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The path to meaningful work

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Feb 29, 2016 @ 12:47 PM

Management, no other profession offers the opportunity to help others learn,  grow and contribute to the success of the team. Yet, increased productivity, does not necessarily yield the deep reward of building up people. Driven by limited resources, many leaders are forced to focus on activities that increase revenues or decrease costs, instead of investing in people. 
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Motivational Speaker for the MIssouri Public health Conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Feb 26, 2016 @ 10:55 AM

On March 2, 2016, I am a humorous motivational speaker for the DHSS ( Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services ) and LPHA ( Center for Local Public Health Services) Public Health Conference. The event, held at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, Missouri will bring in over 200 public health professionals.

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How To Change Someone

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Feb 24, 2016 @ 06:38 PM

You cannot change someone who refuses to bend in your direction. However, sometimes people can be swayed if they see the value in the change for them. 
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When Success is not an Option but an Obligation

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Feb 24, 2016 @ 02:14 PM

I recently made the switch from a Dell PC to an Apple Macbook Pro, a move I fought for many years.  I was told that the Apple and the Microsoft Windows environments just don’t get along, and moving from one platform to the other would require a lot of change – and change requires courage.

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MOtivational Speaker for Society of Treatment of Autism Calgary

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 @ 05:08 PM

On February 12, 2016, I am a motivational speaker for the Society for Autism in Calgary, Alberta. The event, held at the Carriage House Inn will bring over 60 staff members to celebrate success and rejuvenate spirits.

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How to Teach a Monkey to Skateboard

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 @ 01:13 PM

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Motivational Speaker for the Association of Community Services Conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 @ 04:07 PM

On January 29, 2016, I was an opening motivational speaker for the ALIGN, Association of Community Services Conference. The event, taking place at the Fantasyland, West Edmonton Mall Hotel, brought over 400 participants.

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Motivational speakers for Kansas parks and recreation conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Feb 01, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

On February 2, 2016, I am the opening motivational speaker for the Kansas Parks and Recreation Conference. The event, taking place at the United Wireless Arena in Dodge City, Kansas, will draw in over 250 parks and recreation directors and program coordinators from across Kansas.

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