Walter Green has already affected hundreds of people to begin their journey of gratitude. He has told his story and provided guidance for charitable organizations, corporate executives, and young adults.

Press Kit One-Sheet  (download pdf)

Interview Q & A  (download pdf)

Media Coverage

Watch Walter’s Keynote for YPO here:

Walter’s Thanksgiving interview with Fox

Walter’s segment on ABC-San Diego Channel 10

Watch Walter Conduct the Desert Symphony Orchestra

In the Press…

San Diego Union Tribune, Making a Difference
Giving Back Magazine
Ranch and Coast Magazine

How to Lead: Conversations on Leadership with Ken Blanchard
San Diego Union Tribune by Diane Bell
San Diego Union Tribune by Christy Scannell
NY PIX (11) Morning News
Rancho Santa Fe Review
North County Times
CNN blog
La Jolla Village News
The Coast News
Del Mar Times

On the Radio…

Vince Reardon’s Mentoring Today interview of Walter Green on BlogTalkRadio:  Thanking the Mentors in Your Life.

Listen to Walter’s interview on Circles of Change with Dr. Zara Larsen: Where Your Path is Created by Walking on It

Listen to Walter Green’s interview on Inside Personal Growth with Greg Voisen

Listen to Walter Green’s interview on The Brian Britt Show

Listen to Walter Green Speak on KFI640 – Tim Conway Jr. program

The Secret Lives of Men BlogTalkRadio

Listen to internet radio with Secret Lives of Men on Blog Talk Radio

Listen to Walter on The Dr. Pat Show

Have you heard Walter on your local radio station?

KPBS (NPR) FM in San Diego, CA
WMKY-FM in Lexington, KY
WXGM-FM  in Norfolk, VA
WCBQ-AM in Durham, NC
WOCA-AM in Gainesville, FL
WLHT –FM in Grands Rapids, MI
WMOV-AM in Huntington, MV
WMJX-FM in Boston, MA
WRPN-AM in Ripon, WI
KDAZ-AM in Albuquerque, NM
KMA-AM in Omaha, NE
WBWZ-FM in Poughkeepsie, NY
WHAM-AM in Rochester, NY
WESB-AM in Jamestown, PA and Buffalo, NY
KCBI-FM in Dallas, TX
KBEM-FM in Minneapolis, MN
KCTA-AM in Corpus Christi, TX
KCMN-AM in Colorado Springs, CO
WSAT-AM in Charlotte, NC
WMKY-FM in Lexington, KY
KJFF-AM in St. Louis, MO

Watch This is the Moment! Book Trailer

If you would like your organization to benefit from the empowering stories and lessons from Walter’s journey please contact us.

“Say it Now”: Showing Gratitude to Teachers in Messenger Rooms

By Lauren Cascio, Product Design Director April 27, 2021

As we look ahead to National Teacher Appreciation Day on May 4, it feels especially important this year to recognize what educators have done in the face of adversity and find ways to show them gratitude.

Since March 2020, as millions of students began remote and blended learning models, teachers rose to the occasion to show us all how impactful their work is for students and families. Many educators used technology, including video calling, to conduct classes, assign homework and grade projects. Teachers prioritized their students’ overall well-being and ensured they were able to access instruction even when they couldn’t go to school in person.

Teachers are often underappreciated and moments of gratitude are more meaningful than ever right now. With this in mind, Messenger Rooms is working with Say It Now, an organization that helps people conduct “Living Tributes” honoring those who have impacted their lives the most. The mutual goal is to encourage people all over to set up Virtual Living Tributes for the teachers that have made a difference in their lives.

Say it Now was founded by Walter Green whose mission is to encourage people to show gratitude to those who have positively influenced their life. While one-on-one expressions of gratitude are incredibly meaningful, he’s found that group gratitude is a uniquely powerful experience for the person being celebrated and the participants.

Messenger Rooms makes creating a Virtual Living Tribute easy to set up and join for all attendees. The group video call can be scheduled in advance and created directly in Messenger or Facebook. Anyone can join via the link, even if they don’t have a Facebook account. Rooms hold up to 50 people with no time limit, so the tribute doesn’t need to be rushed and can include a small or large group. The Team at Say it Now has outlined the steps to setting up a virtual tribute in Messenger Rooms, here:

  1. Identify the teacher: Once you have identified the teacher you would like to honor with a Virtual Living Tribute, reach out to them to ask if they would be comfortable with being honored. Say it Now has a template to reach out to them!
  2. Reach out to potential participants: Reach out to others who may have been impacted by the teacher and lock in the core group participating. Say it Now has a template to reach out to them, too!
  3. Schedule the Virtual Living Tribute: Scheduling a Messenger Room for a future date and time is easy.  You can do this directly in Messenger or Facebook.
  4. Share the Details: Send the Rooms link, date, and time to those participating. Anyone can join via the link, even if they don’t have a Facebook account.
  5. Conduct the tribute: This part is fun! Visit the Say it Now website for inspiration and ideas.

We hope you feel inspired to show gratitude to the teachers in your life who mean the most to you so you can keep the close connection! More information on how to use Rooms, including how to live broadcast your Room into a Facebook group (Alumni Group, High School Group, etc.) can be found here.

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