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Funny tiredness stories

Stuff we do when tired...

Do you ever end up tired enough for those funny silly mistakes? I have made a few of them lately. The bus arrived and I reached for a weekly card - quickly stopped myself from presenting my drivers' license instead. How many people have confessed to, in the morning, realising they poured orange juice onto cereal? 
My feared tired trip-ups include:  Ordering something at a bar and then forgetting to take it.  Forgetting your login until the web site thinks you're a hacker.  Forgetting to put the garbage out (I have only seen that happen on Buffy).  Mixing up words - flipper instead of slipper, or saying yesterday instead of tomorrow. 
And then the stuff others might do:  The nice kid at Maccas serves you a Grand Angus when you asked for the Mighty Angus (serious issue because one has bacon and the other has lettuce). Pizza delivery people giving the wrong change (true story told in a lecture).  Bees- this is relevant - they become less precise, just li…

Dana Events Listed Online

International Speaker Dana LaMon to Visit Burwood

International guest Dana LaMon will present a workshop in Burwood in May. He will travel from the USA, for a Sydney tour with five events.
Dana is an international speaker, author of four books, and former Californian judge. He is also blind, but proves anything is possible.     
The workshop will teach public speaking skills such as: developing a message, structuring points, attracting attention, mechanics of speaking, and developing eloquent habits. 
The workshop will be on Tuesday 19th May 2015 at Club Burwood (97 Burwood Rd).
Tickets are $10 for general admission, and $5 concession. This valuable ticket price is thanks to sponsorship by the Trainers by Design Toastmasters Club.  
Dana LaMon won the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking in 1992.
His books are on topics such as life meaning and emcee techniques. 
Dana was raised in California. He joined the California State Bar in 1978, and was an Administrative  Law Judge in California from 1981 to 2010.  
Enquiries:  …

Dana LaMon: The 2015 Australian Tour

Dana LaMon will be touring Sydney Toastmasters in May 2015.  His tour is sponsored by the Trainers by Design Toastmasters Club. 
Dana LaMon is a former Californian judge, author of four books, and international speaker. 
Dana is also blind. 
The following events are available: 
2015 Toastmasters District 70 Annual Conference
3 events at the Bankstown Sports Club, 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown NSW 2200 Conference registration closes Wednesday 6th May 2015. 
Friday 15th May 2015 A Master Class Educational Workshop Bankstown Sports Club [Sold Out]
Saturday 16th May 2015  Keynote Speech $70 Gala Dinner Bankstown Sports Club Click here for registration
Sunday 17th May 2015 Change A-D-V-I-C-E $25 Educational Session Click here for registration

Non-Conference Events

Monday 18th May 2015 - Sydney CBD

Packing Power Into Your Presentations
$10 full price tickets: General admission
$5 discounted tickets: Concession - Toastmasters members, students, pensioners, disabilities
Free admission for Trainers by …