Success in any endeavor requires communication.

Here are three points to consider.
First point is the source of, and overcoming the almost universal fear of public speaking.  Fear of public speaking is a common observation. Most folks are afraid of public speaking.  Why is that?  Almost all little children get a message from their parents, guardians or elders to avoid talking to strangers.  For a helpless child to talk to strangers is fraught with some risks.  This message is internalized and carried in the back of the mind of every adult.  It’s requires a conscious attempt to overcome the reflexive, primal fear of speaking to strangers or to peers for that matter.
Exercising planned practice sessions of speaking in front of public in a safe environment is the best cure to abolish the fear of public speaking.  Once a speaker overcomes this fear they become confident.  Next they become assertive speakers and unfortunately they may go on to be aggressive speakers.  Being a bully is something to avoid.


Second, let’s look at a very successful public speaker.
Oprah Winfrey was born in rural Mississippi.  She was born into poverty. She was raised by her grandparent.  Then, at age sixteen started her successful life journey.  It went into radio, film and TV careers.  In 2011 she retired her Oprah Winfrey Show after twenty-five years of performance. She interviewed during those shows about 35,000 guests.  Her body of work is documented and video-taped.

Each of her shows was watched on the average by 7 million viewers.
That is a lot of public speaking.

Winfrey did more than just public speaking.  By talking and listening to 35,000 folks she got to hear a lot and learn a lot.  She learned in her own, self-styled, University of Life, from tens of thousands of teachers during her unique TV-studio classroom and Oprah original curriculum.

Oprah Winfrey published five books, sharing her growing life lessons and philosophy of life.  She publishes a monthly magazine and she appeared as actress in three feature films under world-renowned producers. Today Oprah’s net worth is estimated at over $4 billion.

Get this, she is universities’ commencement address speaker in high demand.  Her academic recognition is in the numerous honorary doctoral degrees she is awarded.  Even the University of Life confers doctoral degrees.


Third, let’s watch renowned politicians.  A politician elected to public office is a public speaker.  He must be a compelling public speaker.  President Ronald Reagan was referred to as the Great Communicator.

Look in front of your eyes at the public speaking performances of Donald Trump.  He is a fascinating to watch public speaker.  He connects with his audience.  He interacts with is audience. He uses vocal variety and body language while he speaks.  He uses props.  He tells stories and he tells jokes.  Donald Trump is a skilled off the-cuff speaker who can continue his oratorical performance for hours.  Donald Trump is not a methodic president, but he is a compelling demagogic orator. The proof is in his election to office despite his personal shortcomings.


All told, here is a proof that communication is the currency of success.  Success is what you may define yours to be.


© Mandy Lender


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Data manipulation of climate change is as prevalent as any statistical manipulation of epi-phenomena.

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When the Democrat US Representative – a Congresswoman from Minnesota – referred to the “Benjamins”, she likely had in mind, Queen Victoria’s most revered British PM Benjamin Disraeli.

I don’t see anything wrong with that.  No need for her later, to apologize!

Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli was the founding father of the British conservative party.  Winston Churchill worked hard to emulate Benjamin Disraeli as a Prime-Minister.

Benjamin Disraeli  was also the architect of the British Empire.  Disraeli arranged for Britain’s acquisition of the Suez Canal through a loan guarantee he arranged with the assistance of the Rothschild Brothers.

And yes, Benjamin Disraeli was the first Prime Minister in the UK from a minority ethnicity.  And yes, of Jewish ancestry.  Nothing Benjamin Disraeli did to apologize for. God Save the Queen!
Oh, every now and then there are other noteworthy Benjamins.
Benjamin Herzl was the ideological author of Zionism.  Oops, some don’t like Zionism.  My condolences.

Then there is Benjamin De Rothschild that some may not like.   I can understand – it’s because he is young and successful in his financial business….  It’s called jealousy of the successful.
The real Benjamin that many folks like to hate is…  Prime-Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.  Well, he is Prime Minister through democratic elections.

#GoogleSearch #BingSearch Benjamin Disraeli

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I couldn’t make this stuff up.
What does the LGBT movement have to gain from getting involved in the Middle East conflict?
The American LGBT movement likes to be in bed with Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).
What is the relevance of LGBT to the PLO?  Go figure.
The LGBT movement is losing it.  You have to read it to figure it out.
LGBT married the PLO

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On February 1, 2019 I ordered a hotel room reservation at the Courtyard by Marriott in Flint MI, through a seamy, (phishy), web site:  –  This web site charged $19.99 that was supposed to be refunded to my CC after I check in.
It was a bad start right there.
Upon arrival to Courtyard by Marriott in Flint MI the temperature was -2F outside.  Three cars were parked outside on an ice-rink parking lot.
I checked in. Before my CC was swiped I asked for the expected balance and it met the information given to me on the confirmation.  My card was swiped and I was handed a key card to the room.
Next came the old surprise trick:  The receptionist handed me a “Parking Permit” announcing that a $10 parking fee will be added to my final statement.
Note:  The parking lot was practically deserted on a Friday night.  There is no valet service and there is security service.
Given the subfreezing temperature outside, and that cancelling the CC transaction will generate more complications I accepted the circumstances.
This was a cheap highway robbery in dark of the night of a captive traveler by the Marriott Corporation.
The irony is that I have a “Marriott Rewards Gold Elite” status by their business agreement with United Airlines.
One more thing the “” service charge is disputed separately.  That’s simple and easy.

