What Is Your Intention?
News and notes on the
art and business of speaking
PEER FOR THE
The Cavett Award is
the highest honor the
membership of NSA can
bestow upon a peer.
The award is presented
annually at Influence
to a member whose
the years have reflected
the outstanding respect,
honor, and admiration
of the association in the
speaking profession. You
can nominate a fellow NSA
member who demonstrates
behaviors that most closely
parallel the illustrious career
of NSA Founder Cavett
Robert, CSP, CPAE, in terms
of sharing, guiding, and
inspiring other members.
The deadline for nominations
is Friday, May 11, 2018.
Submit your nominations
The first step in any successful business activity is to set your intention. Why are you doing this presentation?
Why are you having this conversation with
Why are you pursuing this new revenue
stream in your business?
Why are you adding a new presentation
format to the mix?
Patrick changed his “intention” years ago. Instead
of “next,” he shifted his intention to “deep and narrow.” So, when he’s asking questions about the audience, it’s not just about his next speech, but about the
next three engagements he’ll have with them.
WITH PATRICK DONADIO, MBA, CSP, ON COMMUNICATING WITH IMPACT
Are You Ready for In;uence?
Corey Perlman and Jill Schiefelbein (aka Neo and Trinity), Influence 2018
co-chairs, took to the main stage at last summer’s Influence 2017 to build
excitement about this year’s big event. Save the date for Influence 2018
July 14-17 in Dallas, Texas. And watch their video at
You (Tube) Have to See This!
How can you focus on intention?
Before you continue reading, stop and ask,
“Why am I reading Speaker Magazine?”
Take 30 seconds to set your intention and
you will reap the benefits in everything
To learn more about Patrick’s six-step
process for communicating with impact,
listen to the October Voices of Experience®
(VOE) interview with David Newman, CSP.
Patrick Donadio’s IMPACT process helps
clients improve communication, lead more
e;ectively, present with power, increase sales
or profits, and boost results.
2017 Cavett Award winner,
Randy Pennington, CSP, CPAE