How Can I Make the Biggest Impact?

As a kid, I always knew that someday I wanted to have a meaningful job where I could give back to the world around me. And, since being a professional “dog petter” wasn’t a real career, I [...]

Public Speaking Doesn’t Have to Be Scary

As someone with public speaking experience (and who is currently working on a public speaking minor at Northeastern University), I am surprised when people say they hate or are afraid of public [...]

Driving Change for the Brain Tumour Community in the UK

To drive meaningful change in health in the UK is challenging, as I am sure it is across the world. It requires a clarity of purpose and evidence, a wide range of engaged stakeholders and [...]

Four Communications Tips for Handling Difficult People and Situations

Think about this for a second: How many people do you interact with on a daily basis? Now think about how many of those interactions have gone 100% smoothly.  Unless you are an incredibly [...]

Where will disruption in health come from? Consumer commodities

Last summer, I attended a PR leadership seminar that asked us to consider “from where will disruption in health come next?” We considered the impact of Uber on taxis and of Netflix on video [...]

Failing Fast and Forward

Recently, I was involved in a new business presentation when the potential client stopped me with a question about one of our background slides. The slide showed our clients’ satisfaction with [...]