Monthly Archives: June 2010

Give Me A Break – And A Little Forgiveness

Motivational speaker Kelly Swanson gives unique perspective on forgiveness Continue reading - Give Me A Break - And A Little Forgiveness >>

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How To Write A Motivational Speech

Okay, so you’re ready to write a motivational speech – and hopefully you’ve read the other articles that I’ve written about the things you need to do before you write the speech. If you have done nothing more than pull out a blank piece of paper and a new pen, then you are not prepared. If you’re lazy like me and don’t want to find the other articles I wrote, here is a recap of what you need to do before you write that speech.

  1. Know who you’re talking to (even if you really won’t know who you’re
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Plan Your Motivational Speech Before You Write Your Motivational Speech

I can still hear Mrs. Peterson say, “Now class, get out a piece of paper and write me five hundred words on what you did over your summer vacation. Ready, set, go.”  And I would stare at that blank piece of paper with no idea of what to write, and I would start to sweat. And I would pick up my pencil and start to write, hoping that the pencil would just come up with the words for me – using every word I could think of to take up more space on that paper. I had one goal: To… Continue reading - Plan Your Motivational Speech Before You Write Your Motivational Speech >>

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Why People Make Fun Of Motivational Speakers

I was sitting with a group of people having lunch at a convention when we all got to talking about losing weight – one of those topics everybody has an opinion about. I was explaining that I was having a hard time losing weight, while I spread butter on my second roll and asked the guy beside me if he was going to finish his cheesecake. We all agreed that exercise was the only true answer to weight loss, and did anybody have a solution for an exercise that was quick, easy, and didn’t involve moving around too much? One… Continue reading - Why People Make Fun Of Motivational Speakers >>

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