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Steve Gross


The founder of the Life is Good Kids Foundation & pioneer of utilzing the power of optimism to redefine leadership.

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Praise for Steve Gross...

  • “AWESOME!… The hit of the conference.”


  • “He was absolutely fabulous. Our attendees were blown away. Thanks so much for your assistance. We’ll definitely be considering him for future IBM events.”


  • “Steve was a rock star…he even signed autographs after his program. We knew some of our participants wouldn’t be interested in the concept of playfulness in the workplace, but Steve did an awesome job making the connection.”


  • “Steve was fabulous!! The team loved him and his topic and content was right on point. Our team members were enthused and motivated about what he had to say. He was an absolute pleasure to have at our event.”



Steve Gross: Speech Topics


① The Power of Optimism


In this inspiring, moving and entertaining presentation, Steve shares research and first-hand lessons that demonstrate how optimistic leaders and care providers inspire and energize everyone around them- especially in challenging, change-filled times. He will introduce the concept that “play” is not something you do, but rather a spirit you bring to everything you do, and he will provide practical advice for accessing and cultivating that playful, optimistic spirit.

Steve Gross: Bio



      

Steve Gross, M.S.W., is the Founder and Chief Playmaker of the Life is Good Kids Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that partners with leading childcare organizations to positively impact the quality of care delivered to the most vulnerable children. Steve is a leader in the field of psychological trauma response and a pioneer in utilizing playful engagement and meaningful relationships to overcome the devastating impact of early childhood trauma.

Steve’s talents have been called upon to respond to some of the greatest catastrophes of our time, including the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, earthquakes in Haiti and Japan, and the 2012 Newtown school shooting. At the heart of his work, Steve helps others discover the power of optimism so that they can build resilience and bring greater joy, connection, courage and creativity to their lives.

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STEVE GROSS


The founder of the Life is Good Kids Foundation & pioneer of utilzing the power of optimism to redefine leadership.

SPEECH TOPICS

① The Power of Optimism

In this inspiring, moving and entertaining presentation, Steve shares research and first-hand lessons that demonstrate how optimistic leaders and care providers inspire and energize everyone around them- especially in challenging, change-filled times. He will introduce the concept that “play” is not something you do, but rather a spirit you bring to everything you do, and he will provide practical advice for accessing and cultivating that playful, optimistic spirit.


BIO


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Steve Gross, M.S.W., is the Founder and Chief Playmaker of the Life is Good Kids Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that partners with leading childcare organizations to positively impact the quality of care delivered to the most vulnerable children. Steve is a leader in the field of psychological trauma response and a pioneer in utilizing playful engagement and meaningful relationships to overcome the devastating impact of early childhood trauma.

Steve’s talents have been called upon to respond to some of the greatest catastrophes of our time, including the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, earthquakes in Haiti and Japan, and the 2012 Newtown school shooting. At the heart of his work, Steve helps others discover the power of optimism so that they can build resilience and bring greater joy, connection, courage and creativity to their lives.


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