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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
This book provides ideas, stories, one-liners, point makers, and points of reflection designed to spur and serve your thinking, lend you inspiration, offer you perhaps a compass on a path of thinking less commonly traveled.

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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ISBN: 9780761938675
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