"The Jerk Whisperer"
Steve "Bird" Birchak (Dr. Bird) taps into his own experiences as a source of energy for his presentations. Standing at 4' 9" tall, he brings the presence of a giant, the wisdom of a scholar, the motivation of a coach, and the passion of a philosopher. His life reflects numerous roles and achievements from which he has attained educational success (Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral degrees), writing success (author of two books), athletic success (American Masters Weightlifting Champion), and coaching success (College Wrestling Coach of the Year, molded 14 All-Americans, 52 Academic All-Americans, and eight nationally ranked teams).
Professor, teacher, counselor, coach, and parent, Dr. Bird clings to the strong belief that our generation's greatest legacy is to tap into our human dignity and reconnect our sense of human worth. In a world filled with fear, paranoia, anger, and resentment, he believes that our greatest challenges are not in education or technology but in human relations and the need for a revolution of human character.
Dr. Bird is available to partner with your business, corporation, or school to deliver a keynote, workshop, program, or message tailored to your needs. Married for 27 years (wife-Annie, children-Nick, Brandon- both college students), Steve lives in Albany New York, where he is a college professor, volunteers in school conflict resolution programs, and is a board member for the New York Epilepsy Foundation. Dr. Bird can get an audience moving like no other speaker you've heard. He hits all of our nerves by touching our soft side, our funny bone, and our spirit. Dr. Bird's background as a professor, author, parent, college coach, and speaker merge together for high energy and a memorable experience. His books, tapes, and programs are all focused on how we can tap into the best part of our talent, potential, and good will. Over the years he has delivered hundreds of presentations to audiences with a polished delivery, attention to details, and an entertaining style.
Each audience leaves with much more than they came with. His genuine passion consistently results in top-notch reviews and numerous return engagements. A fun, insightful keynote or workshop. Audiences are inspired, entertained and motivated while learning the three essential lessons for obtaining success during trying times. Message gives clear insights for achieving greater harmony and effectiveness in life or work.