"Mr.Dvorak's ability to customize his presentation to the specific requirements of our organization enables him to connect with his audience in a truly motivational and meaningful way." - Kathy Litts
Regional Manager
"Far from a canned response, you provided a completely custom analysis of our office’s marketing and sales. Each new response and action item was specific to the problems, issue, constrains, and opportunities that we face. You showed great creativity of ideas, and great knowledge and understanding of the ever-changing world of marketing." - John Powell
CTA Architects Engineers
"Your ability to weave in our corporate objectives and areas of pain contributed to a very successful event." - Nancy Vaughan
Group Sales and Marketing Manager
Marriott Hotels & Resorts
"Your presentation management development seminars was indeed just what we needed. Our employees found your motivational presentation inspiring to say the least. Then not only enjoyed themselves tremendously but also came away from the seminars understanding more about what it takes to not only motivate their co-workers and staff but also to have a more positive outlook on their own lives." - Bob Nobile
Training, Quality & Development Manager
Swissport Cargo Services
"Your professionalism and high degree of energy made our event a tremendous success. Your insights and read into the audience was critical in providing a non-defensive atmosphere. You did not miss a step in bringing the audience to a very receptive and motivating level to take action. It was amazing the response we have received." - Edward J. Morris
Vice President
Merrill Lynch
"I must tell you that your presentation generated the most feedback I have ever received. To a person, the comments were glowing. I was told several times that this was the best kickoff we have had in years." - Amy Graver
IBM Services Manager
IBM Global Services
"Thank you for your excellent presentation. I overheard several people commenting about your program and the things you emphasized such as the need to set goals and self-motivation. Your interesting and creative style assists you in delivering a unique message to your audience." - Joel Levy
Director of Human Resources
Trump Hotel & Casino
"I wanted to personally thank you for spending time with our staff recently at The Westin Fort Lauderdale. Your engaging presentation really excited our team! Your presentation obviously made and impression as the team is working together to find fun and creative ways to close more business! Thank you again for the information and excitement that you brought to our group." - Juan Ortega
Director of Sales and Marketing
Westin Hotels & Resorts
"I wanted to reach out and thank you for the great job you and Mike Breen did preparing and presenting our sales training. I am very satisfied but more importantly our employees feel that this type of training was way over due and that they learned a confident that this will pay dividends. Not only in added revenue but also in employee moral and commitment." - Felipe Reyes
Director of Business Development
McCloud Services

"Doug, We are extremely happy with your presentation. We have received an endless number of positive comments from all Services.

We will definitely keep In mind for future opportunities."

- Carl B. Glover
Jr. Director
Navy Fire & Emergency Services

"Your humorous and motivational program set the perfectly for our annual meeting. The comments I received from the Attendees have been very positive. We were also impressed with your diligence in preparing for the meeting. You asked a lot of questions and interviewed a number of individuals prior to the meeting in order to tailor and personalize your presentation for our healthcare origination. When asked for speaker suggestions in the future, we’ll be happy to recommend Doug Dvorak and his alter ego, Dr. Carpediem."

- Cathy Tinsley
Vice President
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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For the last fifteen years, cancer survivor Doug Dvorak has been at the forefront of health and humor motivational speaking. He is an award winning professional cancer speaker and author who is entertaining, warm, and gifted. His many national and international accolades bear testament to his high demand as a leading opening speaker and Emcee. From corporate to small intimate groups, his messages are personal and deeply felt. His own story of cancer survivorship, like each individual touched by cancer, is unique and has shaped his life.

In 1998, Doug Dvorak had not yet discovered the path fortune and fate was to set out for him as a breakout inspirational speaker. Instead he found out he had cancer.

He was already developing skills and lessons which would help later mark him as he is known today, a major force, international star, and major award winning motivational speaker. In 1998, he had not yet discovered his gift of helping others with inspiration and clarity and wonderful communication. Cancer came in the door first.

Even in 1998, Doug had a powerful legacy of personal courage, optimism, honor, resolve, and toughness. He did not need extra homework in emotional strength nor extra coping skills; but then that is the problem with cancer. Nobody invites it in and nobody deserves the visit. In the past few decades, Doug Dvorak has risen to become one of the most highly sought after inspirational and motivational healthcare speakers; adept at helping others with stress management, motivation, morale building, humor and healing.

Doug Dvorak's own trials began in the form of two virulent types of skin cancer diagnosed in May of 1998. This breakout speaker was given an incredibly poor prognosis due to multiple locations of the cancers and the diffuse nature of their spread. Doug astounded himself and the medical community when he survived both of these brutal diseases. He realized after defeating cancer twice, that by comparison no personal or business challenge-- would be, could be, or should be-- as great.

Doug reached out for a challenge to test his theory of survivorship, triumph, and gratitude in coping with cancer. Doug Dvorak has always been an athlete; someone willing to analyze and inspire himself; now he was embarking on an expedition to the roof of Africa. Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest free standing mountain on earth at 19, 342 feet. After completing this profound experience, Doug has continued climbing and has since topped some of the highest peaks in Europe, South America, Antarctica, and North America.

As a professional cancer speaker and cancer survivor. Doug has presented his customized cancer survivorship programs to over 1 million people in all fifty states in the USA and 107 countries in five continents, to organizations and associations large and small. He is a member of the prestigious, Travelers Century Club. Doug's colleagues, friends and clients know him as a bold mountain climber and nature lover with a voracious spirit of adventure. He has spent years climbing formidable mountains all over the world, whitewater rafting the Amazon River, and mountain biking in places most people would fear to venture.

Doug incorporates his and others personal experiences to educate and inspire diverse groups of audiences. An expert motivator, he shares gripping stories of overcoming physical, mental and emotional challenges and pushing personal boundaries. Doug demonstrates how to apply the crucial skills he and others have learned to help people deal with the daily challenges they face in understanding their cancer whichever path it may take them.

Doug's words are stirring and encouraging. He speaks with clarity and purpose but he also delights with his famous humorous touch; Doug understands laughter is a gift too often missing-- whether in healing or hospice, it is always therapeutic.

As a motivational cancer speaker, Doug Dvorak helps clients decide when challenges can become opportunities for adventure and positive change. His presentations and workshops help participants learn by doing. As active contributors, the audience can better retain their new skills long after Doug's program is complete. Doug's cancer speaker topics are always customized, entertaining, and client specific.