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Motivational Speaker for Algoma Public Health

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jul 06, 2015 @ 11:46 AM

On June 17, 2015, I was a humorous motivational speaker for the Algoma Public Health Staff Appreciation Day. The day was intended to speak to a theme of resilience and self care to help and support hard working staff.

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Motivational Speaker for Altrusa International Conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Tue, Jun 30, 2015 @ 12:56 PM

On July 18, 2015, I am a motivational speaker for the Altrusa International Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. This years convention, themed, Jazz it Up will attract over 350 international volunteers and club leaders.

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Technology's Grip on You

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Jun 24, 2015 @ 06:31 PM

Through technology we are getting used to extraordinary amounts of stimulation.

Every time you open an email or surf facebook, your cortisol levels increase, blood pressure rises and your heart rate goes up. It also trains you to disengage from the real world.

As a motivational speaker I see how deeply technology impacts attention spans. It is harder and harder to get people to pay attention.

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The Role of Anger in Life

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Jun 19, 2015 @ 01:11 PM

Anger gets you what you want. Stomp around, throw a fit and yell and people will pay attention. Sit quietly and passively and take whatever comes your way and nobody will know the difference. Nothing will change.
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Motivational Speaker for Credit Counselling Canada

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jun 15, 2015 @ 12:58 PM

On June 16, 2015, I am a motivational speaker for the Credit Counselling Canada Conference in Niagra Falls, Ontario.

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Motivational Speaker for the Institute of Municipal Assessors

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Jun 10, 2015 @ 07:53 AM

On June 15, 2015 I am a motivational speaker for the Institute of Municipal Assessors in Ottawa, Ontario. Over 350 property assessment and taxation professionals from across canada will attend. The majority of the audience work to assess thousands of residential properties, others assess larger commercial property.

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Difficult People: What You Allow, You Teach

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jun 08, 2015 @ 11:58 AM

If you make difficult people 100% of the problem, they are also 100% of the solution. Taking accountability for how you accomodate difficult behaviour will eliminate doubt and put you back in control.

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Motivational Speaker for the City of Calgary Recreation Conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Jun 03, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

On June 10, 2015,  I am a motivational speaker for the City of Calgary Recreation Conference. This event will include over 100 leaders from within city of calgary department of recreation.

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Motivational Speaker for Chartwell Retirement Residences

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, May 29, 2015 @ 11:53 AM

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How to Mess with Difficult People

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, May 28, 2015 @ 11:28 AM

Are you locked in a pattern with someone that leaves you irritated, exhausted and annoyed?
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