CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT:
LeAnn Thieman, CSP, CPAE; Patrick Henry, CSP;
2016–17 NSA President John B. Molidor, PhD, CSP,
Walter Bond, CSP, CPAE; Suzie Humphreys, CPAE
LeAnn Thieman, CSP, CPAE, recounted her dramatic
experiences from the Vietnam Orphan Airlift. She shared life-changing
lessons about making a difference in the world.
Patrick Henry, CSP, shared strategies on how to connect with
audiences and clients to become a speaker of value. If you can’t create
an emotional connection with audiences, you’re going to lose them.
Walter Bond, CSP, CPAE, shared his “aha” revelations
about the speaking business and what the great speakers know but
may not tell us.
Suzie Humphreys, CPAE, believes that laughter is really
the best medicine. She shared how being able to find humor in the
most critical situations dispels fear and doubt quicker than any pill
you can swallow.
Sekou Andrews is known for disrupting the speaking
industry through poetic voice—blending speaking with poetry to help
organizations tell their stories through the power of performance.