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Speechwriting secrets for professional speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

This is the first of a two-part report on the September 27th meeting of Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association.

The Power of Storytelling: 10 Tips and Tricks from Professional Speakers

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Here’s an interesting series of comments and informative views that were posted recently to the National Speakers Association (NSA) Facebook Page when a speaker asked “Do you think stories are overrated in presentations and audiences are starting to see through them as manipulation tactics…?”

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How to earn millions as a professional speaker

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There are professional speakers who make a good living earning five- ten- or even twenty-five thousand dollars per speech. Then there are speakers who are paid hundreds of thousands for one speech and earn tens of millions of dollars annually. The former include members of the National Speakers Association.

Hollywood Secrets Help Professional Speakers

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Hall of Fame keynote speaker and executive speech coach Patricia Fripp joined forces with Hollywood story expert (and Will […].

How to Reach Decision Makers and Close a Sale

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Professional speakers, freelance speechwriters and entrepreneurs must learn the sales strategies and techniques that will secure appointments in today’s volatile economy. Business Communication National Speakers Association Sales techniquesThat means getting past gatekeepers and getting to decision makers.

How to Prepare and Present Powerful Presentations, with Patricia Fripp

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Hall of Fame keynote speaker and executive speech coach Patricia Fripp spoke to the members of the NSA Northern California Chapter Speakers Academy on Saturday. Fripp is the founder of our Chapter and a leading authority in the world of professional speaking. As a novice, start with best practices from the beginning.

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206 Top Tweets from #nsa10

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The annual National Speakers Association Convention was held July 17 -20, 2010 at the Orlando World Center Marriott. Over 1,500 professional speakers met for the four days and attended a series of main stage keynotes, break out sessions and informal workshops Attendees generated over 4,300 tweets under the hashtag #nsa10.

How to book more business and own your niche

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

She quickly moved on to Plan B, launching herself as a speaker and non-fiction author on the urging of superstar literary agent Mike Larsen.

Relevant Resources: To conquor your creative block

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). Creativity and fresh ideas are essential to the success of any professional speaker, and even naturally creative [.]. Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies.

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Interview: Phillip Van Hooser - President, National Speakers Association

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“We must always remember that the act of speaking professionally is only a part of our individual journeys. His talk, Uncommon Business Practices That Will Help You Re-Think, Re-Position and Re-Tool Your Way to Speaking Success, reviewed the evolution of his own speaking career and the lessons this holds for other professional speakers.

Interview: Phillip Van Hooser - President, National Speakers Association

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

“We must always remember that the act of speaking professionally is only a part of our individual journeys. His talk, Uncommon Business Practices That Will Help You Re-Think, Re-Position and Re-Tool Your Way to Speaking Success, reviewed the evolution of his own speaking career and the lessons this holds for other professional speakers.

Jessica Pettitt: Be Yourself, Everyone Else Is Taken

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The afternoon speaker at Saturday’s Northern California NSA Chapter meeting was our own chapter member from Eureka in the far north of California (and National NSA Board member) Jessica Pettitt, CSP. Jessica’s program challenged us to consider what differentiates us from other speakers or trainers in our niche.

How to write a keynote speech – secrets of masterful presenters

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I’ve just spent four intense days attending my 7th National Speakers Association (NSA) convention, held July 30 – August 2nd in Anaheim, California. Over 1,500 attendees heard from some of the world’s top world’s professional speakers in an event themed Influence ‘11.

The Professional Speaker’s Imperative

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National Speakers Association White Paper National Speakers Association (NSA) President Kristin Arnold has published a remarkable document. Tags: Public Speaking National Speakers Association Seven NSA members assess current trends implications for the future of the [.].

Meeting Report: Systems for Professional Speakers

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Ruby shared many of the tips and tricks she has learned while building her speaking business in the sports, leisure and entertainment industries.

National Speakers Association Northern California member kisses Fripp

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

  National Speakers Association Northern California member kisses Fripp. The best place to learn public speaking skills for professional speakers is NSANC or Northern California Speakers Association National Speakers Association.

Tough Economic Times: Professional Speakers Panel (3 of 4)

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Tags: Public Speaking Barry Wishner Craig Harrison Marilyn Manning Michael Soon Lee National Speakers Association Patricia Fripp

Dilbert’s advice to professional speakers

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Adams’ advice is of specific interest to members of the National Speakers Association and other professional speakers: The best financial advice I ever got was “Price yourself high and see [.]. Business Communication Public Speaking Dilbert Speaker fees

National Speakers Association > INSIDE NSA > Competencies

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To fulfill that commitment, the NSA Board of Directors has adopted Professional Competencies to be mastered by Association members. These competencies guide the selection of program topics for NSA’s educational meetings and publications and form the core curriculum for NSA’s Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) program. 1500 S.

