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4 Behaviour Types Under Stress

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Jun 29, 2012 @ 02:54 PM

There are 4 distinct behaviours we revert to when under stress. Being aware of your own behaviours are very valuable to manage your stress; instead of letting your stress manage you.

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Tags: stress management motivational speaker, stress management, Behaviour Types Under Stress

The Purpose of Meeting Energizers

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Jun 29, 2012 @ 02:52 PM

Energizers are short activities designed to raise the energy levels of the group. They may be used to:

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Tags: motivational speaker for government employees, luncheon guest speaker, meeting energizers

How to Manage Stress, Before Stress Manages You

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Tue, Jun 26, 2012 @ 11:21 AM

I was recently a motivational speaker for  financial service employees, where the theme of the event was managing burnout. After some incredibly challenging years, financial service professionals need the motivation.

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Tags: motivational talk, manage stress, motivational speaker for financial service employe

Top Tips for Picking a Guest Speaker

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jun 25, 2012 @ 05:31 PM

A guest speaker represents an essential addition to a major event, with the best being able to tailor their performances and their subjects to specific occasions, while also working with and responding to an audience. However, when choosing a guest speaker, there are a number of factors that should be taken into consideration, from general budgeting issues through to the level of experience that the speaker is able to display.

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Stress Management Technique for Instant Relief

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jun 25, 2012 @ 04:57 PM

Stress is alive and well!  Stress lives in your interpretation of what happens, not the stress itself. If you can change how you react to stress, than you can change your life.

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Tags: motivational talk, stress management workshop, stress management speaker

Stress Management Technique for Instant Relief

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jun 25, 2012 @ 04:50 PM

Last June I was a motivational speaker for a franchise event. One of the other workshop sessions was by a stress management speaker who presented Emotional Freedom Stress Management Techniques. One of the benefits of my work is that I get to learn from other inspirational speakers and I take advantage of that. I have used these stress management techniques over the last year and they work!

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Tags: stress management technique, stress management speaker, motivational speaker for franchise event

Outline for a Stress Management Workshop

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Sun, Jun 24, 2012 @ 02:21 PM

Last week after a motivational talk, a delegate asked me to provide him with a basic outline for a stress management workshop.  He is charged with doing a stress management workshop for his staff to replace a guest speaker and doesn't know where to start.

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Tags: motivational talk, guest speaker, inspirational speaker for company events, stress management workshop

Inspirational Speaker for Ministry of Agriculture

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Sun, Jun 24, 2012 @ 02:20 PM

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3 Keys to Prevent the Burnout of Your Best Performers

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Jun 20, 2012 @ 06:45 PM

I was an inspirational speaker at a company event last month where the other guest speaker shared some compelling statistics suggesting that organizations may be exhausting their best employees.

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Tags: guest speaker, inspirational speaker for company event, prevent burn out

Inspirational Speaker for Conference of Volunteers

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Jun 20, 2012 @ 06:41 PM

On June 9, 2012, I was an inspirational speaker for the Vitalize 2012 Provincial Voluntary Sector Conference in Calgary, Alberta.

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Tags: motivational talk, InspirationAl speaker for volunteers

Recognition Boosts Motivation & Morale when Employees are Stretched

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jun 18, 2012 @ 05:20 PM

Having too little work is boring, while having too much responsibility can cause incredible stress. Where is the balance? When I am hired to be an inspirational speaker for a company event, the key issue that comes up is workload.

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Tags: motivational speech, inspirational speaker for a company event, staff recognition

I See Difficult People- Conflict Management Workshop

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jun 18, 2012 @ 05:16 PM

I was hired to lead a conflict  management workshop in Pennsylvania last week. Once I arrived on location, I immediately realized that the leader who hired me was the key source of conflict.

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Tags: motivational talk, inspirational speaker, conflict management workshop

Motivational Speaker for School Business Officials

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Jun 15, 2012 @ 11:38 AM

 I was the opening Inspirational Speaker for the Manitoba Association of School Business Officials at the Victoria Inn, Winnipeg, on June 12, 2012.

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Tags: inspirational speech, motivational Speaker for School Business Officials

Leadership Speaker Graham Lowe, PhD

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Jun 14, 2012 @ 12:32 PM

I was an inspirational speaker for the IPMA Canada Conference for HR Professionals.

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Tags: leadership speaker, inspirational speaker for HR Professionals, leadership book, inspirational talk

Inspirational Speaker Darci Lang

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Jun 14, 2012 @ 12:25 PM

On May 30, 2012, I was an inspirational speaker for the IPMA Canada's HR Conference in Regina, SK.

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Tags: motivational talk, Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, inspirational speaker for HR

Get the Right Jobs for the Right People

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jun 04, 2012 @ 10:05 PM

A motivational speaker for a financial services event, Kelly Brown's motivational talk suggested that you cannot change people.

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Tags: leaders, motivational talk, motivational speaker for financial services

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