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    • April 18, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • at your desk

    Presentation Tips for Designing A Million-Dollar Story with Doug Stevenson, CSP

    Join Doug Stevenson, CSP on our NSA-WI Zoom Call where he will be providing a sneak peek of our Special May 2nd NSA-WI Event; a Storytelling Masterclass in Green Bay Wisconsin.

    This lively discussion will inspire you with tips and tools to not only design a million-dollar story, but to engage your audiences with humor and platform excellence:

    • Logic explains stories persuade. Learn how to use stories to be more influential and persuasive.
    • Be strategic: don’t just tell a story because you think it’s funny or dramatic.
    • Emotion is the fast lane to the brain. Identify the emotional triggers in your story.
    • Sell yourself with client success stories.
    • What is Story Theater Method? Doug will explain how his method has made him stand apart.
    • What is a million-dollar story? Doug will explain this concept and how you find and craft one.

    Doug Stevenson, CSP has helped over 900 speakers, (including 67 CSPs and 7 CPAEs), create amazing stories that result in more bookings, more referrals and higher speaking fees.

    He has spoken in 18 countries to Google, Microsoft, NBC, Verizon, Coca Cola, Bayer, Deloitte, Pfizer, US Bank, Wells Fargo, Red Bull, State Farm, and many more. Visit http://www.storytelling-in-business.com/ to learn more.

    No pre-registration necessary. Just join us at: https://zoom.us/j/2626174590

    • April 20, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    • DreamBank, 821 E. Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53703
    Register

    One of the most valuable services offered by NSA-WI is the “Speakers Development Lab.”  All members from Past National Presidents and CPAE’s to new candidate members are welcome to attend.  The “Lab” operates much like a Hollywood “Actors Studio” where speakers, facilitators, seminar leaders, those who sell products or services through public presentations, etc. can go to try out new material, revise current material, practice delivery techniques, etc. 

    Our goal for the Speakers Lab is to take speakers, facilitators, teacher/leaders at their current level of skill, impact, fee level, etc., and help them move up to the next level. Both those speaking, and observers benefit from the Lab, and the net effect is to increase the skills and impact of each participant.

    Click here or more information.


    • May 02, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Green Bay, WI (exact location TBA)
    Register

    Storytelling Masterclass: Design and Deliver Your Million Dollar Story
    with Doug Stevenson, CSP


    How do you get Microsoft, Google and Coca Cola to call you?

    You’ve got to have something they want, that only YOU can deliver. And there’s only one thing you have that no one else has: YOUR STORIES. But you have to craft and deliver them in such a way that they are AMAZING stories that change lives!

    In this Special NSA-WI Event, Doug will be coaching 6 NSA-WI Professional Members (already confirmed). As an observer, you will have the opportunity to watch, listen, and learn in this Masterclass. There will be a Q&A at the end for all observers to ask questions of both Doug and the speakers.

    During this masterclass you will:

    • Discover the power of 3-dimensional staging
    • Learn how to write a conversational script
    • Use the 9 Steps of Story Structure
    • Find your Phrase That Pays
    • Present your story and be video recorded
    • Receive advanced coaching on one story
    • Learn how to use In Moments
    • Learn how to manage your emotions
    • Get more laughs during comedic moments
    • Learn how to Stick the Landing to make your point
    • Use a call-to-action to book more business
    Each speaker will get 30-minutes on camera.

    Bonus – one-hour of additional coaching with Doug via ZOOM ($375 value)

    Bonus
    – a copy of Doug’s book and 6-Pack audio learning system

    Doug has helped over 900 speakers, (including 67 CSPs and 7 CPAEs), create amazing stories that result in more bookings, more referrals and higher speaking fees.

    Doug Stevenson has spoken in 18 countries to Google, Microsoft, NBC, Verizon, Coca Cola, Bayer, Deloitte, Pfizer, US Bank, Wells Fargo, Red Bull, State Farm, and many more. Visit http://www.storytelling-in-business.com/ to learn more.

    • May 16, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn Madison at the American Center, 5109 W. Terrace Drive, Madison, WI
    Register

    BROADCAST YOUR BUSINESS
    Six Insider Secrets to Attract the Media and SHINE!

    With Katrina Cravy


    If you've ever wondered: "How did they get booked on that show?" "Why did that company get the feature story?" Katrina knows!

