The POWER of PERSPECTIVE

Stories have the power to move people in many ways. That emotional connection can be increased exponentially when you have ...
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Don’t Tell us…TAKE us

For more than 25 years, I’ve enjoyed telling stories, but all my life I’ve enjoyed hearing them, from many people ...
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What I Learned From my Coach

Ever notice how seemingly gifted speakers make it look so easy? How do they do that? What if you could? ...
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Whose Story Is It?

Some years ago, I received a disturbing private message from a fellow speaker ‘Sam’, in another country. They were attending ...
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THE UTMOST FOR THE HIGHEST

Each year, during the week before Easter, thousands of high school athletes compete in the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) ...
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Being A Good Listener, Mark Brown Speaks

Being a Good Speaker Begins with Being a Good LISTENER

Thoughts shared with the Hindu Business Line during my recent visit to Chennai, India. http://www.bloncampus.com/hangout-at-bloc/being-a-good-speaker-begins-with-being-a-good-listener/article9988347.ece Mark L Brown World Champion ...
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Fear Of Success, Mark Brown Speaks

The Fear of Success?

Several years ago, to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary, I wanted to do something different for my wife Andrea. So ...
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WHY I QUIT MY JOB DURING A RECESSION

In 1992 I worked as an IT professional for a New York bank that was being absorbed by another financial ...
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What’s in a Word?

Recently, after speaking at a high school, I met with students and faculty to talk about conflict resolution. One young ...
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MOTIVATION or INSPIRATION

“Oh! You’re a MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER!” That’s often the response that I get when I tell people that I speak professionally ...
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