Respected, Connected, Confident

Respected, Connected, Confident

Who doesn’t want to be more confident? The ability to step into any situation without nerves and to take charge boldly is one that all professionals need — but too few experience. When you can connect with others confidently, you take your career to a new level. Motivational speaker Tracy Bagli Hoover is here to instill the skills and attitude of confidence in her audiences.

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National Speakers Association-Oregon is a professional membership association of professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics, skills, knowledge and experience, and an affiliated chapter of the 4,000 member National Speakers Association – the recognized voice of the speaking profession that sets the benchmark for platform excellence worldwide.

The Networking Ninja

The Networking Ninja

Brand development is all about trust – building trust with customers or clients, your staff, and your prospects. Earning that trust can be a long and expensive process, but it doesn’t have to be. Jerry Fletcher, a.k.a. the Brand Poobah, knows the shortcut to make the leap from a stranger to a trusted advisor and he brings that information to his audiences through his renowned 30-Second Marketing Shortcut to Trust and Secrets of a Networking Ninja presentations.

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Jerry Fletcher is the Founder & CEO of Z-axis Marketing, Inc. a Professional Member of NSA since
1993, a Certified Professional Consultant, author of three books and seven audio programs. He regularly positions Negotiators, Attorneys, Flight Schools, Financial Planners and all kinds of Independent Professionals to stand out from the crowd, increase their income and enhance their memorability. He has helped introduce over 207 new products… successfully. This cutting-edge strategist provides an immediate competitive edge. His presentations are guaranteed to be well received and generate results. No ifs, ands or buts.

Chicken Feet for the Soul

Chicken Feet for the Soul

Everybody faces some kind of stress in life, and helping people get past it is a growth industry for anyone who can see the lighter side of life. Funny man and Hall-of-Fame motivational speaker Tim Gard has done just that for decades, working with audiences of all sizes and from all over the world.

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Tim Gard, CSP, CPAE, is a FUNNY Motivational Speaker & Corporate Entertainer. His terrifically humorous keynote presentations & workshops are filled with unique stories & extraordinary visual tools creating an unforgettable learning experience for audiences of all types.

Live Simply. Simply Live.

Live Simply. Simply Live.

When life is simple, life is good. That’s as true in the workplace as it is in your personal sphere. Sometimes, though, simplicity seems impossible. The good news? Bethanne Kronick is here to help you simplify your life and become more productive.

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Productivity Strategist, Author, Trainer & Speaker Bethanne Kronick is a member of the National Speakers Association (NSA) and has earned the prestigious CSP™ award (Certified Speaking Professional). Passionate about helping people live with less stress and find more time and energy, Bethanne established SIMPLIFY! in 2002. Bethanne is a Certified Professional Organizer (CPO) and a member of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO). She offers customized presentations, workshops and one-on-one consulting. In her spare time, Bethanne is a competitive rower and loves to eat ice cream!

How Kedma Ough Helps People Become Small Business Superheros

How Kedma Ough Helps People Become Small Business Superheros

It takes something special to be a superhero, and over the years, MBA Kedma Ough has been bringing that special something to her work with clients all over the country. From help with funding and advice for new businesses to years-long advocacy, Kedma has earned the cape she wears.

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Founder Ough has trained and advised more than 3000 companies in the last 10 years, analyzing more than 100 industries. In 2008, Mrs. Ough was hired as the National Expert for Wells Fargo’s Bank Small Business Experts on Funding Sources for Women and Minority-owned Firms. In 2011 Inc. Magazine highlighted Mrs. Ough for her work in providing access to funding sources for minority-owned business. In 2013, Mrs. Ough is cited as an expert in Wells Fargo’s Publication on ‘Business Credit Options’ for small businesses. In addition, Mrs. Ough was recognized through the Small Business Administration in 2013 for efforts in supporting small businesses.

Empowere Communication:  Michele Maupin Presents Confident Conflict Resolution!

Empowere Communication: Michele Maupin Presents Confident Conflict Resolution!

In this sensitive world full of #MeToo nightmares and angry or irrational customers, do your people know what to do when faced with verbal or physical confrontation? Are your employees adequately trained to deal with escalating situations?

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Michele Maupin is the Founder of Empowered, LLC, and a Co-Dean of the National Speaker’s Association Oregon Academy program. She is a full time keynote speaker, author, and trainer; serving professionals who deal with angry or irate customers, or have workplace harassment issues. Organizations hire Michele to Empower their teams with communication: Feedback, Autonomy, Consistency, and Team Dynamics.