The relationship between clinicians and patients creates the foundation for quality health care worldwide. Yet problems with miscommunication, from the seemingly small to the grossly transparent, diminish critical bonds of trust, which in turn compromise good care.
Speaking Of... takes on the many challenges in communication from clinicians to patients with insightful commentaries by Karen Friedman, internationally renowned communications expert and author of the books OrdinaryPeople: ExtraordinaryLessons and Shut Up and Say Something. Her firm, Karen Friedman Enterprises, has worked across industries, with a specialty in life sciences and pharmaceuticals coaching executives, key opinion leaders and teaching patient advocates how to share their stories with impact. She has prepared scores of spokespeople for FDA meetings, investor presentations, high profile media interviews, IPO’s, congressional hearings, panel discussions and leadership events.
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Vocal Variety: The 5 Ps to Avoiding Monotonous Speeches
Mix It Up: Regulating the Mood of the Lecture Hall
Present the Problem: Giving People a Reason to Listen
Plot Your Presentation Path in 5 Steps
Ditch the PowerPoint Slides: You Are the Message
Communicating in a Virtual World: How to Keep Your Audience Engaged
Crafting Memorable Messages: A Necessity for Quality Care
Acing Job Interviews: Keys to Showing Your People Skills
Staying Relevant in a Fast-Changing World
How to Become More Likeable, and Why It Matters
How to Admit When You're Wrong: The Power in Making Mistakes
Lights, Camera, Action! How to Be Your Best on Screen
Cutting Through the Chatter: How to Interrupt Others Politely