Carole Copeland Thomas
February 11, 2022 - 8:30 am - 11:15 am (Central)
Forget theory and abstract thinking. This workshop is designed to help you sustain and grow your speaking business. Using practical techniques that WORK, Carole will walk you through simple strategies that will not only help you keep your business moving forward; you'll brand yourself as a savvy professional with confidence, courage, and creativity.
- How Accountability is your "go-to" action word with essential business value
- Why Relationships Matter in a competitive speaking industry
- How to "ride it out" when the marketplace keeps telling you No
- Why your website should become your best calling card
About the Presenter:
As an award-winning TEDx speaker, trainer, and global thought leader, since 1987, Carole Copeland Thomas moderates the discussions of critical issues affecting the marketplace, including global diversity, equity, inclusion, and multiculturalism. Now speaking on the Zoom platform as a Virtual Presenter, Carole keeps her pulse on working professionals' issues and regularly consults with industry leaders. She has spent 35 years cultivating relationships and partnerships with local, national, and international clients and sponsors, including State Street Corporation, Walmart, Amtrak, and Emirates Airlines. Carole served as an adjunct faculty member at Bentley University for ten years. She has spoken in nearly every state in the US and eight other countries. Carole is the past president of The National Speakers Association-New England Chapter and served on Black NSA's leadership team. She has been featured in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Black Enterprise, ABC Radio, and CBS News. Carole is a blogger and social media enthusiast using various technology platforms to enhance her business development activities.
8:30 – 9:00am Open Networking, Small Breakout Sessions
9:00 – 9:20 am Opening Remarks, Chapter Business, Member Message
9:20– 11:00am Carole Copeland Thomas Presentation
11:00 – 11:15am Wrap Up & Closing
Note: The Zoom link for this presentation will be sent the day before the presentation to all registrants. Please contact Christy.Moore@nsa-il.org with questions.