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My Date with John Tesh

Last week after three days of a very exhilarating and exciting SpeakersTrainingCamp® Instructor Certification Training session, I needed to drive three hours to the location of my weekend destination: Corvallis, Oregon for a 4-day dog agility competition. I knew that I needed to be proactive about staying alert for that long drive. What shall I choose…. caffeine, sugar, Cheetos (often, my go-to munchy)? No – I shall choose something healthy…. so I chose John Tesh and his radio show.
So for three full hours, John and I had a fabulous date. I was alert, attentive and I learned lots. The coach …

What’s in a Name?

One of the hardest things to do in business is to name the business. After over 30 years in the dental industry, my husband is planning to rename his business. Together, we’ve been brainstorming for over three weeks. It should be something friendly, descriptive, easy for the receptionist to say 75 times a day, something that will stand out on Google (bowing down to the search engine gods).It made me think about how I came up with the name of my business, Successworks, and my flagship training program: SpeakersTrainingCamp® Here are the stories behind those two names:
I named my company …

Speakers Training Camp Fall sessions

I’m very excited about our Fall line-up of Speakers Training Camp workshops. Here are the upcoming dates:
Speakers Training Camp Instructor Certification: September 11-12-13, Hood River, Oregon
Speakers Training Camp public workshop: October 9-10, Portland, Oregon (space is limited)
On-Site training: two-day, one-day, and half-day sessions (call for availability)

Wake up, presenters, and really “see” your audience. A few days ago a friend reported on a three-day seminar that she attended. The instructor was knowledgeable and nice, but her main complaint was that the instructor seemed blind to the needs of the audience. She did not “see” that some people were struggling with the material, she did not “see” that some people were physically exhausted from constant repetition. If the audience has any type of conflicting thoughts, they will not fully absorb the material. If you are a presenter, be sure to “read” your audience. If you are struggling …

SpeakersTrainingCamp® adds Sessions in 2012

Here are just a few reasons why people have named the SpeakersTrainingCamp® as the fastest and easiest way to become a fantastic and fearless presenter:
1. Learn to prepare a presentation in 5 minutes or less
2. Become twice as energized and dynamic
3. Discover how to rivet your audience (no more snooze button)
4. Cut those nerves in half
5. Have a great time learning, trying, and improving
2012 sessions will be held:
March 20-21 Portland, OR/Columbia Gorge
July 22-23 Washington, DC
October 9-10 Portland, OR/Columbia Gorge
Click here for more information and registration
The SpeakersTrainingCamp® is also available on-site.