This keynote presentation explores the importance of discovering a patient’s motivations and interests, and leveraging those connections as the primary means of catapulting patient success during rehabilitation. Jacob will discuss the pivotal moments in his own brain injury rehabilitation process that enabled him to connect with his passions and ultimately become a high level executive helping run a $500 million dollar organization with 1200 employees. After hearing the keynote, healthcare professionals will: -see patients incorporate compensatory strategies faster and more effectively. -help patients develop tools for a smoother rehabilitation journey. -gain new compensatory strategies and skills to pass on to their patients. -reconnect with the purpose behind their role as healthcare provider and healer. This keynote can be delivered in a 45 minute ballroom format or expanded into a 2-4 hour workshop that will dive deeper into the myriad of tools and resources available to rehabilitation professionals to help them connect with patient success.