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Let 'Em Speak

Let ‘Em Speak is a podcast about the risks and rewards of real talk by real people in the real world.

Your hosts are David, Christineand Bjørn.

Apr 26, 2021

Cindy Irving ( is an expert in deferred compensation and retirement planning at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). She is a Certified Financial Planner who graduated from The Wharton School.

By listening to this conversation with Cindy, you’ll learn about:

-        What Parkinson’s disease is and the wide range of symptoms associated with it

-        How Parkinson’s disease can impact public speakers

-        What leaders and event organizers can do to reduce physical and vocal fatigue of speakers who have Parkinson’s disease, such as seating / physical support, shorter speaking times, and lavalier microphones / amplification

-        Michael J. Fox and contributions of people with Parkinson’s disease