In this motivational speech, Yvonne Camus shares some of the most important lessons she learned as a participant in the Eco-Challenge. Drawing on her experiences in this adventure-driven competition, Yvonne Camus explains how important it is to surround oneself with incredible people to ensure success. She strongly believes in the ability of a team to significantly influence the end results of a project or task, and considers two individuals who think exactly alike on the same team as futile.
Yvonne Camus pinpoints preparation as one of the most important things on which a team should focus. She expresses the need for teams to plan for scenarios and situations in which things can go wrong and to be ready with an idea of how to produce a solution. Throughout her speech, she stresses the importance of having a whole team behind a solution before moving forward.