Barry Spilchuk

Barry Spilchuk

Toronto, Ontario
Keynote Speaker, Cancer Survivor, Author, Leadership & Stress Management Expert
Barry Spilchuk is a Cancer Survivor, Stress Management Expert and Author of 15 Books. He dealt with Accidents, Bankruptcy, CANCER, Divorce, and Employee theft. Barry Spilchuk is a Trainer and a Multiple Stress Expert. He was blessed with a full recovery after spending five weeks as an in-patient at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. The other was advanced prostate cancer. His most famous book was "A Cup of Chicken Soup for the Soul". He has also coached over 180 authors (1-on-1) to get their books out.
  • Change Management
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Employee Management
  • Health & Wellness
  • Leadership
  • Mental Health
  • Peak Performance
  • Personal Growth
  • Business Management
  • Annual General Meetings
  • Associations & Unions
  • Awareness Days
  • Campus & University Speakers
  • Cancer Awareness
  • Conferences & Summits
  • Corporate Audience
  • Corporations & Businesses


Barry Spilchuk is an Author, Trainer, Cancer Survivor, and Multiple Stress Expert. He was blessed with a full recovery after spending five weeks as an in-patient at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. The other was advanced prostate cancer.

Covid shut him down right after he started bouncing back from two severe cancer diagnoses. One was stage-4 Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. The doctor implied that he should “Get my affairs in order!”.He was getting requests from organisations to discuss a popular topic: Managing Multiple Stresses. That talk is both Inspirational and Mental Health Related.

Barry Spilchuk had the honour of addressing 200 OPP Police Officers after His book came out – THE CANCER DANCE – What to do when cancer catches you with your pants down.

Barry Spilchuk spoke about dealing with his A,B,C’s: Accident, Bankruptcy, CANCER, Divorce, Employee theft (All in 18 months!). The cool thing…EVERYTHING got turned around!. He was blessed to heal from the cancer. The divorce never happened (We’re about to celebrate 42 years). The OPP (Ontario Provincial Police) wanted to know how he juggled all those traumas without losing his mind. He developed a simple formula to help people remember how to handle all the stress. (S.A.L.A.D.). It was cool to get a standing ovation from 200 people holding guns

The most famous book was, A Cup of Chicken Soup for the Soul. He was blessed to be the first Canadian to do a Chicken Soup book. 580,000 copies sold. Over 60,000 in Canada.

Barry Spilchuk have also coached over 180 authors (1-on-1) to get their books out. He’ve been on a few podcasts lately and did a virtual Keynote for the Kiwanis Club of Nashville. The Chicken Soup book brought him international acclaim. (Canada. USA. Philippines. London, England)

Barry Spilchuk was the closing speaker at the 4-day World Volunteer Conference hosted in Edmonton many years ago… (1998). He has spoken in 93 countries to over 2700 people. He was blessed to receive an amazing testimonial letter from the government of Alberta after the event. (Shirley McLellan – Minister of Community Development)

Barry Spilchuk has shared the stage with Dr. Phil, a Prime Minister of Canada, Princess Zhara Aga Khan, Jack Canfield, Les Brown, Nathalie McMaster and more. He was the lead instructor at IBI (Now CEO SPACE). The founder, Berny Dohrmann, handed him the microphone over 200 times. It was co-founded in 1991 by Bob Proctor, Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen.

Barry Spilchuk was a Bob Proctor franchisee in 1990. (Bob was a mentor for many hears). He was Jack Canfield’s apprentice from 1995 to 2003. He was twice nominated for the prestigious PREMIER’s AWARD in Ontario.




Ozana Giusca

Business Success Marathon

Happy Entrepreneur Show

Che Brown

How To Handle Multiple Stresses And Thrive

Barry Spilchuk Topic Presentations

the tiger factor

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a cup of chicken soup for the soul

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the cancer dance

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how to handle multiple stress

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first class leadership

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business success marathon

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Every cancer researcher should talk to Barry, as he forever altered my perspective and inspired me to seek out deeper levels of healing.

Dr. A. Ben Goins

I was introduced to Barry through another colleague who felt we had so much in common based on the journey life has taken us on. Sometimes someone comes into your life that you’ve never crossed paths before and they make an impact on you that is life-changing.

Tim McClure

Articles & Media

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What Tiger learned from Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. How he changed the present-day game and more importantly, how TIger's career and life lessons can improve your golf game, your life and your business. How to develop your Dream Team. How to handle troubles and traumas when they come your way....
A Cup of Chicken Soup For The Soul
A Cup of Chicken Soup For The Soul
Sometimes you only have time for a cup of soup. With that in mind, Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen and Barry Spilchuk give you this collection of brand-new stories in a single-serving volume. Now you can enjoy fresh Chicken Soup for the Soul whenever you have a few spare moments. A Cup of Chicken...
The Cancer Dance (What do you do when cancer catches you with your pants down?)
The Cancer Dance (What do you do when cancer catches you with your pants down?)
What do you do when cancer catches you with your pants down?This book is not just a book about Cancer, this book is about living life to its fullest and experiencing everything even the traumatic things that are going on in your life fully. Embracing what is going on and finding laughter in it....
You're my Hero: Inspiring Stories by Members of Girl Guides of Canada
You're my Hero: Inspiring Stories by Members of Girl Guides of Canada
As Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada’s marks our 100th anniversary, there’s never been a better time to acknowledge the everyday heroes in our lives who often remain unknown. This book is full of stories about such heroes – people that inspire us, challenge us, and make us feel like we...
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