Keynote Speaker Stories Part 3: Hair Complex

In the hospital, during many long hours alone and in pain, the mind wanders. Since tissue from my hairy thigh replaced the forearm tissue which was moved to my tongue. Would thigh hair now grow on my inner wrist? Would arm hair now grow on my tongue? This was my worst nightmare! Would I have [...]

By |2020-06-01T13:38:59-04:00June 1st, 2020|Speaker, Storytelling, Survivorship|5 Comments

Keynote Speaker Stories Part 2: Owning My Scar

As anyone who has undergone a major surgery knows, all things familiar and safe immediately fall away. As the backward countdown begins, you find yourself crossing the threshold into a cold, dark space with room for only one. The clear path forward is to seek out signs pointing in the direction of hope. Once hope [...]

By |2020-06-01T09:35:17-04:00May 28th, 2020|News, Speaker, Storytelling, Survivorship|22 Comments

How to Become a Speaker

"How do I get started as a speaker?" Once again, I was asked this question. Here is my answer to all who are interested. MARKETING: Start by designing a one-page profile which includes program title, description, objectives and a bio. Here are six one-page profiles, each tailored to a different audience. Export as a PDF [...]

By |2020-04-29T15:44:11-04:00February 27th, 2019|Speaker, Storytelling, Survivorship|0 Comments

Mister Rogers: You Matter

From "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" Mr. Rogers met a 14-year-old boy whose cerebral palsy left him unable to walk or barely talk. Rogers asked the boy to pray for him. The boy was thunderstruck. He had been the object of prayers many times, but nobody had asked him to pray for another. [...]

Never Give Up: A Story Reframed

When audiences hear Motivational Speaker Eva Grayzel, a take-away message is 'never give up.'