Speaking to Graduates

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Tonight, for the first time, I was a guest speaker at a college graduation. The ITT graduation ceremony at the Century II Center in Wichita, Kansas. It was a unique experience. 1. I’ve never spoke with the blinding stage lights before. 2. The whole event went much quicker than I expected. 3. The students seemed […]

Book Review: The Harper Book of Quotations

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Every now and then, a good book may be a reference book you can turn to again and again. If you are a person who writes or speaks, you need to have a reference of great quotes handy all the time. Seriously. The Harper Book of Quotations, Third Edition was published too early to include […]

Less talk…more quotes

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Ready for another dose of quality quotes for your fantasy football draft? Here are some that you may find useful, along with one perception of what they mean: Gerald Ford “I’ve had a lot of experience with people smarter than I am” My thought: I love this. Sometimes people forget that no matter how smart or important […]

A good quote is worth a thousand words

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Need a quote for your next party? Here are some that you may find useful, along with one perception of what they mean: Craig Valentine “What got you here won’t get you there” – from the book World Class Speaking My thought: Sticking with what works is very Human. However, sometimes you need to make those […]