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International speaker, author and leadership coach, Christopher Novak, introduces a new website for his signature keynote, "Conquering Adversity."

Attention conference directors, meeting planners, training coordinators, event chairs, human resource professionals and anyone tasked with finding that one-of-a-kind speaker who will make your event sparkle, you will want to add this website to your Favorites Menu:

The website is the new home for international speaker, author and leadership coach, Christopher Novak, and his signature keynote, "Conquering Adversity." This unique, powerful presentation has been a highly praised conference gem at gatherings from Las Vegas to Atlantic City, Tampa to Jackson Hole, Vancouver to Gatlinburg, Brussels to Syracuse. Based on the book and presented by the author, it is fast becoming a must-have keynote at events large and small.

"We're very excited about the new website," Novak says, "With a growing number of keynote invitations, we needed to provide event planning teams a place to access all the information, demos, bio and details that can help them explore our inspiring message."

For conference decision-makers,, is a multi-media offering that has links to Novak's demo-dvd, an excerpt from his book, actual audio-segments and photos. Tabs at the top offer visitors a printable overview, outline and summary of the "Conquering Adversity" presentation, as well as a speaker biography, introduction and one-sheet. Individuals who have experienced either the book or the keynote are invited to leave comments on the website's Guestbook page and a Bulletin Board tab keeps visitors updated on news.

There is also a "Products" tab that allows secure purchases of unique "Conquering Adversity" items such as the Team Training Kit - a just-add-snacks offering that allows leaders to facilitate six one-hour training sessions for up to eight participants using the Conquering Adversity strategies. For the ideal meeting opener/closer, check out the Meeting Motivators DVD that has three selectable segments, each approximately 3-minutes in length, that use quotes from his book set to music as a dose of inspiration.

"Conquering Adversity" is about the hero we all have inside. It's about rising above change, challenge and difficulty, no matter how extreme, by cultivating six strategies - affirmation, expectation, communication, locomotion, collaboration and celebration. Set against the gripping, true-life saga of the author's own experience this 75-minute journey inspires participants to listen to his story but hear their own. The interactive format lets each person capture their own thoughts and insights with unique takeaway materials that personalize the presentation in a way few oratories can. This is a professional and personal development, seamlessly presented so that any audience leaves inspired, motivated and energized.

"Conquering Adversity" is a high impact experience that has drawn rave reviews from clients that include SHRM, CUPA-HR, Hess Corp., United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Agriculture, Colgate University, Wells Fargo, Crowley, Florida Hospital Association and many more. Most recently, Novak was a keynote speaker at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago for the CUPA-HR Midwest Conference and at the Park Vista Hotel in Gatlinburg for the United States Attorney's Office Conference.

Novak can be booked directly through his new website (info @; 315-673-1323) or through several speakers bureaus including ADL Associates (al @; 972-662-3068), Cornerstone Leadership Institute (CA @; 866-592-0600) or Speaker's Network Worldwide (Missy @; 704-342-0095).

Christopher Novak is a former director of human resources at Cornell University and founder of, The Summit Team, which specializes in leadership training and executive coaching. In addition to, Conquering Adversity, he is the author of, Lead Like a Pirate, and, 4 Circles of Good Business. Links to purchase any of his three books can also be found on the new website or at He has a masters degree in business management and a bachelors degree in aeronautics-mathematics. Novak travels from Syracuse, New York.


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