Your Life is Drifting

We all just let ourselves go sometimes.  So many of us live our lives’ on autopilot.  It’s like we all wear blinders and just look straight in front of us, while everything on our sides start tearing apart. Your life drifting is very subtle.  I read a story about a guy on a boat that was in the middle of a very large lake.  The water was so calm and quiet that he decided to take a nap.  Few moments later, he started hearing voices so he woke up immediately.  Come to find out he drifted on land […]

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Complacency Kills

I feel into a trap in life.  Many of you probably understand what I am going through.  I realized that I was not progressing and started getting way to comfortable.  Because of me staying complacent my world started falling apart. For example, my house is getting old.  My garage door has been broken for 5 months but I have not been able to break from my complacent life to get around to fixing it.  I just got use to the fact of parking in the drive thru.  In fact, I only think about getting it fixed when it […]

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Toastmasters’ International Speech #4 – How to Say It – Pregnancy test results from a male perspective

This was my Forth Toastmaster Speech titled – Pregancy test results from a male perspective…….   Below is the Competent Communicators’s manual speech goals   4. How to Say It Words are powerful. They convey your message and influence the audience and its perception of you. Word choice and arrangement need just as much attention as speech organization and purpose. Select clear, accurate, descriptive and short words that best communicate your ideas and arrange them effectively and correctly. Every word should add value, meaning, and punch to the speech. Objectives: Select the right words and sentence structure to communicate […]

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Toastmasters Speech #5 – Your Body Speaks – Saying Thank You to your No’s

This was my 5th Toastmaster’s speech titled Saying Thank You to Your No’s Here is the official summary and requirements from the Competent Communicator Manual. Body language is an important part of speaking because it enhances your message and gives you more credibility. It also helps release any nervousness you may feel. Stance, movement, gestures, facial expressions, and eye contact help communicate your message and achieve your speech’s purpose. Body language should be smooth, natural, and convey the same message that your listeners hear. Objectives: Use stance, movement, gestures, facial expressions, and eye contact to express tour message […]

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