I have been a professional speaker for over 12 years. In the beginning, I bombed a lot. In fact, I may have set a record, a dubious distinction!
I was a speaker for an HR Conference. The association also had hired a very big name motivational speaker, and the place was packed with people there to hear him speak. The crowd was abuzz with energy, anticipating the big speech.
Generation Y thrive on focused, structured work routine. The quickest route to workplace apathy is not having clear guidelines and expectations.
I was a speaker for a franchise event last month for a fun, rowdy group of professionals. They laughed, played, drank and learned - a little bit.
I am one of three motivational keynote speakers for the joint National Association of Career Colleges/ Ontario Association of Career Colleges Conference.
The CUPA HR Southern Regional Conference had a dynamic diversity speaker for their HR professionals, Penny Hampton, Director of Professional Development for Oklahoma City Community College. Penny presented a diversity workshop that highlighted the diverse values of different generations.
Over 300 pharmacists will meet this weekend, April 15- 17, 2011 at the Delta Winnipeg Hotel for the Manitoba Pharmacy Conference.
I was a Motivational Speaker for the CUPA HR Southern Regional Conference this week. It was an amazing event evolving around the themes of engagement and diversity.
To prepare to be the closing motivational speaker (before the AGM) for the Alberta Funeral Services Association conference, I interviewed Sue Lasher, Funeral Manager for the Foster Gordon Chapel.
At a recent conference I was reminded of leadership and change management speaker William Bridges ( picture left) and the stages he suggests you need to go through to embrace change.
I was a speaker for the US department of Transportation conference for government employees.
Last year I was the opening motivational speaker for a conference of government employees.
As a professional inspirational speaker I have experimented with all types of motivational speeches: Serious, content driven, heartfelt and my favorite... funny. Humor has always been the best way for me to connect with a conference crowd.
I gave three motivational speeche last month right here in Calgary, alberta, where I live.
I am a keynote motivational speaker at 30 to 40 conferences per year. Audiences average about 200 people each conference; every delegate who sees me speak is asked or invited to evaluate my motivational speech.
I have a friend who is very difficult. The problem is, she doesn't even know it. How can you have relationships -multiples, not just one- filled with conflict and not know you are the source?
Hiring a motivational speaker can be an intimidating task. If it goes well, you look like a star, if it doesn't- it's painful.