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Marcus Engel is a bestselling author and speaker whose messages inspire, impact and influence audiences.
His powerful story is customized for each individual organization and always includes the basis of overcoming adversity, commitment to higher goals, honoring health care professionals and embracing the truly important aspects of life.
Marcus’ keynotes have been witnessed by tens of thousands of audience members including major Healthcare Institutions, Corporations, Faith Based Organizations and many of the country’s top rated Universities and Colleges. No matter where audience members are personally or professionally, there is something for everyone!
Marcus’ memoir, “After This…An Inspirational Journey for All the Wrong Reasons,” chronicles his amazing journey. As a college freshman, Marcus was blinded and nearly killed after being struck by a drunk driver.
Through two years of rehab, over 300 hours of reconstructive facial surgery and adaptation through a multitude of life changes, Marcus remained committed to his goal of recapturing life. This unforgettable story is the basis for “The Drop,” a multi-award winning short film, and is currently in development as a feature film.
Marcus’ other books include “The Other End of the Stethoscope: 33 Insights for Excellent Patient Care,” “I’m Here: Compassionate Communication in Healthcare,” “Everyday Inspiration” and “Open” (an e- novelette written with Amy Glenn-Vega).
Institutions around the country, such as Columbia University, Clemson University, University of Central Florida, Missouri Baptist Hospital, and Wakemed Health continue to use Marcus’ books as required reading for students and health care professionals.
Marcus holds a B.S. in sociology from Missouri State University and an M.S. in Narrative Medicine from Columbia University, NYC. He lives in Orlando, Florida with his wife, Marvelyne and Seeing Eye dog, Garrett.
on Nov. 03, 2012 :
as a usual read from Marcus Engel, he is an inspiring author and speaker. In this book, he tells how to overcome many of his readers short-comings in an easy to understand way. You know he tells his stories from his life's experiences.
(reviewed the day of purchase)