September 2014 STS – Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now? by Maggie (Milne) Chicoine, CAPS Atlantic “History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it”, said Winston Churchill.   Charter Members of CAPS were in good company in 1996-97 as we began to debate and write our history.    In the months that followed we mused, cajoled, designed, and… Continue reading

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September 2014 STS – Tips for Jump Starting and Sustaining Your Speaking Business

Tips for Jump Starting and Sustaining Your Speaking Businessby Shep Hyken, CSP, CPAE, 2014-15 President, National Speakers Association There are fundamental necessities for starting, growing and sustaining your speaking business. These ideas may seem like the basics for starting out, but even if you are a seasoned pro, don’t discount these tips as being just… Continue reading

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September 2014 STS – When Your Message is Your Cause

When Your Message is Your Cause If you were to look around your chapter, you would find many CAPS colleagues who are passionately committed to making their communities better. Perhaps they serve CAPS or are committed to another professional association.   Perhaps they are dedicated to a specific community cause or they work on behalf of… Continue reading

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September 2014 STS – Remembering Warren Evans

Remember Warren Evans On August 22nd, 2014, Warren Evans, CSP, HoF, CSP Global lost his short battle with Cancer. Here are a few words from his close friends Kit Grant and Alan Stevens. From Kit Grant, CSP, HoF, Past GSF President: On Friday, August 22, 2014, we all lost one of the “good guys” after… Continue reading

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September 2014 STS – What Did You Do Over Your Summer Vacation?

What Did You Do Over Your Summer Vacation? Do you remember when that was the question you were asked your first day back to school as a child?  For most of us, our childhood summer vacations were two-month long escapes from the dreariness of math, history and cutting up frogs. As an adult in our… Continue reading

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September 2014 STS – New Members

News Members We are pleased to welcome new members who have joined CAPS recently. Congratulations on making this commitment to invest in the future success of your business and to share in the development of CAPS. Here are our new members for June 2014 – August 2014: Professional Pierre Battah, CAPS AtlanticShawn Casemore, CAPS TorontoColleen… Continue reading

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September 2014 STS – Benefits of CAPS

Benefits of CAPS: Code of Professional Ethics?by Steve Foran, P.Eng, MBA, CAPS Atlantic One of the features to hiring a CAPS member is that the client is engaging a speaker who is committed to a Code of Professional Ethics. We have seven articles in our code and each represents a dimension of behaviour that is… Continue reading

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September 2014 STS – Good News

Good News: Sharing Extraordinary Achievements of CAPS Members Our goal is to have good news to share from coast to coast. Please send notices of the exceptional achievements of your chapter members to the editor at jeanne@martrain.org. Has someone in your chapter recently published a new book? Hit a best seller list? Received an award?… Continue reading

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September 2014 STS – President’s Message

President’s Message Bob Parker, CSP I’m so grateful to be on the inside of great knowledge than on the outside in a world of ignorance. For the 6th year in row I have volunteered to staff the CAPS’s booth at the Incentive Works Show in Toronto. This is a two-day trade show attended by a… Continue reading

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