Speechwriting secrets for professional speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

This is the first of a two-part report on the September 27th meeting of Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association. Speechwriting National Speakers Association Pete Weissman On Saturday we heard from two communications experts: Speechwriter Pete Weissman and visual thinking expert David Sibbet. This posting is a summary of Pete’s material. Award-winning speechwriter Pete Weissman revealed how he helps […].

Hollywood Secrets Help Professional Speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Over 100 attendees at Saturday’s meeting of Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association heard the benefits of taking a Hollywood approach to writing and delivering presentations in order to elicit emotion in an audience. Hall of Fame keynote speaker and executive speech coach Patricia Fripp joined forces with Hollywood story expert (and Will […].

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Find Success as a Professional Speaker by Coming Off the Island

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Being a professional speaker and running a speaking business can be a lonely adventure. The post Find Success as a Professional Speaker by Coming Off the Island appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Events Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession Accelerate LIVE 2019 find success as a professional speaker Kelly Swanson Neen James Phil Gerbyshak Social Media Speaker Marketing story telling

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Relevant Resources: AV supplies for professional speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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

6 presentation tips from a professional speaker

Speaking about Presenting

Scott Berkun’s book Confessions of a public speaker is an entertaining and enlightening read on what it what it takes, and what it’s like, to be a professional speaker. I love it that a professional speaker admits to fear of public speaking. Scott quotes Mark Twain: “There are two types of speakers: those that are nervous and those that are liars.”. If a professional speaker with hours of speaking experience under his belt, practices , so should you.

Dilbert’s advice to professional speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Adams’ advice is of specific interest to members of the National Speakers Association and other professional speakers: The best financial advice I ever got was “Price yourself high and see [.]. Business Communication Public Speaking Dilbert Speaker fees The Weekend WSJ listed The Best Financial Advice I Ever Got from a couple of dozen well-known financial experts, and Scott Adams, the creator Dilbert.

Professional Speaker Event

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Become a Professional Speaker. Achieve your Accredited Speaker Designation. This program will be presented by your Toastmasters Accredited Speakers. Presentation Skills accredited speaker become professional speakerThis full-day program, the day before the Toastmasters International Convention in Las Vegas, will be held at the convention venue, Caesar’s Palace Hotel, on August 11, 2015.

How to earn millions as a professional speaker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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. Public Speaking National Speakers Association politicians

5 Phases of the Professional Speaker Career: Which Are You In?

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Over the past 30 plus years, I’ve had a bird’s eye view into the careers of many professional speakers. And as I’ve watched these various speakers go through the process, I’ve been able to identify five phases of the […]. The post 5 Phases of the Professional Speaker Career: Which Are You In? It has been incredible to watch so many talented individuals build and grow their speaking businesses.

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3 Takeaways for Professional Speakers from the Brene Brown Netflix Special

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Here are 3 takeaways all professional speakers should take note of from the Brené Brown Netflix special. The post 3 Takeaways for Professional Speakers from the Brene Brown Netflix Special appeared first on Jane Atkinson. I recently watched the new Brené Brown Netflix special. How smart is Netflix for bringing DIY learning content to their platform? I’ve seen Brené’s Ted Talk, so I knew what to expect.

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Do You Want to Be a Professional Speaker or Just Someone Who Gives Speeches?

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… Build Your Skills Performance Working practices Practice preparation Professional SpeakersWhen someone says they are a singer what do they mean? Do they sing in the shower? Perform on stage six nights a week? Or, do they just get lots of applause on Karaoke night at their favorite hangout? What if they said they were a trapeze artist?…

The Professional Speaker’s Imperative

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

National Speakers Association White Paper National Speakers Association (NSA) President Kristin Arnold has published a remarkable document. 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. Tags: Public Speaking National Speakers Association

Public speaking: Working with a professional speaker

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Many organizations go to a great deal of work/expense to hire a professional speaker for their conference – but then let the ball drop by overlooking the final travel logistics. You want your speaker to arrive fresh/rested at the podium. International speakers Professional organizations

Six Secrets from a Professional Speaker on Audience Participation

Speaking about Presenting

Last week I wrote about the challenge of the third era of presenting: the era of the audience. Kristin Arnold has written a provocative and intensely practical book Boring to Bravo on how to meet that challenge by encouraging audience participation. The philosophy of the book is summed up by this quote from Amanda Gore in the book: When I say, “Use audience interaction,” I don’t mean that you should ask a question and have them call out. You must go further.

