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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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June Recap

June Recap

Happy June Recap Our speakers cover different topics regarding everything from human rights to the latest technology. Every Friday in June, we posted about one of our speakers or one of our ideas and values. Since another month is now almost passed and we love to cover a wide variety of messages, we decided to take a look at the previous month. It brought us author recommendations, energy, and acceptance. In case you missed any ...
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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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Read in the Sunshine

Read in the Sunshine

Summer seems to (finally!) be approaching, and bringing with it some beach weather. We here at AEI hope you're prepared with your sunscreen, towel, and flip flops. Just one thing left to get: your beach book! Do you know what you're going to be reading while you soak up the sun this summer?There are many great choices in the works of AEI speakers and novelists! Sandra BrownBrown is the author of an astonishing 58 New ...
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National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month

April brings to us both rain showers, and National Poetry Month in the United States. Started in 1996 by The Academy of American Poets, the goal of National Poetry Month is to highlight the extraordinary legacy and ongoing achievement of American poets, bring poets and poetry to the public in immediate and innovative ways, encourage increased publication, distribution, and sales of poetry books, and more. Help us celebrate National Poetry Month with this week's featured ...
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Earth Day

Earth Day

Earth Day, celebrated on April 22nd, is an annual series of events held worldwide to support environmental protection and encourage green living. First proposed by John McConnell in San Francisco in 1969, it has been celebrated every year since in diverse and creative ways. In honor of Earth Day, here are some amazing environmentalist speakers that you can book for your next event:Winona LaDukeLaDuke is a sustainable development, and renewable energy activist, and a two-time ...
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