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How to Get your Ideas Across

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Tue, Jan 28, 2014 @ 03:22 PM

To get a message to have longevity, meaning and a lasting appeal, it must be:

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Adjustments to Make when Speaking to a Large Audience

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jan 27, 2014 @ 12:07 PM

Today it is harder and harder to get and keep someone's attention, especially in a motivational speech. Busy, distracted audiences in a large crowd will not put up with a non congruent message that doesn't get to the point and bring clarity to the topic. A smaller audience may be a bit more forgiving.

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Motivational Speaker for the North Dakota Bankers Association

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Jan 23, 2014 @ 10:36 AM

On January 30, 2014, I am a Humorous Motivational Speaker for North Dakota Bankers Association Lead360 Conference.

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Motivational Speaker for Calgary Board of Education Support Staff

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Tue, Jan 21, 2014 @ 02:52 PM

On February 13, 2014 I am a Humorous Motivational Speaker for the Calgary Board of Education Support Staff event. Over 1700 board of education support staff from across calgary will attend the event.

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The Motivational Speech to Compel Change

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jan 20, 2014 @ 10:12 AM

As a humorous motivational speaker one of the most requested topics I have evolves around how to get others to change. The challenge is people have to want to change, so you have to give them good reason.
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Inspiration to Make the Most out of a Meaningless Job

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Jan 15, 2014 @ 08:32 AM

Most people have had the experience of participating in mind numbing work. Waking up every day resenting your alarm clock screaming at you just so you can drag your butt into work.
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5 Steps to Reach your New Year's Resolution

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 @ 11:02 AM

Reach Your New Year's Resolution

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Boost Motivation on the Job. Discover Your Impact

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Jan 08, 2014 @ 08:43 PM

I was a motivational speaker at a healthcare leadership summit last year where they hosted a lively motivational talk about why people are motivated to work.  A larger than I expected portion of the audience agreed that when it comes to work- what people really care about is money.

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Does Money Make you Mean? Motivational TedTalk

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jan 06, 2014 @ 12:20 PM

I recently watched a TedTalk by Paul Piff under the provocative title: Does money make you mean?

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Humorous Motivational Speaker for CNH Industrial

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Jan 03, 2014 @ 01:57 PM

On December 17, 2013,  I was a humorous motivational speaker for the CNH Industrial Christmas luncheon. Over 75 human resources leaders from Pennsylvania and Illinois attended the event.

CNH is going through continual change with the recent merger between Fiat Industrial and CNH Global. A solid, major industrial enterprise; a global leader in capital goods, uniting CNH’s agricultural and construction equipment operations with Iveco trucks, commercial and specialty vehicles and FPT Industrial’s broad portfolio of powertrain applications.

The Group designs, produces and sells ‘machines for work’. Across its 11 brands, 64 manufacturing plants, 49 research and development centers, a workforce of more than 68,000 people and some 6,000 dealers, CNH Industrial is present in 190 countries giving it a unique competitive position.
Like any change, the environment is ambiguous as people struggle to understand how things will shake out.
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Humorous Motivational TedTalk Speaker Shawn Achor

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Jan 02, 2014 @ 04:05 PM

TedTAlk humorous motivational speaker Shawn Achor spews out quotes like the following in his motivational talk:Only 25% of job success is predicted by IQ. 75% of job success is predicted by your optimism level, your social support and your ability to see stress as a challenge instead of a threat.

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