Positive thoughts of December

Finding middle ground to reach a balance between Passion and Reason with @chislop

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Positive thought of December: reason and passion

We often view reason and passion as opposing because we deem them to be incompatible due to the fact that they seem to be poles apart from each other… at least, at first sight. But is this really true?

Definitions of reason and passion

•    Reason is the logic that enables us to analyze things, make decisions, remain in control of ourselves and rectify things, if need be.

•    Passion is the opposite. It can be controlled but with difficulty. It is also hard to define. It causes us to experience emotions and moments of intense pleasure. It makes life exciting!

Middle ground

Some view reason and passion as incompatible and choose to sacrifice one of them. Whatever they may choose to sacrifice, they deprive themselves of a genuine opportunity to change, express their creativity and succeed in life!

The question…

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The Final Speech of the Great Dictator by Sir Charles Chaplin

A Great Time To Remember…..

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The Final Speech of the Great Dictator
by Charlie Chaplin

Sir Charles Chaplin, The Final Speech of the Great Dictator

Subtitles for The Final Speech of the Great Dictator

Spanish – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEAp8HRyjxo
Chinese – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehBTKbGBvHc
French – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhiMZIh3XiA
Hungarian – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5J0D1cHARMc
German – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zlNXO25-kc
Dutch – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPmRsEsISE8
Greek – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR0ZRMZ9y_I
Portuguese – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CE35ka2daM

Below is the text of The Final Speech of the Great Dictator, delivered by the character, the Jewish Barber, in Chaplin’s 1940 film, The Great Dictator. The Jewish Barber was played by Sir Charles Chaplin.

I’m sorry, but I don’t want to be an emperor. That’s not my business. I don’t want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help everyone if possible- Jew, Gentile, black men, white…

We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each others’ happiness, not…

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EverWingIt.com ????????

Don’t Wing It – Be Prepared and practice makes perfect (well almost).

ACS ALB Toastmaster Paul

EverWingIt.com?????? I know right.  You are an excellent speaker.  You have the gift of gab.  You got it all.  Or somedays you have it and other days not so much.  Ever get stumped?  Ever mess up a talk?  Ever mess up an apointment?  Ever wish you prepared a little or a lot better?  I know this is most of us on the planet.  I know most of us will not all come forward and admit it though. Fess up!  I know right.  1 on 1 meetings OR public speaking is an amazing animal.

Ever walk away from a meeting and think of what you wanted to say AFTER it was all over?

Ever wondered if you had rapport at your last meeting?  1 on 1 or public speaking.

Ever wished you had just 1 or 2 extra tools in your bucket when speaking in public? 1 on 1 or public speaking.

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