    As an Emmy Award-Winning reporter and TV talk show host, she's sharing her must H.A.V.E. formula to make the media call YOU!

    You’ll learn to:

    • Super-size your segment or story idea
    • Talk the talk with the media’s insider lingo
    • Write a perfect media release to have reporters call you
    • Tickle those fears and beam with confidence
    • Dress so the camera and the audience loves you
    • Keep your TV appearance sizzling through social media
    • Unlock the key to becoming a “regular” guest

    You can also take home her new book, "On Air Insider Secrets to Attract the Media and Get Free Publicity" with more than 150 pages full of great action steps. Grab her recipe to spice up your story and have any audience begging for seconds.

    Katrina Cravy is an Emmy award-winning TV media veteran and author. As a former investigative reporter and TV host for FOX, NBC, and ABC affiliates, she's now dedicated to helping people create and communicate a story that sells. You can find Katrina at www.katrinacravy.com or follow her @katrinacravy

    • May 17, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    • DreamBank, 821 E. Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53703
    Register

    One of the most valuable services offered by NSA-WI is the “Speakers Development Lab.”  All members from Past National Presidents and CPAE’s to new candidate members are welcome to attend.  The “Lab” operates much like a Hollywood “Actors Studio” where speakers, facilitators, seminar leaders, those who sell products or services through public presentations, etc. can go to try out new material, revise current material, practice delivery techniques, etc. 

    Our goal for the Speakers Lab is to take speakers, facilitators, teacher/leaders at their current level of skill, impact, fee level, etc., and help them move up to the next level. Both those speaking, and observers benefit from the Lab, and the net effect is to increase the skills and impact of each participant.

    Click here or more information.


    • June 15, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Location TBD
    Register

    One of the most valuable services offered by NSA-WI is the “Speakers Development Lab.”  All members from Past National Presidents and CPAE’s to new candidate members are welcome to attend.  The “Lab” operates much like a Hollywood “Actors Studio” where speakers, facilitators, seminar leaders, those who sell products or services through public presentations, etc. can go to try out new material, revise current material, practice delivery techniques, etc. 

    Our goal for the Speakers Lab is to take speakers, facilitators, teacher/leaders at their current level of skill, impact, fee level, etc., and help them move up to the next level. Both those speaking, and observers benefit from the Lab, and the net effect is to increase the skills and impact of each participant.

    Click here or more information.


    • July 20, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Location TBD
    Register

    One of the most valuable services offered by NSA-WI is the “Speakers Development Lab.”  All members from Past National Presidents and CPAE’s to new candidate members are welcome to attend.  The “Lab” operates much like a Hollywood “Actors Studio” where speakers, facilitators, seminar leaders, those who sell products or services through public presentations, etc. can go to try out new material, revise current material, practice delivery techniques, etc. 

    Our goal for the Speakers Lab is to take speakers, facilitators, teacher/leaders at their current level of skill, impact, fee level, etc., and help them move up to the next level. Both those speaking, and observers benefit from the Lab, and the net effect is to increase the skills and impact of each participant.

    Click here or more information.


    • August 17, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Location TBD
    Register

    One of the most valuable services offered by NSA-WI is the “Speakers Development Lab.”  All members from Past National Presidents and CPAE’s to new candidate members are welcome to attend.  The “Lab” operates much like a Hollywood “Actors Studio” where speakers, facilitators, seminar leaders, those who sell products or services through public presentations, etc. can go to try out new material, revise current material, practice delivery techniques, etc. 

    Our goal for the Speakers Lab is to take speakers, facilitators, teacher/leaders at their current level of skill, impact, fee level, etc., and help them move up to the next level. Both those speaking, and observers benefit from the Lab, and the net effect is to increase the skills and impact of each participant.

    Click here or more information.


    • September 26, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn Madison at the American Center, 5109 W. Terrace Drive, Madison, WI
    Register


    • September 27, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Location TBD
    Register

    One of the most valuable services offered by NSA-WI is the “Speakers Development Lab.”  All members from Past National Presidents and CPAE’s to new candidate members are welcome to attend.  The “Lab” operates much like a Hollywood “Actors Studio” where speakers, facilitators, seminar leaders, those who sell products or services through public presentations, etc. can go to try out new material, revise current material, practice delivery techniques, etc. 

