Obsessed with performance under pressure, Dr. Dan Diamond works with leaders to equip them with trench-tested tools to thrive when times are tough.
With over 30 years of international disaster experience including a strategic role as the Director of the Medical Triage Unit at the New Orleans Convention Center following Hurricane Katrina, Dr. Dan knows how to get significant work done in the midst of challenging circumstances. He has been interviewed on CNN, Larry King Live and Anderson Cooper.
He is a member of the National Speakers Association and served as President of NSA Northwest from 2011-2012. As an experienced family physician and an award-winning educator, Dr. Diamond delivers trench-tested tools wrapped in unforgettable stories from the frontlines of disasters around the globe.
After earning his medical degree from the University of Washington, Dr. Diamond completed his residency in Family Medicine in Milwaukee, WI. The American Academy of Family Physicians awarded Dr. Diamond the degree of Fellow and he is Board Certified with the American Board of Family Physicians. Dr. Diamond is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine. In 2010, the American Red Cross gave him the "Real Hero" award and he also received the Washington State Governor's Award of Excellence for his work in Haiti. In 2014, Dr. Diamond received the Presidents Volunteer Service Award from President Obama and he also received the Quality of Care Lifetime Achievement Award, Healthcare Heroes.
- Leading Teams Under Pressure - How to rally your team to make a difference in a burned out, disconnected world
Forged in the trenches of some of the greatest international disasters of our time, Dr. Diamond’s insights equip leaders to overcome tremendous pressure and make an impact when it matters most. Ponder this: How would the teams look in your organization if, rather than being burned out, they were on fire! If rather than complaining they took ownership and overcame obstacles when times got tough. With jaw dropping stories from the global disaster scene, Dr. Diamond's keynotes reveal the strategies he uses to get work done when it matters most. With the right mindset and trench-tested tools, people renew their passion, roll up their sleeves, and make a difference that impacts teams and transforms culture. Without the right mindset, programs and policies will not lead to lasting change. It is all about resilience and unstoppable performance based on the Thriver’s Mindset .
- COVID-19: Resilience - Making a Difference When it Matters Most
With over 35 years of international disaster experience, I know what it takes to rally teams under pressure to make a difference when it matters most. Delivered from our studio and choreographed to be highly interactive, this virtual webinar is designed to empower people with resilience. Participants will discover the power of their strengths and gain new insights on how to approach our current high-stakes environment with hope.
- Fired Up or Burned Out: The Fine Line Between Success & Failure in a High Stress World
It is no longer enough to just be resilient. "Bouncing back" falls short because where we were no longer meets the need. In this high stress, rapidly changing world, those that can engage, adapt, and innovate will excel.
- Disaster-Improv: Problem Solving Under Pressure
This workshop is based on the actual strategies that we use on the frontlines of major disasters to effectively solve problems when times are challenging and resources are scarce. Roll up your sleeves, this workshop is practical, engaging and fun.
- Create a Flourishing Culture in a High Stress Workplace
People used to talk about engagement but when disruptive change strikes an already high stress environment, engagement is no longer enough. The most successful teams understand that it takes investment and ownership to navigate change and come out ahead. While there is a host of barriers we all know exist, the real issue is we are trying to get more done with fewer resources. Team members are at high risk to burnout and disengage. Equipped with the Thriver's Mindset, teams flourish under pressure and leave a legacy people will talk about for years. Forged in the trenches of international disasters from around the globe, Dr. Diamond's captivating stories and practical strategies equip leaders to make a difference in high-stakes environments when outcomes matter most.
- Equipping Teams To Connect and Thrive
The more that their people become engaged, invested and take ownership, the more that an organization will thrive. The most vibrant organizations understand that the easiest way to do that is to involve them in the process of determining vision, values, and strategies. Understanding that people move in the direction they look, the most effective leaders have pivoted away from just focusing on problems. They've experienced the transformational power of asking better questions: "When were we at our best? What works well now? Where do we want to go?" The conversations we have determine the culture that we experience. Dr. Diamond will work with you to choreograph your workshop to create an experience where 100% of the attendees have a voice and 100% of them are engaged. When was the last time you went to a meeting like that?
- From Me to a We: The Real Value of Association Membership
62% of associations have memberships that have stagnated or are in decline. It's a struggle to attract new members. Content is available everywhere so people are reluctant to take the time away from their work and their family to attent yet another meeting. The most successful planners strategically design meetings to creating a sense of a shared inspirational experience that draws people together. This keynote is crafted to open association conferences with an emphesis on building relationships during the event by using the power of the Thriver's Mindset. Members will move into the rest of the conference with purpose and engagement.