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Funny Motivational Speakers for the University Health Network

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 @ 11:24 AM

 
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Motivational Speaker for the HFMA Illinois Women's Conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 @ 11:33 AM

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Guest Speaker for HR Professionals

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Apr 21, 2017 @ 11:54 AM

Approximately 25 times a year,  I am hired to be  one of several funny motivational speakers for Human Resources conferences. For me, this is a relatively substantial number of events within a certain occupation. The following are some of the reasons why HR professionals may need more humor in their lives.

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Motivational Speaker for the Alberta Council of Disability Services 

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 @ 01:38 PM

On April 26, 2017, I am a funny motivational speaker for the Alberta Council of Disability Services ( ACDS).
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Extroverts Crave Power & Attention

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Tue, Apr 18, 2017 @ 02:34 PM

 Dr. Luke Smillie is a professor at the University of Melbourne, where he teaches about personality. His interesting research helps define introverts and extroverts.

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Guest Speaker Do's & Don'ts to GIve a Speech

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Apr 13, 2017 @ 12:12 PM

As a motivational speaker, I watch a lot of industry presentations. Often, guest speakers get up, waffle around on the stage, and do things that distract from the overall impact of their presentation. Recently, I was introduced to some great research by Walkerstone that points to many of these challenges. As expressed in the graphic above, our attention spans are lower than ever before, thus we need to use everything we can to engage an audience.

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Motivational Speaker for Workplace Safety North

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Apr 12, 2017 @ 11:32 AM

On April 19, 2017, I am a Motivational Speaker for the Workplace Safety North Conference in Sudbury, Ontario.
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How to Perform at Your Best

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Apr 07, 2017 @ 07:26 PM

In the Navy Seals, they have a saying, the more you sweat in peacetime, the less you bleed in war. Applied to real life- if you have to face a battle, it pays to stage an even larger, scarier one in advance.  When the big battle arrives, your confidence will be higher because you already survived the previous endeavour.

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JobBOSS Unite Conference Motivational Speaker

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Apr 05, 2017 @ 05:34 PM

On April 10, 2017, I am a motivational speaker for the JobBOSS Unite Manufacturing Conference.
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Motivational Speaker for John Knox Retirement Village

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Apr 03, 2017 @ 11:37 AM

On March 30 & 31, 2017,  I am a motivational speaker for the John Knox Village PRIDE events.
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