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Motivational Speaker for the Alberta Food Matters Conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Apr 27, 2016 @ 04:40 PM

On April 30, 2016, I am a humourous closing motivational speaker for the Alberta Food Matters conference. The event, organized by alberta health services is themed, Connect, Collaborate, Cultivate, and is being held at the Bernard Snell Hall at the University of Alberta.

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Motivational speaker for the Yukon Childcare Conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Apr 27, 2016 @ 04:40 PM

On April 29, 2016, I am a humorous motivational speaker for the Yukon Child Care Association Conference. 

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Motivational Speaker for Alberta Assessors Association

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Apr 25, 2016 @ 12:07 PM

On April 28, 2016, I am a humorous motivational speaker for the Alberta Assessors Association at the Marriott River Cree in Edmonton, Alberta.

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How to Prepare a Powerpoint Presentation

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Apr 22, 2016 @ 06:22 PM

I very rarely use powerpoint in a speech, however I have seen some great motivational speakers effectively and seemlessly motivate with powerpoint.

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How to Handle Conference Speaker AV Disasters

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Apr 21, 2016 @ 02:04 PM

Recently, I was a motivational speaker for a transportation conference. Half way through his speech, one of the other guest speakers powerpoint  refused to cooperate.

Half way through his speech, the computer powered down, leaving the guest speaker stumbling to figure out what to say next.

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How to Write a Call for Speakers

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Apr 20, 2016 @ 04:31 PM

motivational speaker for franchiserIt's that time a year again, where I typically fill out a lot of Call for Speakers Proposals.

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How to Be LikEable

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Tue, Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:48 AM

I recently met somebody and within minutes realized,  I can't stand him. He's arrogant and keeps wallowing on a bad economy and bad luck. He keeps trying to make his problems our problems and drag us down with him.

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Motivational speaker for Taco John's Franchise

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:40 AM

On April 12, 2016, I was a motivational speaker for the Taco John's Franchisee meeting in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Close to 200 franchise owners attended the event. 

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How to Give a Motivational speech to deliver bad news

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Apr 15, 2016 @ 02:15 PM

Delivering bad news is never fun. In fact, some people will avoid it at all costs. The trouble is, the problems persists and people ignore it. Yet,  that feeling of discomfort gnaws at you and consistently grows. Here,  ignorance is not bliss,  because it comes at a huge toll on people's sanity. 
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Why you Should Ditch your Fun at Work Program

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Apr 13, 2016 @ 11:52 AM

Having fun should never be hard. If creating a fun at work program is proving to be difficult, you are doing it all wrong. 
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