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10 Tips for Hiring the Right Speaker

Speaker selection is one of the most important elements of a successful meeting; however, this can be a daunting task, as speakers are available in every fee range and specialty topic. The Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, comprised of more than 500 professional speakers, has compiled these tips to help you find the right match for your group. read more…

Why you should hire a CAPS Professional Speaker

Speaker selection is one of the most important elements in the execution of a successful meeting. Once you determine the specific needs of your audience, you will need a speaker who not only has the knowledge and content, but someone who can deliver it with a punch that will leave the audience with inspiration and knowledge. read more…

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Pause Gem #32 – You Can Laugh It Off To Lighten Up

July 30, 2014 - Patricia Katz

Reflection & Action: I chose a poor day to renew my driver’s license. That day, problems with the phone lines made credit and debit card transactions impossible. Customers dug for checks, scrounged for spare change, or dashed down the block to the cash machine. The cas…

Your Fifth Pauseworks Postcard Pick Of The Week

July 30, 2014 - Patricia Katz

Here it is! The fifth of nine chances in the 2014 ‘Summer Sketchbook Special’ to own a piece of original art at a sizzling price of just $49 (plus applicable taxes and $10 for shipping). Backroads Of Vermont is number five in the series of Pauseworks Postcards.

Is what you focus on helping or hurting your communications?

July 29, 2014 - Marion Grobb Finkelstein

During my live workshops, I often give exercises and demonstrations illustrating how what you focus on makes a difference. You can miss great things in life when you're not looking for them. In other words, if you're focusing on thought A, you won't see thought B -- literall…
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