overcome adversity
  • Tools to be a more effective leader through three rules of leadership that will increase productivity in themselves and their teams
  • Techniques to be more efficient as a team leading to less meetings and more goals achieved
  • The importance of building the right teams and keeping the right team members
  • How to have create a positive mindset in negative situations
  • An Understanding of how to create balance as a leader to be more effective and efficient and more prepared for adversity and crisis
  • A new perspective on how they view the world around them - recognizing the difference between a true "Bad Day" and a schedule disruption

Lead Always and Overcome All

The audience will leave with:

  • A clear understanding of the foundation of leading ourselves first
  • Tools to effectively lead others
  • Techniques to create a legacy of leadership
  • Understanding of the negative and positive impacts credibility has on leadership
  • A deep understanding of the levels of leadership and communication to be a more
  • effective multi-dimensional leader
  • The audience will understand how to create a strong Overcome Mindset, enact change to
  • overcome adversity and recognize when they are stuck in an unexpected crisis situation
  • how to quickly assess, identify a solution to move to and execute through Jason's "Get off
  • the X" methodology
  • The power of attitude to determine the outcome of any situation
  • The ability to quickly adapt to unpredicted and uncontrollable situations

The Flame of American Freedom

The audience will leave with:

  • A vivid understanding of the excitement and chaos of modern-day combat
  • A riveting story of heroism, severe injury and recovery
  • A walk through American military history highlighting the achievements and successes
  • of American military men and women on battlefields around the world
  • A vivid story and analogy of America's Freedom represented by a flame that is carried by all American citizens and warriors and how our actions have the power to feed or snuff out this flame of Freedom


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