Renowned author, esteemed Professor of Positive Psychology, father, husband, and… reformed class clown, Dr. Stephen Birchak (affectionately known as Dr. Bird) has brought an inspirational message of positivity which includes wisdom, humor, and practical life strategies to hundreds of thousands of people from Fortune 500 Companies to School Districts. He has been asked to deliver keynote speeches to over 50 conferences and hundreds of professional development gatherings and retreats throughout the country. His hilarious positivity, combined with his uplifting and dynamic principles delivers an engaging, life-changing, and memorable message. Dr. Birchak’s message creates a noticeable reenergized spirit – audience members discover innovative mental strategies that renew and reboot our views on how we behave, think, and work with others. He was an honored recipient of the New York State Champion of Character Award, and also given the “Friend of Education” award from the New York School Administrators Association. He is able to tailor his presentations on positivity to corporate or educational organizations.
Leading in a culture of change
Life is changing, work is changing, people are changing, and the world is changing!
Dr. Bird examines research and offers a set of life skills we can utilize to deal with today’s stressful world. Author, and professor Steve “Dr. Bird” Birchak has spent over 20 years studying positive psychology and the effects of tension and stress in our culture.
Dr. Bird uses humor and reflection to examine essential lessons for obtaining success.
Audience members leave with concrete strategies for:
5 Active Reflections of Really, Really, Really Happy People Has our culture forgotten how to be happy? Have we forgotten how to enjoy our lives in the midst of changing times? Is “change” seen as the enemy or ally?
Dr. Birchak is a professor of Positive Psychology and has developed what he calls the “Happiness Code” which connects Counseling Psychology, Positive Psychology research, spirituality, and ancient Philosophy. He shows the difference between the internal dialogue of happy people and the doom and gloom messages of miserable people. The happiness code emphasizes how to let go of “Crises” and turn them into “Inconveniences.” The Happiness Code teaches audience members how to de-escalate tension and hostility even when working with stressful people.
Over the past decade he has examined the research on people who are perpetually happy… and why others seem to be born with the misery gene. The Keynote delivers strategies:
Dr. Birchak provides the 5 strategies for transforming our negative into mental skills for increasing happiness in all areas of life. In this day and age of aggression and bullies, we could all use a little more serenity.
In today’s world of high demands, cyber-stress, techno-tension, and incivility, it’s difficult to maintain our sanity (because these stressors never go away). Dr. Bird delivers a humorous and insightful look at the 5 mental skills that enhance effective living and allow us to build positivity in the midst of a changing world.
Resilient people find a way not just to overcome difficulties and change, but also to redefine themselves in the midst of these changes. In a world of depression, anxiety, and medications, it often seems like the planet is going through a nervous breakdown. Dr. Birchak gives 5 easy-to-remember strategies that can be applied (and results in a booster shot for well-being) before you leave the keynote!
Dr. Stephen Birchak has become one of the most highly sought educational speakers in the nation. He has worked with thousands of people in hundreds of school districts across the nation (and in Puerto Rico) to work with administrators, staff, teachers, parents, and students (including kindergarten through high school seniors). Dr. Birchak is available for package presentations (which include staff development, keynotes, workshops, student assemblies, and parent and community evening presentations).
“I just wanted to let you know how well yesterday went. Dr. Bird kept our faculty engaged with an entertaining and timely presentation. I received quite a bit of positive feedback too! Please let him know how appreciative we are of him sharing his expertise and insights with us. Thanks again for all your help in facilitating Dr. Bird coming to Wheatland.”
“Dr Birchak’s appearance was amazing!!”