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Facilitation, Inspiration, Aspiration

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The National Speakers Association of Northern California November Meeting Last Saturday NSA/NC held an outstanding Chapter meeting. full day of invaluable information for speakers and executive communications professionals. Facilitation: The Secret Weapon of Professional Speakers, with Kristin Arnold NSA [.].

Revealed! The Productivity Secrets of Laura Stack

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Laura Stack is a personal productivity expert, author, and professional speaker. Business Communication Marketing Public Speaking Technology Laura Stack National Speakers AssociationHer mission is to build high-performance productivity cultures in organizations by creating Maximum Results in Minimum Time®.

Video: NSA/NC May Meeting

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The Professional Edge showcase of professional speakers from across Northern California. Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Speech Showcase National Speakers Association YouTube Nearly 300 members and guests of NSA/NC spent Saturday May 1 at the Achieve! then asked people to share their [.].

Tough Economic Times: Professional Speakers Panel (4 of 4)

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Relevant Resources: Web resources for speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). The July / August 2012 edition listed web-based resources for professional speakers. Public Speaking Technology SPEAKER MagazineEach month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies.

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The National Speakers Association of Northern California November Meeting. Type up meeting minutes as a value-add.

Interview: Vickie Sullivan - Branding Queen

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Specializing in branding for high-fee professional speaker markets, she has launched thousands of thought leaders since 1987. Specializing in branding for high-fee professional speaker markets, she has launched thousands of thought leaders since 1987. So what's a novice speaker to do? In that capacity, [.]

Interview: Vickie Sullivan - Branding Queen

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Specializing in branding for high-fee professional speaker markets, she has launched thousands of thought leaders since 1987. Specializing in branding for high-fee professional speaker markets, she has launched thousands of thought leaders since 1987. So what's a novice speaker to do? In that capacity, [.]

Interview: Vickie Sullivan - Branding Queen

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Specializing in branding for high-fee professional speaker markets, she has launched thousands of thought leaders since 1987. Specializing in branding for high-fee professional speaker markets, she has launched thousands of thought leaders since 1987. So what's a novice speaker to do? In that capacity, [.]

FAQ-What is the NSA?

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The National Speakers Association (NSA) was founded in 1973. Its mission is to teach professional speakers, those who speak for a fee, the business of speaking. In other words, to build successful professional speaker-entrepreneurs. Speakers who belong to NSA come from throughout the USA.

My 2015 holiday speaker gift list is here!

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Fun and Useful Stuff How about trying out a document stand for your speaker notes? It''s the most wonderful time of the year! The solution?

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Interview: Alicia Berberich – parent / child coach

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How many professional speakers do you know that go to work in their bathing suits? How many professional speakers do you know that go to work in their bathing suits? Well, that is exactly what Alicia Berberich does! She has over 10 years of experience teaching a diverse group of students [.] clubs, women?s

Tip: The value of blogging

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It’s an invaluable form of content marketing and SEO, so clients find you online. Marketing Social Media Gerard Braud

Standing Out from the Crowd: The Secrets of Interactive Meetings

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Sarah Michel: How to be The Session Everyone is Talking About! Public Speaking Technology Jim Carrillo Sarah Michel

Holiday gift list for speakers!

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I''ve updated my annual shopping list again this year to help you find the best gifts for your favorite speaker -- who might just be you!

Kim Snider Comments on Patricia Fripp's Speech Coaching

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Kim Snider, President of Snider Advisors, comments on Patricia Fripp's speech coaching for her National Speakers Association Convention keynote.

Interview: Matt Upton - Wisdom Coach

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As a professional speaker, writer, wisdom coach, and trainer Matt has conducted over 3000 presentations both throughout the United States as well internationally. He brings to the audience participants his successes and failures with humor and professionalism allowing them to learn while enjoying their invested time.

Holiday shopping for the speakers on your list

Speak Schmeak

Once again, Andrew Dlugan at Six Minutes has posted an excellent list of gifts for speakers.

Holiday shopping list for your favorite speaker

Speak Schmeak

I've updated my annual shopping list again this year to help you find the best gifts for your favorite speaker -- who might just be you!

Holiday shopping list for your favorite speaker

Speak Schmeak

I've updated my annual shopping list again this year to help you find the best gifts for your favorite speaker -- who might just be you!

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Holiday shopping for the speakers on your list

Speak Schmeak

Once again, Andrew Dlugan at Six Minutes has posted an excellent list of gifts for speakers. Download audio here.