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October Creative Thought Leadership Series: Ricardo Palomares

  • Junior League of Houston 1811 Briar Oaks Lane Houston, TX, 77027 United States (map)


Join us along with Ricardo Palomares at the AAF-H October Creative Thought Leadership Series: “Achieve What Seems Impossible”. Ricardo is a filmmaker, author, and explorer whose most recent project, “Pedal South”, entailed leading a team of four storytellers on a two-year expedition cycling from Alaska to Argentina. Come and learn about unlocking your full potential, and his step-by-step method to achieve any goal, or overcome any obstacle that seems impossible. He will be sharing the necessary tools to have more focus, purpose, self-reliance, and determination to get to the final destination - all while enjoying the journey. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Have a clear goal, and accept the starting point
  2. Be aware of the sacrifices, and accept the consequences
  3. Focus on yourself, your path, and your goal
  4. Take one step at time
  5. Concentrate on your strength, not on your weaknesses
  6. Learn to love the pain




Ricardo is a speaker, coach, author, explorer, and filmmaker. He immigrated to the United States from Mexico City after graduating from photography school with the singular focus of building a career that would allow him to explore the world. Later he earned a Film degree at the University of Texas at Austin, then he went on to create documentary work in Mexico and China, and make the famous pilgrimage Camino de Santiago in Spain. His most recent project, Pedal South, entailed leading a team on a two-year expedition cycling from Alaska to Argentina. the purpose was to create a documentary that would give a perspective of the people and landscape of the Americas today.

His goal is to spread compassion, knowledge, and wisdom gained through overcoming inconceivable obstacles so people can unlock their potential, achieve what seems impossible, and find contentment.

Currently, he helps individuals and organizations clarify their purpose, achieve their goals, and love every step of the way.