John M Baumann inspires and helps real people to live their lives to the fullest, and even embrace their life-changing event, with the goal of uncovering their life’s purpose. He is an internationally-recognized inspiring success speaker. In 2002, working as the top attorney for a public company, he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. From 2005 until 2014, he taught law at the College of Business at the University of Louisville to over 1,000 undergraduates. He was selected the Most Inspiring Professor. He wrote a book entitled, “Decide Success - You Dead Yet”. He earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Cornell Law School after graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, School of Management. As an attorney, he has passed the bar and practiced law in Texas, Louisiana and New Jersey before becoming General Counsel of a NASDAQ listed corporation headquartered in Kentucky.


My target audience is all medical personnel. The purpose of this Presentation is to encourage medical personnel who treat those diagnosed with a life-changing condition to go beyond the clinical role and discuss with their patients the importance of: Keeping or, if the disease has caused them to take on a negative attitude, reclaiming a positive perspective, uncover their purpose and staying engaged in whatever they can still do that they love to do using the twelve decide success principles.