Jerry Bridge is a nationally recognized motivational speaker, humorist and author. He is well known for turning complex, topics into fun, engaging thought-provoking programs and for his ability to help people reduce stress, improve productivity and build teamwork.
Over the past 25 years Jerry has presented inspiring keynotes, content rich workshops and webinars for tens of thousands of healthcare executives, managers and administrative staff.
Jerry integrates over 25 years of specialized training and development with Landmark Education Corporation; a leader and innovator in the field of transformational education. Jerry is a master coach; from communication to productivity and well-being.
Jerry’s new book, Who Cares? Matters of Heart, Humor & Reconciliation, has been widely recognized by healthcare professionals as an inspiring, uplifting memoir for anyone with a family caregiving challenge or story.
A baby boomer from Baltimore, Jerry’s never lost his fondness for his hometown teams, blue crabs and Maryland hospitality. Jerry has travelled the world running marathons, raising money and resources for ending hunger. He is a drummer, knows his way around a kitchen, and has performed standup at the world-famous Comedy Store.
Above all else, Jerry’s passion is to lead inspiring, motivating programs that empower people while having lots of fun in the process.
Is Too Much Technology Making Us Stupid? – Today’s world is all about speed and gathering information, superficial or otherwise. How does that affect our ability to comprehend, focus and enjoy our lives and do our work? What are the internet and technology doing to our brains? What can you do to take care of your wellbeing, save your sanity and bring focus and energy back to your life? A lighthearted inquiry into how stupid we can be using technology, smart phones and all!
If Healthcare is About Well Being, Why am I so Stressed Out? – The purpose of healthcare is to alleviate suffering and increase well-being. And yet, vast numbers of clinicians, administrators and medical staff are feeling over stressed, overwhelmed, over tired and burned out. Sick, distressed employees are prone to poor diet, lack of exercise, low energy and depression.
Care Givers; Take Care: Balancing Work, Caregiving and Personal Well Being – The number of workers with eldercare responsibilities is rising dramatically. More than 40% of US workers have provided care for an aging relative or friend in the past five years. About half of the entire workforce should expect to be providing eldercare in the coming five years! Whether you’re a caregiver by profession or one of the many millions of American workers who now find themselves in that role, you’ll benefit from resources, principles and best practices for balancing work, family and caregiving. This talk offers inspiration and healing, even a bit of humor, for helping your working caregivers.