Meet Our Member: Ryan Morton

New NSA-Michigan member Ryan Morton started his speaking career as a student of Toastmasters, where he spent ten years shaping his craft. One day, as Ryan tells it, “I ran into Mimi Brown who told me about the National Speakers Association, and I was sold. Her passion...

March Word of the Month: PURPOSE!

By Babette Ten Haken, One Millimeter Mindset™ Speaking Programs, NSA-MI Member-at-Large Being a professional speaker can seem like a lonely road at times. You may feel you are the only person in your court. Every now and then, instead of believing in yourself, you...

Pump Up Your Platform Skills

By Anne Bonney, annebonney.com, MSA Participant After an amazing morning in the NSA-MI Chapter meeting watching NSA President Dan Thurmon, a true master of the speaking craft, the Michigan Speakers Academy Class of 2019 gathered. We were ready to spend the rest of the...