A Gifted Storyteller

“A gifted storyteller, Steve Kayser has written a book that will touch your heart and compel you to reflect deeply on your own faith, courage, and most importantly, relationships. I couldn’t put it down.” 

Lt. Col. Rob “Waldo” Waldman, author of the New York Times bestseller “Never Fly Solo.”

Steve Kayser is the author of “The Greatest Words You’ve Never Heard: True Stories of Triumph,” an award-winning writer, former radio host, public speaker and the Founder of Kayser Media – which specializes in PR, Marketing & Media Relations. In addition, Steve is the co-author of “Margins and Missions… Not Moonshots: Pathways to a Better U.S. Higher Education,” and was editor of “The Surgeon and the Spirit: A Panoramic View of a Journey in Academic Medicine.

Steve’s eclectic (some say bizarre) approach to PR, Marketing and Media Relations has been documented in a marketing best practices case study by MarketingSherpa, profiled as a “Purple Cow,” by author Seth Godin, and featured in the best-selling books, The New Rules of Marketing and PR by David Meerman Scott and “Tuned In: Uncover the Extraordinary Opportunities That Lead to Business Breakthroughs” by Craig Stull, Phil Myers, and David Meerman Scott.

Steve has also been featured in the following publications: A Marketer’s Guide to e-Newsletter Publishing, Credibility Branding, Innovation Quarterly, B2B Marketing Trends, PRWEEK, Faces of E-Content, and The Ragan Report. Steve’s writings have appeared in Corporate Finance Magazine, CEO Refresher, Entrepreneur Magazine, Business 2.0, and Fast Company Magazine – among many others.

Steve has had the great fortune to interview and/or collaborate with some of the best minds in the business world, including:

  • Al Ries, author of ‘The Fall of Advertising and the Rise of PR’ and ‘War in the Boardroom’;
  • Steven Pressfield, author of ‘The Legend of Bagger Vance’ and ‘The War of Art’;
  • Guy Kawasaki, author of  “Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds and Actions.”’ Reality Check’ and ‘The Art of the Start.’;
  • Dr. Ken Blanchard, author or co-author of 50 books, including the iconic One Minute Manager.
  • Laura Ries, bestselling co-author of ‘The Fall of Advertising and the Rise of PR’ and ‘War in the Boardroom’;
  • Robert Kiyosaki, author of the “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” series of books.;
  • David Meerman Scott, author of best-selling ‘The New Rules of Marketing & PR, ’World Wide Rave’ and “Real-Time Marketing and PR’;
  • John Mauldin, renowned financial expert and bestselling author of “Endgame: The End of the Debt SuperCYle and How it Changes Everything.”
  • Shigeru Miyagawi, Professor of Linguistics & Kochi-Manjiro Professor of Japanese Language and Culture Syntax, Morphology, Japanese & Altaic Linguistics and one of the original driving forces behind MIT’s OpenCourseWare.
  • Tom Nies, Cincom CEO hailed as “the epitome of the entrepreneurial spirit of American business.” – Former President Ronald Reagan.;
  • Mark Whitacre, AKA THE INFORMANT, best known publicly for being the highest-level executive of a Fortune 500 company to become a whistle-blower in US history. Portrayed by actor Matt Damon in the movie ‘The Informant”;
  • Pen Densham, writer, producer, director, teacher.. His eclectic string of projects include; Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Backdraft, Moll Flanders, Rocky II, Blown Away,
  • Joey Reiman Founder of Brighthouse, and the author ofThinking for a Living,”;
  • Dan Heath, co-author of ‘Made to Stick,’;
  • Dr. Rick Kirschner, author of the international bestseller “Dealing with People You Can’t Stand: How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst,” and “How to Click.”;
  • David Maxfield, co-author of the New York Times bestsellers “Crucial Conversations”; “Influencer”; and “Change Anything”;
  • Kari Kimmel, singer, songwriter,  recording artist;
  • Waldo Waldman, former combat fighter pilot, and New York Times bestselling author of “Never Fly Solo”;
  • Michael Uslan, executive producer of the Batman franchise of motion pictures, and the author of “The Boy Who Loved Batman,”
  • Frederick Marx, internationally acclaimed, Oscar and Emmy nominated director/writer of “Hoop Dreams,”;
  • Marsha Friedman, author of “Celebritize Yourself”;
  • Donald Sull, Harvard Business School author of “REVIVAL OF THE FITTEST”;
  • Robert McKee, Screenwriting guru and author of the best-seller “STORY”;
  • Francois Gossieaux, author of “The Hyper-Social Organization: Eclipse Your Competition by Leveraging Social Media,
  • Bo Burlingham, author of ‘Small Giants: Companies That Choose To Be Great Instead of Big’;
  • Rick Robinson, award-winning author of “Manifest Destiny,”;
  • John Doerr, author of “Rainmaking Conversations: How to Sell in any Situation”;
  • Marc Seifer, author of ‘Wizard; The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla’;
  • Sam Horn, author of ‘POP! How To Stand Out in any Crowd’ and ‘Tongue-fu!’;
  • Dr. Woody Sears, author of the ‘Front-Line Guides to Thinking Clearly and Communicating with Employees’;
  • Lynne McTaggart, author of ‘The Field’ and ‘The Intention Experiment’;
  • Stephanie Palmer, author of ‘Good in a Room‘;
  • Dr. Rick Kirschner, bestselling author of ‘Dealing with People You Can’t Stand: How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst’;
  • J.D.Meier, author of ‘Getting Results the Agile Way: A Personal Results System for Work and Life’;
  • Bill Schley, author of ‘Why Johnny Can’t Brand’ and ‘Micro-Scripts: It’s Not What They Hear, It’s What They Repeat’;
  • Dave Stein, best-selling business author of ‘How Winners Sell’, CEO and founder of ES Research Group, The Sales Training Authority.;
  • Skip Press, author of more than 20 books including ‘How to Write What You Want and Sell What You Write’;
  • David Henderson, author of “The Media Savvy Leader” and former Emmy award-winning journalist.
  • Mark Levy, author of ‘Accidental Genius: Revolutionize Your Thinking Through Private Writing’;
  • John Hamm, author of “Unusually Excellent: The Nine Necessary Skills for the Practice of Great Leadership.”
  • Jonathan Spira, CEO of Basex, and author of  “Overload: How to Much Information is Hazardous to Your Organization.”
  • Erika Andersen, author of ‘Being Strategic’ and ‘Growing Great Employees’;
  • Dr. David Abshire, Center for the Presidency, author of ‘Saving the Reagan Presidency’;
  • Ken Sutherland, creative impresario and the music behind the film “Savannah Smiles, and ‘The Lippi Musical.”
  • Dr. Paul Pearsall, international best-selling author of “The Beethoven Factor.”


Contact Steve  for Speaking or Teaching Engagements