Entries by NSA Oregon

Get Paid to Speak!

We are excited to announce the 2016 season of our highly successful Speaker Academy program! Discover how to: Monetize your passionate message into a fulfilling speaking career. Sell your speeches and training to the right buyers. Use the speaking platform to increase your existing business. You could not have picked a better time to get started. This […]

Michael Brand, MNO

Over 25 years in the nonprofit sector, Michael Brand has raised millions, given away millions and despite his best intentions, probably wasted a million along the way.   He knows the nonprofit community well, having lived on both sides of the street first as a nonprofit leader then as a philanthropist.  In addition to his grantmaker […]

Roger Courville

Roger Courville is author of The Virtual Presenter’s Handbook, expert in the human factors of web conferencing, and an internationally sought-after speaker on how to transform attention and results in live online presentations and classrooms. Since joining the web conferencing industry in 1999, Roger has reached tens of thousands both live and writing for publications […]

Elevating Your Storytelling Brand in a Digital World

Elevating Your Storytelling Brand in a Digital World More information: Click here. Featuring: Kevin McCarthy, Founder & CEO – 360 Narrative Group Roger Courville, CSP, Founder & CEO – 1080 Group Chris West, Founder & CEO – Video Narrative Communicating your brand in this digital world is not the same today as it was even just […]

How to Rock a TED Talk

Join us on March 9th for How to Rock a TED Talk With NSA member and Marketing Strategist & Author Cathey Armillas Do you want to give a TED Talk? Do you need help preparing and delivering a TED Talk? Get the “How to Rock a TED Talk” program. The insider’s guide to get, prepare and […]

Ron Black

Ron Black speaks and consults from experience. As the founder of several companies, a four-time turnaround executive, a Fortune 500 marketing VP, and an advisor to hundreds of entrepreneurs and executives, motivational speaker Ron Black delivers ideas that enlighten, tools that energize, and skills that transform intentions into meaningful achievement.

Kevin McCarthy, CHBc

If you are ready to have your audience on the edge of their seats hanging on every word with baited anticipation, then Kevin is your guy! With a fresh, energetic and vulnerable style, Kevin shares the triumphs and tragedies, failures and victories of his life journey to empower people to make the right choices for […]

Allison Clarke

Allison brings to your group an enthusiastic, unique, interactive and fun approach that shows your participants how to reach all of their potential.  Her programs are customized for your group’s individual needs. Allison researches your group to insure your needs and desires are best met. Allison’s keynotes challenge you to think about your current reality […]

Steven Fulmer

I believe speaking is a three sided coin of responsibility.  On one side I have a responsibility to the person who hires me to make them look good for having the courage to put their reputation on the line for me. On the other side I have a responsibility to the audience to push, challenge, […]

Sheri Fitts

Financial industry influencer. Popular social media speaker. A creative force in financial services marketing. And it all started when Sheri Fitts was five, selling her very own homemade rose-petal perfume in baby food jars, door-to-door. Today, Sheri infuses ShoeFitts’ educational programs, marketing packages and speaking engagements with plenty of that early entrepreneurial flair. She debuted in the financial […]

2 ½ Highlights from the Signal Conference

By:  Jake French “They say I’m lazy, but it takes all my time.” In a hit song, Joe Walsh described the downward direction my marketing has taken, and I’m worried you might get lured into this seductively easy trap too. Our world only notices what is different, and after attending the Signal Conference put on […]

3 Biz Lessons from NSA’s Last Conference

A couple days ago I was on a conference call for chapter presidents that was hosted by NSA’s national president, Ron Karr. The very cool thing is that he shared some business lessons I thought I’d pass along to you. The Backdrop As you might know, NSA doesn’t allow selling from the stage in any […]

The Speaker Business Red Zone

By:  Sean Harry, DMIN, MDIV, MIM Hey Speakers! Imagine yourself in this scenario: first and goal on the 10 yard line with five minutes left in the game. A touchdown will seal your victory. Now is the time to give everything you’ve got and finish strong. Now imagine that your speaking business is in a […]

Optimizing Your NSA Oregon Website Listing

If you’re a full member of National Speakers Association, you’re automatically a member of NSA Oregon. One thing that last year’s board did to make your life easier is to link your NSA Oregon listing to your eSpeakers profile (all NSA members get a free one). Voila! You update it in one place (eSpeakers), and […]

Sharing the Stage with A Champion

Submitted by Holly Duckworth, CAE, CMP The best-kept secret in the speaking profession is all the greatest in our business have a coach.  The role of a coach is someone who will help you before, during and after your talk to improve and refine its content.  When being coached you must be open to candid […]

Three “must-do” takeaways from content marketing

Whether you’re a new speaker or you’re a pro with a long track record, continuing to build your audience and establish your credibility is a never-ending effort. Being my first-ever NSA meeting, I didn’t know what to expect. I was able to sit at two of the four expert sessions, but I left wishing I […]

Want More Loyal Customers? Help People Trust You!

Submitted by Dr. Sean Harry In this challenging economy it is tempting to slash prices or cut corners just to get the business. Do not (I repeat — DO NOT) go there! It’s a race to the lowest price where nobody wins. Instead, focus on the most important aspect of any business — trusting relationships! […]

Ann-Louise Sterry Host Storytelling Speaker Lab

Submitted by Ann-Louise Sterry Don’t miss tonight’s speaker lab about storytelling. I have been telling stories for 20 years and I am still enchanted by story. As your host for tonight, I welcome you and look forward to being ‘ears’ for your story, no matter how many times you have told it before -never or […]