    Our goal for the Speakers Lab is to take speakers, facilitators, teacher/leaders at their current level of skill, impact, fee level, etc., and help them move up to the next level. Both those speaking, and observers benefit from the Lab, and the net effect is to increase the skills and impact of each participant.

    Click here or more information.


    • October 31, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • November 21, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn Madison at the American Center, 5109 W. Terrace Drive, Madison, WI
    Register


    • November 22, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Location TBD
    Register

    One of the most valuable services offered by NSA-WI is the “Speakers Development Lab.”  All members from Past National Presidents and CPAE’s to new candidate members are welcome to attend.  The “Lab” operates much like a Hollywood “Actors Studio” where speakers, facilitators, seminar leaders, those who sell products or services through public presentations, etc. can go to try out new material, revise current material, practice delivery techniques, etc. 

    Our goal for the Speakers Lab is to take speakers, facilitators, teacher/leaders at their current level of skill, impact, fee level, etc., and help them move up to the next level. Both those speaking, and observers benefit from the Lab, and the net effect is to increase the skills and impact of each participant.

    Click here or more information.


    • December 19, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • January 30, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn Madison at the American Center, 5109 W. Terrace Drive, Madison, WI
    Register


    • January 31, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Location TBD
    Register

    One of the most valuable services offered by NSA-WI is the “Speakers Development Lab.”  All members from Past National Presidents and CPAE’s to new candidate members are welcome to attend.  The “Lab” operates much like a Hollywood “Actors Studio” where speakers, facilitators, seminar leaders, those who sell products or services through public presentations, etc. can go to try out new material, revise current material, practice delivery techniques, etc. 

    Our goal for the Speakers Lab is to take speakers, facilitators, teacher/leaders at their current level of skill, impact, fee level, etc., and help them move up to the next level. Both those speaking, and observers benefit from the Lab, and the net effect is to increase the skills and impact of each participant.

    Click here or more information.


    • February 27, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • March 26, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn Madison at the American Center, 5109 W. Terrace Drive, Madison, WI
    Register


    • March 27, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Location TBD
    Register

    One of the most valuable services offered by NSA-WI is the “Speakers Development Lab.”  All members from Past National Presidents and CPAE’s to new candidate members are welcome to attend.  The “Lab” operates much like a Hollywood “Actors Studio” where speakers, facilitators, seminar leaders, those who sell products or services through public presentations, etc. can go to try out new material, revise current material, practice delivery techniques, etc. 

    Our goal for the Speakers Lab is to take speakers, facilitators, teacher/leaders at their current level of skill, impact, fee level, etc., and help them move up to the next level. Both those speaking, and observers benefit from the Lab, and the net effect is to increase the skills and impact of each participant.

    Click here or more information.


    • April 30, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • May 28, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn Madison at the American Center, 5109 W. Terrace Drive, Madison, WI
    Register


    • May 29, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Location TBD
    Register

    One of the most valuable services offered by NSA-WI is the “Speakers Development Lab.”  All members from Past National Presidents and CPAE’s to new candidate members are welcome to attend.  The “Lab” operates much like a Hollywood “Actors Studio” where speakers, facilitators, seminar leaders, those who sell products or services through public presentations, etc. can go to try out new material, revise current material, practice delivery techniques, etc. 

    Our goal for the Speakers Lab is to take speakers, facilitators, teacher/leaders at their current level of skill, impact, fee level, etc., and help them move up to the next level. Both those speaking, and observers benefit from the Lab, and the net effect is to increase the skills and impact of each participant.

    Click here or more information.


