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September 19, 2016

How to Deal with Problems: The Lesson from the Oyster »

inspiring talk radio kvec - Deal with Problems. Oyster reveals how you can work with a problem and transform it into a pearl. Watch inspiring video from #talkradio host Bob Garner

Lillian had a beautiful pearl necklace and decided to wear it to a fancy function that she was attending. That night, she met a man who, upon admiring her necklace, commented, “You know, that necklace was made from a bunch of problems.” Aghast, Lillian replied, “Problems? What do you mean… problems?” Smiling, the man said, “I’m a marine biologist, and each one of those pearls were once a problem that was solved by an oyster.” “Well, you certainly have my attention,” said Lillian. “Please, tell me more.” The biologist continued, “An oyster has two shells, and each shell has a…
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October 6, 2015

Your Thoughts Shape the Circumstances That Direct Your Destiny »

Your thoughts shape the circumstances that direct your destiny – I make this statement during my funny keynote motivational speaker who actually has something to say presentations. While there are things that happen to you that are outside of our control, many times we create our circumstances through how and what we think. Your thoughts can lead to emotion or action. Both emotion and action create situations and conditions that can affect your future. Therefore, try to think wisely. Remove negativity and worry as soon as those thoughts appear. Replace them with positive thoughts or planning. Don’t worry about the…
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January 16, 2015

What a Donkey Can Teach You About Communication and Teamwork »

Aesop tells a story of a man who owned a donkey. He would offer a ride on his donkey to those who were looking to cross the hot desert. One day, a customer purchased this service and the customer, the man, and the donkey took off across the desert. After a few hours, the customer who was riding on the donkey decided he wanted to take a break. So, the customer dismounted and, seeing that the donkey cast a nice shadow, sat down in the shade of the beast. The owner of the donkey was not pleased at this, as…
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June 19, 2014

Ideas – Any New Idea is a Pain to Get Started »

Many years ago and early in my career, I had the pleasure of meeting Merv Griffin – the famous singer, actor, and talk show host, as well as the creator of the TV game shows, Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune – when I was doing my act for three straight months at Resorts International in Atlantic City, NJ. At the time, Griffin was the owner of Resorts, and one evening after my show, he stopped backstage. We began chatting, I mentioned to him that I had an idea about exiting main stream performing and entering the field of being a…
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