JD Schramm teaches future business leaders both the theoretical and practical aspects of communication.

Why you should listen

A seasoned communicator and entrepreneur, JD Schramm teaches the theoretical and practical aspects of effective communication as a lecturer in management at Stanford's Graduate School of Business. At Stanford, he has led the development and launch of the Mastery in Communication Initiative to help GSB students improve their mastery of speaking and writing.
 
He says: "I cultivate dreams in myself and others by building bridges, inspiring greatness, encouraging growth, and living passionately."

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TED Weekends breaks the silence for suicide survivors

May 25, 2013

At TEDActive 2011, JD Schramm shares the story of his friend, John, who, after surviving a suicide attempt, found that there were few resources available for someone in his position to be able to communicate the hardship he experienced and the depression he continued to battle. And there are others in this position, too – […]

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Quotes from JD Schramm

When people try to assemble themselves back into life [after a suicide attempt], because of our taboos … we're not sure what to say. So quite often we say nothing, and that furthers the isolation.
JD Schramm
TEDActive 2011 • 1.3M views Jun 2011
Courageous, Inspiring