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July 19, 2017
Will you be one of the lucky 36?

Dear Conference Attendee We want to ensure everyone has the opportunity to learn as much as they can at Convention. So we have organised a special event during the lunch breaks. 36 people will be chosen at random to have lunch, on the Saturday or the Sunday, with one of our legendary members. Each day […]

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July 19, 2017
Getting busy off your bottom line

Why do we encourage “busy”? In fact, why do we accept it at all? Ask a colleague, friend or business partner how they are these days and the answer is mostly ‘busy’. Accompanying this one little word is often a look of pride and accomplishment, which to my mind is a little misguided. Entrepreneurial Intelligence […]

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July 19, 2017
Types of Speakers

One speaker’s perception of types of speakers. Serious speakers – these are individuals who see public speaking as a career/business choice and are actively seeing information and opportunities to lift their skills and make valuable network connections to further their goals. They regularly attend NSANZ meetings and actively participate, as well as using on-line sources […]

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July 19, 2017
Who should I target?

Information found in my NSANZ folders that you might find useful What do I want in a network contact? What should I be looking for?   1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10)   It is often the things we think of later that really count – the ones below the surface. […]

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July 19, 2017
Copyright

What does copyright protect? In New Zealand, copyright protects original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works, sound recordings, films, communication works and the typographical arrangement of published editions. How do you get copyright protection? Copyright comes into existence automatically under the Copyright Act 1994, when a work is put into material form e.g. manuscript, audio/video […]

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July 19, 2017
20 Tips for new Professional Speakers

Provided by Neen James Entering the speaking industry can be both daunting and exciting. For many speakers they may have enjoyed a successful corporate career, run their own business or become an industry expert, which has lead them to a professional career in speaking. Here are 20 ideas I have used as ‘rising star’ speaker […]

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July 19, 2017
Travelling alone overseas??? Beware…….

12,000 people yearly are kidnapped……… Weekend Herald says: Kidnap insurance cover worldwide huge…. US$400 million a year premiums paid! Ransoms paid in 2 yrs Nigeria US $100 million…. Al Qaeda in West Africa alone makes millions taking hostages. Was something sinister going to happen? Was it just an attempt to frighten me to rip me […]

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July 19, 2017
How to Set Up a Mastermind Group

by Ann Andrews CSP I was very fortunate in my early days as a would-be speaker, to be invited to be part of a MASTERMIND group. I am absolutely convinced that it is because of those wonderful people who encouraged coaxed, counselled and pushed me, that my business became as successful as it did. We […]

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July 19, 2017
The 3 ‘S’s Required For Speaking And Writing Success

Submitted by Hannah Samuel I recently received an email from an experienced, and highly respected, professional speaker regarding apparently unethical and unprofessional behaviour from another professional speaker based overseas. The email was to give a ‘heads-up’, so to speak, and let me, and no doubt many others, know of this speaker’s run in with an […]

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July 18, 2017
Your Speaking Business and the Antispam Law

How the new spam law affects speakers By John Shattock, The Marketing Coach – www.marketingcoach.co.nz What’s this anti-spam law everyone is talking about, and how does it affect NSA members? Like me, you will have received numerous emails in recent days from businesses asking you to confirm it is OK for them to stay in […]

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