KEYNOTE ADDRESSES & EMCEEING
Do you want a keynote speaker
or Emcee who will invite (or dare) audiences to?
The microphone is passed around as
Nance engages the audience to participate.
- Lead? "Why
not try something different?"
- Learn? "I'd never
thought of it that way before."
- Laugh? "It's a
great way to get (and remember) the message."
audience want a speaker who can get to the point
and make a difference?
have understandably short attention spans - they want
their time sitting in that chair to count for something
that matters to them, to their company, or to their
family. That's why Nance uses her radio and television
experience to entertain and to challenge people to go
beyond what they know.
Nance offers interactive experiences that get
- Talking to
each other in ways that bring a conference
- Learning in
on-the-spot role plays and demonstrations
- Motivated to apply
what they've heard when they walk out the
lasting impression Nance
made on our group was
reinstated by the fact that she was asked back - twice!"
Ansbacher, MD, MS
Professor Emeritus Obstetrics and
Gynecology Past President of Society for Humanism in Medicine
session, How to Be Heard in a Just Do It World, was a valuable
contribution and a great way to end our conferences. We
appreciate all the time you spent and research you did to
understand the audience and the types of issues they face in
their daily work. Your due diligence paid off handsomely
for the audience! We look forward to working with you
again in the future."
Institute, Planning and Professional Development Division
experiences can be customized to meet an organization's needs.
Themes include, but of course are not limited to:
The Power of Pause™
In a time-challenged world of
multi-tasking, how do we learn to understand the real
problem (or opportunity) that lies beneath the surface of
what someone said? How do we shift gears to learn what's on
their plate, let alone ours? Underwater analogies
demonstrate the difference between communication radar and
RESULT: Participants learn how to have more
productive, meaningful relationships at work or at home.
found the role-playing exercise very
educational. Nance Guilmartin has a wonderful
presence and is a great
"Excellent insight into listening!"
Be Heard: Stop the Communication Ping-Pong
Is what you heard what they said and is
what they said what they (really) meant? Learn an approach
that enables you to make the most of the time you have with
someone even if it feels to you or to them that it's not
enough time. Explore the nearly lost art of listening.
leave with skills they can use immediately - whether with
the CEO, an employee, a patient, a colleague, a relative, or
the audience of fifty nursing scholars to the
double-ballroom that housed all the
employees (400) in Baptist Outpatient
Services, your message and delivery, both
captivated and educated."
office received numerous calls following the
program from our guests and from those who heard
about the event after the fact. Your
presentation sent a sign that Gibraltar
cares about more than just handling our
clients' wealth, we care about their
It's Never Too Late
to ask for or offer the comfort that's needed.especially
when words fail.
Audience gets to practice skills applied to
their real world situations - especially for conversations
that we most often avoid or where we're at a loss for
words - with friends, family, and colleagues.
How Not to Strip the
How do you get
relationships - with customers, staff, colleagues, or
family - into 5th gear without stripping the gears? How can
you compete successfully in a world where none of us has
enough time? Race car analogies get audiences out of their
RESULT: Audience learns how to drive relationship building
Breakthrough Thinking in Action:
Taking the First Step
How to launch a breakthrough in your company, career,
or your life while you are at this conference and when you
return to work or home. Draws upon lessons learned in
launching breakthrough ideas such as America's Designated Driver
Participants get a practical and motivational
experience that maximizes the results from the event.
Each of these themes can be expanded
workshop or retreat
Testimonial Letter for Emceeing national
"I'm especially appreciative of your role in
hosting and moderating our National PE4life
Summit we hosted in Washington DC in 2004. You
were terrific in enhancing the work of our
speakers, tying the various elements of the
event together and activating the participants
to take action. You have a wonderful ability to
listen and understand points of view from
Brenda VanLengen -
Operations, PE4LIFE Kids Summit, Washington, DC
Go to TESTIMONIALS
Keynotes and Workshops can be offered in a format that
qualifies for Continuing Education Credits. Several
workshops and keynotes have already been approved for
CEU credits by the AMA and other professional
organizations seeking to educate their members in
communication, listening, and conflict resolution
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