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  1. pep talknoun

    a speech of exhortation attempting to instill enthusiasm and determination in a team or staff


  1. pep talknoun

    A rallying speech made to instill enthusiasm and boost confidence


  1. pep talk

    A motivational speaker is a speaker who makes speeches intended to motivate or inspire an audience. Such speakers may attempt to challenge or transform their audiences. The speech itself is popularly known as a pep talk.Motivational speakers can deliver speeches at schools, colleges, places of worship, companies, corporations, government agencies, conferences, trade shows, summits, community organizations, and similar environments.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pep talk in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pep talk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of pep talk in a Sentence

  1. Kaz Grala:

    He was so pumped up about it. He was ready, jacked up and really confident in us, that was a cool pep talk to get, not one that I’ve ever gotten before. Definitely a cool moment for us and having that validation that he’s excited about this program.

  2. Julianna Hough:

    I think happy is a place that you go to visit, and I think that for me, striving to be a hundred percent happy all the time is just unattainable. It’s like sometimes you have to look in the mirror and be like, ‘I’m having a great day today.’ You know what I mean? And you have to give yourself that pep talk. Then some days you’re like, ‘No, I feel like absolute trash right now.’ But I think that the point is like you never know what’s really happening and life is complex and so nobody’s one shade of anything. There’s a spectrum of light and dark and happy and sad and it’s constantly moving.

  3. Scott Johnson:

    You get bad days where you’re sad or feel depressed, and some days it takes a lot of motivation to get up, those times I try to give myself a pep talk, or think I’m going to turn off my mind and just do it. And sometimes, you just have to suck it up.

  4. Stacy Kaiser:

    A lot of people think they are giving a pep talk but they are just saying what they would want to hear or what they think the other person wants to hear, they’re not plugging into what the person really needs.

  5. President Trump:

    I heard it was a hell of a pep talk, chris, I know what you said, I heard little bits of what you said and we have children here, so Im not going to talk about it.

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