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Take Action on your Dreams

Let us then, be up and doing With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor and to wait. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dreams are not enough.  Dreaming will not get us anywhere if we don’t … Continue reading

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Seek First To Understand

For years one of my fellow Toastmasters, by the name of Fred Schuck has been insistent that we need to “seek first to understand” the people we meet and interact with. On September 11th, yesterday, my daily reading included this … Continue reading

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Know Your Audience

Have you been told this before? What does it mean? How are you supposed to get to know your audience when you are speaking at a new venue? An article in The American Society of Engineers says the following: “To … Continue reading

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Sandwich Month

I was reading a blog this morning this morning and found out that August is sandwich month. The first thought that came to mind was a toasted tomato sandwich with a tomato fresh from my garden (although I am still … Continue reading

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Measuring Your Comfort Zone

Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone Peter Drucker famously said “What gets measured, gets managed”. What if you could measure your comfort zone? Would this encourage more people to face their challenges and live more exciting lives? “You never change your … Continue reading

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Self Care

Today I found an amazing site with all kinds of tips on self-care. If you are like me, you often put others ahead of yourself and then wonder why you are so exhausted. It’s important to take time out to … Continue reading

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You Too Can Be A Public Speaker

Have you ever watched a speaker and said, “Wow, I wish I could speak like that”? or “That person was just so wonderful. I could never do that.” Well, I’ve got some good news for you. You too can be … Continue reading

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Giveaway

Here is an opportunity for you to try out a variety of products at no cost. Seems like there must be some kind of catch doesn’t it, but in truth, there isn’t. Well, maybe that’s not quite true. The thing … Continue reading

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Appreciate Your Friends

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 30. Be Grateful for Friends On the last day of our 30-Day Positivity Challenge, we will simply appreciate our friends. What is it about certain people that makes you … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 29. Heart and Home As the old saying goes, home is where the heart is. Every day is surely a time to be grateful for your home, the resting … Continue reading

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