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Jim Richardson's Speaking History for Nonprofit Groups

Jim Richardson has been doing 30 minute talks, ending with a 5-10 minute question & answer period within this half-hour time frame.
    Jim will once again be available to speak to your group, beginning February, 2012.
Note: Jim can also present up to 90 minutes: please click here for Jim's topics.

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Since 1988, Jim has spoken to over 100 groups.
Rotary Clubs (89):
July 31, 1995: West Santa Rosa, August 4: Sebastopol, Aug. 22: Guerneville, Aug. 28: San Rafael, Aug. 29: Marin Evening, Aug. 30: Ross Valley, Aug. 31: Petaluma, Sept. 6: Napa--noon, Sept. 7: Sausalito, Sept. 12: North Napa, Sept. 13: Daly City, Sept. 14: Napa Sunrise, Sept. 21: Mission San Rafael, Oct. 3: Redwood City, Oct. 4: Larkspur Landing, Oct. 4: Menlo Park, Oct. 6: Novato, Oct. 10: Pacifica, Oct. 11: Petaluma Valley, Oct. 18: Sonoma Valley, Oct. 30: Belmont, Oct. 31: Sunnyvale, Nov. 16: South San Francisco, Dec. 6: Foster City;
March 8, 1996: San Bruno, June 4: Millbrae, Oct. 8: Windsor, Oct. 24: Cloverdale, Nov. 26: Fairfield/Suisun City; March 5, 1997: Tiburon, May 29: Pleasanton/Downtown, Oct. 28: Dublin, March 2, 1998: Healdsburg, March 3: Rohnert Park, March 5: Calistoga, March 9: Brentwood, March 10: Pittsburgh, March 11: Concord, March 12: Vacaville, March 24: Benicia, April 1: Sebastopol Sunrise, April 2: Pinole, April 3: Concord, April 14: Walnut Creek, April 16: Layfayette, April 21: Albany;
May 6, 2000: Gualala
July 26, 2002: Valley of the Moon, Santa Rosa, August 2: Mission San Jose, Fremont, Aug. 12: Burlingame, Aug. 28: Hercules, September 5: Sausalito, Sept. 12: Vallejo, Sept 17: Arden Arcade in Sacramento, Sept. 20: Orangevale in Sacramento, Sept. 24: Terra Linda. Sept. 27: Computer Users Fellowship of Rotarians, Annual Conference, November 13: Livermore.
January 27, 2003: Danville, February 11: Woodland, May 22: El Cerrito.
July 17, 2007: Carmichael, August 2: Lincoln, Aug. 7: Rancho Cordova.
September 14, 2009: Citrus Heights, October 1: Antioch, Oct. 6: Novato Sunrise and Mountain View luncheon, Oct. 20: El Sobrante, Oct. 28: San Pablo, Nov. 3: Diablo View of Walnut Creek, Dec. 3: Capitola/Aptos.
January 5, 2010: Marysville, Jan. 12: Turlock, Jan. 22: Santa Cruz, Jan. 22: Ignacio, Feb. 4: Fisherman's Wharf, Feb. 17: Modesto East, Feb. 18: Sonora 49er, Daly City/Colma, March 10: San Bruno, March 11: Chico Sunrise and Paradise, March 12: Redding Sunrise, March 18: Half Moon Bay, March 25: Manteca, April 30: San Mateo Sunrise, May 6: South San Francisco, June 8: Redwood City, June 16: Marin Sunrise

Kiwanis Clubs (21):
May 23, 1995: Sonoma Valley, June 1: Santa Rosa, July 20: Redwood Empire, July 26: Sonoma Plaza, Aug. 24: Napa, Sept. 13: Greater Napa, Sept. 15: Sebastopol, Sept. 19: Cupertino, Oct. 10: Sequoia/San Carlos, Oct. 12: San Rafael/Central Marin, Oct. 17: Novato, Oct. 25: Yountville, Nov. 13: Peninsula Kiwanis Club--Palo Alto, Nov. 21: Los Altos;
January 17, 1996: Mountain View, Feb. 7: Golden Gate/San Francisco, Sept. 19: San Ramon Valley, Oct. 29: Albany/El Cerrito; March 17, 1997: Novato (return), Nov. 18: Santa Rosa Surban;
January 5, 1999: Healdsburg

