Secrets to Building a Successful Speaking Business

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It is getting the speech” – Shep Hyken The National President of the NSA, Shep Hyken, CSP, CPAE spoke to members of the NSA Northern California Chapter on Saturday. Shep is a customer service expert, professional speaker and author who works with companies who want to build loyal […] “The job is not doing the speech. Podcasts Public Speaking Social Media National Speakers Association Shep Hyken “The job is not doing the speech.

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Hiring Professional Speakers: How to Avoid Mistakes

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How to Avoid Mistakes When Choosing a Speaker An article for meeting planners by Patricia Fripp , CSP, CPAE. The only thing left is to hire the speaker. How do you know what kind of speaker is best for your meeting? Many organizations and associations keep a data base on speakers -- who is good, who is not, who is reliable, who cancels at the last minute, and other details. Consider your reasons for having a speaker. Brief your speaker.

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How to book more business and own your niche

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NSA/NC Meeting Report: Saturday March 2, 2013 The Saturday meeting of the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association featured two savvy businesswomen who shared ways professional speakers and information entrepreneurs can book more business and own their niche markets.

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Lady & the Champs Speakers’ Conference

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This Saturday, February 28 & Sunday, March 1, 2015 award-winning keynote speaker and speech coach Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE hosts a weekend of intense learning that can transform your speaking. Fripp will host World Champions of Public Speaking Mark Brown, Ed Tate, Darren LaCroix and other world-class professional speakers.

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. Phillip Van Hooser The Evolution of a Professional Speaking Career Since 1988, NSA President Phillip Van Hooser, CSP, CPAE, has spoken, written, coached and consulted on leadership and service professionalism issues [.] "We We must always remember that the act of speaking professionally is only a part of our individual journeys.

Public Speaking: Fat and Skinny Words: Levels of Abstraction

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Fat and Skinny Words: Levels of Abstraction By executive speech coach and sales presentation skills trainer Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE. As a professional speaker and sales trainer I ask my clients, "What do you want the theme of my remarks to be? Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE is an award-winning keynote speaker, executive speech coach, and sales presentation skills trainer.

ALAN WEISS INTERVIEWS PATRICIA FRIPP

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When and how did you begin speaking professionally (for a fee)? Because of my personality and expertise at cutting their hair, my clients thought I would be a pretty good speaker. In 1977, I attended my first NSA convention and realized I could one day be a speaker.

Business Presentation Expert Asks "Accepting an Award?"

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Tips on How to Give an Acceptance Speech by Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE As a Business Presentation Expert many of my clients ask advice on accepting an award. Dan Maddux, Executive Director of the American Payroll Association, received the Meeting Partner of the Year award from the National Speakers Association in 2001. Second, he said what his audience loved hearing: "I consider professional speakers to be my partners and my best investment in the success of my conventions."

Presentation Tip: Fat and Skinny Words: Levels of Abstraction

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Fat and Skinny Words: Levels of Abstraction By Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE. As a professional speaker and trainer I ask my clients, "What do you want the theme of my remarks to be? Nothing can turn your audience off faster than using fat words when they're hungry for skinny ones. Or vice versa. I learned this exciting concept from Dr. David Palmer, my Fripp Associate who is a Silicon Valley negotiations expert.

Alan Weiss and Patricia Fripp "The Odd Couple" set a date!

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An Article for Professional Speakers and Consultants on the Origins of The Odd Couple® Seminar and the Value of Collaboration by Patricia Fripp , CSP, CPAE. Alan Weiss (PhD, CSP, CMC, CPAE) is a high-priced corporate consultant, trainer, and speaker who had been president of his local NSA chapter. At the time, I was primarily a keynote speaker, one of the original founders of the NSA Northern California chapter and National President in 1984.

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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.

Speaking Business

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Jim Cathcart, CSP, CPAE, Cavett Award recipient coined a phrase, MLOT Money Left On Table. When I think about my upcoming presentations, I look at the event not through my eyes as the speaker, but from the ATTENDEEs eyes. Charli Jane Speaker Services P.O.

Expressing your uniqueness in print

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Your materials should always look as good as you are aspiring to be, and should be given out in a volume that reflects the abundant professional style (in which) you intend to live." Decisions are made quickly, matching the speaker to the audience, topic and fee structure.

The Power of Choice

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As seen in Professional Speaker Magazine, January/February 2004 By Vickie K. This might explain the thinking behind many speakers choices to expand their revenue streams. In simpler times, the formula was straightforward and it worked: Look at what other successful speakers are producing and adapt the same kinds of formats for your market. Like many top executives do, its easy for speakers to forget that theyre working within a business model," says Santiago.

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Who's on First:Selling Your Programs to Education Committees

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: Whos on First: Selling Your Programs to Education Committees Published by Professional Speaker Magazine, May 1995 issue By Vickie Sullivan Ahh, the good ol days when you got the engagement because a single decision maker liked your presentation. While this still happens, more and more speakers find that committees are now making the decision.