THE ART AND BUSINESS OF SPEAKING

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The Art of Outside of the Spotlight: Jon Petz, Emcee Extraordinaire

The Art of Outside of the Spotlight: Jon Petz, Emcee Extraordinaire

In my tenure as an NSA Member, I have heard a number of times that trainers work the hardest, consultants the longest, and keynoters flashie... »

Strategic Planning for Professional Speakers

Strategic Planning for Professional Speakers

As a professional meeting facilitator who leads strategic planning meetings, I feel compelled to “eat my own dog food” and create a meaningf... »

The Picture of Success

The Picture of Success

I interviewed five fabulous speakers on how they use Instagram for their business. Not too surprising, they had five completely different st... »

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 ... »

Webinar

What’s Driving Your Choice of Webinar Platform?

The best software solution for you will be the one that meets your specific needs. Once you’ve decided if you need a platform for meetings; ... »

International Travel

Savvy Traveling

International travel can be an exciting experience when we are invited to speak in other countries. We are often asked what to think about w... »

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.   »

A Decision-Making Checklist for Your Business

A Decision-Making Checklist for Your Business

Early in my career, I had a tax practice, non-profit audit, small business workshops, corporate training, and bank training. I could not get... »

Retro Microphone

Improving Your Instrument with Voice Coaching

  Even successful speakers can learn to improve their voices to have more impact. Listen in as Linda Keith, CPA, CSP, interviews voice ... »

Two Heads (or More) are Better Than One

Two Heads (or More) are Better Than One

Speaking may be a solitary business, but that doesn’t mean that it happens in a vacuum. NSA is a family, like the Kardashians. Okay, bad exa... »

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