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Inspire, Enlighten, & Motivate

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

  • Noah benShea - Noah benShea is one of North America’s most respected and beloved poet-philosophers. An international, best selling author of 22 books translated into 18 languages, Noah’s work is embraced by millions.

March 2003 | 192 pages | Corwin

The next time you have to give a talk, leave people talking by drawing from best-selling author Noah benShea's new, original offering, Inspire, Enlighten, & Motivate. This valuable resource provides wise and touching thoughts, stories, humor, and one-liners designed to stimulate ideas and help you "punch up" your professional speeches. But this book does more. It also contains reflections to help spur and serve your thinking in your reflective daily life.

Educators are inevitably called upon to give a speech, say a few words, address parents, and motivate students. Inspire, Enlighten, & Motivate will be an essential resource for adding motivation, encouragement, and enthusiasm to your presentations.

Each chapter is full of wonderful thoughts, quotes, and concepts that will help you, the educator, get your point across to your audience, whether they are students, parents, or colleagues. Too often an educator feels that he or she cannot be heard. Here are thoughts and ideas to inspire both you and those with whom you share them.

Now you can also have inspirational quotes from Noah benShea delivered daily directly to your inbox, via twitter, or on Facebook.

About the Author
1. Welcome to School
2. Graduation and Matriculation
3. Addressing Conflict
4. Aging, Loss, and Condolence
5. Relationships
6. Hopes and Fears
7. Strength and Character
8. Passion and Compassion
9. Looking Inward
10. Finding Peace
11. Finding Direction
12. Work and Persistence
13. Community
14. Family
15. Paying Attention
16. Spirituality and Inspiration
17. Humor
18. Diversity
19. Money
20. Personal Improvement
A Note from the Editor
Key features

Passages, quotes, and anecdotes can be peppered into a speech to enliven, punch-up, inspire, etc.

Six chapters are framed to focus on likely presentation events within K-12:

  • Icebreakers
  • Persuasive arguments
  • Values
  • Ceremonies
  • Laughter
  • Condolences/Sympathy

Sample Materials & Chapters


Chapter 1: Welcome to School

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