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Tidewater Traveler by George W. Sellers, CTC A Nose for Travel He insisted that we please call him “Twitchy.” To do so seemed rude at first.  It even felt disrespectful referring to a victim of Touret te’s S y nd rome by such a name.  But as the group in the room got to know him, two things became very evident – he was not a victim of anything; and he was very effective in leading us past a barrier of potential discomfort.  For Tw itchy, the uncontrolled jerking of his head and shoulders accompanied by sudden distortions of speech were neither a disability

nor a distraction; they were simply a source of pure empowerment. He offered no apology.  He issued no disclaimer.  Stuart Ellis-Myers simply went about his assigned task of motivating and inspiring a room f illed w ith travel agents to lead their field of endeavor and enjoy the art of assisting people to purchase once-in-a-lifetime vacations.  He is, without a doubt, the very best motivational speaker I have ever encountered. When I attend travel conferences, I usually choose ‘nuts and bolts’

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Tidewater Times June 2011  

June 2011 Tidewater Times

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