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Dorothy Wilhelm calls herself a porcupine trainer. That's her term for the sticky situations and prickly people we all have to face on a daily basis. She believes we all handle porcupines every day, whether we want to or not. Dorothy is a humorous motivational speaker. That's like saying the Northwest's Mt. Rainier is a nice little hill. She's a syndicated newspaper columnist and media personality who brings energy, good humor and fun to her presentations.
But it has not always been this way.Dorothy became a speaker as a new widow with six children and a bleak outlook when she began to create her new career. She was fifty years old, fifty pounds overweight, was struggling to recover from cancer, had less than a year toward her college degree, no work experience, and, as far as she knew, no employable skills. She could not even drive her car on the freeway.
Today she still has six children (most are now eligible for AARP), but everything else has changed. Faced with a need to put her life on track, Dorothy put into practice her belief that every person has untapped, and often unrecognized, resources that can maximize every opportunity. She built a career in writing, speaking, and broadcasting. She’d love to tell you how. Not only that, she says that longer the journey goes, the better it gets. And she drives anyplace she wants.
Think of it this way, if your thinking of mature humor and inspiration and Betty White is busy, just call Dorothy. Learn more on Dorothy's blog. Daily if we're lucky.
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