NSA/NC Speaker Academy Success Stories

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Business Communication Public Speaking aaron mcdaniel Frauke Schorr Gary Karp natioal speakers association Pro-Track Profile speaker academy Wendy Hanson The Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association has been running an Academy for emerging speakers since 2005.

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NSA 2011 Convention: Advance Planning

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At 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. Public Speaking National Speakers AssociationHe rocked the house a couple of years back with a religion-bashing keynote that, for the first time ever, did not get a knee-jerk [.].

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NSA Influence ‘11 Convention – 50 Key Take Aways

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Business Communication Keynotes Marketing Public Speaking Social Media Speechwriting National Speakers Association20 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. We have held these meetings for a number of years, with the understanding that since only 12% of people [.].

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Free Livestream: NSA Conference

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I’ve just found out that parts of this years National Speakers Association (NSA) conference in San Diego are being livestreamed for free from Sunday June 29th at 5:00pm through Wednesday July 2nd 5:00pm. Public Speaking #NSA14

NSA logo risks

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Public Speaking national Security Agency National Speakers Association Writing in today’s Washington Post Emily Wax-Thibodeaux highlights the oddball and usual gifts found in the gift shops of federal agencies like the DEA, CIA, Centers for Disease Control and National Security Agency.

Video: NSA/NC May Meeting

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Nearly 300 members and guests of NSA/NC spent Saturday May 1 at the Achieve! Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Speech Showcase National Speakers Association YouTube The Professional Edge showcase of professional speakers from across Northern California. I took to the podium with Jim Carrillo to demonstrate how easy it is to create a video on YouTube in under 10 minutes. I then asked people to share their [.].

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

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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. Business Communication Public Speaking productivity sales

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NSA Conventuion 2010: Advance Planning

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NSA Convention 2009: Advanced Planning

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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. 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. Podcasts Public Speaking Social Media National Speakers Association Shep Hyken “The job is not doing the speech.

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Video: Latest Presentations from NSA/NC Pro-Track

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I visited the Northern California National Speakers Association (NSA/NC) Pro-Track class today and videotaped three great presentations. Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Article Publishing Craig Harrison Linda Vanderwold Marketing Nan Andrews Amish Sentence Aerobics Sentence Aerobics: Linda Vanderwold I blogged Linda’s presentation at our chapter meeting back in November. She took the time to review her Sentence Aerobics process with the class.

Relevant Resources: AV supplies for professional speakers

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I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). Business Communication Public Speaking TechnologyEach month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. The June 2012 edition listed AV supplies for professional speakers. Speakers for speakers, so to speak… Professional speakers have a multitude of AV needs in their home offices [.].

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Public Speaking - Certified Speaking Professional

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This is an earned designation from the National Speakers Association (NSA) located in Tempe Arizona. link] 350 public and professional speaking videos. CSP stands for certified speaking professional.

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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 […] 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.

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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). Business Communication Public Speaking braintoniq delicious.com Gaping Void Hugh Macleod kuler metronaps.com National Speakers Association pillow speakers SPEAKER Magazine stumbleupon.com tedx xmind proEach month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. The May 2012 edition suggests resources to stimulate your creative juices.

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Karen Jacobsen: The GPS Girl

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On Saturday she spoke to members of the NSA Northern California Chapter. Podcasts Public Speaking Karen Jacobsen National Speakers AssociationNo member of the National Speakers Association speaks to as many people on a daily basis as does Karen Jacobsen.

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Relevant Resources: Books to Kick Off 2012

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I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). The January/February edition lists books recommended by NSA members as inspiration for the New Year. Business Communication Marketing Public Speaking Social Media Speechwriting Book ReviewEach month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. Go Ahead and Laugh: A Serious Guide to Speaking with Humor, by Rich [.].

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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. Fellow NSA Northern California member Susan RoAne wrote on Facebook: “In my [.]. Keynotes Public Speaking Speechwriting Glenna Salsbury Ken Dychtwald Kyle Maynard Lou Heckler National Speakers Association Nido Qubein

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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. Ken is still active in NSA/NC and is also a member of the Pro-Track class of 2009 - taking his speaking career to the next level. 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.

Robert Fripp joins Keynote Speaker Patricia Fripp at NSA

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Many consider Robert as brilliant a public speaker as he is a guitarist. My brother, legendary guitarist, Robert Fripp will be speaking with me at American Payroll's Pay Heroes convention May 2010 in Washington DC. Our presentation will be "How to Be a Hero for More Than One Day."

Relevant Resources: Web resources for speakers

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I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). Public Speaking Technology SPEAKER MagazineEach month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. The July / August 2012 edition listed web-based resources for professional speakers. This is the last column I will edit, as a new editorial team takes over in [.].

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Allison Massari wins major National Speakers Association contest

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Allison, a 2010 NSA Northern California Pro-Track graduate, had made it to the final group of six contestants after being selected by the Northern California [.]. Public Speaking Speech Showcase National Speakers AssociationA 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.

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. 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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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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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. You may excel in expertise, eloquence, and enterprise, but if you are perceived as unethical, your career and your membership in NSA are jeopardized.

