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Student Response System Engages Learners

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Dec 17, 2012 @ 03:23 PM

I am an inspirational speaker for the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) annual conference on February 14, 2013 in San Diego, California.

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Tags: motivational speech, inspirational speaker for educators, student response system

3 Keys to Embrace Change

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Tue, Dec 11, 2012 @ 03:11 PM

I was recently a motivational speaker for an HR Conference.

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Tags: motivational speech, Motivational Speaker for HR Conference, leadership motivational keynote speaker

How to Increase Conference Attendance by Inviting Coworkers

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Dec 10, 2012 @ 08:57 AM

I was a motivational keynote speaker for a conference of government employees. The meeting planner suggested many delegates had coerced their best buddies from work to attend the event. This was the result of a very successful promotional method to increase conference attendance.

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Tags: meeting planner, motivational keynote speaker for government employ, increase conference attendance

Create Something New or Defend the Status Quo?

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Dec 06, 2012 @ 03:14 PM

I was an inspirational keynote speaker for a transportation conference,  where my motivational speech took a different slant and delved into why it is so easy to defend the status quo and so hard to  innovate.

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Tags: motivational speech, boost morale, inspirational keynote speaker for a transportation

How do you Deal with Conflict?

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Dec 05, 2012 @ 03:29 PM

Do you have difficult people in your life whose excessive demands on your attention deplete your energy?

Some people are constantly jumping up and down trying to grab the spotlight or they are busy stirring things up in order to create conflict in the workplace.
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Tags: motivational speech, deal with difficult people, motivational speaker for parks and recreation conf

Panic: Turns Experts Motivational Speakers into Amateurs

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Tue, Dec 04, 2012 @ 02:06 PM

As a humorous motivational speaker, I have experience delivering comedy. Here, I have witnessed first hand that when a joke fails- avoid the temptation to panic.

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Tags: motivational speech, humorous motivational speaker, motivational speakers, panick

The Art of Influence: Don't Explain, Illustrate

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Dec 03, 2012 @ 02:27 PM

When my ex fiance talks to me I usually tune him out. I may busy my mind thinking of other things or just pretend to listen. Later I think, why is he so hard to listen to? With excrutiating effort I did hear him out once and realized it isn't just his poor delivery but it's actually how he constructs his message.

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Tags: guest speakers, motivational keynote speaker, influence others

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