2015 STS – March – President’s Message

President's MessageToni Newman, HoF Because YOU Believe! What have you done this month Because You Believe?   Like many of us, I have been doing everything from writing, to creating, to delivering and, of course, traveling - but this message isn’t about me.  It’s about you!   More specifically, it is about the unBelievable chapter… Continue reading

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2015 STS – March – Good News

Good News: Sharing Extraordinary Achievements of CAPS Members Ross MacKay, Charter Member of CAPS, at the Annual Convention in Kuala Lumpur, was elected to the Board of Directors of Toastmasters International. Good job Ross! Our goal is to have good news to share from coast to coast. Please send notices of the exceptional achievements of… Continue reading

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2015 STS – March – Top Five Tips For Selling Product

TOP FIVE TIPSFor Selling Product – Before, During and After You Speak! Before Tip #1 Help your client to increase early registration Offer the client a quantity of books at a reduced price to increase their early registration numbers. The early birds get the book free when they register for the client’s event and you… Continue reading

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2015 STS – March – Getting Media the Free and Easy Way

Getting the Free SeriesGetting Media the Free and Easy Wayby Carolyn Schur, CAPS Saskatchewan As speakers and authors, we know that a quote or interview in the media is valuable in gaining exposure and building credibility. When I published my first book, I was hesitant in contacting the media, since I believed they had 'important' stories… Continue reading

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2015 STS – March – Finance Matter! Series

1-2-3 Reasons To Incorporateby Lorn Stanners, CMA, CAPS Edmonton When we first met, Merry had been speaking professionally part-time for three years. She was now ready to speak full-time and was bouncing off the walls with excitement about the move. But she wondered how to structure her business to make it tax efficient including whether… Continue reading

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2015 STS – March – History of Our Profession Series

Speaking of the Oldest Professionby Joe Sherren, CSP, HoF, CSPGlobal (adapted by Jeanne Martinson, CAPS Saskatchewan) A few years back on my way from Canada to an engagement in the US, I had all the appropriate paperwork completed and in order.  However, when the immigration officer attempted to look up ‘professional speaking’ in his employment… Continue reading

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