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Public Speaking and Match the Hatch

There are two kinds of speakers; those that are nervous and those that are liars. ~Mark Twain I was at dinner last evening with a good friend of mine and his lovely wife.  He owns and runs a very special … Continue reading

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Opps! A Third Critical Life Skill: Effective Public Speaking

My two previous posts on Critical Life Skills for Young People (Checklists and Backwards Planning ) have produced numerous comments.  But one, from a fellow blogger who has great insight and experience (as a father and business leader) is David Kanigan, … Continue reading

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The Preacher and the Cowboy . . .

One day a cowboy decided to go to church, so he tied up his horse, walked through the white doors and sat down on the wooden bench.  He looked around and noticed that he was the only one there.  After … Continue reading

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