Second Hand Success

July 2017

The Sunday 6 – Vol 1

Readers,

I want to introduce to you The Sunday 6 – Vol 1!  Throughout the week, and in my free time, I read a lot of articles. From small bloggers, to larger publications. I consume lots of information.

Some pieces influence my content, and others teach me new things. In any case, these 6 articles are my favorite ones that I come across.

This digest will be segmented into categories – productivity, psychology, personal finance, etc. and will contain “Post highlights” from each article. I will include the link to the original post for your viewing pleasure.

I encourage you all to visit the other blogs and see what other nuggets of knowledge you can grab.

If there are any articles that you think are worth including for the week, please share them with me! I’m always looking to learn more!

Here are my favorite posts from this week:
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Toastmasters Speech CC# 3 – “I love drugs”

Toastmasters Speech CC# 3 – “I love drugs”

This is my third speech from the Toastmasters International Competent Communication manual. The objectives for this speech are to:

  • Select a speech topic and determine its general and specific purposes
  • Organize the speech in a manner that best achieves those purposes
  • Ensure the beginning, body, and conclusion reinforce the purposes
  • Project sincerity and conviction and control any nervousness you may feel
  • Time: 5-7 minutes

For this speech, I wanted to engage the audience before I started speaking. I leveraged an interesting, thought-provoking title to grab the audience’s attention. I decided to title this speech “I love drugs.”
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Dream like Elon Musk

Dream like Elon Musk

If you’re worth $15.6 billion, and you have 3 companies that are fulfilling your fantasies of changing the world, would you stop dreaming?

I sure hope not!

This is the case for Elon Musk. CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc., CEO of Neuralink, Chairman of SolarCity, and Co-chairman of OpenAI.

Musk’s long term goal is to colonize Mars. The dream is that humans can continue surviving on our neighboring Red Planet.
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