Speaking isn’t just a business – it’s a vehicle for accomplishing what we really need: changing how people think … especially, empowering them to take effective action, to become involved in their health. Here’s a photo from a speech to radiologists, encouraging them to share images with patients:[Read more…]
I’m thrilled to share that the conference world is starting (slowly, carefully) to emerge from the shadows. My first conference travel engagement is in Berlin, for the German Managed Care association!
The conference is in German, but they’ve asked me to do the opening keynote – a conference position I always love!
Of course I travel carefully: I’m triple-vaxed, and regardless of regulations I mask up, I minimize my time indoors at airports, and I carry a pocket-sized meter to keep an eye on CO2 and filtration, on and off the plane.
I’m also thrilled at additional events are coming up (virtual and live), as society figures out how to emerge from the shadow of this monster pandemic. I’ll be blogging about those too in the coming weeks. So exciting!
It’s been a busy winter. Amid all the Facebook scandals and new government regulation work that’s going on, I thought I’d send an update on travels. Here are some visuals from a recent 17 day, six country, seven speech trip. (Fun facts: nine different hotels, and doing laundry in a Vienna laundromat that only takes instructions from a smartphone app.)
The background image is the HIMSS19 (health IT systems conference) logo repeated over and over and over and over, because that brutal exhausting conference is like that :-), and is the background of everything else.
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- As the post title suggests, the “consultative speaking” approach I use continues to bring great results. (Yes, that’s what the client said.)
- I’m offering a winter sale because I have more capacity in my calendar than usual in the coming months: half off my usual speaking fee for any bookings with contract signed by March 31. Bring it on! Use the contact page.
Recent speeches have been to audiences of software developers in Amsterdam, innovators (Exponential Medicine, San Diego), and a medication security company customer event then their internal company meeting (TraceLink, Chicago and Boston), and though the audiences were very different, each got very strong response, because every speech is carefully tailored to the sponsor’s needs.
My topics have expanded beyond the traditional “Dave’s cancer story” and “about e-patients.” In addition to custom requests, topics now include