Using Coaching, Mentoring, and Training for Your Success

Using Coaching, Mentoring, and Training for Your Success By Theodore Henderson “The Wisdom Man” “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin Most entrepreneurs and even established business owners want to know what they can do to quickly expand their business. Grow their profits? Or, from their more personal perspe

Successful Leaders Are Made Not Born

Successful Leaders Are Made Not Born By Theodore Henderson The Wisdom Man image via Leadership Institute of Yale “Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.” - Vince Lombardi Psychology has made many crucial contributions to the understanding of human behavior. However, among the most important in recent years has actually been in the study of business and industry by helping to clearl

With Orrin Checkmate Hudson

Theodore Henderson interviews Orrin C. Hudson who founded "Be Someone" in 2001. His methods were inspired by the game of chess. "Making Every Move Count" refers to the belief that success in chess and success in life require the same fundamentals, including concentration, self-esteem, problem solving skills, and discipline. Be Someone teaches kids the practical skills and techniques to overcome obstacles in life, illustrated through the best and most intellectual visual aid: th

Practical Advice on Honing Your Niche

I often come across brilliantly written articles that need to be shared. This article by Tony Bodoh speaks to honing your niche and if this is something you have not yet done, this article will be very helpful to you in creating a strategy that will get you where you need to be in the process. Enjoy! By Tony Bodoh April 29, 2010 Recently, during my introductory niche-building strategies sessions I've found myself focusing on three main points. Today I am going to share the most important of t

The Top Ten Leadership Qualities

I often come across blog posts or articles that just need to be shared. This terrific article on leadership by David Hakala is one that I think will resonate with many. I would love to hear your comments on this post. The Top 10 Leadership Qualities, By David Hakala on March 19, 2008 Leadership can be defined as one's ability to get others to willingly follow. Every organization needs leaders at every level. Leaders can be found and nurtured if you look for the following character traits. A l

A New Community Of Hope Formed!

As you know, I am a passionate advocate of utilizing biblical principles and Christian faith as a guide for success in my life. Toastmasters has been a very important part of my personal and public life and I wanted to share an article that shows so clearly just how amazing and important speech, communication and community are. In Today's Time of Despair, Fear, and Economic Uncertainty Two Women Offer Free Career-Building Workshops: "Pursuing Your Professional Dreams" As the saying goes, it'

First Woman in 20 years Wins World Championship of Public Speaking

  First woman in 20 years wins World Championship of Public Speaking - The Toastmaster magazine, October 2008 - By Paul Sterman and Beth Black As a girl growing up in a small Texas town, LaShunda Rundles regularly gave speeches and presentations – at events such as church programs, high school banquets and conventions. Not that she chose to do so ­– she was terrified at the prospect of facing audiences. It was Rundles’ mother – a local educator ­­– who steered her into such app

Great Leaders Choose Toastmasters – Toastmasters at McGraw-Hill

Harold "Terry" McGraw III, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. graciously took the time last year to explain his corporation's support for Toastmasters clubs. Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies provide global information services in the financial services, education and business information markets through brands such as Standard Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education, Business Week and J.D. Power and Associates. The corporation has more than 280 offi

Toastmaster Tips – 10 Tips for Public Speaking

Feeling some nervousness before giving a speech is natural and even beneficial, but too much nervousness can be detrimental. Here are some proven tips on how to control your butterflies and give better presentations: Know your material. Pick a topic you are interested in. Know more about it than you include in your speech. Use humor, personal stories and conversational language – that way you won’t easily forget what to say. Practice. Practice. Practice! Rehearse out loud with all equipment