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10 Tips for Hiring the Right Speaker

Speaker selection is one of the most important elements of a successful meeting; however, this can be a daunting task, as speakers are available in every fee range and specialty topic. The Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, comprised of more than 500 professional speakers, has compiled these tips to help you find the right match for your group. read more…

Why you should hire a CAPS Professional Speaker

Speaker selection is one of the most important elements in the execution of a successful meeting. Once you determine the specific needs of your audience, you will need a speaker who not only has the knowledge and content, but someone who can deliver it with a punch that will leave the audience with inspiration and knowledge. read more…

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Trust: Earning the Right to Ask

August 22, 2014 - Randall Craig

How often have you walked in a shop, only to feel pressured into buying something you didn’t really want?  Perhaps you were at a restaurant, and the waiter actually sits down at your table, introduces himself, and asks for your order? Or maybe you found yourself in th…

Leveraging your personal brand – the Sam Sung story

August 20, 2014 - Mary Charleson

I love Apple products, but I have to say right now I’ve become a huge fan of Samsung, as in “Sam Sung” the man, not necessarily Samsung the product. Sam is a former Apple employee, an irony not lost on many, when reading his business card that states: ̶…

Pause Gem #35 – What’s The Message You Need To Hear?

August 20, 2014 - Patricia Katz

Reflection & Action: When I bought myself a bunch of flowers, the florist asked if I wanted a gift card to go with them. I declined, saying they were just for me. “All the more reason to add a card,” she declared. “I always write myself a card when I buy myself flo…

Build it and they will come!

August 20, 2014 - Stephanie Staples

I am so excited to be able to add ‘roofer’ to my resume, I think I’m going to put that right behind mascot. Yep,  I was a mascot for a day but it wasn’t nearly as fun or satisfy as this latest adventure. It was  the second year in a row of what I hope with be an an…
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