Facilitation, Inspiration, Aspiration

DeFinis Communications

The National Speakers Association of Northern California November Meeting. A full day of invaluable information for speakers and executive communications professionals. Facilitation: The Secret Weapon of Professional Speakers, with Kristin Arnold. She distinguished facilitation (high process, low content) from keynoting (high content, low process). Last Saturday NSA/NC held an outstanding Chapter meeting.

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What should you charge for your own public speaking?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

In an earlier blog, I asked – rhetorically – if you were worth $40,000 an hour (or up), the amount that a top professional speaker can earn in an hour giving a keynote speech.    As I’ve blogged about before, a book is still necessary to sustain most professional speaking careers.    You might also discount specific amounts for book purchases, or add the book purchases to your fee. 

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How to Give a Great Speech


How to Give a Great Speech As a former owner of a National Speakers Bureau, I have learned from several thousand professional speakers "How to Give a Great Speech." Here are some techniques that I share with my coaching clients who want to become paid professional speakers or business professionals who want to deliver masterful presentations. Find out how to take your speaking to the next level by purchasing one of our programs.

National Speakers Association > INSIDE NSA > Competencies


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. purchasing supplies, managing inventory, cost control) Creating and organizing office systems (e.g.,

Speaking Business


Theres nothing like an upcoming speaking engagement to inspire creating product to have available for purchase at that program! Meaning to maximize every presentation, whether is be with follow-up coaching, products, subscriptionsHis advice is well founded, in that each of us CAN add more value to the talk  whether a coach, trainer, or keynoter. 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.

Online University Reviews : 101 YouTube Videos to Teach You the Art of Public Speaking


Fabry With the internet giving users the tools to instantly and permanently post videos, public speakers have to be more careful than ever. Presentations : Darren shows how anyone can become a professional public speaker. Professional and recognizable speakers share their secrets, and you can also get a link if you are interested in purchasing the set. Public Speaking/Presentation Skills : This is a keynote speech by Robert Graham.

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Speaking Coach or Toastmasters?

Speak and Deliver

Posted by Rich Hopkins, Speaker, Author, Coach on Friday, September 18, 2009 Labels: Speaking Coach , Toastmasters "Should I hire a speaking coach, or join Toastmasters?" Nor does Toastmasters have a program designed to teach preparing a long training session, a keynote speech, or sales presentation that is instantly available to new members. Additionally, I've learned that everyone needs a coach, even professionally paid speakers.

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