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The End of the August Rush

The End of the August Rush

The back to school season is more palatable than ever. Chillier weather and a harvest season are walking up to our door. The discussions generated throughout the month of August brought us with more in-depth ideas than ever. Our first week encouraged people to follow great ideas. No one can possibly be a leader all the time, and followers are the innovators who put plans into action. Followers are the people who built the great ...
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Why Education Controversy Can Be Good

Why Education Controversy Can Be Good

The August sun has a chilly undertone. The days seem a little shorter, and millions of teens rush to start their summer reading. This can only mean that the brisk fall months are approaching. Both kids and adults look forward to and dread the days when September crawls in and the school year begins once more. With kids and teachers entering the classrooms, anxious parents are never too far behind. With education being a hotly ...
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Why Should You Travel Now?

Why Should You Travel Now?

The United States is such a big country that there are many lifetimes worth of history and culture within the various regions. Some parts of the country say “freeway,” others say “highway.” New England has a reputation for having a very fast paced lifestyle, while the West Coast is thought to be more relaxed and leisurely, compared to the South where there’s a more of a polite hospitable culture. We may as well be a ...
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Be A Follower

Be A Follower

It doesn't look as glamorous on a poster, and it seems counter intuitive to asserting individuality, but followers do not get enough credit for putting ideas into action.  Last month we celebrated the Public Speaking Fear-Free Month.Meanwhile AEI honors all types of speakers every month. Some of those speakers advocate for leadership. Commonly, an idea that’s taught within leadership learning is how to be a leader. What we don’t see as often is the other ...
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Goodbye July

Goodbye July

Blog Post Recap July was a month for several rich topics. We had a lot to cover in the past 31 days from our excellent speakers to current events. We had a few fun holidays to mention like Chocolate Day on July 7th. As we come towards the end of this month, we happily remind you what we talked about every Friday for the past few weeks.   July 4th kicked off our first Friday ...
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Featured Exclusive Speaker: Natalie Randolph

Featured Exclusive Speaker: Natalie Randolph

Natalie Randolph has officially joined the roster at AEI Speakers Bureau. Having recently stepped down after 4 years as the head coach of Calvin Coolidge Senior High School’s varsity football team in Washington D.C., one of just a few female football coaches in the entire country, Randolph is now available for speaking engagements. In her keynote "Finding Self in Strange Places" Randolph shares her journey to truth of self and how honesty with oneself is ...
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Freedom From Fear of (Public) Speaking Month

Freedom From Fear of (Public) Speaking Month

The alliteration of this monthly awareness can quite easily be reinterpreted into slandering the first amendment, which is perfectly legal, but not culturally accepted. It’s not “free from Freedom of Speech,” it is “freedom from fear of public speaking.” What it means is we should not be afraid to speak up, speak out and present our ideas to others. People generally love having the ability to complain about what’s wrong with the world, but it ...
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Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Fourth of July!Fun Fact: The United States is now 238 years old! Were you able to catch any episodes of our own exclusive speaker Brian Unger's How the States Got Their Shapes on the History Channel? The premiere episode will be airing again in honor of our national holiday on July 5th - check your local listings! Plus, for more fun, enjoy some facts about our unique flag! For more information on all of ...
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Daniel Trust and How to Honor LGBTQ Month

Daniel Trust and How to Honor LGBTQ Month

“So I started going to everyone at work, I was like ‘Hey, I came out today,’ and they said ‘you came out? Came out of what?’” With humor and a calm demeanor, Daniel Trust recalls the day he came out to his peers at work, on National Coming Out Day. A man who is both a survivor of the Rwandan genocide and active in the LGBTQ community represents the continuing struggle for rights and acceptance ...
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10,000 Hours: Two Ways to Achieve

10,000 Hours: Two Ways to Achieve

Theresa Behenna, renowned musician and speaker, not onlyTheresa Behenna (right) at a recent eventperformed for respected individuals such as Elton John and Princess Grace, and not only can play a song as if it was a Beatles number, but she loves what she does. On stage, she enjoys bantering with the audience. Though when you’re paid to play music and speak, of course you love what you do, right?Actually, loving what you do is what ...
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