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Norma Thatcher, Author

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Norma Thatcher, Author

Welcome to my blog! Sometimes I’ll offer advice about public speaking. Maybe I’ll tell you a story. Or perhaps I’ll make you laugh, teach you something interesting, or help you think a bit differently on a topic. Please consider subscribing so you don’t miss any of my posts.

 

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What An Opening!

What An Opening!

Although the audiobook City of the Sun is from 2008, I just came across it recently. The main character, Frank Behr, is a private detective who retired from his career as a police officer. He gets pulled into a case by the parents of a missing...

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What’s My Line? Tagline, That Is.

What’s My Line? Tagline, That Is.

Branding, a business not cattle, plays a huge role in a company’s success. Part of the branding package is a company’s tagline. That’s the phrase or motto that sticks in your prospect’s head and it serves as a permanent (or at least long-lasting)...

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Chains

Chains

When I awoke this morning, the word “chains” was on my brain. I tried to recall what dreams I might have had which would have produced that effect,...

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Go Knock On Doors

Go Knock On Doors

Fictional homicide detective Harry Bosch has a poster on his cubicle wall that says this: Get off your ass and go knock on doors. Perhaps I should...

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WOW! What a Great Idea!

WOW! What a Great Idea!

I wish I had a dollar for every time someone has told me, “I’m just not creative.” (I used to charge only a nickel, but with inflation…) Having new...

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3 Poems and a Story

3 Poems and a Story

Grandmother.  The word itself likely evokes a flood of feel-good emotions in most people. Stop for just a moment and reflect on the feelings that...

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The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

William Shakespeare had an alternate way of saying it: “Play out the play.” In “Henry the IV” Bardolph and Falstaff are interrupted by the Sheriff...

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H 2…Oh

H 2…Oh

Father Ben once shared the story of parents who had a special request for their baby’s baptism. The couple once traveled to the Holy Land and had...

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