#Marriottcheapmoneygrab #Marriottrobberyatnight #MarriottRewardsGoldElite #hotelrateswebsite   #MarriottCorporation

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A Democrat Behind a Wall

Former Senate Majority Leader – Senator Harry Reid a democrat from Nevada lives in a gated community as described by a neighbor surrounded by wall.  Heavy Wall.
A democrat Who Likes His Wall

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A personalized URL on Amazon went live on line today.
Better late than never.  More to follow.
Click below and see what happens.

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First, Windows 10 sneaks into my desktop computer without my consent during periods that it is idle and I’m gone.

Second, Windows 10 is intrusive.   It changes my desktop computer internal configuration without my knowledge or consent.  For example my desktop directories filing system is re-arranged to suit the personal taste and style of Microsoft’s’ software engineers.    For example, when I try to find my stuff I have to go on a fishing expedition.  Guess whose time is wasted?

Third,  Each update of Windows 10 brings random incompatibilities with other equipment-developers’ drivers.  Even Hewlett-Packard printer-drivers are not seamlessly compatible and coordinated with Windows 10.

Fourth, Windows 10 opening screen is a big in-my-face, pushy, blunt commercial advertisement to Microsoft’s products.  Often with little or no substantiation.

Fifth,  There is no escape for non-geek users like myself from Windows 10.



#Window10 #windows10failings #Windowsdissatisfaction  #Windowsisintrusive #Bingdotcom #Bingsearch #Nogetingridofwindows10 #HewlettPackard #Microsoft


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                                     FROM ARCHAEOLOGY TO MEDICINE

It was March 1960.  I was still a teenager – two weeks short of my twentieth birthday.  While in military service in the Israeli army I volunteered to participate in an archaeological digging expedition in the Judean Desert Mountains.  The archaeological expedition was led by the legendary archaeologist – Pessach Bar-Adon.
The military personnel provided security and logistical support in these isolated and barren mountains overseeing the Dead Sea. The land access was challenging.  It took about 18 hours of drive on four-wheel trucks hauling trailers of supplies, electrical generator, communications, water and food.  The alternative access was by helicopter.  I served as a para-medic for the expedition.

The exploration site was a cave in the steep wall of a canyon known as ‘Nahal Mishmar’. The canyon drains intermittent floods of rain water from the mountains down to the Dead Sea.  The depth of the canyon is about 300 meters.  The access to the cave’s entrance was reached by descending down a hand-braided rope ladder.   One misstep and the amateur mountaineer may fall down the abyss.  Fortunately, we had no accidents during the 3 weeks duration of the expedition.

On March 21, 1961, while in the cave, I was hunched and observing over the shoulder of two diggers squatting on their knees when their small hand-picks encountered some objects.

Gradually 432 different artifacts were unearthed.  Most of them were made of bronze and copper.  A few were art-work made of ivory tusks. Subsequently the artifacts were dated using C-14 and determined to have been manufactured around 4000-3300 years BC.   The treasure is on public display in the Israel museum in Jerusalem.  In the photo you see a copy of the English edition of the scientific report, authored and edited by Lead Archaeologist – Pessach Bar-Adon and a display sample of some representative artifacts.

No one has a clear idea of what those artifacts were used.  Many are possibly objects used for worship. Others are objects for daily living. More information is available in Wikipedia under the entries: ‘The Cave of The Treasure’ and ‘Nahal Mishmar’.

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Your truth is YOUR truth.

Your truth is based on your belief.

Your belief is just your thought.

Every thought is replaceable by a different thought.

You cannot stop thinking. You think even when you sleep.

Therefore think only thoughts that are beneficial to you.

Thoughts manifest.  Thoughts spawn associated thoughts.

Your thoughts then turn into reality. It’s your reality.

Think beneficial thoughts and your reality will be beneficial to you.

Turn your thoughts into reality and your reality will be your truth.

At the end of time, no one cares if you’re truthful.

Your truth is your Karma.

All you see around you are the results of your imagined truth.

There is no neutral truth.  If you do not like your perceived truth – change your belief.

Your belief is only your thought.  Change your thought and your belief will change.

When your belief is changed – your reality changed.

Read this again until your reality changes.

The Universe is circular.  The Universe is not straight.

The Circles of Truth exist because the truth is circular.
There are infinite Circles of Truth.

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