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Innovative Ways to Recruit Gen Y

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Jul 25, 2013 @ 03:07 PM

I was a motivational keynote speaker for a staffing recruitment agency last month. One of the topics that came up after the motivational speech was innovative ways to use technology to attract Gen Y .

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The 7 E's of Leadership

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Jul 24, 2013 @ 11:52 AM

I was recently an inspirational speaker for a hospital leadership retreat. The other inspirational speaker for the hospital leaders, Ralph Burns, unravelled for us 7 key leadership qualities in his motivational speech.

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Motivational Speaker says Results Matter Most at Work

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Jul 11, 2013 @ 12:48 PM

Imagine a world where you are not shackled to your desk. Imagine a world where you are not promoted for the amount of time you spend working, but quite simply you are rewarded for results.

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Spotting Bad Manners at a Conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jul 08, 2013 @ 12:15 PM

I was a motivational speaker for a large insurance company last week in Louisville, Kentucky. The other guest speaker was delivering her motivational speech amidst whispers and talking throughout the room.

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Dress for Success and Build Confidence

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Tue, Jul 02, 2013 @ 11:11 AM

Life can be brutal in flannel. Last week I sneaked out of my hotel room in my flannel pajamas to quell my insatiable desire for a Snickers bar.

As the door slammed shut, I realized I had forgotten my room key. Locked out of my room, I slinked down to the Hilton lobby. A large event was taking place and people were decked out in satin and suits. I scurried to the front desk clad in flannel, suddenly feeling embarrassed, begging for my room key. After passing the necessary security clearance, they issued me a new room key.

I entered the elevator, avoiding eye contact at all costs, begging for a direct flight to my floor with no detours to pick up other passengers. No such luck. Every stop was more and more painful as I tried to hide out in the corner.

Funny how flannel can take every ounce of confidence out of me. I was a motivational speaker for a healthcare conference the following morning, where eye contact was not optional. Yet, dressed in a black tailored suit I felt a lot more confident.

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