5 Tips for Succeeding as a Professional Speaker During Uncertain Times

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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. 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 […].

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Hollywood Secrets Help Professional Speakers

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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 […].

Relevant Resources: AV supplies for professional speakers

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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.

Dilbert’s advice to professional speakers

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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.

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. Public Speaking National Speakers Association politicians

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. Ruby shared many of the tips and tricks she has learned while building her speaking business in the sports, leisure and entertainment industries. As an award-winning, customer […]. Marketing Public Speaking

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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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. 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

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.

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

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Make More by Speaking for Free with Scott Love

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We know that the goal is usually to get paid to speak. Listen to hear Scott Love talk about when and why speaking for free is a good idea. The post Make More by Speaking for Free with Scott Love appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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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?…

Systems for Generating Leads with Ravi Abuvala

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Listen to hear Ravi Abuvala talk about how he scaled 2, 7-figure businesses with less than $1,000 of his own capital in just over a year! The post Systems for Generating Leads with Ravi Abuvala appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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4 Important Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask with Sean Castrina

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Have you wondered if being an entrepreneur is a good fit for you? Tune in to hear Sean Castrina share 4 Important questions you should ask yourself to decide if being an entrepreneur is the path you should take.

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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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

The Champions Code with Ross Bernstein

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We all know there’s more than one way to get to where we want to be. Join me to learn how Ross Bernstein found his great success by taking a less conventional road. The post The Champions Code with Ross Bernstein appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Client Success Spotlight: How to Find a Niche that Pays Dividends with Sheri Fitts

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Just how narrow is your lane? Have you chosen a specific market? Join me to hear Sheri Fitts share how finding the right niche helped to scale her speaking business. The post Client Success Spotlight: How to Find a Niche that Pays Dividends with Sheri Fitts appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Six Secrets from a Professional Speaker on Audience Participation

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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.

Make Some Noise: Speak Your Mind and Own Your Strength with Andrea Owen

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Listen to hear Andrea Owen share her story and let you know why it’s good to speak your mind and own your language without fear of offending others. The post Make Some Noise: Speak Your Mind and Own Your Strength with Andrea Owen appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Content Tips for Professional Speakers

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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.

From 0 to 7-Figures with David Horsager

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Are you working hard to scale your speaking business? Hear David Horsager share some great tips on how to get from zero to 7-figures. The post From 0 to 7-Figures with David Horsager appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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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Building Value and Commanding a High Fee with Waldo Waldman

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Should I Become a Professional Speaker? | Public Speaking Training

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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 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.

Client Success Spotlight: From Olympic Glory to Speaking Success with Sami Jo Small

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Listen to hear 3-time Olympic Medalist Sami Jo Small share her journey from the Olympic podium to finding success on the speaking platform. The post Client Success Spotlight: From Olympic Glory to Speaking Success with Sami Jo Small appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Spreading Kindness as a Business Strategy with Shola Richards

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Looking for a kinder, gentler workplace? Join me to hear Shola Richards share how embracing a culture of kindness changed his life and his business for the better! The post Spreading Kindness as a Business Strategy with Shola Richards appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Unconscious Bias and Living UNapologetically with Kelly Charles-Collins

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We’re talking about biases and the unintentional thoughts that creep in when we meet someone. Join me to hear Kelly Charles-Collins share her ideas on reducing those negative thoughts to create a more inclusive culture.

3 Steps to Booking High Fee Speaking Engagements

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If you are a public speaker who wants to take things up a notch or two so you can book more high fee speaking engagements; then this article is for you! Let me share three critical elements that all professional speakers booking high fee speaking gigs are doing.

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Why Trial and Error is Essential for Business Success

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Elevate Your Personal Brand with Kiirsten May

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Do you know what it takes to create a brand that targets your audience? Join me to hear Kiirsten May of UpHouse share strategies that will help you decide if you’re on the right track. The post Elevate Your Personal Brand with Kiirsten May appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Effortless Sales Conversations with Dawnna St Louis

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Do you tense up at the thought of having a sales conversation? Listen and learn how to approach the sales and money talk with Dawnna St Louis. The post Effortless Sales Conversations with Dawnna St Louis appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Leverage Zoom to Book More Business with Marquesa Pettway

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Want to learn how to best utilize Zoom to book more business? Join me to learn from the Zoom Queen herself, Marquesa Pettway. The post Leverage Zoom to Book More Business with Marquesa Pettway appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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

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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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From Sport to Speaking: How Olympic Athletes and Coaches Can Get Paid to Speak

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The Future of Speaking with Barry Banther

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Have you been wondering what the future of speaking looks like? NSA Chairman Barry Banther shares his thoughts on where it’s all heading. The post The Future of Speaking with Barry Banther 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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Making Your Linkedin Profile Pop with Jennifer Darling

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Listen to hear Jennifer Darling share her ideas about utilizing your Linkedin profile to find the leads that matter. The post Making Your Linkedin Profile Pop with Jennifer Darling appeared first on Jane Atkinson.