Sherman’s Leadership and Practice Management Institute (LPMI) presents its next
Success Colloquium on Thursday, January 18, featuring sessions on practice
management, personal development and leadership with Rick Florez, D.C., Bob
Stokem and Reggie Gold, D.C. The program is held from 6-9 p.m. on campus. Cost
is $35 for D.C.s and $10 for faculty/staff/students and includes dinner.
|Rick Florez, D.C.
Florez will present “The Law of Attraction — How to Manifest
Whatever You Want in Life.” Florez is a December 2004 Sherman graduate who
opened his Café of Life practice in Spartanburg in February 2005. He contributes
to the Making Love to the Spine seminar series and is an instructor of Concept
Therapy, which teaches “the laws of life.” His program will show you how to
utilize one of the great laws of the universe to create the life of your dreams.
The secrets to attracting abundance, happiness, prosperity and love will be
In his program, “Nonverbal Communication,” Stokem will examine
some of the functions and uses of nonverbal communication, looking at cultural
and gender differences and focusing on several types of nonverbal communication,
including body orientation, facial expressions, eye contact, touching, social
distance, gestures, use of voice, use of time and more. Stokem has B.A. and M.A.
degrees from the University of Albany in NY. With 20 years of teaching
experience, he has taught courses on topics such as interpersonal communication,
public speaking, intercultural communication, public relations and group
Reggie Gold, D.C.
Gold will present “Where to from Here?” and will examine the
importance of communicating lifetime family chiropractic care — not just to
members of the practice, but to the broader general public as well. A 1957
Palmer graduate, Gold founded Pennsylvania College of Straight Chiropractic,
assisted in the startup of Sherman College, taught philosophy at three
chiropractic colleges and has lectured at most of the others. He also ran a
successful private practice at a time and place in which the practice of
chiropractic was illegal.
The Success Colloquium is designed to engage regional chiropractors in
perfecting the knowledge and skills of practice management. Through these
personal development meetings, participants will advance their leadership and
practice management abilities. These sessions are specifically designed to give
participants great effectiveness in growing and maintaining successful
More information on upcoming LPMI and Success Colloquia programs and speakers,
including a downloadable brochure and registration information, can be found online at
www.sherman.edu/leadership. For further details, please contact LPMI
Director Jon Schwartzbauer, D.C., at 800-849-8771, ext. 285, or e-mail