Relevant Resources: Speaker Magazine and Voices of Experience

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Anyone interested in the world of professional speaking should check out two relevant resources from the National Speakers Association (NSA). SPEAKER Magazine Published 10 times a year this house magazine of the NSA is sent to all members. Podcasts Public Speaking National Speakers Association SPEAKER Magazine Voices of Expereince

Buddy Cianci Was Voice Of Experience - But That Experience Also Involved Prison

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Providence, Rhode Island, Buddy Cianci's campaign meme was:  experience.  After all his experience included time in the slammer. He retains the flamboyance of an old-time politico. He works as a host of radio talk show. Some of us who study his rise, fall, and attempt at a big comeback wonder if has some kind of tragic flaw.   Maybe that was a mistake.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog. Here''s what I shared in the week just past: Voice of experience: From Toastmasters to confident body language. Chloe Gray shares how I finally got over my fear of public speaking. Prezi shares how to be a star of the small screen.

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Insights from 7 speakers and speechwriters: Our Inside Voice series

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Inside Voice is the interview series in which we ask speakers and speechwriters to share their public speaking insights. Taken together, these seven frank interviews are a treasure trove of advice and encouragement for your own public speaking. Dip into these voices of experience: "Most speakers resist being vulnerable." Speakers start off with good intentions, but then they lose track of their thread – if they ever had one."

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Give a gig, get a gig

Speaker Launcher

The 11-year old boy inspired thousands with his concept of helping 3 people. Sam Silverstein gave us one during a recent edition of NSA’s Voices of Experience when he talked about a colleague of his dropping a gig in his lap. Word of mouth can be so much more powerful when coming from a trusted source. The idea is that we give without thought of what might return. Paying it forward is not a new concept.

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Where are You on Your “S Curve”?

Speaker Launcher

In last months Voice of Experience (NSA’s monthly audio) Mike Rayburn talked about the S curve and how you need to re-engineer your business before you get to the bottom of the cycle. For those of you on the way up, you can still use this guide to prepare. Many speakers can’t see the forest for the trees because they are simply too caught up in the day- to-day of the biz. Ashridge Business School.

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20 Tips for new Professional Rising Star Speakers

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This is a critical part of your success. Mentors will share with you, expose you to new learnings and experiences, introduce you to their network and be your personal cheer squad. Your mastermind group will be an excellent source of feedback, encouragement and often a reality check for you. This is the most generous industry on the planet, no other industry of supposed competitors are so willing to generously share their expertise.

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