Tag: public speaking


Forms of Legislative Advocacy

As a Patient Leader, it’s critically important to share your views and, most importantly, your personal story and experience to influence public policy. In fact, influencing public policy is a necessary and effective way of truly impacting your disease community. By working with legislation, you have the power to make big changes in your community-…

4 Common Pain Points Influencers Face in Video Creation

If you've ever watched a video from a patient advocate that made you stop, think and listen--you know that the power of change can start by simply pressing record! WEGO Health's new Video Basics for Patient Leaders Course helps patient leaders transition their message and mission into thought-provoking and enjoyable to watch videos. It's easy…

25 ways to get paid for your advocacy efforts

They say you're either in it for the love or the money. But for patient advocates, the reality is that their time-consuming efforts to transform the landscape of healthcare are careers. Their passion translates to hard work, time, and research. If they want to devote their lives to making a difference, it's a necessity that…

4 ways humor can elevate your message

As the winner of the 2018 WEGO Health Award for Hilarious Patient Leader, I'm often asked why I chose to approach cancer in such a humorous light. To be quite honest, it really comes down to one, single fact - I only have one, single testicle. Rather than hiding that I’m now 50% more aerodynamic…

5 Elements to Include in Your Next Public Speaking Presentation

Looking to craft the perfect keynote, but not sure where to start? Professional speaker, author and Crohn's patient Robin Farmanfarmaian is sharing her tips, tricks & strategies for nailing your next public speaking presentation. As someone who has given +100 presentations across 12 countries, we're confident she'll set you up for success! Check out these…
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