Speaking Topics I can speak on a wide range of topics I gladly can arrange presentations, classes, seminars and workshops with other experts, either in tag team or panel discussion formats.
Topics: All subjects related to inventing - product development I'm 4 year past president of the inventors association in Atlanta • What to do and not do with your big idea • Market research • Manufacturing and Materials • Intellectual Property - patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets • Marketing, Distributing, Retail, Wholesale, Manufacturing Reps. • Packaging • Protyping • Licensing • Non-Disclosure Agreements, Safe Sharing, Competitors Stealing Your Idea • Where to learn about you industry Trade Shows, Conferences, Publications • Disasters, Expensive mistakes and other hard lessons • Where to find trusted experts and advisers for my product category • Places for advice, connections and resources • Attending tradeshows, conferences, association and networking events • MORE
Creative ways to share and video record family stories, history, heritage and personalities, skills, talents, wisdom, ethical wills • Activities with grandchildren • Activities at Family reunions • Ways to share stories with memory issue family members • Recording and organizing Advice • The importance of sharing and recording • Recording the stories of the home, yard and neighborhood • Sharing life lessons for current and future generations • Sharing family ethnic, cultural, religious and heritage traditions and skills • Sharing the stories attached to family photos. Who, What, Where, When, Why - Before, During and After • On-line resources
Creative and unique ideas, advice and resources for planning creative, meaningful and satisfying remembrance ceremonies and services. • Having "The Conversation" to discuss what is important. • Planning and running the remembrance planning meeting • Working with funeral professionals • When family members can't or won't gather • When different religious or cultural differences are an issue • Life celebrations - Tribute parties that the loved one attends • Family activities during end of life vigils
Microsoft Word hidden and handy shortcuts and features you don't know I have cheatsheet booklets that can be private labeled for marketing and gifts. • Changing the size of fonts in 1/2 point increments from 1 to 1,500 point sizes • Changing the space between lines of text • Changing the space between letters • Changing and deleting spaces between letters and words and typos throughout a document • Putting large text next to stacked small text • Putting the text at the beginning of a document next to text at the end • Bring up the page landscape and portrait orientation menu with one click • Change the width of text letters to fill more space • Changing the size of text boxes and drawing shapes from the middle out
Creating Holiday and lifecycle ceremonies for cultural - non-religious Jews I led a small culturally focused congregation for 12 years • Passover - creating a Haggadah • Hannukah • High holidays • Bar and Bat Mitzvah study-preparation and services for the child and family • Mezuzah installation • Bris and baby naming • Shabbat • Havdala - end of Shabbat • Sukkot • Weddings • Making wedding receptions and Mitzvah parties more meaningful
Searching for a mate • What and when do want to know- facts, traits, skills, habits, beliefs, history, resources and relationships with family before saying "I do" • What don't you want to know about the prospective mate I have a list of hundreds of open ended questions and issues to ask yourself and ask and observe in a prospective mate, in 29 categories. They can be used in workshops.
Writing, publishing and selling your book in non-tradtional markets • Selling your book to companies and organizations for gifts and marketing • Finding non-tradtional markets for many fiction and nonfiction topics • Writing your book in a way that makes it easier for companies to private label • Places for advice, connections and resources
Creating balanced stone sculptures - See pictures in My Art section Creating bonsai - Saikei miniature gardens The Art of Gift Recieving for kids and grandchildren Home design ideas for functionality Low maintenace landscape and garden design Making fun playhouses from appliance boxes Family Mission Statements Fun and educational - development activities with your young relatives Massage skills for romance and relaxation - Esalan style Non-tradtional career direction and preparation advice