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Motivational Speakers Who Have Died Leaving A Lasting Legacy

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Mar 13, 2019 @ 01:42 PM


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The Canadian Manufacturing and Exporters Conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Mar 08, 2019 @ 12:42 PM


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Indiana State Good Teaching Motivational Speakers

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Feb 28, 2019 @ 07:45 PM

March 1-2, 2019, hosts the Indiana State Good Teaching Conference. Upwards of 300 teachers, students and staff will attend this event, held at the Noblesville Parks & Recreation Annex in Indianapolis.

I will be the opening funny motivational speakers on March 2, 2019. The teachers association specifically hired me to help teachers lighten up and reinforce the power of humor, play and laughter to help maintain sanity. Teaching is a challenging profession right now. In Indianapolis, like many states, teachers have seen pay cuts over the last decade. Some of them making much less money than they did when they first started their career. 

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How to Bounce Back from Hardship

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Feb 25, 2019 @ 11:33 AM


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Write a Quick & Compelling Motivational Speech

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Tue, Feb 19, 2019 @ 02:42 PM

Today speakers need to work harder to keep audiences engaged. Thanks to online influences and increased digital interaction, attention spans are lower than ever.

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Anger @ Work -How it Impacts Culture & How to Handle It

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Feb 15, 2019 @ 01:40 PM

People come in all shapes and sizes and varying degrees of complexity. It's this complexity that makes it hard to navigate human relationships.

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Softtek Turns Ideas into Reality

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Feb 07, 2019 @ 01:15 PM

Softtek is a global provider of IT solutions with 30 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Softtek teams with CIO's to continually increase the business value of IT and bridge the digital gap.

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Davis Duehr Dean Eye Care Beat the Winter Blues Seminar

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Jan 31, 2019 @ 04:16 PM

On February 9, 2019, I am a motivational speaker for the Davis Duehr Dean Winter Blues Seminar.

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How to Emcee a Great Awards Ceremony

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Tue, Jan 29, 2019 @ 03:10 PM

Award ceremonies are a great way to recognize people for outstanding achievement or length of service. Organizations come to rely on them to appreciate people and celebrate success.  

I emcee several award ceremonies a year and have seen some good ones and bad ones. If the awards are meaningful and the function is kept short, they will have an impact. Everybody thrives on approval and recognition, however, not everybody wants to be recognized in public.

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What You Need to Know Before You Apply for the Job of Your Dreams

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Jan 21, 2019 @ 12:32 PM

Here's a hard truth: No matter how great you look on paper, you’re not the only highly qualified person applying for your dream job. In fact, you may not even be the most qualified. If a job is desirable, it’s going to be competitive. Standing out and impressing hiring managers takes more than simply having the requisite education, job experience, and skill set. Here are the most crucial things you need to know before you begin the application process.

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