I’m looking forward to teaching a writing workshop at the John Campbell Folk School at Christmastime 2011.   The class is called The Gift of Writing; we gather Dec. 4-10, 2011 in beautiful, hilly North Carolina.   Here’s the  blurb from their catalog:

Join us as we coax forth our best seasonal memories. Whether your recollection takes the form of a short story, a chapter in a novel, an article destined for a magazine, an essay or memoir, an annual holiday letter, or even a series of holiday greeting cards, we’ll polish that cherished memory to a festive luster. O come, all ye faithful, to create written holiday keepsakes your family will enjoy for years to come. All levels welcome!

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I am always receptive to conducting ad-hoc workshops via my Rubicon Writers Salon series of master classes.  Typically these have been writing classes, but I welcome all suggestions.  Contact me with ideas or suggestions.

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Henry Adams

Summary of my workshops:

After a speaking engagement

After a speaking engagement

  • Systems Thinking: The Path to Business Breakthroughs
  • Critical Thinking:  Strategies for Solving the Problems that Matter
  • Media Training, aka Man vs. Beast
  • Business Writing: Managing the Flow of Communications
  • Speech Writing, Coaching, and Delivery Effectiveness
  • Using Emotional Intelligence to Truly Understand Your Customer
  • How to Get Along with Hostile People
  • How to Conduct Effective Job Interviews
  • Networking for Introverts
  • Be Honest: How Do You Make Decisions?  Solve Problems?
  • Presentation Skills that Work For You and Not Against You

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Contact me to inquire about customizing remarks for your group, ordinarily around these topics:

* Leadership Development
* Anticipating Change
* Motivation
* Communication Skills
* Inspiration
* Overcoming Adversity

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