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Visit Conquering Adversity website to view speaker opportunities around the Conquering Adversity message. Novak turned the tragic death of his pregnant wife in 1998 into a powerful book and keynote titled, Conquering Adversity, that has inspired thousands to discover and unleash the hero inside each of us. His six strategies for moving forward with purpose and passion apply with equal impact to our professional and personal lives and have served as an inspiring road-map for people and organizations facing change, challenge and adversity. A popular keynote speaker, Novak transforms a riveting personal journey into a compelling professional message that focuses on such workplace necessities as core values, optimism, communication, relationships, change management, persistence, work-life balance and much more. People listen to his story but hear their own – because all of us face adversity; it’s never a question of if, only a matter of when. Novak’s interactive format provides tangible takeaways that reinforce the learning long after the session ends. Novak’s Conquering Adversity has been featured at conferences, executive retreats, training sessions and special events for groups that include Society for Human Resources Management (national and regional), College and University Professionals Association – Human Resources (national and regional), Association of Physical Plant Administrators, Florida Hospital Association, Nike, Crowley Foods, Suburban Propane, Magna Powertrain, Colgate University, Ithaca College, United States Attorney’s Office, Hess Incorporated and American military families stationed in Europe.