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Episode 99 Getting to know Writer David Murray

Best or Worst Podcast

This week hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma brought on writer David Murray. In this first episode, we got to know David and found out about his journey to becoming a writer and his favorite speech of all time. We also got into a discussion about democracy and race.PS: We say it’s episode 98…but it’s really 99. But who’s counting?GuestDavid Murray heads the global Professional Speechwriters Association and comments daily on communication issues on his popular blog “Writing Boots.” He is an award-winning journalist and is editor and publisher of Vital Speeches of the Day, one of the world’s longest continuously published magazines. He is the author of Raised By Mad Men, a memoir about his advertising parents, and co-author of the New York Times bestseller Tell My Sons: A Father’s Last Letters.The son of two writers, Murray grew up in Hudson, Ohio, and studied English at Kent State University before moving to Chicago to make his own writing life. He lives in Chicago with his wife, Cristie Bosch, and daughter, Scout Murray.You can find more information about his latest book, An Effort to Understand, here: https://writing-boots.com/an-effort-to-understand/. Find Us Online - Website: http://www.bestorworstpod.com/ - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BestWorstDayOfYourLIfePodcast/ - Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheBestOrWorst1 - Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bestorworstdaypod/ About Us Our society is so focused on celebrity, we sometimes forget that “regular” people lead interesting lives too! Best or worst moment of your life? Hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma are here to let your story out. We put people on the spot. What are you going to hear? It could be funny, it could be poignant, it could be sad… you’ll know when we know.Best or Worst is a twice-weekly podcast. On Tuesdays, we get to know our guests and on Thursdays, we find out their best or worst moment.


7 Apr 2021

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FIR Interview: "An Effort to Understand" Author David Murray

The FIR Podcast Network Everything Feed

David Murray's new book, "An Effort to Understand," is a collection of essays drawn from many years of posts to his blog, Writing Boots. Addressing the challenges of communicating with one another in a polarized society, the book is structured first to define communication, then move from the personal to the organizational. Like the society on which the book is focused, not everyone will agree with everything in the book, but Murray offers sage wisdom about how to engage in conversations about these matters. In this interview, FIR co-host Shel Holtz talks with Murray about the book, including his assertion that it is not communication if you know the outcome and that communication should not be civil.Continue Reading → The post FIR Interview: “An Effort to Understand” Author David Murray appeared first on FIR Podcast Network.

1hr 1min

3 Apr 2021

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The Crux - David Murray

The Crux of the Story

In our fifty-first episode of The Crux, we welcome David Murray, author of An Effort To Understand: Hearing One Another (and Ourselves) in a Nation Cracked in Half. We discuss communicating more honestly with ourselves, how Americans can focus more on what we have in common, rather than our differences, the medias contribution to the polarization that we see today in the U.S., and David shares the meaning of "Words Hold People Together," one of the essays featured in the book.

1hr 2mins

21 Mar 2021

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Author David Murray on his book ‘An Effort To Understand: Hearing One Another (and Ourselves) in a Nation Cracked in Half’

Rick Kogan

On a shortened show, WGN Radio’s Rick Kogan is with author and executive director of the Professional Speechwriters Association, David Murray, to talk about his book, “An Effort To Understand: Hearing One Another (and Ourselves) in a Nation Cracked in Half.” You can visit David’s blog, Writing Boots, here. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3818105/3818105_2021-02-28-231105.128.mp3 Follow Rick on Twitter at @rickkogan or on Facebook @afterhourswithrickkogan

28 Feb 2021

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The David Murray Interview Set II

The Jake Feinberg Show

Brilliant musician, composer and arranger talks about finding his original sound on the bandstand. 


19 Feb 2021

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The David Murray Interview

The Jake Feinberg Show

Master saxophonist talks about increasing vocabulary in music. 


19 Feb 2021

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Episode 65: No Teenage Wasteland w/ David Murray

Courageous Theology

On today’s episode I chat with Dr. David Murray. David is professor of Old Testament and practical theology at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he and his wife live. He is also a counselor, conference speaker, and the author of "Exploring the Bible: A Bible Reading Plan for Kids", and two new books “Why Am I Feeling Like This?” and “Why Is My Teenager Feeling Like This?” which both deal with the subjects of anxiety and depression in teenagers, and are the topic of our conversation today. Now sit back, relax, and enjoy! Music on today's episode: Intro/Outro - "Sweetness of Freedom" by Citizens Mid Episode - "Psalm 53" by Poor Bishop Hooper


4 Jan 2021

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10 - 13 - 20 - Janet - Mefferd - Today - David Murray (Cancel Culture and Social Justice)

Janet Mefferd Today

Senate Democrats have revealed their main strategy against Judge Amy Coney Barrett this week in her Supreme Court confirmation hearings: Obamacare. We'll talk about it. Plus: Douglas Murray, author of "The Madness of Crowds," joins me to discuss how a post-George Floyd Wokeness has just put the social justice movement into vengeful overdrive. We'll talk about it on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.


13 Oct 2020

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179 | The 8-Bit Guy controversy, David Murray explains his side of the story.

Geek Therapy Radio Podcast

Davis Murray "The 8-Bit Guy" had a controversial past few weeks. Everybody deserves to explain their side of the story, so here it is in David's own words. https://www.geektherapyradio.com/David's Video https://youtu.be/SYopBjwhF1M


5 Oct 2020

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DSS098: History of the Manufacturing Advisory Group in British Columbia with David Murray

Dust Safety Science: Improving Combustible Dust Safety in the Workplace

In this episode of the Dust Safety Science podcast, David Murray, Corporate Safety HR and Environment Manager for Gorman Group, returns to discuss the history of the Manufacturing Advisory Group (MAG) in British Columbia.


29 Sep 2020