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Doing What it Takes
How to differentiate and deliver in today’s competitive marketplace.
Hall of Fame speaker Dan Thurmon will deliver an experience that distills his most valuable lessons from 25 years in the speaking business. He will share excerpts from his programs and insights for crafting and delivering presentations. And as an added bonus, Dan will provide valuable insights about the business of speaking that will help you succeed in the most competitive marketplace ever.
By attending this session, you will learn:
- How to elevate your mastery of the platform. You’ll learn specific performance techniques that will set you apart from your competition.
- You’ll also gain a sure-fire system for designing dynamic presentations.
- Reality Check – Discover how to increase your revenue by increasing your relevance.
Come prepared with questions, and bring a guest, as this promises to be a fun, informative, and action packed program!
- Please note that this is also the end of the program year and that means Speaker Academy Graduation! Part of the program will be honoring those who’ve completed Speaker Academy. Congrats!
- Light hors d’oeuvres will be available.
- NSA Incoming President Dan Thurmon will induct the incoming board.
About Dan Thurmon, CSP, CPAE
Dan Thurmon is the author of two books, a renowned speaker, and a recognized expert in delivering peak performances – on stage and in the workplace. As president of Motivation Works, Inc., he has worked with hundreds of clients and delivered thousands of presentations worldwide. Dan helps organizations and individuals implement actions plans and move confidently through transitions.
He began his performance career at eleven years old, crafting a one-man-show incorporating comedy, juggling and acrobatics. This enabled him to, at a very early age, develop a strong work ethic and learn fundamental lessons about performance excellence. Dan graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Marketing and Management. He has also extensively studied Personal Development and developed a unique methodology he teaches to audiences and clients.
A recent inductee to the prestigious “Speakers Hall of Fame,” Dan Thurmon delivers experiences that go beyond motivation, teaching concepts and skills in a highly engaging and entertaining manner. He incorporates his lifelong performance skills to create high impact events. His programs have educated and uplifted Fortune 500 companies, young audiences, and even the troops on the front lines of Afghanistan and Iraq.
Dan’s philosophy can be summarized by the title of his book, Off Balance On Purpose. He believes that we will never achieve “perfect balance” and should, instead, learn to embrace uncertainty and initiate positive changes that lead to growth. Also, we should go beyond the pursuit of “success” and enhance our life experiences and professional endeavors with purposeful, positive contributions.
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.