Welcome to the April 2017 issue of the NSA-Arizona News Flash!
“If you do not have a handful of people approach you after your talk, who want to hire you to come speak for their group, then, you are just not good enough.”
That was the harsh message I heard… Continue reading
Welcome to the March 2017 issue of the NSA-Arizona News Flash!
Nothing has impacted speaking more, in the past decades, than TED. Everybody has seen at least one TED talk. TED videos run up hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube and clients are asking us for… Continue reading
Welcome to the January 2017 issue of the NSA-Arizona News Flash!
Happy New Year. The New Year is when we traditionally reflect on the year gone by, look ahead to the future and make some resolutions for the coming year.
Looking back on 2016, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. After… Continue reading
Welcome to the November 2016 issue of the NSA-Arizona News Flash!
Danny Valenzuela has developed a wonderful new program to say, “Thank You.” It’s a way to acknowledge the Arizona NSA members who do the things that make NSA-Arizona possible. This program is a new award in the… Continue reading
Welcome to the October 2016 issue of the NSA-Arizona News Flash!
As speakers, we are often on the road and we all have travel horror stories to tell. Let me just say this last trip ranks as… Continue reading
We are NOT moving! For the foreseeable future, we will continue to hold our monthly chapter meetings at the NSA National Headquarters in Tempe starting with the Sept 10 meeting featuring Ruby Newell-Legner, CSP and Naomi Rhode, CSP, CPAE, CSPGlobal.
For some time, there has been… Continue reading
Gosh! This year has gone by quickly!
I’m grateful for the opportunity to have served the chapter. I hope that you’ve made new friends, created new or deepened existing alliances, and implemented new strategies and skills to Expand the Pie and Enhance Your Impact.
My intent was to provide resources, programming and… Continue reading
In the northern hemisphere, May is the month when spring really blossoms (although in the Arizona desert, that process starts much earlier).
I’m partial to May because it’s my birth month. The birthstone for May is the emerald, and 16 years ago when I started my company, I incorporated Emerald into the name… Continue reading
Recently, part of the world sprang forward in time. The practice of Daylight Savings Time started in 1908 in Canada. The underlying philosophy is to “make better use of what you have” (daylight according to many: candles, according to Ben Franklin).
It also helps conserve our depreciating energy sources. Indeed, in 1974 and… Continue reading