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One presentation can change the world. Here's proof.

I honestly don’t remember what the occasion was or when he gave his speech, but I remember sitting on my couch, watching Barack Obama talk about ways that American citizens could make a contribution. 773 more words


"Why do you never see elephants hiding in trees?"

It’s grilling season in Seattle. Last weekend I was at my sister-in-law’s house for a cookout and over dinner my niece and nephews decided to play a round of: “Who can actually get Uncle Brian to laugh?” 684 more words


Speak About Yourself

“Remember: It’s not interesting when you speak about yourself,”┬áJanet – senior HR manager with 25+ years of corporate experience – emphasized when introducing the improvised-speech session in a Toastmasters meeting. 832 more words


Innovating on Storytelling

The temperatures in Seattle this past week hit 70 degrees, which meant that we, along with everyone else across the city, headed to our neighborhood pools in order to seek relief from this oppressive and dangerous heat wave. 421 more words


Worth a Thousand Words

From: Daniel

Subject: Great ws

“Lukas, great presentation on the DCP yesterday. The best thing for me was the photo with your club’s officer team preparing the Club Success Plan.” 404 more words


Can you admit when you're wrong?

My daughter’s final spring soccer game took place last Sunday. As the game was winding down and the score was tied 3-3, one of her teammates took a blistering shot and found the back of the net. 727 more words


"But he's a heading west from the Cumberland Gap to Johnson City, Tennessee"

When I was in Birmingham, AL, last week, someone re-introduced me to Darius Rucker. I loved listening to his band, Hootie and the Blowfish, when I was in college, and I’d heard he’d “gone country” but I hadn’t kept up with his music. 620 more words