THE ART AND BUSINESS OF SPEAKING

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Track your Tasks

Track your Tasks

If you’re preparing to put on a self-sponsored program, make sure you don’t miss any to-dos with a detailed checklist of steps. Download a c... »

Prepare to be Funny

Prepare to be Funny

For Laughter Week 2018, Lou Heckler, CSP, CPAE, advised members to start gathering humor before they need it. He recommends starting a “gems... »

Customize Humor for Your Audience

Customize Humor for Your Audience

For Laughter Week 2018, Karyn Buxman, CSP, CPAE, shared a time when she found an internal situation in a client’s newsletter and got a great... »

Set-Up Your Joke Clearly

Set-Up Your Joke Clearly

For Laughter Week 2018, Devin Henderson, CSP, reminded speakers that when you tell a joke, don’t forget the power of a clear and understanda... »

Go Deeper at Influence 2018!

Go Deeper at Influence 2018!

Popular keynote speaker David Avrin, CSP, Global Speaking Fellow, and his brilliant business manager, Tiffany Lauer, will be conducting a fi... »

Don’t Miss Influence 2018

Don’t Miss Influence 2018

Are You Ready for Influence 2018? Corey Perlman and Jill Schiefelbein (aka Neo and Trinity), Influence 2018 co-chairs, took to the main stag... »

You’re All Set with Smart Room Setups

You’re All Set with Smart Room Setups

The right room arrangement can make all the difference to your speaking success. Once you decide how you want the room to be arranged, provi... »

Announcing NSA’s New CEO

Announcing NSA’s New CEO

In April 2017, NSA’s long-serving and respected CEO, Stacy Tetschner, accepted a new position with the United Motorcoach Association. With i... »

Allison Shapira

How to Get Rid of Um’s and Ahs

One of the biggest (and tiniest) barriers to our credibility as speakers is our use of filler words: um, ah, you know, like, right? And the ... »

Let Your Inner 5-Year-Old Out!

Let Your Inner 5-Year-Old Out!

Warm up your whole being—and your voice—with this quick exercise from voice coach Elisa Hays.   »

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