How can we overcome our personal limitations? What holds us back from realizing our dreams? How do we live an empowered life? In this unique and moving, motivational keynote presentation, I tell the true story of my Uncle Jake, who at 8 foot 6, was among the world’s tallest men. He overcame crippling shyness, depression and the physical challenges of a giant’s frame to live an empowered life and earn wide-spread acclaim as a Silent Film star, Ringling Bros Barnum and Bailey Circus performer, artist, vaudevillian and business executive. Those who attend my presentation will learn important lessons about empowerment, resilience, and self actualization, and discover how they can harness their own creativity, power and inner strength to overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges in their personal and professional lives. The audience will come away inspired, energized and understanding the importance of: Changing their perspective; Making unexpected friends and allies; Accepting and expressing their uniqueness; This one-of-a-kind keynote consists of a multimedia presentation that includes: moving stories; archival photos; video clips; music; Silent Film and circus memorabilia, magic and humor.