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10 Seconds of Insane Courage

Garrett Gravesen is a 7 continent storyteller often found in a tuxedo.

He shares his wit and wisdom at conferences, companies, and universities about Leadership, Storytelling, and 10 Seconds of Insane Courage.

He has been to Antarctica, Cuba, and North Korea…legally.

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What Others are Saying

"People hear the word "no" too many times a day. They need to begin hearing the word "yes" to empower them to conquer their fears and achieve new feats. That's why they need to read "10 Seconds of Insane Courage." It will enable them to live their lives to the fullest and overcome any challenges they face in life. Say "yes" to courage and "no" to fear." ⠀⠀

Dwayne “THE ROCK” Johnson

“In 10 Seconds of Insane Courage”, Garrett Gravesen explores a word that so many of us are scared to use – yes. By saying that single word, he proves how we can transform our life and the world for the better.”

Robert Downey Jr.

“If you read “10 Seconds of Insane Courage”, you will learn the power of saying yes. Garrett Gravesen unlocks this power and what it means for your life. A book like this happens but once in a lifetime, and you need to say yes to it and its powerful message.”

Sofia Vergara

“Garrett Gravesen teaches people how to say yes to life and the opportunities that saying yes opens up for their personal and professional lives. That is why you should read “10 Seconds of Insane Courage” and empower yourself.”

Will Smith

“10 Seconds of Insane Courage” is an uplifting and empowering book. It unlocks the positive energy of saying yes and how that one single word can transform one’s destiny.”

Cindy Crawford

What You'll Learn

There is only one thing between you and a beautiful life: FEAR

Explore this book to uncover the 8 Fear Factors that limit or lives, and discover how to push through each one…with 10 seconds of Insane Courage.

Identifying fears is the crucial first step in overcoming them. A different perspective gives us hope of what life could be if we choose a better response in those 10 Seconds of Insane Courage. Old fears, new facts, better outcomes. As we create a new way to live, these become the building blocks for anyone who wants to overcome fear and take the first step to a life full of adventure, passion and purpose.

Change is hard, but is more than possible. This book tackles 8 of the most common – and the most daunting – fears we face.


Fear Of The Unknown


Fear Of Letting Go


Fear That I’m Not Good Enough


Fear Of The First Step


Fear Of Bailing Out


Fear Of Not Having Enough


Fear Of Disappointing Others


Fear of Failure

the book tour

Follow Garrett’s journey to become the 23rd person alive who’s visited every country in the world. More details about events and locations are coming soon.

  • Atlanta, Georgia

    January 7, 2018

  • Los Angeles, California

    January 11-13, 2018

  • San Francisco, California

    Jan 15-16, 2018

  • New York, New York

    Jan 18-20, 2018

  • Toronto, Canada

    January 22, 2018

  • Washington, D.C.

    January 23-24, 2018

  • Dallas, Texas

    January 26, 2018

  • Houston, Texas

    January 28, 2018

  • Chattanooga, Tennessee

    February 6, 2018


  • Nashville, Tennessee

    February 8, 2018

  • Orlando, Florida

    February 12, 2018

  • Miami, Florida

    February 15, 2018

  • Orlando, Florida

    February 17, 2018

    Disney World

  • Boston, Massachusetts

    February 22, 2018

  • Boston, Massachusetts

    February 23, 2018

    Harvard University

Road to 196

Follow Garrett’s journey to become the 23rd person alive who’s visited every country in the world.

Contact garret

Storytelling drives profitability. Organizations need compelling stories that connect with clients and extend their brand in meaningful ways. They need it now more than ever. Crystal clear. Memorable not mundane. Simple to understand. Easy to Apply. No one does this better than Garrett Gravesen.

Garrett has spoken to leaders from more than 100 countries and studied leadership at Harvard Business School. He takes an innovative approach to lending timeless truths to corporate brands and storytelling principles from lessons learned on all 7 continents.

Garrett’s speeches include:
10 Seconds of Insane Courage – Succeed at Your Own Risk
Storytelling for Profit: A Short Guide to Insane Success
Marketing to Millenials – What They Really Want, & How to Actually Do It

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