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motivation  // Posts tagged as "motivation"

17 Jan Posted by in Motivational Speaker | Comments

Interview With Motivational Speaker Kelly Swanson

Here’s a link to a radio interview I did. Lots of fun. http://www.cjob.com/Shows/Episodes.aspx?PID=2553 Share

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17 Jan Posted by in Motivational Speaker | Comments

You’re Not Perfect – Get Over It

How we see ourselves is a huge determining factor in whether we reach our dreams. See yourself as a failure and you will be. See yourself as a loser, and you’ll lose. See yourself as only deserving the crumbs in life, and crumbs are all you will get. It’s time to stop standing in the ...

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04 Dec Posted by in Family Stuff | 2 comments

I hate myself

Those are the words my 8-year-old son wrote in tiny letters at the top of his writing paper  - I hate myself – words that are crushing to a mother who sees her entire world in his freckled face and blue eyes. I’m lucky that he wrote them, because as parents we aren’t often given ...

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03 Sep Posted by in Motivational Speaker | Comments

Teachers To Blame For Kids Hating School?

Teachers to blame for kids hating schools? I don’t think so. I have been hearing a lot of children talking about how much they are dreading the start of school – how they hate school because it’s boring and not fun. And I hear others blame the teachers for that. Sure, there are probably boring teachers ...

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16 May Posted by in Motivational Speaker | Comments

Serving Your Way To Success

Which do you think is the best path to success – being nice or being mean? Just another wacky motivational speaker’s perspective. http://motivational-speakers-review.com/2012/05/16/building-relationships/nice-or-by-who-wins Share

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01 Sep Posted by in Motivational Speaker | Comments

To Script Or Not To Script? That is the speaker’s question.

The question dates back a long time – do we script or not? Do we plan every word or get up there and wing it? Most motivational speakers have a passionate opinion about this – and today I’ll share mine.  My answer? Script. Script. Script. Plan every word. Do like Mark Twain and spend half the day ...

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31 Aug Posted by in Motivational Speaker | 2 comments

What Do Successful Women Know? by motivational speaker Kelly Swanson

What Do Successful Women Know? By Motivational Speaker Kelly Swanson     Share

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26 Jul Posted by in Motivational Speaker | Comments

Motivation and Humor for Speakers (5 W’s & H) – Intro (4 Parts)

Many of us call ourselves motivational speakers without ever really giving serious thought to how we motivate others. We simply relay information, and that has no impact. We must give our audience the courage and desire to act on what we have told them. The information alone has no emotion, no feeling. It is flat. ...

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26 Jul Posted by in Motivational Speaker | Comments

Motivation and Humor for Speakers (5 W’s & H) Part 1

Who Should Use Motivation In Their Speeches? Everybody. Not just the motivational speaker, but any speaker who wants to create an experience for the audience – which, by the way, is why you were hired to come speak. If they only wanted information, they could have just looked it up on the Internet, or bought ...

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26 Jul Posted by in Motivational Speaker | Comments

Motivation and Humor for Speakers (5 W’s & H) Part 2

When Is Motivation Necessary? All the time. Okay, now I’m starting to sound like a broken record. But the point is that any type of speaker can and should motivate whenever possible, without crossing the line into ridiculous. I can’t tell you where the line is between realistic and ridiculous. I think it has more ...

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