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Extreme Panels: Surprisingly Unique Formats for Asking & Getting Answers from Panelists with Brian Walter, CSP, CPAE

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March 9, 2019

Panels are lame. Except when they’re not. But a panel experience that audiences actually rave about is as rare as a unicorn sighting. To craft an Extreme Panel, speakers need to know both what you are trying to AVOID (repetition, sameness, platitudes, rambling, dearth of content audience members don’t already know)…and what you want (panelists "spilling" in a compelling way). In Extreme Panels, Brian will vividly showcase for NSA-Arizona members and guests 15+ formats for asking questions to panelists in unexpected ways, while also structuring how the panelists’ responses are delivered.

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Joel Weldon’s Ultimate Speaking System

WHAT MAKES A GREAT SPEAKER?

After 45 years as a full-time professional Hall of Fame speaker and having personally coached and critiqued over 10,000 speakers, Joel answers that question, a great speaker gets the audience TO TAKE ACTION!

That's it! When you speak, what will the audience DO? Or THINK? Or FEEL, as a result… Continue reading

Showtime! One Speaker’s Journey from the Corporate World to Stage, Screen and Platform, February 27

“How can I improve my performance?”
“How can I truly connect to my audience?”
“How can I keep my speech fresh?”

If you have ever asked yourself these or similar questions, then you will want to attend this Living Room Forum. Natalie Sayer will share her story of transition from a “Proficient PowerPoint Presenter,” working in Fortune 150 companies, to “Personable Platform Professional,” who has spoken and facilitated in 16 countries and in two languages. She will share tips and techniques from live theater and other experiences to help you become a more powerful and relatable speaker. During this interactive session attendees will receive

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Wooing Clients with a Wow and becoming a sought-after expert for media of all types with Kate Delaney

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February 9, 2019

Nail the question of what you do in less than 10 seconds to create a meaningful WOW. You’d be surprised how many of us as speakers still struggle with a compelling story that sticks. Become Buzzworthy so call backs for business will be the norm. Discover how to use traditional and new media platforms and become the sought-after expert. You’ll find out how to get media coverage and have them coming back to you again and again for quotes, interviews and more. Plus learn to leverage your appearances and repurpose the content! Find out how to answer questions that may come up that you’re not expecting, implement purposeful speaking and drive home two to three points that stick.

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CANCELLED—Maintaining Physical and Mental Health on and off the Platform—January 23

Chrissy Barth will offer you real-life strategies for improving physical and mental performance by showing you how to have more energy while reducing the health risks associated with the demands of being an entrepreneur and professional speaker. You’ll walk away with your own Wheel of Life Plan for 2019, discover the gut-brain connection and how it impacts your overall health and performance, and receive travel tips and strategies for optimal health including nutrition-on-the-go, mindfulness-based practices, and tools to manage jet lag and getting a good night’s sleep virtually anywhere.

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Holidays Around the World Party and Silent Auction

On December 8, we will be celebrating at our annual “Holiday Office Party” and we are excited to announce our theme as Holidays Around the World! The NSA-Arizona party will be hosted at the home of Marla Harr, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This is your chance to relax and spend quality time with… Continue reading

Power Presentations: From Penpoint to Platform with Mark Brown and more

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January 12, 2019

Power Presentations: From Penpoint to Platform So you need to write a new speech and you ask, “Where do I begin? What will I talk about? Where will I find appropriate stories? How will I find the most descriptive words? How will I look on the platform?” Mark Brown shares the techniques that have helped him answer these and other questions successfully for 20 years, plus Speaking in 3D: Make Your Stories Come Alive.

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Living Room Forum 2018—2019

Make note of the 2018—2019 Living Room Forum Dates

The Living Room Forum meets in the evening at a member's home, usually on the fourth Wednesday evening of the month. Register in advance, and come prepared to share your ideas and questions.

A light dinner will be provided. Cost: $15 members $25 Guests Registration and… Continue reading

Black Belt Negotiating for Speakers with Michael Soon Lee, CSP

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November 10, 2018

Today, more than ever, professional speakers need to be able to withstand constant push-back against our fees. Speakers who can justify their value to clients and be creative about pricing are busier than ever but what about everyone else? Did you ever notice that some people seem to be born negotiators while others are just more reluctant to haggle? Learn the secrets of how to defend your fee from attack by using ancient martial arts techniques. This program will save you tens of thousands of dollars immediately and show you how to deal with people from diverse cultures as well as others who hire speakers.

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Cavett Robert

"As speakers, we never fight over the size of our slice of the pie, we build a bigger pie."
-Cavett Robert, NSA Founder
(1907-1997)