Garthroberts

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Name: Garth Roberts
Date registered: April 29, 2013

Latest posts

  1. What’s Your Professional Development Venue? — April 22, 2017
  2. As A Speaker, Remember It’s Not About You — February 26, 2016
  3. Why Do You Take Courses? — February 25, 2016
  4. It’s all about questions — February 15, 2016
  5. Paperclips to the Rescue — December 18, 2015

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What’s Your Professional Development Venue?

Do you have a favorite professional development venue? For 17-years one of my main professional development venues has been my local CAPS meeting. it’s a monthly gathering of professional speakers, trainers, and facilitators. As a solo-entrepreneur, my office can get lonely. Learning can be a challenge. Connecting with community can be a difficult. My CAPS …

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As A Speaker, Remember It’s Not About You

The link below is a cool link about being a speaker. The author gives you 7 concepts and I’d like to add one more. Remember, it’s not about you. Too many speakers are all about what they have to say instead of recognizing it’s all about the audience. What does the audience need? What benefit …

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Why Do You Take Courses?

For over 30 years I’ve conducted seminars and workshops. It’s been fun, educational, enlightening and, occasionally, depressing. Well, maybe not totally depressing but certainly not fun. Sometimes there are people in sessions who do not want to be there. They were sent and view the time as wasted time. The first question of the day …

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It’s all about questions

As someone who started as a journalist, I know the value of great questions. Throughout my career, I’ve focused on asking good questions to move projects forward, to inspire thinking on the part of direct reports and colleagues, and to help me sort out my life and work. It’s always great to read articles that …

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Paperclips to the Rescue

Have you ever had one of those days when a task is just too darn difficult? For example, you can’t get the last chocolate covered cookie out of the plastic shell that’s holding it hostage. You have two choices. One is to give up and forget the cookie and the other is to find a …

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Any Great VA Suggestions?

One of the challenges of working as a solo entrepreneur is deciding when to outsource work. Do you find this a challenge? Many of my entrepreneur friends have expressed frustration when it comes to getting everything done, yet, they won’t find one or more virtual assistants. I can relate. My coach continually tells me to …

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