Content Tips for Professional Speakers

Great Public Speaking

As a professional speaker, it is important for you to utilize social media to grow your brand. Social media is a great platform for speakers to spread their message and meet like minded people. Here are 3 types of social content mediums that help professional speakers grow their brand: Don''t Neglect Your Blog Sometimes entrepreneurs become confused and overwhelmed on what topics they should blog about.

4 Professional Speakers Share Their Biggest Business Mistakes and Missteps

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I recently reached out to four professional speakers and business owners and asked them […]. The post 4 Professional Speakers Share Their Biggest Business Mistakes and Missteps appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Uncategorized business mistakes business mistakes and missteps greg hawks Joe Calloway linda miles professional speaking business mistakesI don’t know anyone in business, myself included, who has not made business mistakes.

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The Power of Storytelling: 10 Tips and Tricks from Professional Speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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…?” ” The responses clearly show why professional speakers use stories in their [.].

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Should I Become a Professional Speaker? | Public Speaking Training

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The Power of the National Speakers Association for Professional Speakers

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As we approach the National Speakers Association’s annual convention this July in Orlando, Florida – Influence 2017 – you may be wondering if joining the association is right for you. The post The Power of the National Speakers Association for Professional Speakers appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Why You Need to Pick A Lane to Win as a Professional Speaker

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We talked about it back in 2014 when I told you that Becoming a Wealthy Speaker Requires Picking a Lane. The post Why You Need to Pick A Lane to Win as a Professional Speaker appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing pick a lane speaker expertiseThis blog post will not be the first time I have talked to you about picking a lane. We also talked about it again last June in our 4 Marketing Essentials to Ensure Your Positioning […].

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A Simple Exercise to Help Build Your Confidence in Your Speaking Business

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We’ve talked about how important confidence is for a professional speaker previously on this blog. 2020 has been one of the most challenging years any of us have faced in our lifetime.

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Creating an Idea Worth Sharing with Tamsen Webster

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Tune in to hear Tamsen Webster share her Red Thread Method and learn how to create an idea worth sharing to make your speech unforgettable! The post Creating an Idea Worth Sharing with Tamsen Webster appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Professional Speaker

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Professional Speaker - George Torok George Torok is a professional business speaker that specializes in personal marketing and presentation skills. This is a speaker that you have to see and hear soon. Professional Speaker Motivational Speaker Toronto Speech Coach Executive Speech Coach, Business presentation tips from George Torok, the Speech Coach for Executives.

Selling Bigger Virtual Packages with Laurie Guest

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On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome back Laurie Guest to talk about how she shifted her mindset and adjusted her packages to accommodate her clients during COVID.

Becoming Known via Your Personal Brand with Candis Hickman

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Tune in to hear Personal Branding Coach, Candis Hickman share how to find the intersection between personal growth and personal branding. . The post Becoming Known via Your Personal Brand with Candis Hickman appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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The Email Marketing Blueprint for Speakers with Nathan Littleton

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The post The Email Marketing Blueprint for Speakers with Nathan Littleton appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Is your email marketing creating business for you? Join me to hear Nathan Littleton share his proven formula to ensure your emails get opened and clicked through!

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Vocal Awareness Makes for Powerful Presentations with Arthur Joseph

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Creating Your Rockstar Attitude with Mark Schulman

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Mark Schulman Over the past several months we’ve been taking a close look at speakers who are making virtual presentations work to their advantage. When speaking with Diane Goodman of Goodman Speakers, one name kept coming up in the conversation…Mark Schulman.

