Monthly Archives: August 2008

Leadership Is How One Deals With People

This week, I was doing a talk at Nortel and one audience member asked me how leadership plays into careers.  I told her that leadership is really about how one deals with other people since in order to get things … Continue reading

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Will Be Guest Speaker At Northern Telecom Toastmasters Club

Even though the telecommunications company Northern Telecom (Nortel) hasn’t been healthy for years now, I certainly hope to see if one of their Toastmasters clubs will be today.  I’m going in as an invited guest speaker and will see how … Continue reading

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Olympic Champion

Since the Beijing Olympics just finished, I remembered that I have a connection with a former Olympic gold medalist right here in Canada.  This person saw me speak before so I am working on a testimonial from her.  It would … Continue reading

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Motivational Talk Presented In Berlin

Last week, I was in Berlin, Germany and presented my 15 minute version of my motivational talk to one of their local English speaking Toastmasters clubs.  It was a great experience as this was the first time that I ever … Continue reading

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Toastmasters Benefit

One of the benefits of being a member of Toastmasters is that I have access to many people who have the ability to critique my speeches.  I will certainly have my main motivational keynote speech I’m working on to be … Continue reading

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Wrote Two Chicken Soup Stories During Trip

I finished writing two Chicken Soup for the Soul stories during this trip to Europe.  I hope to begin submitting them in September after I’ve had some time to edit them more fully.  The first one will be about Resolutions … Continue reading

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Full Length Motivational Speech After Trip

I will be flying out on an overseas trip to Europe today for one and a half weeks.  I will have some travel down time during this trip and I intend to use the time efficiently by developing my full … Continue reading

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Toastmasters Leadership Workshop Probably In Brampton

The Toastmasters leadership workshop I talked about yesterday will likely be held in Brampton, Ontario.  More details to come soon.

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Toastmasters Leadership Workshop

I will be presenting a workshop through Toastmasters called Characteristics of Effective Leaders in September.  The details are just being worked out so stay tuned.

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Motivational Talk Will Have Lots of Interaction

My full length motivational talk will include lots of audience interaction which will be fun for all.  I’m spending today after watching the opening of the Beijing Olympics on further development of my main motivational talk.

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