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Motivational speaker for Public Transport Conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 @ 10:52 AM

On March 30, 2016 I am a humourous motivational speaker for the Urban Public Transport Conference. The internationally acclaimed event will bring in  over 1,000 transportation professionals to Salt Lake City, Utah.

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How to Stand Out from the Crowd

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Mar 28, 2016 @ 12:52 PM

Today, people are highly distracted and we don't have time to sort out what makes one person( or service) more unique than the next. 

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Deal with Difficult People You Can't Get Rid Of

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Mar 23, 2016 @ 09:59 AM

Unfortunately, there will always be people in your life who you cannot stand, you cannot kill and you cannot get rid of. In-laws, co-workers, ex spouses; they will always be in your life, so it pays to understand how to deal with them. 
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Set fast, exciting goals

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Mar 21, 2016 @ 01:22 PM

Today, attention spans are at an all time low. Studies show, the average attention span has dropped from 20 minutes to a mere 9 seconds over a span of the last twenty years. 
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Motivational Speaker for Prince Albert Health & Wellness Conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Mar 16, 2016 @ 06:14 PM

 On March 22, 2016, I am a motivational speaker for the Prince Albert Health and Wellness Career Fair and Conference.

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How to Understand Resilience

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Mar 14, 2016 @ 01:19 PM

In a recent high school motivational speech, a 15 year old announced he's very resilient. After his speech, I told him that unless he's overcome great hurdles at a young age, he may be too young to know what resilience really is. 
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Technology ...an extension of our brain?

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Mar 11, 2016 @ 11:46 AM

I listened to an interesting Ted talk by anthropologist, Amber  Case, about our personal technology ( iPhone, iPad or tablet) being an extension of us.
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Are you a reader or a listener?

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Tue, Mar 08, 2016 @ 03:02 PM

Leadership speaker, Peter Druker asserts that people learn better by either reading information or by listening to others. 
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Motivational speaker for the Alberta Head Start Conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Mar 02, 2016 @ 11:28 AM

On March 8, 9 & 10, 2016, I am a humorous motivational speaker for the Alberta Head Start Conference held at the Marriott River Cree Resort in Edmonton, Alberta.

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