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Passion for the Platform HOT SEATS - Gary Rifkin, CSP

  • 04/08/2017
  • 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Silver Spring Civic Center 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910


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April Chapter Meeting - Afternoon Session

New location!

Silver Spring Civic Center
 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Gary Rifkin, CSP

Passion for the Platform HOT SEATS

Getting better as a speaker is not a spectator sport. At NSA-DC’s April meeting featuring speaker coach and trainer Gary Rifkin, you will have the opportunity to hone your skills at a special “Hot Seat” session, where you will have a one-on-one speech coaching session with Gary in front of a caring audience. You will build more confidence and competence on the platform while also learning from your peers. Spaces for this unique opportunity are limited so register today. 

The hot seat can be anything you want it to be. You can work on re-crafting your opening, re-framing your content, or even just fine-tuning a segment you are already delivering. Usually folks are working on a story or figuring out how to bridge the story to a message (or vice versa). It's likely that you don't need more than 5-7 minutes of content. Oh, and I'll probably interrupt you about 20 times as you're delivering! I promise it will be fun and not too painful. :-) 

HOT SEAT Participant - $97 (ONLY 4 available)

HOT SEAT Audience - $20

You don't want to miss HOT SEATS!

About Gary Rifkin, CSP

Gary helps brilliant people shine. His work as chief learning officer at CoreClarity is focused on helping individuals and teams understand how they are brilliant. His work as a world-class speech coach helps individuals shine in front of any audience.

Gary has prepared hundreds of clients to deliver content-rich presentations that both hit the mark and inspire listeners to action. Gary’s primary responsibility is the CoreClarity Facilitator Certification program. He leads the Facilitator Qualification Intensive (FQI) and provides expert guidance to new and experienced CoreClarity Facilitators so that they can deliver outstanding programs for their clients. 

Gary earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from Penn State University and Bowling Green State University. He is a Past-President of the North Texas Chapter of the National Speakers Association and has served as the Chair of NSA’s Academy for Professional Speaking. Gary holds the designation of Certified Speaking Professional, and in July of 2015, received the highest honor in the National Speakers Association – the Cavett Award. It is presented annually to the member whose accomplishments over the years have reflected outstanding credit, respect, honor and admiration in the Association and the speaking profession, and whose actions (in terms of sharing, guiding and inspiring other members) most closely parallel the illustrious career of Founder Cavett Robert.

*Guests are welcome to attend their first three (3) NSA-DC Chapter meetings at the discounted rate of $65 per meeting.  After your first three visits, you can continue to attend at a special $95 per meeting rate. 

Please note: Refunds and credits will not be given for meetings and events if you have registered and are unable to attend.  

The National Speakers Association (NSA) is the leading organization for professional speakers. Since 1973, NSA has provided resources and education designed to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members and speaking profession.

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