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Getting Hired to Speak: What's Their Why?

Speak and Deliver

You're an Award-Winning Toastmaster/CSP/Hall of Fame Speaker. Meeting Planner Audience Need World Champion Toastmasters Get Booked National Speakers Association Credentials Why You CSP

Laughing All the Way to the Bank: Ways to Add Humor to Speeches

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

NSA/NC Meeting Report: Saturday January 12, 2013 Last Saturday the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association hosted NSA National President Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP and Howard Putman, CSP, CPAE, former CEO, Southwest Airlines.

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Supercharging Your Speaking Business: Tips and Techniques from the Best and the Brightest

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

NSA/NC Meeting Report: Saturday January 12, 2014 Last Saturday the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association hosted NSA National President Ron Karr, CSP, and the best and brightest of NSA/NC, including Chapter founder Patricia Fripp, and a brains-trust of experienced, successful speakers.

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Secrets to Building a Successful Speaking Business

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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. 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. “The job is not doing the speech.

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Public Speaking : PREPARE BUT AVOID SCRIPTS by Terry Paulson, Ph.D.,CSP,CPAE

Great Public Speaking

Some people script out their entire message. Some people are even successful doing it that way. But most speakers lose far more than they gain by preparing exact wording for an entire speech. Craft and shape your opening and closing, but don't fall victim to scripting the whole thing. As a pilot, you plan and execute with precision your take off and landing, but once air borne know how to enjoy the ride taking people to the locations they want to see.

Meeting Report: Systems for Professional Speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Colorado-based customer satisfaction expert Ruby Newell-Legner, CSP — the current President of the National Speakers Association — was the featured presenter at Saturday’s NSA Northern California Chapter meeting.

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. After speaking for fifteen years and stirring […] 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.

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Lady & the Champs Speakers’ Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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. If you are too busy to […]. Public Speaking LadyChamps15 Patricia Fripp Toastmasters

Tip: The value of blogging

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Here’s a brief video from National Speakers Association member Gerard Braud, CSP, who explains why frequent blogging is key for any professional speaker or subject expert.

[Podcast] ROI of LOL: Adding Humor to Your Presentation with June Cline

Speaker Launcher

June Cline, CSP, is the Southern, sassy and savvy, Harley riding humorist who passionately shows people and teams how to add more humor and happiness. Does it pay to add humor to your presentation? If you ask June Cline, she’ll say YES!

Standing Out from the Crowd: The Secrets of Interactive Meetings

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Sarah Michel, CSP is a meetings architect with over 15 years of experience designing one-of-a-kind meetings that matter. [.].

2 Keynote Home Study Courses: Books 37 & 38 of 52 in 52

Speak and Deliver

I had access to two keynote creation ''home study courses'' this year, one by 1999 World Champion of Public Speaking Craig Valentine, another by 2001 WCPS Darren LaCroix and CSP, CPAE, and speaking legend Patricia Fripp.

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

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times Saturday’s meeting of the Northern California chapter of the National Speakers Association featured a panel of Past Presidents who discussed ‘What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times’ Host Barry Wishner talked with: * Michael Soon Lee, CSP * Marilyn Manning, PhD, CSP, CMC * Craig Harrison * Patricia Fripp, [.].

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

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times Saturday’s meeting of the Northern California chapter of the National Speakers Association featured a panel of Past Presidents who discussed ‘What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times’ Host Barry Wishner talked with: * Michael Soon Lee, CSP * Marilyn Manning, PhD, CSP, CMC * Craig Harrison * Patricia Fripp, [.].

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How to book more business and own your niche

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

She is endorsed by none other than Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE.

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Fripp Interviews Gene Perret, Emmy Award-Winning Writer

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE. Sales Presentation Trainer, Keynote Speaker, Executive Speech Coach. 527 Hugo Street San Francisco, CA 94122. 800-634-3035 415-753-6556. © Patricia Fripp. All Rights Reserved.

Video: Deanna Turner - Anatomy of a Sales Call

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At the recent National Speakers Association (NSA) Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, I had the opportunity to see Deanna Turner, CSP give a talk on the best practices of top sales performers. In her presentation “Anatomy of a Sales Call,” she discusses a number of concrete steps to manage the sales cycle and ensure you close sales [.].

