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On Demand: National Speakers Association 2014 Conference

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The Tuesday presentation by Jay Baer on the “Speaker as Media Company” has […]. Here’s a free On Demand archive of certain presentations from the conference. Speechwriting

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Speechwriting secrets for professional speakers

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

Allison Massari wins major National Speakers Association contest

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A panel of distinguished judges at the National Speakers Association Annual Convention selected Allison Massari as the winner of the ‘So You Think You Can Speak’ competition late Sunday. Public Speaking Speech Showcase 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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Karen Jacobsen: The GPS Girl

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No member of the National Speakers Association speaks to as many people on a daily basis as does Karen Jacobsen. Accelerate!

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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.

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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.

200 Top Tweets from #NSA12

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The annual National Speakers Association Convention was held July 14 – 17, 2012 at the JW Marriott Hotel, Indianapolis. Over 1,000 professional speakers met for the four days and attended a series of main stage keynotes, break [.]. Public Speaking Social Media Conference National Speakers Association

Relevant Resources: Speaker Magazine and Voices of Experience

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Anyone interested in the world of professional speaking should check out two relevant resources from the National Speakers Association (NSA).

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Extreme meeting report

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The National Speakers Association of Northern California March Meeting Saturday’s meeting of the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association was one of the most valuable and informative meetings I have attended in the last five years. If we collectively [.].

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. Her entertaining and informative morning session touched on many aspects of her own 30-plus year career as a top speaker. Asking questions is the best education.

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Interview: Melanie Watkins, MD – motivational speaker

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Speaker’s Academy Profile I caught up with Melanie at a National Speakers Association Norther California Chapter meeting immediately prior to the start of the Speaker’s Academy program. Podcasts Public Speaking medical school mentors National Speakers Association Pro-Track Profile

NSA Influence ‘11 Convention – 50 Key Take Aways

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20 members of the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association met on Saturday to debrief on the #nsa11 National Convention held July 30 – August 2 in Anaheim and share their key take-aways.

How to book more business and own your niche

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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.

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206 Top Tweets from #nsa10

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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.

Should You Join the National Speakers Association? Public Speaking

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Relevant Resources: To conquor your creative block

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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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How Many Spokes on Your Content Wheel?

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Business Strategy Content Delivery Publishing National Speakers AssociationThat means that we have to be.

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Interview: Phillip Van Hooser - President, National Speakers Association

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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. But Phil has dreamed of being a professional speaker since he was very young. It is not a destination.&#.

Interview: Phillip Van Hooser - President, National Speakers Association

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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. But Phil has dreamed of being a professional speaker since he was very young. It is not a destination.&#.

5 Steps to Get a Business Boost from NSA’s Influence ’11 Convention

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The National Speakers Association’s 2011 Annual Convention starts this weekend and it promises to be “rad, relevant, fresh, practical, fun and thought-provoking.&# Business Strategy Motivation Presentation Skills Speaking Skills Information Overload National Speakers AssociationDo you have plan?

The History of the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association

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The Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association (NSA/NC) was founded in 1980. Tags: Public Speaking Bert Decker Ken Braly National Speakers Association NSA/NC Patricia Fripp Ken Braly was one of the founding members. He served as President in 1984-85. The [.].

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Getting Hired to Speak: What's Their Why?

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Don't Say: - How Great a Speaker You Are. You're an Award-Winning Toastmaster/CSP/Hall of Fame Speaker. What do you say? Not yet. Maybe.

Jessica Pettitt: Be Yourself, Everyone Else Is Taken

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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.

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Relevant Resources: for Writers

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I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). Business Communication National Speakers Association Relevant Resources SPEAKER MagazineEach month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies.

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Alan Stevens – The Media Coach

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I caught up with Alan Stevens at the National Speakers Association Influence ‘11 Convention in Anaheim and asked him to demonstrate the hardware and software he carries with him on the road. Podcasts Technology Alan Stevens audio recording National Speakers Association

How to write a keynote speech – secrets of masterful presenters

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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.

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NSA 2011 Convention: Advance Planning

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Public Speaking National Speakers AssociationAt the end of the month, I’m off to Anaheim, for my 7th NSA Convention. The theme this year is Influence and the conference chair is NSA bad-boy Randy Gage.

National Speakers Association Convention. On my way.

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Just left the Speakers Roundtable meeting in Vancouver. Here I am with Dan Maddux, Executive Director of the American Payroll Association.

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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. This year is our 30th anniversary.

Public Speaking for Fun and Profit

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As I reported back in 2008, ex-President Clinton (well, I suppose there’s still only one, so no need to clarify like […]. Culture Shock!

You Like Me? You Really Like Me?

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I rarely do, when speaking in front of an audience that is not made up of speakers. Do You Have Sally Fieldesque Esteem Issues? No, I did not.

NSA logo risks

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Essential tools for visual communications

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

Resolve to Speak & Deliver in 2012

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Join the National Speaker's Association (I have continued to put this off) 3. Looking back, how'd I do? This was a success!

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 […].

Same Same … But Different

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A recent discussion in the National Speaker’s Association Facebook Group addresses the problem of the lack of originality in many speeches. Moran which highlights the repetitive use of the same case studies by speakers at business events. The discussion was prompted by a LinkedIn article by Richard A.

NSA/NC Speaker Academy Success Stories

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The Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association has been running an Academy for emerging speakers since 2005.

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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 [.].

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Relevant Resources: Holiday Gifts

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I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). The December edition listed a variety of gifts suitable for clients, speakers’ bureau contacts, colleagues, friends and loved ones. Marketing Holiday gifts National Speakers AssociationCulture Shock!