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TYPICAL GROUPS ADDRESSED— A. A. U. W. American Legion Advertising Clubs Business conventions Chambers of commerce College convocations Cost accountants Credit executives Dale Carnegie schools Employee clubs Foremen and supervisors Luncheon clubs Open forums Parent-Teachers Sales conventions Study groups Teachers' associations Trade associations Town halls Women's clubs TOPICS OF SOME RECENT TALKS— Is America dying out? Business and morale Introverts and extroverts How to get more things done Why we don't like people Secrets for poise Basis for vigor and pep Relaxation and sleep Personality analysis Self-confidence Tact and friendliness Selecting salesmen Cockeyed ideas—and their cure Opportunities of the next 20 years A. B. C's of personal magnetism How to handle difficult people Building retail volume Our two best friends Getting recognition Handling business complaints Initiative and agressiveness Optimism and stick-to-it-iveness Comments on the other side. Managing others … and oneself Figure Dr. Donald A. Laird ENTERTAINING LECTURES that draw a large attendance, hold interest every moment, are full of surprises—leave vital messages which profoundly influence lives. 50 million people read the articles of this celebrated American scientist every year—audiences enthusiastically want him again. For Arrangements write or wire: ELEANOR LEONARD, Rivercrest Laboratory, Middle Haddam, Conn. Dr. Laird makes an unexpected demonstration in a talk at Chicago. How a chairman in Dayton introduced Dr. Donald A. Laird An internationally recognized authority on human nature; 20 years teaching in such great universities as Iowa, Wyoming, Northwestern, Colgate, and Yale—10 of these years as a department head. Author of more than 600 articles in such magazines as Ladies' Home Journal, Scientific American, Factory Management, Forbes, Advertising & Selling, American Weekly, This Week, Household Magazine, and many others. Author of 9 books on human nature—5 of which have been translated into foreign languages. In Who's Who before he was 30-years-old—and still in it. He has been a consultant for some of our most important business firms, and also for labor unions. Let me present a distinguished scientist and writer who is a practical man, an American who served in World War I and whose only son is now in the active service of the Royal Canadian Air Force—Dr. Donald A. Laird! What they say about his recent talks I can give you no other explanation, except that you were the principal speaker, as to why the North Ballroom of the Hotel New Yorker was crowded to capacity. I have had many requests for a copy of your address. Natl. Assn. of Music Merchants, Aug. 18, 1941. Your second booking here this year was the result of the fine impression you made in April. I wish that every club in the country could hear these two addresses. While I won't be here any longer, I look forward to presenting you to Paterson at the very first opportunity, Elmira, N. Y., Y. M. C. A., Sept. 26, 1941. His talk was unusally interesting and practical and was enjoyed by the entire membership. Many remarked that the suggestions given were simple and yet so searching that one would have difficulty finding a reason for not applying them in his own business … a return engagement at some future date. Binghamton, N. Y., Rotary Club, Sept. 30, 1941. A man came into my office the other day and said that he had recently heard you lecture and that from your talk he got more than from any other lecture he had ever heard. Name on request, N. Y. City, Oct. 6, 1941. For Arrangements write or wire: ELEANOR LEONARD, Rivercrest Laboratory, Middle Haddam, Conn. Lecture topics on the other side. TOUR DIRECTION: HORNER-MOYER, INC. 3005 HARRISON, KANSAS CITY, MO.
|Title||Donald A. Laird|
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|Personal Name Subject||Laird, Donald A.|
|Digital Collection||Traveling Culture: Circuit Chautauqua in the Twentieth Century|
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|Archival Collection||Redpath Chautauqua Collection|
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|Number of Pages||2|
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