Born a congenital amputee, John Robinson's inspirational story shows us what is possible and what it takes to overcome obstacles in life and business. John has shared stories from Australia to Italy in the past five years. Whether you are a large sales organization, Fortune 500 business (Cargill, Merck, AFLAC, Microsoft, Bank of America), church or high school - audiences find inspiration in his message.
The Our Ability team turns decades of experience into motivational and educational talks for you and your employees in a way that is universal for today’s corporate climate and personalized for your particular organization.
Our Ability Connect is a digital profile service created to promote future employment for people with disabilities through work-to-hire programs, helping to recruit future employees and implementing inclusion education for existing employees.
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PHILADELPHIA — Comcast Corp.’s blind TV executive Tom Wlodkowski says the company’s “talking TV guide” for the visually impaired will go live on the nation’s largest cable-TV system by Dec. 1. The talking guide, still in its beta phase, can be accessed by Xfinity subscribers on the company’s X1 set-top boxes. There are 5 million […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2014 White House Honors Disability Employment “Champions of Change” WASHINGTON, DC – On October 14, 2014 at 1:30 PM, the White House will honor local “Champions of Change” who are doing extraordinary work to create employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. These Champions have distinguished themselves by making workplaces more […]
#USBLN14 Today I had the opportunity to join the future leaders Summit for four hours USBLN conference. In the neighborhood of 40 students with disabilities around the country coming together to talk about their dreams and hopes in regards to employment. Also in the room, mentors from businesses as diverse as Northrop Grumman, NBC Comcast […]
Day eight- brutal Yesterday we started the day with an event with the ARCs of Onondaga, Madison, Cortland Counties. We started it at Chittenango New York in the Erie Canal Museum. We had a wonderful event with proclamations and discussion of employment and outcomes for people disabilities. We always knew that this day was going […]
One week ago today I was awake at 1:15am, as I am tonight, excited about the Journey. Last week I was apprehensive about actually being able to complete each day. I was not able to last year and I still had no way to know if my new bike and increased training schedule were enough […]