“Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear.”
Yep, this is exactly how I view my motivational speaking journey!
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Step 1: Getting feedback from local Advanced Toastmasters clubs Reality check! A couple of brutely-honest – and painful to hear – District 39 Advanced Club evaluators were concerned that my District-winning speech wouldn’t hold up to the competition I was going to face 3 months later at Semifinals on Aug 22, 2013 in Cincinnati, OH. Turns out they…
Henry Miller’s 11 Commandments of Writing & Daily Creative Routine by Maria Popova, Brain Pickings. Damn-great advise for business owners! COMMANDMENTS Work on one thing at a time until finished. Start no more new books, add no more new material to ‘Black Spring.’ Don’t be nervous. Work calmly, joyously, recklessly on whatever is in hand….
GREAT business advice from Jason Fried, co-founder and President of 37signals. Lessons learned at 37signals Start time: 0:33 In this talk, Jason discusses what he’s learned at 37signals over the years. Topics covered: The idea that you should “fail early, fail often” is bogus. Plans are guesses. Interruption is the enemy of productivity. Sell your…
The most important part of giving a speech: practicing and then letting it sink in when you’re sleeping – long before you actually give the speech. Rinse and repeat. Share this post: Share on Facebook Share on X (Twitter) Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn Share on Email
Has your favorite sports team ever lost? Losing is part of the game. All hail the game! I lost this weekend’s District 39 Toastmasters International speech contest at the District level (round 4 of 6). Didn’t even place. And when the top-three winner’s were announced, and I wasn’t one of them, I was immediately handed two options: 1….
If you don’t get along with your ex-spouse/partner/boyfriend/girlfriend/lover – even if it’s to just let them live in peace – what’s YOUR problem? Hire a life coach! Share this post: Share on Facebook Share on X (Twitter) Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn Share on Email