Legacy Talks- Part Two

Legacy Talks- Part Two
PART TWO PRE-TALK PREPARATION AND FLOW PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE Your primary goal when presenting Legacy Talks is to establish a relationship with new clients. Secondarily, you want to be paid for your time while there and maybe even make a good profit by selling Legacy Matters Programs and gift certificates. Once...
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Legacy Talks- Part One

Legacy Talks- Part One
PART ONE ORIENTATION AND COLLATERAL This 3-part process will provide all the tools and information needed to conduct a successful Legacy Talk. Lesson one is all about orientation, purpose and opportunity. Everything written in this course is relevant and so try not to scan through it or it could cost you...
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Under the WiliWili Tree

Under the WiliWili Tree
On the road …again!! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Under the WiliWili Tree   Starting just as soon as it gets light, you can see one or two people stooping over to pick something up from the grass under the WiliWili Tree.  Local residents,...
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Goofy Test of Story Layout

Goofy Test of Story Layout
      Ta le of Discovery   Arial fonts are neat and tidy, like me; at the tender size of  28, or 26, on Heading 2; Heading 3 is still bold and brash but.... but when you change the font to A stodgy old Courier New in Size 18-- it doesn't...
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Mary Lou Clarke

She went to UCLA for at least a couple of years as an Art Major. Update
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Taking The Dreaded Comps

On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Taking The Dreaded Comps Students, past and present, loathe saying too much about the exams they endured.  The more difficult the exams, the less inclined most students are to dwell on them.  If a particular...
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Lava Flows At Grants, NM

Lava Flows At Grants, NM
On the road …again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   LAVA FLOWS AT GRANTS, NEW MEXICO As you speed along one of the broad highways of the US interstate system, it is easy to miss some of the most interesting things along the way.  Of...
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Post-It-Note--Why The Boat May Be Drifting

Post-It-Note--Why The Boat May Be Drifting
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Post-It Note—Why The Boat May Be Drifting OK, complete disclosure at the outset….this chronicle is a contrived attempt to make a point that is simple enough to put on a small Post-It-Note. So, as part of...
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Work--A Thing Of Beauty

Work--A Thing Of Beauty
The dictionary defines "Beauty" as the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit. Inspired by an article in a professional magazine, I had the opportunity to work with a dynamic first grade teacher, Connie Parsons,...
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Talk About Your Low-Hanging Fruit

Talk About Your Low-Hanging Fruit
On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Talk About Your Low-Hanging Fruit   Usually the expression, “picking the low hanging fruit” has pejorative implications.  It suggests the harvesting of what is easy to harvest; before having to exert oneself by going after...
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Schooling For Life

Schooling For Life
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester    By Dick Pellek                                                     Schooling for Life The importance of school can never be forgotten.  Having the opportunity to attend school should not be taken for granted, and the Footloose Forester was more blessed than most people.  Perhaps he...
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Computer Learner Still Learning About Computer Links

On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek Computer Learner Becomes a History Scholar This chronicle makes use of the “On the road….again!” letterhead above, not because it is a remembered tale about some brief sojourn of the Footloose Forester to an obscure destination in...
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Legacy Matters Welcome Program - Lesson 3

LEGACY MATTERS WECOME PROGRAM CERTIFICATION LESSON-3 Conducting the interview Ideally, use a laptop with wireless connection or the facility's computer with a built-in or external plug-in microphone, or with an iPad and LegacyStories app. This is the quickest and simplest process. This way it's just a matter of recording directly to...
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School Back in the Day

     In 1950, with my sixth birthday falling long after the cut-off date for beginning first grade, my parents placed me in private school. Mrs. Bode's School was a two-story white stucco house on Monroe St., just behind our house on Madison. If I stood in the back yard and looked...
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Recollections of my years at St Joseph's School

Jill shares her memories of school at St Joseph's, her love of reading and her horror of mental arithmetic.  
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A Simple Math Problem

A Simple Math Problem
On the road again..! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   A Simple Math Problem   How do you divide 6 chapattis into equal parts to provide equal portions and a simple lunch for four foresters? The math is simple enough but the problem, at the...
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The Day I Became a A Co-Conspirator

The Day I Became a A Co-Conspirator
The early day Volkswagen busses, vans or whatever they were properly called were noisy magnificently wonderful, contrivances.   Nothing like them was being made in American factories.  With two rows of seats behind the front seat you could pack six adults and a fair amount of luggage behind the rear seat.  Or,...
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Unique Zebra Amber

Unique Zebra Amber
  On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Zebra Amber   Many times we all take things for granted.  Being comfortable with one’s personal ignorance is a way to cope, so although we strive to know what is going on, or knowing...
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Over Time, Even The Facts Change

Over Time, Even The Facts Change
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Re-Learning Geography Learning the names of state capitals was a fundamental part of geography classes; and in grammer school Geography was his favorite subject.  Although some people believe that knowledge is power; others discount the importance...
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Newspapers' Value in Research--and Beyond

Newspapers may just give us the "story behind the story!"

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