Interview: Wendy Hanson – Sassy Lady

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Pro-Track Profile Wendy recently moved from Rhode Island to Northern California and took the opportunity to enroll in the NSA/NC Pro-Track program. Podcasts Public Speaking Pro-Track Profile Wendy HansonWendy Hanson helps startups and legacy companies act more aggressively, create more accountability and be more innovative. By shifting the culture, she helps teams communicate more clearly and work with focus. As an entrepreneur, Wendy loves helping other women entrepreneurs.

Meeting Report: Systems for Professional Speakers

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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. Marketing Public Speaking

Interview: Kathy Hart, Corporate ClarityTM Consultant

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Kathy has been recognized by numerous organizations for her leadership and dedication, and is currently a member of the Organization Development Network (ODN), National Speakers Association (NSA), and the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC). Pro-Track Profile Kathy was the first member of the 2012 Pro-Track class of the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association (now re-branded as the Speakers Academy) to achieve full professional membership in NSA.

[Podcast] The Journey to A Million Dollar Speaking Business with Ryan Estis (Part 1)

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But it was before this that he took the first steps to building a successful speaking business by going to a NSA meeting to enhance his existing public speaking skills and then hiring a coach. Do you wonder what the journey to a million dollar speaking business looks like and what it takes to achieve? In this week’s podcast, we are joined by professional speaker Ryan Estis, who does about 80 live events per year and has a $1M as a speaking business, to learn just that!

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Get More Laughs - Darren LaCroix: Book 34 of 52 in 52

Speak and Deliver

Darren has quite the reputation in Toastmasters and NSA alike as a humorist, has spent countless hours on stage as a stand-up comic, and, oh yeah, is the 2001 World Champion of Public Speaking, for those who might not know.

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. Facilitation: The Secret Weapon of Professional Speakers, with Kristin Arnold NSA [.]. Tags: Business Communication Marketing Public Speaking Kristin Arnold michael grinder National Speakers Association rick glibert A full day of invaluable information for speakers and executive communications professionals.

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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. Seven NSA members assess current trends implications for the future of the [.]. Tags: Public Speaking National Speakers Association The Professional Speaker’s Imperative: Bringing Value to Today’s Global and Tech-Savvy Marketplace is a 20-page White Paper on the past, present and future of the speaking profession.

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Rand Paul at Berkeley: Why his speech worked

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Paul almost seemed to be flirting with the subject, until out of nowhere, we found ourselves in a comparison between the wrongdoings of Snowden and what Paul perceived to be the wrongdoings of NSA Director, James Clapper. by Peter Watts. Senator Rand Paul is a hero.

Interview: Rod Dunican – Wikipedia expert

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His low-key, fun approach to the insanity of work, life and parenting has led to seminars that include: “We Need to Talk: The Perils and Challenges of Speaking in Public”, “Presentations Skills for Introverts” , “Relationships, One Man’s Perspective” and more. Pro-Track Profile I caught up with Rod at a National Speakers Association (NSA) Northern California Pro-Track class and asked him about his work training academics and others on behalf of Wikimedia.

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Interview: Mark Stiving – The Price is Right

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As an award winning speaker, Mark's favorite hobby is public speaking, generously giving back to the Toastmasters community that helped him excel as a professional communicator. He was introduced to the NSA Northern California Chapter's Pro-Track program by a fellow Toastmaster. Podcasts Public Speaking Mark Stiving Pricing Pro-Track ProfileMark Stiving, MBA, Ph.D. helps companies implement value based pricing strategies to increase profit.

Interview: Carrie Vawter-Yousfi – Mommy Coach

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She has been a member of NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers), BABI and an inspiring NSA (National Speaker's Association) member and current Pro-Track member. Public Speaking Carrie Vawter-Yousfi Pro-Track ProfileCarrie Vawter-Yousfi, founder of Mommy’s Coach has unlocked the secret to successfully running a busy household, while ensuring plenty of quality time.

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Interview: Clare Mullin – from Trauma to Triumph

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Pro-Track Profile Clare enrolled in the 2011 NSA/NC Pro-Track speaker training program. Podcasts Public Speaking clare mullen Pro-Track Profile ToastmastersAt twelve, Clare was diagnosed with Epilepsy. Years later after an accident at a gym, the diagnosis became traumatic brain injury which affected her ability to speak. She had to learn to speak again as well as learn the many new ways to live a successful life. She taught herself how [.]

Public Speaking: Getting Your Public Speaking Business Started

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You want to do a lot of public speaking because you want to get some hands-on experience and improve. How can you find opportunities to speak, attract clients and make money when you first launch your public speaking career? Breaking into any new field can be difficult.

Public Speaking: Getting Your Public Speaking Business Started

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You want to do a lot of public speaking because you want to get some hands-on experience and improve. How can you find opportunities to speak, attract clients and make money when you first launch your public speaking career? You would then call the person and ask for an appointment to discuss your public speaking programs. Contracting Sometimes you can quit your job and contract your public speaking services back to the employer.