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'Adversity Can Give Us the Hidden Gift of True Purpose'

Heart transplant recipient, sepsis survivor, and industry veteran John Sperzel joins Let's Talk Medtech to share his personal story, and motivational messages from his new book, "Courage."

Amanda Pedersen

May 5, 2021

1 Min Read
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Headshot courtesy of John Sperzel, graphic by Amanda Pedersen

T2 Biosystems CEO John Sperzel guest stars on this episode of Let's Talk Medtech to talk about his new book, Courage: Powerful Lessons in Leadership, Strength, and the Will to Succeed. Featured last month in the MD+DI Book Club, Courage not only details Sperzel's personal journey as a heart transplant recipient and sepsis survivor, but also offers powerful motivational takeaways about overcoming adversity, and finding one's true purpose.

"One of the greatest gifts adversity can give us is the hidden gift of true purpose," Sperzel says. "My experience gave me clarity of vision, and more importantly, purpose. So my passion for advancing these life-saving technologies literally intersected with and became my purpose."

A story of finding one's purpose through adversity

 

 

About the Author(s)

Amanda Pedersen

Amanda Pedersen is a veteran journalist and award-winning columnist with a passion for helping medical device professionals connect the dots between the medtech news of the day and the bigger picture. She has been covering the medtech industry since 2006.

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