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Archive for July, 2009

Uncertainty, Opportunity & Renewal

July 28, 2009 0 Comments

I’m seeing it everywhere. Things that people shouldn’t be talking about. This is a time of economic uncertainty. People are experiencing financial pressure, job loss or perhaps a job change. Many may be experiencing a lack of direction for career, professional or personal life; others are facing an unknown future or disillusionment with their career […]

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July 22, 2009 0 Comments

Just attended a convention for my profession – professional speaking. It’s a convention in the United States that I go to each year and it brings together a lot of my colleagues — 1500-2000 of us. One message that I kept hearing over and over was that the people there were going to the convention […]

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The Words We Use

July 14, 2009 0 Comments

Recently, I’ve been reminded of something… how the words that we use, define who we are.  They define our spirit.  They define our perspective.  They define our nature.  And, I believe that we have the ability to change the words that we use, and thus, change who we are. The words that we use informs […]

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Storytellers – Part 2

July 8, 2009 0 Comments

I’ve been reading a great book on storytelling called “Did I Ever Tell You About The Time…” by Grady Jim Robinson.  It’s a wonderful book for people who tell stories. The main kind of story that Grady Jim focuses on is the Hero’s Journey. In my opinion, this type of story is the most […]

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