Every critical moment in our lives starts and ends with a Difficult Conversation. As an intensive care physician, author, and frequent speaker on communication, Dr. Orsini has spent most of his career teaching key communication techniques that can help anyone navigate through the most difficult conversations. This podcast is about effective and compassionate communication. Each week our guests will tell their inspiring stories of triumph and tragedy and the role that communication played in the their lives. . Whether you are a doctor telling someone they have terminal cancer, a business leader who is trying to get the most out of his/her employees or an HR Professionals who is faced with separating an employee this is the podcast for you.