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Living Room Forums

Outsmart Your Brain When Emotions Take the Wheel: Staying confident when speaking, coaching, and working with clients with Dr. Marcia Reynolds, CSP

February 22, 2017

You can either be the master of your brain or a victim of your emotional reactions. Your brain can get the best of you when you are under pressure, annoyed, or too attached to succeeding. This forum will help you outsmart your brain so you can ease your tension, handle hecklers, and help everyone you are with succeed.

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January Living Room Forum with Pamela Brooks

NSA-Arizona Living Room Forum

To further enhance and improve a speaker’s career, NSA-Arizona offers monthly Living Room Forums, which are more intimate events featuring industry experts that are held in private homes or businesses. They are the perfect opportunity for attendees to participate in topics of interest while developing the tools and techniques to grow… Continue reading

Living Room Forum 2016—2017

Make note of the 2016—2017 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

Talk—The Art of Leadership and Influence with Gary Varnell will be rescheduled

Facilitator: Gary Varnell

Date: May 25, 2016 CANCELLED
Influence is the key to creating solid relationships, both personally and professionally. Leadership demands that you be respected and looked up to. Both Influence and leadership are skills that can be acquired with training. Gary will both teach and inspire you to utilize the attributes necessary to be that person. After application of the action plan we develop together, you will achieve

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Games Speakers and Trainers Play with Ed Scannell, CSP

Date: April 27, 2016
“Learning can be fun!”
“Learning is NOT a spectator sport!”
These two basic precepts are the underlying reasons why speakers and trainers must become more proficient in experiential learning. That today’s audiences are younger, more sophisticated, better educated and more critical are obvious understatements. In this fun, fast-paced forum, we’ll review a few tips on adult learning, and you will leave with dozens of tested tools and techniques you can use in your next presentation or training program.

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“Pizzazzify” your Presentation with Neil Dempster, CSP

Date: March 23, 2016
Important, informational and data driven presentations don’t have to be boring! Neil Dempster, CSP, will be our Guest Enricher for a special evening edition of Speakers Lab. Neil will help you with ideas for presenting dry, boring material in a dynamic and engaging way. Let Neil help you “Pizzazzify” your presentation!

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OMG! I need CRM—PDQ! with Roger Rickard

Date: February 24, 2016
A successful speaking career requires helping others. The only way for speakers to help others is by being a booked speaker. That means sales, sales, and more sales. What if you could keep all of your interaction with prospects and clients in one location that was trackable and organized? You can. In this forum we will break down the ins and outs of CRM better known as customer relationship management. CRM provides you the system needed to engage your contacts and build your tribe. We will:

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Create Camtasia Videos for Fun and Profit with Richard Victor

January 27, 2016

What if you could turn your course, lecture, seminar or content into a video and upload them to YouTube, Kajabi, or Or burn it onto a DVD? Camtasia Studio lets you capture anything on your computer screen, import your own audio/video, edit them with effects and transitions, turn them into an engaging full-motion video, and make your completed project available on nearly any device. You can use it for marketing, demonstrations, training, video FAQs, or to create a complete SCORM compliant education program. Join us for this Living Room Forum where we will tour the features of Camtasia Studio, show you some project clips, and create a micro video course on the spot.

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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."
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