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Selling Speeches Under Fire with Amy Franko

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On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, I welcome my long-time friend and colleague, Amy Franko to talk about how to keep going in times of crisis. Amy is a strategic sales expert and keynote speaker.

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Shift Your Mind with Brian Levenson

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Listen to hear coaching and mental performance expert, Brian Levenson talk about his approach to mindset, learning, training and performing. The post Shift Your Mind with Brian Levenson appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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The Success-Energy Equation with Michelle Cederberg

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How to Boost Your Speaking Business by Being an Awesome Podcast Guest

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As a professional speaker, it’s […]. Emerging Speaker Rising Superstar Speaker Seasoned Speaker Speaking Business Strategy dominate the interview growing a successful speaking business interviewer podcast interview professional speaker The Wealthy Speaker School Wealthy Speaker

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Canadian Professional Speakers

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Canadian Professional Speakers Here is a new blog that is the unofficial blog for the national convention of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers. If you are a professional speaker in Canada - then you must attend this convention. It is the meeting place for movers and shakers in the Canadian professional speaking business. Visit the new Canadian Professional Speakers blog. professional speaking

If you're a professional speaker, who is your customer?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  But over the long term, a professional speaker has to take care of at least one other 'audience' just as carefully:  the meeting planners that hire her.    Too many professional speakers play the diva and alienate the folks who hire them.    I once was planning a conference for a client, and booked a speaker -- nameless -- whose talk was all about, let's say, getting along with other people. 

How to Become a Professional Speaker

Executive Speech Coach

How can I become a professional speaker ?" I've been calling speakers' bureaus and they won't want to talk to me until I'm successful. I want to be a professional speaker and you've got to help me because I bought your book." "I My friend suggested that I become a professional speaker." "I'm When I only had the dream to become a professional speaker, I asked a friend who was a speaker what to do.

PR Strategies to Book More Business with Courtney Love Gavin

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On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome PR expert, Courtney Love Gavin who will discuss how you can use PR to make yourself stand out from your […]. Quote: “I just want to make PR a lot more approachable and people to know that it’s not a luxury.”

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Riches in Niches with Susan Friedmann

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome author and publisher, Susan Friedmann who will share her best advice on picking your topic and writing your book.

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Using Storytelling as a Sales Tool

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As a professional speaker, you likely understand the importance of storytelling on stage. Ironically though, many speakers don’t put storytelling to use in their sales strategy. Emerging Speaker Rising Superstar Speaker Seasoned Speaker Speaking Business Strategy Motivational speaker professional speaker sales pitches sales strategy speaker agent speaker launcher storytelling as sales tool

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Tim Gard Professional Speaker

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Tim Gard - professional speaker If you want to be a better speaker, watch and learn from other speakers - political, business and profesional. Tim Gard is a professional speaker. Tim Gard is speaking at the national convention of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers. video story telling presentation skills presentation skills coaching humor public speaking presentation tips professional speaking

Taking Productive Action Now with Brian Fanzo

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On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome “Digital Futurist”, Brian Fanzo who will share his insight on current tech offerings and how we can all easily move forward […]. The Wealthy Speaker Podcast build your speaking business Building your speaking Business Get Paid to Speak marketing your speaking business professional speaker Social Media Speaker Technology technology technology for speakers

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Staying Positive in Tough Times with Christopher Wirth

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The Wealthy Speaker Podcast Christopher Wirth Get Paid to Speak growing your speaking business Jane Atkinson mindset positive mindset professional speaker speaking strategies The Wealthy Speaker School wealthy speaker mindsetListen to hear Christopher Wirth share some great ideas to help you keep a positive attitude and look beyond the negativity. The post Staying Positive in Tough Times with Christopher Wirth appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Speaking is NOT Rocket Science with Ozan Varol

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On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome (actual rocket scientist), author and speaker, Ozan Varol to share how mindset and the formula he uses have helped him realize massive goals in life […].

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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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