Dave Dravecky has left two indelible images in the minds of baseball fans worldwide. The first was August 10, 1989, when Dave triumphantly pitched a 4-3 win for the San Francisco Giants in his first major-league game following cancer surgery.
Examples from the game of football are often used to illustrate determination, overcoming adversity and long odds, competition, and success; and our everyday language is filled with gridiron metaphors and memorable quotes. It is only natural that Don Shula, the coach with more wins in professional football than any other, speaks about inspiring others to win. Using examples from the football field he reveals his secrets of successful coaching and how they apply to any leadership position, as well as personal success.
Health Editor for "U.S.News & World Report", member of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, served as director of the National Institutes of Health and president and CEO of the American Red Cross, Cancer Surivor
Reminisce for any length of time about the gridiron glory of college and professional running backs and the name Gale Sayers emerges to the forefront. Sayers' work ethic and development of his God-given athletic talents resulted in his selection into the NFL draft by the Chicago Bears. Sayers' entire NFL career (1965-1971) soon became a treasured highlight film. The quick, agile and elusive Sayers caused scores of missed tackles and created never-ending headaches for defensive coaches throughout the league.
Josh Sundquist is a Paralympic ski racer who has been featured on CNN and in USA TODAY and has spoken across the country to groups ranging from Fortune 500 companies to inner city public schools to the White House.
Judith Reichman - As an outspoken expert on women's health care issues, Dr. Judith Reichman balances the demands of a thriving Los Angeles practice in gynecology, infertility, and menopause with requests for her straightforward analysis of complex medical matters on television and in print.
A former quarterback for the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs, Dawson led the team to a 1970 Super Bowl victory and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1987. Years later, he came face to face with another opponent - prostate cancer. Since overcoming this illness, he has become a spokesperson for the American Cancer Society.
A graceful and inspirational force, Malaak Compton-Rock lives by her favorite Marian Wright Edelman quote: "Service is the rent we pay for living."
Emmy-nominated actress best known from the television comedy "Family Ties," Baxter is a champion of women's rights and an advocate for breast cancer awareness and prevention.
Founded Susan G. Komen for the Cure in 1982 in honor of her sister Susan who passed away from breast cancer; Goodwill Ambassador for Cancer Control for the United Nations' World Health Organization
Would you respect a man who came to the United States as a teenager with no knowledge of English, no contacts and only $50 in his pocket, yet ended up a multimillionaire? Would you listen to what he has to say about success?
An entertaining look at today's top news stories. She has interviewed the world's most important people for over two decades. She brings a refreshing perspective to national news and world affairs
Head Coach of UCONN's Men's Basketball Team; At the age of 68, Coach Calhoun became the Oldest Coach to Win an NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Title and is One of only 5 Coaches to Win at Least 3 NCAA National Championships
Fun. Uplifting. Down-to-earth. That's how audiences describe John Cassis. John's presentations offer a rare blend of humor, entertainment and content - something you don't get with every speaker. John is the founder and president of The Cassis Group, a consulting firm specializing in team building and motivation.
During his 20 years of volunteer service, Dr. Seffrin served the Society at the local, state, and national levels before being named the Society's top staff executive in 1992.
Lola Gillebaard is an exceptional entertainer with southern charm and gutsy style. Lola inspires audiences all over the world using clean "real-life" humor with a heart-felt message. For over 20 years, Lola has been helping organizations recognize the connection between humor, health and happiness, and on-the-job productivity.
Our work in suspended animation derives from the fact that many animals exhibit what we call "metabolic flexibility," the ability to dial down their respiration and heartbeat and, in effect, "turn themselves off" in response to physical or environmental stress.
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, is the host of the National TV show Shalom in the Home airing Monday night at 10 pm on TLC (The Learning Channel), and international best-selling author of 16 books.
Host of "House Hunters," #1 show on HGTV and the spinoff show "House Hunters International," Plays Polly on the NBC series "Las Vegas," Award-winning, national touring stand-up comedian, Author of "Suzanne Whang's Guide to Happy Home Buying"
Toben's extensive corporate experience and extraordinary life exploits are distilled in the toben ten - an infallible process which when applied ensures your team will consistently achieve and exceed their personal and organizational objectives.
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