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was informed by a friend and
subscriber that I haven't sent out
an updated edition of this
newsletter in A LONG TIME. So Here
it is folks. Hope you enjoy it.
This July I spoke at
the annual Cangrands Conference in
Jackson's Point ON Canada. As always
I had a great time and met many
fun-loving, admirable people.
who have never heard of
Cangrands, it is an organization of
grandparents who have taken on the
responsibility of parenting their
own grandchildren due to the
problems and addictions of their
children who are the parents of the
children being cared for.
At a time
in their life when they should be
enjoying the fruits of their labours
these people are now parenting
their own grandchildren. And
many of these children have huge
health and emotional problems often
caused by the drug habits of their
* I just
returned from a fishing trip in
Northern ON Canada with my 3 sons
and all our cousins. The fishing was
fantastic and the renewed
connection with family was such
fun. Evenings sitting around
the campfire in the afterglow
of sunsets to die for
will live in our memories forever.
and I recently
spent a few days on the
farm near Beachburg in the Ottawa
Valley and once again had a
ball! Not only are the
people of the Valley friendly, but
they really know how to have fun
and music is such a rich part of
sat on the front deck overlooking
the corn fields with the blue
Laurentian Mountains in the
played our guitars and sang our
hearts out. We hated to leave.
so much to Jo, Mac, Genny, Krysten
and Travis for joining in the fun.
Looking for a fun speaker with
my speaking schedule
Reasons to Put Humor and
Laughter to Work for You.
cuts stress in half
the immune system
healing (physical and emotional)
Positive humor fosters a positive
endorphins ( feel good
Bonds us to
one another and reduces
Short Humor and
If you have a cute quote or oneliner
it to me.
never think of the future. It
comes soon enough. Albert Einstein
An atheist is a guy who
watches an Notre Dame -SMU football
game and doesn't care who
wins. Dwight Eisenhower
The faults of others console us in
our own. Paul Eldridge
Don't worry about your heart.
It will last as long as you
live. W C Fields
Some weasel stole the cork from my
lunch. W C Fields
If thoughts rule the world make
certain that humorous ones rule
yours. Mike Moore
Alone Cuts Stress
out my latest
Stress Busting KIT
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is sell them.
Ways to Improve Your People
By Mike Moore
1. Develop an interest in
people and become other oriented.
2. Know what people need
and then try to meet those needs.
3. Ask about their family
and be genuinely interested in
4. Find people doing
something right and praise them
5. Believe in the
collective wisdom of the group.
6. Talk in terms of a
7. Always look directly
at the person you are speaking to.
8. Laugh at yourself.
When you do you give people
to laugh at themselves.
9. Start believing that
people are your most valuable
10. Always give credit,
don't take credit.
11. Care about the health
and well being of people.
12. When you must correct
another person always do so gently
and in private.
13. Always give another
person the benefit of the doubt.
14. Never treat people
like numbers or things.
15. Learn and use their
16. Never give the
impression that you are too busy
17. Never use sarcasm in
conversation. It's a low form of
humor and can be hurtful.
18. Never try to make
yourself look good by making
else look bad.
19. Share cute, funny,
clean stories with those you work
and invite them to do likewise.
20. Laugh and play
together as a group. There is a
power in laughter and play.
21.When you do or say
something hurtful always be big
to apologize. " I'm sorry " is one
of the most powerful phrases in
22. Smile. There is power
in a smile and life is just too
short not to.
These are from my manual,
Up Your People Skills" ( 101
Ways to Become a People Person)
Check it out
Mike Moore is an
on " Humor and Stress Management and
" Humor in the Workplace" He
travels throughout North America
giving speeches and seminars to
business groups and organizations.
His writing and cartoons have
appeared in newspapers and magazines
throughout Canada and the U.S.A.
He works out of Brantford ON Canada
cartoons are, by far, the most
popular feature I offer and sell
I thought I would include a couple
in every issue of this newsletter.
Here are two for your
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testimonials from the
FANTASTIC FOLKS in Cape
Scotia District Health Care . I had a
ball with them and only hope I will
see them all again. Talk about
Hi Mike. Thank you
again for the great day. I haven't
laughed that much in a long time.
You are wonderful at what you do and
it does relieve stress. We all
left there feeling stress free and
K. Edmunds Nova
Hey, Mike...thank you so very much
again for the positivity today. You
are giving a lot of us hope, joy and
the freedom to be us again as we
were when we were kids. I certainly
will be putting the tools to good
use on the job and in the life game
asap. God Bless and many more years
of "teaching" ahead.
Janice B. Sydney Nova Scotia
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Until next time keep laughing and
enjoying the only life you
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