June 14, 2000: Kiwanis of Napa

Chambers of Commerce (3):
February 28, 1995: Petaluma, June 21: Cloverdale; March 3, 1998: Clearlake

Breakfast Clubs (4):
April 28, 1995: Redwood Empire, May 23: Santa Rosa; Oct. 3, 1996: Marvelous Marin, San Rafael; January 3, 1997: Greater North Marin, Novato

Lions Clubs (4):
May 9, 1995: Santa Rosa Host, Sept. 20: San Rafael Host, Sept. 26: Montclair;
April 22, 1997: Valley of the Moon

Sons in Retirement (5):
July 10, 1995: #92, Oakmont in Santa Rosa, Nov. 14: #65, Napa;
April 24, 1996: Santa Rosa, Nov. 21: Rohnert Park;
April 9, 1997: Sebastopol

Senior Center:
Nov. 25, 1996: Little House, Menlo Park

Optimist Club (2):
August 2, 1995: Breakfast/Santa Rosa;
September 28, 1996: North Oakland

Soroptimist (2):
October 24, 1995: Sebastopol;
September 12, 1996: Pittsburgh

Political Club:
April 25, 1997: Santa Rosa Pachyderm Club (GOP) "How Humor WINS Elections"
    (Jim: Independent, will speak to all clubs — no matter their party affiliation!!!)

Professional Videographer Association:
July 16, 2007: Bay Area Professional Videographers Associaton, San Carlos "Working with Non-Actors"

20/30 Club:
October 29, 1996: #50, Santa Rosa

Newcomers:
March 20, 1997: Sonoma Valley

Stanford University (2 seminars):
August 16, 1995: California Association of Student Councils

Canada College (5): February 5, 1995 (2 seminars); Oct. 13 (2 seminars), Oct. 15

Solano Junior College:
Guest lecturer Dec. 3, 1996

College of Marin:
November 2, 1995

Mental Health:
Napa State Hospital: August 30, 1990, Napa, California, Keynote speech "The Hero/Manager as Role Model," Seminar: "How to Tell a Joke in the Work Place"

Business Associations (9):
California Mental Health Directors Association: October 11, 1990, Doubletree Hotel, Santa Rosa, California, Keynote speech "How to Lighten Things Up!"
Northern California Institute of Food Technologists symposium "Food Net: How the Food Industry Can Benefit from the Internet," Santa Clara Convention Center, April 23, 1996
Institute of Management Accounts: June 20: Santa Rosa (1 hour)
American Business Women's Association: Concord, December 17, 1996
National Association of Retired Federal Employees: San Rafael, February 18, 1997
National Speakers Association (2) —
   1) Northern California Chapter: "The First Big Laughter Lab" Airport Hilton, San Francisco, California, October 22, 1988, Keynote speaker — "Timing & Characterization"
   2) Greater Los Angeles Chapter: Loyola Marymont Business Center, Los Angeles, California, February 27, 1999, two speeches —"Nuts and Bolts of Writing Original Jokes" and "How to Increase Audience Laughter and Applause"
Intergovernmental Management Training Team (IGMT): June 8, 2000
Project Management Institute, Wine Country Chapter: December 8, 2005, Santa Rosa (1 hour)

Toastmasters (2):
Toastmasters International 2002 District 4 Conference, "Take Control of Your Destiny" Education Session: May 4, 2002, Seaside, California"How to Lighten Things Up: Turn Your Business into a Community"
May 16, 2010: Oakland Laughlovers Toastmasters

Consulting:
     Jim's One-On-One Work, Coaching Speakers and Co-Writing Their Speeches
Peter Lowe Success Seminars: consultant, coach, co-writer —
January 4-8, 1997, Tampa Hilton, Tampa Bay, Florida
Jan. 30, 1997, San Jose Ice Arena
Feb. 8-11, 1997, Tampa Marriott
March 31-April 5, 1997, San Antonio Marriott, San Antonio, Texas;
June 19, 2001: "Success Magazine's Success Tour 2001!" at Cow Palace, San Francisco
                    Total: 270 hours on site & long distance

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