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Persuasive Speaking – Final Approach to Advanced Communicator Gold

I’ve been working towards my Distinguished Toastmasters (DTM) designation in fits and starts. My most recent run at it was from last July through September, in which I completed all five speech projects in the Interpersonal Communication manual. I have … Continue reading

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Case for Action

I started the Landmark Self Expression and Leadership Program (SELP) last week. It is a four-month program in which I will be taking on a community leadership project. The project I’m taking on is a developer forum that brings assistive … Continue reading

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This is not your father’s Pi!

Despite a rapid start and quick spurt of massive progress, I still ended up taking over a year to complete my Advanced Communicator Silver (ACS) at Toastmasters. Did I finish my DTM in 2013? No. Recalibrating my goal, looking at … Continue reading

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Being Resourceful and Unstoppable

Two mantras I am applying to having a successful Reboot of my career are i. remember that I am resourceful, and ii. be unstoppable. I’ve taken my game to a new level and I’ve had some positive results in the … Continue reading

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Reboot 2013

My personal theme for 2013 has been Reboot My Life. I’ve installed a few upgrades already – in the winter I followed through on a Chain of Events and had surgery on my left hand. The next major area I’m … Continue reading

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MiniWriMo: Day 1

After my first shot at the NaNoWriMo last fall I had the idea to do a MiniWriMo as a follow up. I just did a google on the term MiniWriMo. What turned up was a bunch of hits on NaNoWriMo … Continue reading

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Race for Space

In January I wrote a post about Andrew Rader’s quest to win a trip to space through the AXE Apollo Space Academy. That’s AXE as in the brand of male grooming products. Working with one of the first men to … Continue reading

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