Video: Deanna Turner - Anatomy of a Sales Call

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At the recent National Speakers Association (NSA) Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, I had the opportunity to see Deanna Turner, CSP give a talk on the best practices of top sales performers. In her presentation “Anatomy of a Sales Call,” she discusses a number of concrete steps to manage the sales cycle and ensure you close sales [.].

Video: Deanna Turner - Anatomy of a Sales Call

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At the recent National Speakers Association (NSA) Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, I had the opportunity to see Deanna Turner, CSP give a talk on the best practices of top sales performers. In her presentation “Anatomy of a Sales Call,” she discusses a number of concrete steps to manage the sales cycle and ensure you close sales [.].

Awesome Storytelling Secrets - Patricia Fripp

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At the recent National Speakers Association (NSA) Convention in Phoenix, AZ I had the opportunity to see Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE, give a talk on storytelling. Fripp discussed the inside secrets of how you can tell totally awesome stories to emotionally connect with the audience. She revealed three story formulas; the importance of great opening lines; [.].

Shift Your Expertise to a New Industry in Less than a Week! - Michael Soon Lee

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At the recent National Speakers Association (NSA) Convention in Phoenix, AZ I had the opportunity to see Michael Soon Lee, MBA, CSP, give a talk on ways a speaker can re-market their expertise to a new industry. In his presentation “Shift Your Expertise to a New Industry in Less than a Week!&# Michael discusses the expertise [.].

Shift Your Expertise to a New Industry in Less than a Week! - Michael Soon Lee

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At the recent National Speakers Association (NSA) Convention in Phoenix, AZ I had the opportunity to see Michael Soon Lee, MBA, CSP, give a talk on ways a speaker can re-market their expertise to a new industry. In his presentation “Shift Your Expertise to a New Industry in Less than a Week!&# Michael discusses the expertise [.].

Awesome Storytelling Secrets - Patricia Fripp

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At the recent National Speakers Association (NSA) Convention in Phoenix, AZ I had the opportunity to see Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE, give a talk on storytelling. Fripp discussed the inside secrets of how you can tell totally awesome stories to emotionally connect with the audience. She revealed three story formulas; the importance of great opening lines; [.].

Five Tips to Deliver Exciting Speeches

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE. I received this article in Patricia Fripp’s email newsletter, and I have reposted it with her permission. Five Tips to Deliver Exciting Speeches. Open Hot, Close Hotter. To grab audience attention and be remembered, start the presentation with a bang, not a limp “Thanks, it’s nice to be here.” ” The first (and last) 30 seconds have the most impact on the audience.

ROI of LOL: Adding Humor to Your Presentation with June Cline

Speaker Launcher

June Cline, CSP, is the Southern, sassy and savvy, Harley riding humorist who passionately shows people and teams how to add more humor and happiness. Does it pay to add humor? If you ask June Cline, she’ll say YES!

Humor Teleconference

Humor Power

Tim Gard, CSP, CPAE, Mark Mayfield, CSP, CPAE, George Campbell, CSP, CPAE. We Can Make a Funnier You! A live teleconference. Featuring three top humor experts. Tuesday, October 9, at 7:00 pm EST. There’s not a presentation that can’t be made better with a little (or a lot) more humor. It engages the audience, makes the material memorable, thrills the meeting planner, and propels your presentation to the best marketing tool you have.

Do you need a Competitive Edge in Your Job Interviews?

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Then listen to these free mp3’s , in which Patricia Fripp, CSP interviews Al Hops, creator of The Interview Edge. Al Hops is an award-winning sales professional who has consistently developed innovative ideas leading to success in job interviewing and closing sales. As part of his consulting practice with President Clinton, Bob Costas and Jim Carrey, Al helped open the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville.

How to Capitalize on Your Uniqueness to Ensure Repeat Business

Pivotal Public Speaking

with Glenna Salsbury, CSP, CPAE. The Anatomy of a Remarkable, Convention-Maker Keynote” with Joe Calloway, CSP, CPAE. Your platform effectiveness is powerfully enhanced by your clarity of unique message. Are you holding audiences in the palm of your hand?

eLearn: Best Practices

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15 Tips for Webinars: How to Add Impact When You Present Online By Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE July 7, 2009 Whenever you open your mouth, whether youre talking to one person or a thousand, you usually want to get a specific message across. How do you do that best when you are communicating through a webinar? Whats different when the lecture is in the virtual world? How do you catch and keep your audience? Here are 15 tips. In the Beginning 1. Use looping slides.

