Tag Archives: Self Improvement

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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Celebrating my one year surgeversary

I celebrated my one year surgeversary today. I wrote about this stage of my healing journey in past posts titled Chain of Events and Doctor’s Orders. People sometimes ask me if I have increased flexibility now. I did not gain … 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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Revisiting That Warrior Spirit

The other day my buddy Matt came by to help me with a few things in my apartment. He noticed my book That Warrior Spirit on display in my living room, and I gave him a copy. A few days … 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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