Inspire, Enlighten, & Motivate: Great Thoughts to Enrich Your Next Speech and You

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Overview

Give your speeches energy by drawing from ben Shea’s newest offering, designed to give you inspiration for your professional speeches as well as your reflective daily life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761938668
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • Publication date: 3/14/2003
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Noah ben Shea is one of North America's most respected and beloved poet-philosophers, and a source of strength to millions around the world. He is the international best selling author of 20 books translated into 18 languages, including the famed Jacob the Baker series. He has spoken and taught at the best universities; served as a Dean at UCLA, visiting lecturer at MIT and The Fuqua Graduate Business School at Duke University, guest professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Francisco Medical School, and a Fellow at several long range think tanks including USC's Center for the Humanities, and the esteemed Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.

If you "Google" his name you find over 25,000 websites tied to his work. Noah ben Shea's inspirational thoughts are branded with some of North America's largest companies, dramatically impacting the workplace, and have appeared in hospitals, banks, on sugar packets, apparel, teddy bears and on over 30 million Starbucks Coffee Cups. His weekly columns on life were published for five years by the New York Times Regional Syndicate, and nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He has spoken at the Library of Congress, is included in the Congressional Record, been published by Oxford University Press, and the World Bible Society in Jerusalem.

A highly sought after public speaker, he is also a private advisor to corporate and political leaders, serves as an Ethicist for the The Sansum Diabetes Research Institute, was nominated for the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas that Improve the World Order, and in 2007 his work in Russian translation won 1st Prize at the European Intellectual Book Fair in Moscow. Noah ben Shea is also the Nat ional Laureate for the ALS Association.

Now you can also have inspirational quotes from Noah ben Sheadelivered dailydirectly to your inbox, via twitter, or on Facebook.

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Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author
1 Welcome to School 1
2 Graduation and Matriculation 9
3 Addressing Conflict 17
4 Aging, Loss, and Condolence 23
5 Relationships 35
6 Hopes and Fears 43
7 Strength and Character 49
8 Passion and Compassion 57
9 Looking Inward 65
10 Finding Peace 71
11 Finding Direction 79
12 Work and Persistence 87
13 Community 97
14 Family 103
15 Paying Attention 115
16 Spirituality and Inspiration 121
17 Humor 131
18 Diversity 139
19 Money 149
20 Personal Improvement 161
A Note From the Editor 180
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