Past events

March 22, 2019 Speaker's Lab
March 21, 2019 Power Selling With LinkedIn with Phil Gerbyshak
February 21, 2019 Keynote Crafting Zoom Call with Jacy Imilkowski
February 16, 2019 Speaker's Lab
January 18, 2019 Speaker's Lab
January 17, 2019 DOING WHAT IT TAKES . . . How to Differentiate and Deliver in Today’s Competitive Marketplace with Dan Thurmon
December 15, 2018 Speaker's Lab
November 16, 2018 Speaker's Lab
November 15, 2018 SPECIAL EVENT: "Writing Articles that Association Editors Will Publish" with Ed Rigsbee, CSP, CPAE
November 15, 2018 Selling to Associations — By Going in the Back Door with Ed Rigsbee, CSP, CPAE
October 20, 2018 Speaker's Lab
October 18, 2018 Ask the Expert Zoom Call: How to Boost Your Sales & SEO in Your NSA Profile with Susan Young, MSA
September 21, 2018 Speaker's Lab
September 20, 2018 Creativity Boot Camp for Speakers, Trainers & Keynoters!
August 11, 2018 Speaker's Lab
July 21, 2018 Speaker's Lab
July 14, 2018 NSA Influence 2018
June 23, 2018 Speaker's Lab
June 14, 2018 Annual Awards & Recognition Banquet
May 18, 2018 Speaker's Lab
May 17, 2018 Passion for the Platform
May 17, 2018 Speaker Academy Session
April 14, 2018 Speaker's Lab
March 16, 2018 Speaker's Lab
March 15, 2018 Chapter Event
March 15, 2018 Speaker Academy Session
February 10, 2018 Speaker's Lab
January 19, 2018 Speaker's Lab
January 18, 2018 Networking to Grow Your Business, Build Your Brand & Increase Your Influence
January 18, 2018 Speaker Academy Session
December 09, 2017 Speaker's Lab
November 10, 2017 Speaker's Lab
November 09, 2017 Corral Your Ca$h Cow!
October 19, 2017 Facilitated Mastermind Sessions
September 28, 2017 20 Ways to Re-Purpose Your Content for Publicity and Profit
July 08, 2017 NSA Influence 2017
June 20, 2017 The Hot Skinny!
May 18, 2017 Building the Ultimate Speaking Career with Chad Hymas
April 21, 2017 NSA Video Lab 2017
April 19, 2017 Strategies, Systems & Sales for a Speaking Successful Business: How to Create a Sustainable Model That Works for You
March 02, 2017 The Evolution of Speaking
February 24, 2017 NSA Winter Conference: Business Symposium
February 18, 2017 Eloquence Platform Coaching Session
January 14, 2017 Academy Session: Focus on Ethics and Enterprise
January 11, 2017 Getting Clients and Selling Products: Secrets to building a successful speaking business
November 12, 2016 Academy Session: Focus on Enterprise
November 03, 2016 VIDEO ACTION: A Bazillion Extreme Ways to Actively Use Video During Your Presentations
October 15, 2016 Academy Session: Focus on Expertise
September 27, 2016 Facilitated Mastermind Sessions
September 15, 2016 No Power & No Point: Why Your Slides Suck & How to Make 'em Soar
July 23, 2016 NSA 2016 National Convention
June 21, 2016 NSA WI "Hot Skinny"
May 26, 2016 Using LinkedIn Successfully to Grow Your Speaking Business
May 19, 2016 Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Taken
March 19, 2016 Eloquence Platform Coaching Session
March 09, 2016 Thought Leadership: How to commercialize your ideas
February 16, 2016 Academy Session: Focus on Ethics & Enterprise
January 21, 2016 Growing Your Business When You Are the Business!
January 19, 2016 Academy Session: Focus on Enterprise
November 17, 2015 Academy Session: Focus on Expertise
November 06, 2015 NSA 2015 Tech Lab
November 03, 2015 You. Your Story. Make An Impact. Harnessing the power of your stories to create better speeches and get booked more.
October 19, 2015 Facilitated Mastermind Sessions
September 24, 2015 Thou Shalt Dress One Level Above Your Audience (and other speaking rules that don't exist)
June 18, 2015 The Hot Skinny
June 18, 2015 NSA-WI Speakers Academy - Facilitated Mastermind Session
May 28, 2015 How to Make It In the Speaking Business
May 28, 2015 NSA-WI Speakers Academy - Facilitated Mastermind Session
March 05, 2015 Book More Business!™ Marketing for the Experienced Speaker
March 05, 2015 NSA-WI Speakers Academy - Facilitated Mastermind Session
January 29, 2015 I Want to See the Jalapeno Coming: 93 Hot Ways to Get Booked
January 29, 2015 NSA-WI Speakers Academy - Facilitated Mastermind Session
November 13, 2014 Five Critical Success Factors for Every Speaker
November 13, 2014 NSA-WI Speakers Academy - Facilitated Mastermind Session
September 15, 2014 Facilitated Mastermind Sessions
September 14, 2014 Bringing Home Cavett
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