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Opening Address at European Youth Parliament: NON SIBI SED OMNIBUS

Sarah Jameel | Posted 01.29.2016 | Impact
Sarah Jameel

Distinguished guests, organizers, and fellow delegates of the European Youth Parliament. My Dear Fellow Humans -- good morning.

Stuttering and the Power of Suggestion

Katherine Preston | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Katherine Preston

So let's go back to that word association game. What happens if you connect the word 'stutter' with words like 'strength' and 'capability'? How does that change the narrative of someone's life?

5 Ways Martin Luther King Inspired the World By Having a Dream

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 01.18.2016 | Impact
Amy Oestreicher

Thank you, Martin Luther King Jr., for inspiring faith, dreams, and all the power they hold for our world. The greatest gift we can give to each other is little steps in faith, trust, compassion, and bringing our dreams to light.

Listen To Steve Harvey's On-Point Speech About Becoming Successful

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.15.2016 | Black Voices

Comedian Steve Harvey is known for his jokes, but after a recent "Family Fued" taping, the host shared some serious, importing advice about ...

The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 43. Words and Music.

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 01.11.2016 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

When a baby takes his first steps it's hugely significant--but it pales in comparison to a child learning to speak. Going mobile matters. But it's merely mechanical. Learning to speak is like the moment the caveman first discovered fire. It's a game changer.

Then You Really Might Know What It's Like

Rabbi Scott Fox | Posted 01.06.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Scott Fox

I'll admit it. I had the album. I really thought it was cool. The rugged truck on the cover, the first cowboy boots I'd ever seen in my life, Californian born and raised. The name of the CD painted with whitewash, white on black, right there on the driver's side door: Whitey Ford Sings the Blues.

Give a Great Toast for the Holiday

Judith Humphrey | Posted 12.28.2015 | Business
Judith Humphrey

These five steps will enable you to offer an eloquent toast on any occasion, and ensure that you are appreciated for having had the courage to stand up and express what others may have thought....but only you put into words.

Visual Notes From Arianna Huffington's Speech

Camilla Tuominen | Posted 12.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Camilla Tuominen

I attended Nordic Business Forum 2015 in Helsinki and was very inspired by Arianna's speech. What a power lady with strength and vision! Here are m...

The Spirit of the Commander

Yael Wissner-Levy | Posted 11.04.2015 | Politics
Yael Wissner-Levy

In an environment where the spirit, the ruach, of the commander is the one calling the shots, the rhetoric is the only thing we can cling on to. It won't move mountains, but it will install a discourse of hope.

Today's Talk: Mindfulness

Hanne Suorza | Posted 10.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Hanne Suorza

Happy: Today, in beautiful mountainous surroundings, I held my first speech about Mindfulness. I was invited by the Occupational Health Services t...

How To Write The Perfect Wedding Toast In Just 15 Minutes

Kristen Rocco | Posted 09.24.2015 | Weddings
Kristen Rocco

It's that exciting yet dreaded moment by maids of honor and best men: the wedding toast. What to say? How to say it? How long? What's off the table?

How to Give and Awesome Toast

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 09.09.2015 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

I'm at that wonderful time in a person's life where wedding invitations roll in on a weekly basis, friends land awesome new jobs and baby bumps are announced regularly. This means that I sit through a lot of toasts...

Hillary vs. Donald

Justin Frank | Posted 09.02.2015 | Politics
Justin Frank

Hillary Clinton blamed Donald Trump's rhetoric as the kind of speech that can "trigger someone who is less than stable." While she made these remarks after the Charleston shootings, they were before two Boston rednecks beat senseless an apparently homeless illegal immigrant.

Kanye West's VMA Speech Exposed A Heartbreaking Truth About Black Artists

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 08.31.2015 | Black Voices

Kanye West is a complicated man, and last night he made what is perhaps his most complicated speech to date. A true Gemini, West is a study in contra...

Tips for Introverted Parents on Sensory Overload: The Quiet Revolution

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.25.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Is there a way to feel as if the day had a beautiful rainbow overhead? As if alongside the busyness was an undercurrent of a lovely day? How can you reduce the pressure and find the rainbow deep inside keeping you company?

Ukraine's Push for Independence

ADST | Posted 08.24.2015 | World
ADST

Before the current protests in Ukraine over relations with Russia, Ukraine had to fight to free itself from the Soviet Union. Official independence was declared August 24, 1991 and with it came its own host of problems.

Notes From a Dive Bar XXIII

Alan Black | Posted 08.12.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

The debate is on. The most boring man in the world walks in.

Party Crashing for Political Access: Schwarzenegger and My Pantsuit

Charlotte Laws | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics
Charlotte Laws

Party crashing--or gate-crashing, as it is sometimes called--is an art form that I stumbled upon as a teen. I taught myself how to finagle into any event, anywhere, anytime.

The Fight for Forensics

Stephanie Schroeder | Posted 07.27.2015 | Education
Stephanie Schroeder

More often than not, it is the co-curricular activities - those that compliment curriculum and expand upon the educational experience of students - that are struggling to survive in our university system. But why is that? Why do we cut programs like speech and debate?

Candidate Speech Series: Hillary Clinton

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.16.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It is wonderful to be back in Nevada and at Rancho. I am delighted to be joined by a number of young people who are going to talk with me, and all of you, about their lives and their stories, particularly immigration.

Candidate Speech Series: Lincoln Chafee

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This is a continuing series of candidate speech transcripts from all the Democratic presidential campaigns, which will be running all week long. Please see the introduction to this series for more information.

Candidate Speech Series: Martin O'Malley

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This is a continuing series of candidate speech transcripts from all the Democratic presidential campaigns, which will be running all week long. Please see the introduction to this series for more information.

Donald Trump's Latino Employees Resent His Anti-Immigrant Remarks

Reuters | Posted 07.13.2015 | Latino Voices

By Laila Kearney and Sebastien Melo NEW YORK, July 12 (Reuters) - From the nearest bus stop, workers navigate about a mile of overgrown...

Bobby Jindal Becomes 13th GOP Candidate

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

But Jindal's time might have passed -- if it ever even existed. He's not as fresh a face on the political scene as he once was.

Drumming With Words

Greg J. Stone | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Greg J. Stone

I have what famed Cream drummer Ginger Baker calls the "gift of time." I'm not bragging, by any means. It's just that I have always had an instinctive ability to keep a beat -- at least at the level of an amateur drummer.