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  • Steve Galletta from the Bighorn Angler
    Bighorn Angler presentation set for March 15
    Have you ever wondered what it is like to fish Montana's famous Bighorn River? Well, Steve Galletta, Bighorn Angler co-owner/outfitter will be in Reno on March 15 to share his experiences on the river. He will be sharing his vast knowledge of...
  • Setting up AirServer in three simple steps
    How To Easily Present Wirelessly In Your Classroom
    By now, it seems just about everyone has a tablet, smartphone, or other “connected” mobile device. Mobile apps make reading, sharing, and learning fun, and there are plenty of educational offerings out there for both teacher and...
  • iPin
    iPin gets right to the 'point'
    I know what you are thinking... put an "i" in front of a noun and legions of Apple fans will flock to your product and buy it.That might've been the case even a few years ago, but not so much anymore.So I was a little skeptical when...
  • Weird Science
    Weird Science
    How many times have you heard that people of faith “hate science”? Many secular people like to hurl this argument at others during political discussions, in order to silence opposition to their policies. If you don't agree with...
  • Public Speaking: how to give a speech
    How to give a speech they really want to hear
    Confidence Equals CompetenceHave you ever heard a keynote speaker who impressed you so much you knew before he even opened his mouth he was an expert on the topic? Have you ever seen a woman walk on stage and “felt” her confidence?When...
  • Coaching Skills Slide
    Public speaking tip #2: When the goal is to inform or educate
    Before you develop the content of your speech, identify the goal. What do you want to accomplish with your presentation? The customary goals of presentations are to inform or educate, provide entertainment or to get others to take action.When your...
  • Summer fishing and the fluke
    Summer fishing and the fluke
    June through August you need to cool off and you can use your neighbor’s swimming pool when they aren’t looking for two things, the second one is to practice using your fluke in the water. Flukes come in all the colors of the rainbow,...
  • Curbing distracted driving is important for teens and adults
    Curbing distracted driving is important for teens and adults
    Anything that restrains or controls distracted driving is important to every community. Education is key in making the public aware of the horrendous impact distracted driving could have on you and/or loved ones. In the Palm Beach County School...
  • Animal and domestic violence presentation happening at McGill University
    Animal and domestic violence presentation happening at McGill University
    Scott Heiser, Director of Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) Criminal Justice Program, will present the different scenarios and issues that prosecutors confront when litigating animal cruelty cases motivated by domestic violence. It will take place...
  • Bored
    Make HR entertaining!
    I just returned from beautiful Barcelona, where I was fortunate enough to spend a handful of days with the fine people of Bayer AG. Yes, I know that in one sentence I "big-timed" you and name-dropped, but we're all friends here. My...
  • Downtown Fall Activities, Wednesday, Oct. 24th, 8-9pm
    Downtown TC Fall Activities, Wed., Oct. 24th, 8-9pm
    Downtown TC Farmers Market8:00 am - 12:00 pm Sara Hardy Farmers Market in downtown Traverse City. Market accepts EBT benefits and hosts the Double Up Food Bucks program.Parkinson's Support Group Meets10:00 am The Grand Traverse Area Parkinson&...
  • The Power of Words
    The power of nonverbal communication – learn from our Presidential candidates
    The Greek philosopher Aristotle, considered to be the “father of public speaking” taught that public speaking is about ethos, pathos and logos. The most admired, dynamic and powerful speakers in the world have used this combination to...
  • PowerPoint is alive and well
    PowerPoint is alive and well
    Some believe we should not use PowerPoint. Death by PowerPoint seems to be a common theme among many speakers. I cannot disagree that a vast majority of PowerPoint presentations are mediocre, at best. Microsoft had estimated there are 30,000,000...
  • Traditional Lecture
    Effective presentations
    Many teachers have seen the value of creating PowerPoint presentations to show their classes. It is a very practical way of dispensing knowledge. Many students prefer to watch a presentation lecture over a traditional one. However, the purpose of...
  • Far Cry 3 Screen
    Ubisoft raises eyebrows at E3 Expo
    Ubisoft went to the old L.A. Theater in the downtown Jewelry District on Monday, to privately showcase their offerings for E3. The opulent historical setting was the perfect place to showcase the historical fiction of "Assassin’s Creed...