4 Types of Audience Tension or A Review from an Evening with Ed Tate

Speak and Deliver

Last night, I attended a 90 minute training session by the 2000 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking, and CSP, Ed Tate. He covered a myriad of topics very well, as was expected, and I enjoyed hearing him deliver in person what I have heard from him multiple times in audio format.

Beat Your Nerves and Communicate at Your Best in Any Situation

Pivotal Public Speaking

‘Packed with simple, enjoyable, workable ways to overcome speaking anxiety and project a strong persona’ – Dottie Walters, C.S.P., The Confident Speaker: Beat Your Nerves and Communicate at Your Best in Any Situation. Harrison Monarth. EAN:978-0071481496. Format: Paperback.

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Storytelling Secrets from the Masters

Pivotal Public Speaking

These questions and many more will be answered in this trio of teleseminar recordings. • “Digging for the Treasures in Your Stories” with Emory Austin, CSP, CPAE. • “Add Oomph to Your Stories by Bringing the Characters Alive” with Jon Schwartz, a.k.a. Enthralling speakers interweave captivating stories into their key points. What are the nuances that distinguish an entrancing story from a boring one? How can you craft your stories to make your points — and you — more memorable?

Get Your Audiences Involved and Get More Business

Pivotal Public Speaking

CSP will share her practical, how-to approach to using interactive methods to increase audience impact and ensure speaker success whether an individual is delivering a keynote speech, making a sales presentation, or conducting a seminar or training session. with Karen Lawson, Ph.D.,

Be More Funny, Make More Money

Pivotal Public Speaking

To Prop or Not to Prop: If, When and How to Use Props in Your Presentations” with Tim Gard, CSP, CPAE. Be More Funny, Make More Money ®. with David Glickman. All things being equal, the funnier speaker gets hired. Period.

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Observational Humor — Case Study #139

Humor Power

A speaker told us about qualifying for the CSP Designation. I’m recording a demo reel for my CSP application. (I Here are jokes used at an NSA Las Vegas chapter meeting. We’ll look at the set up. The then look at the jokes and examine why they were funny. THE SET - UP (What happened and what was said during the meeting, before the jokes were delivered. She mentioned a person’s demo video which opened with high-fiving the audience.

Learn to cultivate 6-figure clients

Pivotal Public Speaking

Brian Lee CSP is a master at the long-term model. Cultivating $100,000/Year Clients™: How to Stop Chasing Single Speaking Events and Start Creating Wealth. Selling individual speaking events gets tiresome, and you can go broke on this model. Leveraging your client relationships makes much more sense as well as being more lucrative. There are key elements to make this happen over and over again. He’s delineated four key components to large contracts.

Presentation Tip: Deeper Voice

Executive Speech Coach

CSP Treat yourself to an entertaining, informative session with award winning speaker, Jeff Mowatt B.Comm, CSP. Presentation Tip: Deeper Voice Speaking in a deeper voice always sounds more credible. Read this powerful tip from Jeff Mowatt, the Master of Influence with Ease.

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Speaking Mastery

Executive Speech Coach

CSP, HoF “I know I am looking at it when I am not aware of it unless I am looking for it. Warren Evans, CSP, HoF “There is flow – integrated, flawless and seamless. Linda Tarrant, CSP, HoF “By their level of confidence and engagement. Larry Pearson, CSP George Torok Speech Coach for Executives CAPS Former National Board Member speaking professional speaker Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com

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Audio Lesson - How to Create An Experience - Fripp Interviews the Opportunity Guy

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Patricia Fripp , CSP, CPAE. How to Create an. Experience. Fripp Interviews. The Opportunity Guy. A World Champions' Edge Weekly Audio Lesson. Time: 14:46 Minutes. Hall of Fame Speaker. Keeping with the topic of this week's audio lesson.

Creating Distinction in the Speaking Industry:How to Make the Marketplace Irrelevant

Pivotal Public Speaking

with Scott McKain, CSP, CPAE. Scott McKain, CSP, CPAE has been studying what makes some professionals stand out — while others are adrift on a “sea of sameness.”