Derick Poremba-Brumer

Inspirational public speaker
Location:Pretoria, South Africa


    I was in a severe motorbike accident in my matric-year (1986) that left me in a deep coma for 5 -months. I've since completed my matric and achieved 2 university degrees. I got a distinction for the last one: Advanced Logotherapy at UNISAs Centre for Applied Psychology.


    Derick Poremba-Brumer
    [CSI & Sustainability] I'm a new subscriber to this link.
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    #AfricaCom: AI's role in combatting inequalities in healthcare
    Logotherapy can do that!
    Posted on 20 Nov 2019 14:16
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    CQ is the new EQ for executives
    Did you know that Persons With Disabilities are the largest sub-population in the world? (Reference: UN, 2015) This month to 3 December is the Disability month in SA.
    Posted on 4 Nov 2019 14:44
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    Bringing EQ to the corporate sector
    This is what I've been trying to do since I achieved degrees in the Humanities ...after I had a motorbike accident in my matric year (1986) that left me in a coma for 5-months. But I haven't had many speeches.
    Posted on 29 Oct 2019 13:53
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    Phineas Gage is a strange story we should all know
    I had a closed head injury in 1986 - so there were no holes in my head ??
    Posted on 12 Sep 2019 18:31
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    How to heal medical culture
    Wouldn't my near death experience reinforce their Hippocratic oath?
    Posted on 23 Jul 2019 13:08
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    #FutureFit Yourself: The culture gap conundrum
    Learning to accept disabilities is also a cultural thing ... that crosses all population-groups.
    Posted on 25 Mar 2019 15:44
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    #FutureFit Yourself: Why diversity inclusion requires a restoration strategy
    Disability is also a part of diversity that crosses all population-groups.
    Posted on 15 Mar 2019 20:21
    Derick Poremba-Brumer
    Weighing up the costs of treating lifestyle diseases in South Africa
    Motor Vehicle Accidents should also be considered a 'lifestyle disease'.
    Posted on 12 Feb 2019 12:35
    Derick Poremba-Brumer
    #BizTrends2018: Just-in-time marketing: The strategies of today's savviest CMOs
    Yet marketing leaders miss Persons With Disabilities - an estimated 10 percent of the population". Disabilities also affect their direct family members - so disabilities affect about half of the population!
    Posted on 8 Jan 2018 13:39
    Derick Poremba-Brumer
    Reminiscing about Wimpy's sizzling campaigns
    I love the 'Hot Drink' portable cup I was given at the local Wimpy. It read: "I am so hot I carry my own fire extinguisher". ??
    Posted on 25 Oct 2017 14:36
    Derick Poremba-Brumer
    #InnovationMonth: How tech is transforming healthcare
    I I had a severe motorbike accident in my matric year (1986) that left me in a coma for 7-months. I've since achieved 4 Uni degrees in the Humanities. After a few months in a coma my mom asked a dr why I was still alive? He said, apparently, that I was still alive because I was very fit.
    Posted on 19 Sep 2017 13:02
    Derick Poremba-Brumer
    Study: Tech spend on healthcare delivery to top $800m in five years
    Our biggest computer is going unused I.e our brains. Most of it is lying dormant; just think what we could do if we used some of its dormant potential
    Posted on 12 Sep 2017 14:31
    Derick Poremba-Brumer
    The new normal
    People With Disabilities make up the worlds largest minority group. Why don't they appear in any advertising?
    Posted on 19 Jul 2017 17:14
    Derick Poremba-Brumer
    Empathy, economic growth and redistribution key to overcoming racial tensions
    Empathy and meta cognition are the answers to all the worlds problems.
    Posted on 11 Jul 2017 17:53
    Derick Poremba-Brumer
    Inspiring and nurturing tomorrow's talent
    I think that one of the best ways to inspire people is to show them a live example of somebody who shows the potential of the human spirit. Go to my page and see what I mean.
    Posted on 3 Jul 2017 15:24
    Derick Poremba-Brumer
    The importance of true diversity with FCB's global CCO, Susan Credle
    True diversity. Why is 'disability' never mentioned as one of these group?
    Posted on 3 Mar 2017 11:05
    Derick Poremba-Brumer
    New South African talk show discusses mental health issues
    Will you be discussing Motor Vehicle Accidents?
    Posted on 10 Dec 2014 10:44
    Derick Poremba-Brumer
    Redefining CSI in our collective "South Africanness"
    Disabilities cut across all the different segments of SA i.e. age, race, gender, etc.
    Posted on 7 Oct 2014 14:34
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