Author Archives: Shaun Tomson


A dream is often the ethereal nature of hope come to life in mental images, [...]


Anxiety is a jab in the jaw for your attention; it gets your heart beating, [...]

Leadership and burnout are inextricably connected

In one of the largest studies of burnout, Gallup found the biggest sources were unfair [...]

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Creating Corporate Purpose – On Purpose

Yvon Chouinard, self-described reluctant businessman and maverick environmentalist, made international headlines when he gave away [...]


Riding the Wind with the King – Surfing Jeffreys Bay 2007

Photos by: Bernard Testemale & Steve Walsh The new African moon is up over the [...]


High-Impact Keynote Speaker for Conferences

As an author, entrepreneur, environmentalist, world champion professional surfer, and keynote speaker on leadership and [...]

Riding the Waves of Business: Understanding the Negative Impact of Employee Disengagement

When you’re surfing, every wave is different. In business, every day brings a new challenge, [...]

Riding the Wave of Success: The Transformative Power of an Engaged Team

Surfers have an innate understanding that riding a wave requires a deep engagement with the [...]

For Father’s Day…

BACK IN THE DAY WITH MY DAD By Shaun Tomson 1970 – Buffels Bay, South [...]

Attitude Adaption

Recently I went to watch the first World Adaptive Surfing Championships held at La Jolla [...]