As someone with ties to both Canada and the United States the July 1st – July 4th date range which marks the independence of both North American nations is an awesome time for me. Awesome because I have double the reason to celebrate: double the treats, double the barbecues (I always do something for Canada day on July 1st, even if I am alone), and of course the fireworks….which can be endless thanks to Facebook live.
Although we celebrate the independence of our respective nations, I started to think: at what point will you declare your work-life independence?
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*I should note if you want a more detailed description of my lessons from the WCPS please watch this video:
It’s been 4 years since I made the semi-finals and had the honor to compete in the World Championships of Public Speaking (WCPS). It is one of my more significant accomplishments as a speaker and definitely the greatest accomplishment I have achieved as member of Toastmasters International. After the contest I decided to focus more on keynoting and seminars but there are 5 key lessons I took away from the process that I think all speakers should know.
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