SEPTEMBER MUSINGS

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The month of September is here. Labor Day marks the last summer holiday, particularly the end of summer. And Patriot Day (9/11) serves as a remembrance of the 2001 attacks in the United States. My contemplation causes pondering on ...

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MY FIRST SPEECH – 33 YEARS AGO

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Staying home more these days due to the coronavirus has provided me with extra time to declutter the household, the office, and reminisce. While going through the old green hanging files and manila folders, I came across copies of the ...

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A Strategy For Difficult Conversations

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By Lauren Douglass, Guest Writer There is a formula to delivering difficult information so it is best received and implemented. Front Load Empathy Deliver Topic Compassionately Listen to The Response Offer Assistance To Strategize Next ...

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WHAT IN THE WORLD DO THESE WORDS MEAN?

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Coronavirus Related Terminology As the coronavirus pandemic continues its grip, we hear words that once weren’t in everyday usage. Words and their meaning that are now almost common; some new and some not so new. How do we define ...

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SUCCESSFUL PUBLIC SPEAKING – FROM HOME

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Are we in the new normal? We usually attend meetings in a conference room, at a restaurant, giving pep talks to staff and other employees, up line and downline. We listened to presenters and traveled out of town for conferences, trade ...

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WHAT TO WEAR WHEN DELIVERING A SPEECH

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The XYZ Company is ecstatic that you agreed to deliver a positive and uplifting speech to the regional sales team, and the venue is auditorium seating. Expected attendance is 40-50 sales associates. You planned, practiced, done ...

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What’s Ahead for you in the New Year?

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Communicators and Leaders: what does the New Year hold for you and your associates?    There are various occasions offering opportunities to display public speaking prowess. As an award(s) presenter, you will need to know what the ...

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