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Transparency with Diana B.: How a Life-Threatening Discovery Can Change Your Practice

Guest host David Lenok talks with Craig Hersch about how his brush with death turned around his outlook on life and his practice.


One incident can change everything. Everything you once believed in, and worked toward, can be turned upside down. 

In this installment of the Transparency with Diana B. podcast, guest host David Lenok, senior wealth planning editor at, sits down with Craig Hersch, estate attorney and CPA. Craig shares his story of suddenly discovering he had a life-threatening cardiac problem, and how that changed his life and practice. 


Craig Hersch

In this episode, you will learn:

  • When Craig first suspected something was wrong and how he reacted;
  • The enhancements Craig had to implement for his business after his surgery;
  • Why you should be selective with employers;
  • Two questions that have changed Craig’s perspective on his work life;
  • The importance of providing clients with comfort and clarity;
  • And more!

Listen now as Craig shares how his brush with death turned his outlook on life and practice around, shifting toward a healthier and happier working life. 

If you have a struggle and wish to share your experiences and help others in similar situations, please reach out to Diana at [email protected].

The Transparency with Diana B. podcast is available on Apple PodcastsAndroidStitcher, Spotify and wherever podcasts are found. 

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