Professional Development

Toastmasters Talk 3

It’s the morning of your Toastmasters speech 3 and you’re wondering what to talk about? I got you. Toastmasters talk 3 topic is a bit vague – To inform, to persuade, or to entertain and getting to the point. The best topic for talk #3 is to do all three using a story. Here are a couple examples: Why you should quit…

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Habits of Least Resistance

So I’m at the dentist a few years ago and he’s doing his thing — shoving his fingers in my mouth, probing, using that sucking thing which always catches on my cheek and he tells me the usual: “You need to floss more.” And of course I know this, he tells me every time. And I try….

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How to Stop Procrastinating

It happened to me again last night … The reason you gets motivated in the shower is the same reason you get motivated at night right before you go to sleep (i.e. Tomorrow I will DEFINITELY do x,y,z). The reason is because thinking about something is exciting, once you actually have to do it, it…

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How To Gain Influence At Work

You’re a fresh grad. New to the workforce, full of passion, and excited to start contributing to your team. There’s only one problem; No one will listen to your ideas. I see this happen all the time. Smart individuals getting frustrated at work. Sometimes they become jaded and sulk. Other times they end up leaving…

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