As a world class professional speaker, jeff noel has studied, learned from and practiced with, the world’s greatest storytelling company. Stories are created using story boards, or some might call them bubble maps – an easily changeable (post-it notes for example) structure and process for thinking big at first and then spicing things up with the smaller details to add richness, texture and interest.
Ok, so it’s not jeff noel, but Jack The Bear, at University of Oregon’s Hayward Field…
Tip: Find fun ways to use iconic images, stories, legends, customs, traditions. Think of these as logs to add to your fire.
Jack the Bear has travelled the world with jeff noel. More USA National Championships and Olympic trials have been held at Hayward Field than anywhere else. Plus Steve Prefontaine ran here. Pre, a rebel, who just happened to be a runner.
Yes. Jack is our son’s teddy bear. Our son (9) has three of the exact same bear – all gifts from family. Fischer Price made this bear years ago, and on his collar, Fischer Price named him Jack.
Jack was my Dad’s name. My Dad never met our son. He passed away from early onset, rapid progression Alzheimer’s diseasein 2001.
Anyway, our son lets me travel with the one with the torn ears.
What started as a cute little idea to help me feel connected to our son while I travel the globe, has turned into something a little more. Jack is starting to report on his impressions from some of these places.
Here’s a quick one from Mexico. Take a look:
What does this have to do with exercise, fitness, health and wellness? If I have to explain it, it won’t make sense, but it revolves around balance – the whole person, not just the body.