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Motivational Speakers Use Social Media to Improve Engagement

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Jun 30, 2016 @ 06:22 PM

In our motivational speaker contract, we now include certain ( optional) elements that we find help engage audiences and extend the learning.

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Motivational Speaker for Call Center Week

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Sun, Jun 26, 2016 @ 07:55 PM

On June 28, 2016, I am very excited to be the Master of Ceremonies for the 17th Annual Call Center Week Awards Dinner. 

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Boost Innovation & Transform Your Work

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Jun 23, 2016 @ 11:17 AM

 Great Minds Don’t Think Alike
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 How to be Powerful

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jun 20, 2016 @ 11:45 AM

In one of the most viewed TED Talks today, researcher Amy Cuddy, talks about power poses that take you from powerless to powerful.

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How to Say No without Guilt

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jun 13, 2016 @ 12:07 PM

 One of the shortest words in the English language, but one of the hardest to say is, NO.

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A Key Cause of Depression

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Jun 10, 2016 @ 12:08 PM

People pleasing, or the belief that everyone has to like you, is linked to depression. Putting too much weight into what other people think of you puts too much pressure on external forces and pulls power away from your own value.

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How to Prepare for Trouble

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Jun 09, 2016 @ 01:14 PM

Do you have a challenging situation ahead of you that you dread? This may be a work deadline, a funeral, a diet, delivering a speech, a court appearance, etc.

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Funny Motivational Speaker for the Indiana Child Support Conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Jun 08, 2016 @ 02:25 PM

On June 16, 2016, I am a funny opening keynote speaker for the Indiana Child Support Conference. The event, held at the Radisson Star Plaza Hotel in Merrillville, Indiana will attract over 600 child support professionals. 

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Brush Up on your Skills

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jun 06, 2016 @ 10:55 AM

Picasso said, learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist. Even seasoned professionals, can go back to their craft and re-learn the basics, to understand how and why what they currently do works, and how they can improve.

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Celebrate, Don't Tolerate Diversity

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Jun 03, 2016 @ 12:18 PM

 Tolerating our differences can easily equate to ignoring them. For instance, children are taught not to point out diversity and people are encouraged to ignore differences that make us unique. By not saying anything, we tolerate instead of celebrate people, who are not like us. We don't have to grow in compassion and understanding of others, we can simply exist along side them.

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Why Don't More Women Choose STEM Careers?

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Jun 01, 2016 @ 04:25 PM

On June 15, 2016, I am a motivational speaker for the Energetic Women Conference in Houston, Texas. One of the goals of the group is to advocate for women in STEM careers.

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