David Lim

David Lim | PepTalk Expert Speaker
David Lim | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Author, Mountaineering Expedition Leader
Overcome challenges and reach new heights with David Lim, speaker, mountaineer, and leadership expert.
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David Lim | Speaker Biography

Led first successful Singapore Mt Everest Expedition (1998)
Overcame Guillain-Barre Syndrome to resume climbing
Founder of Everest Motivation Team, Inc.

David Lim is a renowned mountaineer and leader who gained recognition for leading the first successful Singapore Mt Everest Expedition in 1998. Despite facing a rare nerve disorder called Guillain-Barre Syndrome shortly after his return, which left him paralyzed, David made an inspiring comeback to climbing. He has led over 70 mountain ascents, including two expeditions to Mt Everest and numerous first ascents in Southeast Asia. In addition to his climbing achievements, David has accomplished notable feats such as crossing the Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt desert, on foot and unsupported. He is also the founder of Everest Motivation Team, Inc., a company that assists organizations in team building and leadership development through consulting, speaking engagements, and programs. David's extensive corporate experience includes positions in marketing, journalism management, and multimedia. He is a respected adjunct lecturer at INSEAD Business School and the author of several bestselling books, including 'Mountain to Climb' and 'Against Giants'. His latest book, 'How Leaders Lead: 71 Lessons in Leading Yourself and Others', has been well-received and is currently in its second printing.

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Book David Lim as a speaker to inspire your team with his incredible story of resilience and leadership, from leading the first successful Singapore Mt Everest Expedition to overcoming paralysis and achieving over 70 mountain ascents. His unique blend of mountaineering triumphs and corporate expertise offers invaluable lessons in team building and leadership development. Elevate your organization with insights from a true adventurer and respected business leader.

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