How Would Warren Buffett Pick His Doctor? Norman Beck’s Life Saving Story.

Norman Beck at TedX SMU

Norman Beck has been profiled in the New Yorker, he’s shared his story on the stage of TED, he has breakfast with Warren Buffett and Bill Gates every year, and yet, there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of him…until today.

Norman Beck searches for data in hard to reach places. Because he looks where no one else looks, he knows what no one else knows. Norman’s experience and skills were put to the test one day in a doctors office, when he found himself on the receiving end of a life threatening diagnosis. He knew his life depended on the answer to a very serious question: “who is the best surgeon I can find?”

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Are you an Invisible? Conversation with Author, David Zweig.


How many of you feel that your patients, hospital administrators, and even some of your own colleagues really understand and appreciate what you do every day? How much of your work and effort goes unseen?

Today we’re excited to welcome David Zweig. David is the author of “The Invisibles,” a deep dive exploration of the quiet professionals who are indispensable to our modern life. David is a familiar face to many of you, he’s written for publications such as the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic and the Harvard Business Review. We have a link to his Ted Talk in the show notes that’s definitely worth checking out.

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