The expert opinions were bleak – Don’t expect Joel to live a normal life.
The medical and trauma research gave an 80% chance of either winding up dead or in a vegetative state.
The unlikely return to childhood and life as I knew it, rocked the family, tested the caregivers, and challenged us all to stay in the fight. Despite the grim prognosis and the “facts”, we pressed on.
The resiliency and resourcefulness of the human spirit is greater than any challenge, roadblock, or disappointment.
Oftentimes a fresh perspective and a new voice, is all that's needed, to trigger higher levels of creativity, innovation and action.
The long years of recovery from the childhood accident - involving an oncoming train, an unthinkable 30-foot fall, multiple skull fractures, and acts of sheer heroism, forever changed the way I would see possibilities, potential, and promise.
Your audience will walk away inspired, empowered, and equipped to reach new heights.
The story of survival and determination is a celebration of what’s possible when our backs are against the wall, and we decide, to never give up.
"THE WHOLE ROOM WAS SPELLBOUND. THEY WERE ENTHRALLED."
"THERE IS BREAKTHROUGH! THERE IS HOPE! ..."
"GET PEOPLE PUMPED AND INSPIRED."
"HE UNDERSTOOD THE AUDIENCE."
"I FOUND IT TO BE INCREDIBLY INSPIRATIONAL."
"GET BACK UP AFTER YOU FALLING DOWN."
"WE'RE GOING TO HAVE AN INCREASE IN OUR BUSINESS"
"OH MY GOSH! HE WILL REALLY ROCK YOUR AUDIENCE!"
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#1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR
Finding your Voice hit the top spots on Amazon - success, happiness, and self-esteem; It was featured in "Success Book Summary" by editors of Success Magazine.
ReLaunch hit the top spots in iTunes; it was awarded “Best Overall” in debut year and “Most Inspirational” two years running; 1 million-plus downloads.
Joel has appeared on 100-plus TV and radio shows. His motivational content, and practical how-to pieces, have appeared on Success.com. in Networking Times and in Huffington Post.