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Dog Playing Catch

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 20/03/2016 17:24:58

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The other day I’m in my office that over looks a whole lot of empty land plots. I see this car pull up and a couple get out with their dog because it’s the perfect place for their dog to play catch with a ball, for the dog its game time, it’s wagging it’s tail, barking... Read the rest of this entry >>

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Laugh more, worry less

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 10/02/2016 15:00:04

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The other day I’m out on my mountain bike thinking about this column and what it is that I could write. As you can imagine deep thinking combined with the speed of mountain biking and tight tracks can be risky business but creativity doesn’t come through forced processes, more one... Read the rest of this entry >>

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Pigs might fly

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 14/12/2015 10:40:25

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The other day I’m at this conference and as I finish my speech and appreciate the audience applause I’m given a brown paper bag by the M.C and I’m thinking this is one of two things, my left over lunch or a gift. Now usually it’s a bottle of wine or a box of chocolates... Read the rest of this entry >>

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Embracing the opportunity

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 20/10/2015 11:39:21

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Public speaking is ranked up there as one of the most terrifying things we can do, in regards to stress it is right up there with buying a house. Just as with buying a house, it can be one of the most rewarding things we do. In actual fact the things that challenge us the most can often reap the... Read the rest of this entry >>

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Creating luck - speak your dreams

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 25/08/2015 09:33:11

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I want to kick things of with a thought about that four letter word we use when things are good and bad, it rhymes with truck, buck, and duck that’s right I’m thinking about ‘LUCK’ and how it comes about. Luck isn’t so much something that happens to us more a... Read the rest of this entry >>

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Staying motivated

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 21/06/2015 16:19:42

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  How do we motivate ourselves to keep going? To keep going when life throws us obstacles? Let’s face it when we build our dreams / our lives unpredictability is gong to happen. Maybe we wake up on the day of a presentation not feeling to well, maybe we wake up on a Monday with... Read the rest of this entry >>

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Small words inspire big actions

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 21/06/2015 16:12:14

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I ended April 2015 having done my first ever TEDx talk. As a speaker TED (Technology, Education and Design) with the by-line ideas worth spreading is a pinnacle platform. TED is like the Olympics, with TEDx a world championship, the x meaning it’s an independently run event. It’s a... Read the rest of this entry >>

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Clarifying dream the dream

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 06/03/2015 11:46:57

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I often use the term ‘dream the dream’ so I thought it was time to clarify what I mean by it in my work as a speaker: In our sleeping dreams anything is possible, so why not make this the case in our waking dreams. If you’ve never started or attempted something one... Read the rest of this entry >>

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Do one thing everyday that scares you

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 02/02/2015 11:06:19

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I’m a believer in doing things that scare us as a way of finding out who we can become. One of the first speeches I gave was to Westlake Girls I was not a comfortable speaker, it seemed the opposite to fun and the process scared me greatly. But I knew this was an OPPORTUNIY to embrace... Read the rest of this entry >>

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