6 12, 2016


By | 2016-12-06T14:02:22+02:00 6th December 2016|Newsletters|

By Douglas Kruger, member of the Gauteng Chapter Ed: I picked up this pertinent message from Douglas Kruger’s weekly column from Amateur to Expert and thought it very applicable to speakers. Good food for thought as you do your goal setting for 2017. In his excellent book, 'On Writing,' Stephen King [...]

6 12, 2016


By | 2016-12-06T12:19:29+02:00 6th December 2016|Newsletters|

From Adele du Rand, Gauteng Chapter President The last two meetings for the PSASA Gauteng chapter have closed off 2016.  For the October meeting we had 2 presentations:  first, we heard about the reasons and how-to in engaging the millenials in our audiences from Kerry Elbourne & Megan Prescott (Lady [...]

9 09, 2016

President’s Message

By | 2016-09-09T13:49:33+02:00 9th September 2016|General, Newsletters|

Spring is in the air with September already here, and the words ‘new’, and ‘fresh’ come to mind. Richard Mulvey, our National President has lots that is fresh and new to report: So many exciting things happening behind the scenes at the moment it is hard to know where to [...]

9 09, 2016

Cape Chapter News

By | 2016-09-09T13:44:17+02:00 9th September 2016|Cape Chapter, General, Newsletters|

Cape Chapter News The Cape Chapter had an amazing meeting this month celebrating women – it being Women’s month, of course. We kicked off the meeting with one of our newest members, Sisi Nxumalo, as MC for the evening. This was followed by an extremely moving presentation by Pam Warren [...]

9 09, 2016

Gauteng Chapter News

By | 2016-09-09T13:41:54+02:00 9th September 2016|General, Johannesburg Chapter, Newsletters|

Gauteng Chapter News  Monday evening we had an amazing evening and chapter meeting! We learned more about Pat Anderson and Larry O’Sullivan. Pat is a presentation skills and public speaking coach, and Larry specializes in the customer service experience. In the last month, Nikki celebrated her son’s 21st birthday, and [...]

15 05, 2015

PSASA 2015 Award Winners

By | 2015-05-15T07:16:50+02:00 15th May 2015|Members, Newsletters, PSASA Award Winners|

The Hall of Fame award (SASHoF) This is the second highest award that the PSASA can give;. Induction of an expert into the Hall of Fame constitutes recognition of lifetime achievement, as a speaker, consultant, mentor or trainer – all the pursuits that we indulge in, in following our professions. [...]

2 09, 2013

Speakers Dinner Forum with Dr Graeme Codrington

By | 2013-09-02T15:19:21+02:00 2nd September 2013|Newsletters|

To share in more of Dr Graeme Codrington’s speaking experience, diarise the evening of 28 October as you won’t want to miss this.   As a professional member of the PSASA, you are invited to join your colleagues for an evening of professional and personal development on Monday, 28 October. [...]

2 09, 2013

Are you future-proofing your speaking business?

By | 2013-09-02T15:15:07+02:00 2nd September 2013|Johannesburg Chapter, Newsletters|

Thanks Adolph Kaestner for documenting some key learnings from Graeme Codrington’s challenging presentation to the Gauteng Chapter last month.  Graeme’s talk touched on many of the eight speaker competencies listed in the right hand column of this newsletter.  Now for Adolph’s perspective:  Every now and again we need an AAK [...]

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