PERLITZ - MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER, AUTHOR, and MEDIA PERSONALITY
the business world, Cheryl Perlitz is best known as the author
of the popular book, "Soaring through Setbacks" and
as a dynamic speaker and facilitator.
Her clients, friends, and colleagues know her as a fearless
mountain climber and nature lover with an insatiable
spirit of adventure. She has spent years climbing formidable mountains
with a heavy backpack, kayaking in rivers in the middle of nowhere,
dog sledding in subzero conditions, rafting over waterfalls, and
mountain biking in places most people would fear to tread.
Cheryl incorporates these experiences
to educate and inspire a diverse group of audiences. An expert
motivational speaker, she shares compelling stories
of overcoming physical challenges and pushing personal boundaries.
Then, she demonstrates how to apply the critical survival skills
she learned to help people handle the daily challenges they face
in today's rapidly changing world. For her clients, challenges
become opportunities for adventure and positive change.
Her experiential workshops
help participants learn by doing. Most importantly, participants
remember the skills long after the program is over. Her programs
are custom designed to fit THEIR needs.
Cheryl brings a wealth of knowledge and talent
to her clients. She holds a BS and MS in Chemistry from the University
of Colorado, has started up two successful businesses, and manages
several real estate investment properties. Today, she is a dedicated
volunteer who works with families who have lost a child and children
who are fighting cancer. This role has named her as the award
recipient of the "2004 Humanitarian of the Year."
Cheryl has been a member Board of Directors
of The National Speakers Association - Illinois
Chapter for 5 years and an active member of the National Speakers
Association -- receiving the Celebration of Life Award in 2002,
and the Member of the Year in 2003. She is on the leadership council
of the Experience Based Training and Development Group, and a
member of the Midwest Facilitators Network and ASTD.
Speaking programs and training
workshops include topics such as:
LEADERSHIP - leading
with vision in an ever changing world
- reach peak performance as a strong effective unit
WOMEN IN BUSINESS
- the unique challenges and opportunities for women in business
YOUR PERSONAL JOURNEY
- Soaring through setbacks – rise above adversity and reclaim
SURVIVAL TIPS FOR LIFE
THE ADVENTURE ATTITUTE
- live large, and prolong your life
Cheryl's impressive client list includes organizations
such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, Northwestern
University, Young President's Organization,
Northwestern Mutual Life, McDonalds
and a multitude of women's and social groups. As a speaker
and facilitator, she has helped numerous organizations
to improve internal communication, and develop strong relationships.
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