11 02, 2020

A neuroscience perspective on leadership, and ChInKing

By |2020-04-23T16:05:27+02:0011th February 2020|General, Johannesburg Chapter|

A double header line-up at the Johannesburg Chapter of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa's January meeting saw two interesting speakers share insights into their areas of expertise. A packed room at HB Connect in Sandton played host to presentations by Dr Melodie de Jager, founder of Mind Moves, [...]

16 01, 2020

Don’t Be The Unprofessional Professional Speaker

By |2020-01-16T13:45:48+02:0016th January 2020|KZN Chapter|

The KZN chapter had the honour of kicking off the year with Certified Speaking Professional and Customer Service and Sales expert, Paul du Toit. Paul is also one of the Founding members of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa, a recipient of the Stef du Plessis award and a [...]

13 11, 2019

Transitioning as a speaker in Pretoria

By |2019-11-13T08:47:57+02:0013th November 2019|Pretoria Chapter|

With great POWER comes great responsibility. Many of us are familiar with the phrase: “With great Power comes great responsibility”.  But do we recognize that power comes in many forms. On 31 October PSASA Pretoria Chapter was indulged with a double bill. Our first speaker was non other than [...]

10 11, 2019

An emotional night filled with inspiration and lessons

By |2019-11-19T16:47:30+02:0010th November 2019|Johannesburg Chapter|

Many tears were shed at the October meeting of the Johannesburg chapter of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa (PSASA). The gathering played host to two keynote speakers, Nondumiso Sibiya and Nikki Bush, whose emotional and inspirational presentations left attendees thinking. Don’t let your current circumstances determine your future [...]

29 10, 2019

From Zero to Full Fee – MidTerm Convention 2019

By |2019-10-29T17:52:11+02:0029th October 2019|Conventions|

October in the PSASA annual calendar is the month for the Midterm convention and this year the event, held at the Kingfisher Conference Center in Mount Edgecombe, Durban was an amazing success with 35 delegates and 16 speakers all there to learn how go to from “Zero to [...]

11 10, 2019

Speakers and our Intellectual Property

By |2019-10-11T22:22:21+02:0011th October 2019|Virtual Chapter|

The Virtual chapter hosted Roy Taberer this month, a practicing IP Lawyer and speaker. Roy walked us through all things Intellectual Property with an emphasis on what we as speakers need to look out for in regards to, firstly how we should protect our own work and second what [...]

28 09, 2019

How to make real money in speaking and training

By |2019-09-28T19:24:25+02:0028th September 2019|Johannesburg Chapter|

The latest, monthly meeting of the Johannesburg chapter of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa (PSASA) served up two insightful, thought-provoking presentations. Following a table discussion, during which attendees shared the most useful apps they use in their lives (including Namola, Google Maps, and Whizzky), the first keynote speaker, [...]

25 09, 2019

All Access Pass to All Star Success – Virtual Chapter Meeting

By |2019-11-22T16:33:14+02:0025th September 2019|Virtual Chapter|

The latest Virtual Chapter meeting had us reaching ever higher with the introduction of a very special guest; Nabil Doss. Known as «The French Voice of Paramount Pictures in Canada», Nabil is a seasoned speaker and an expert in Influential Communication who voiced, directed and produced all of the [...]

25 09, 2019

Podcasting Is For You! – Ian Farrar at KZN Chapter Meeting

By |2019-10-28T21:56:39+02:0025th September 2019|General|

KZN Chapter virtually welcomed Ian Farrar, founder of the UK based business podcast 'Industry Angels' last night (24 September 2019). Ian, who is also a member of the PSA in the Newcastle, UK had much value to share with fellow speakers. A sales professional, Ian has over 20 years in [...]

17 09, 2019

What’s In A Name? Building A Powerful Brand – Natasha Barnes

By |2019-10-28T22:10:00+02:0017th September 2019|General|

What’s in a name? Creating a sustainable and powerful brand is critical in professional speaking. The KZN chapter was honoured to be joined by Natasha Barnes during our August chapter meeting, as she spoke under the title “You Are Your Name.” Natasha Barnes is a locally based, yet globally recognised [...]