The world has changed and we’re changing with it.
NSA NYC is here more than ever to support you on your speaking journey.
Our virtual programming is designed to inspire transformation in your business, craft, and mindset. Each monthly Chapter Meeting features learning from incredible speakers who are experts in their fields – sharing insights and examples of how to evolve our businesses. In addition, each meeting contains interactive and networking components to model innovation, engagement and connection as we navigate this massive shift together.
Meeting attendance is included in your monthly Professional Member or Chapter Associate subscription. Guests are welcome. Please register via the link below.
1:00 pm – 1:05 pm – Welcome
1:05 pm – 1:25 pm – Member Insights Speaker
1:25 pm – 1:35 pm – President’s Message
1:35 pm – 1:45 pm – Break / Interactive Exercise
1:45 pm – 3:00 pm – Featured Guest Speaker
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm – Chapter Business & Meeting Close
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm – Virtual Networking / Social
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm – Breakout for Prospects / Q & A
Featured Guest Speaker
Hear from our guest speaker, Orlando Bowen, about why you need to attend October’s meeting!
ONE VOICE. ONE TEAM. We journey together.
Our world is hurting; the nation is hurting…there is so much division that it is challenging our humanity. This conversation centers around the gift of our collective narration.
We are the story and the authors thereof.
- An increased desire to change the narrative of ‘us’ versus ‘them’
- A greater understanding of what is possible through the human spirit
- An opportunity to take action and be a part something bigger than one individual
- Increased toolkit to seize opportunities to powerfully connect with existing clients authentically
Orlando Bowen is a keynote speaker focused on equipping people to get off the sidelines and become difference-makers on their teams and in the lives of those around them. He is a highly sought–after speaker and trainer who works with corporations, small businesses, and non-profits. When it comes to building teams, creating momentum and employing winning strategies, Orlando is the real deal. He is also passionate about youth leadership. As a result of that passion, he founded One Voice One Team Youth Leadership Organization to inspire and to teach resilience, leadership and teamwork to youth.
Empowering people to overcome adversity, find their passion, and to use their gifts to serve is the reason Orlando breathes. This gift has placed Orlando on hundreds of stages, boardrooms, and in presentations across North and South America and has garnered him numerous awards.
Member Insights Speaker
The Thriving Mindset
Why does adversity cause some people to break, and others to break records? We’re living through one of the most disruptive moments in modern history—but, even now, some people are finding ways to overcome, excel and break records.
Learn their secrets!
Gerry Valentine is an executive coach and author who specializes in helping entrepreneurs and business leaders overcome disruption, thrive through tough times, and turn adversity into an advantage.
In this talk Gerry will explain:
- What is The Thriving Mindset and why is it critical for entrepreneurs (like speakers) right now
- The self-defeating cycle that prevents people from developing a Thriving Mindset, and how to break the cycle.
- Key practices you can start using right away to thrive through today’s disruptions.
About the Speaker:
Gerry Valentine inspires people to thrive through disruption—To overcome setbacks, look at challenges in new ways, and understand that adversity can be a source of advantage.
Gerry’s a public speaker, executive coach and business advisor, with more than 25 years of leadership experience. He’s worked with some of the most prestigious Fortune 100 firms—companies like American Express, JP Morgan Chase, and Pfizer Inc. As the founder of Vision Executive Coaching, he is a trusted advisor to corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and entire companies.
Gerry is author of the upcoming book, The Thriving Mindset: Tools for Empowerment in a Disruptive World. He is a TEDx speaker, is a contributor to Forbes.com, and has taught executive leadership at Baruch College, Columbia University, and Colorado State University. Gerry earned a BS from Cornell University and an MBA from New York University.
Speaker Toolbox Tips
How to Zoom to Grow Your Business with Zoom Queen Marquesa Pettway
Each month Marquesa will share a new 2 min Zoom strategy!
Former CNN Associate Producer turned Business Reinvention Strategist & Profes- sional Speaker, MARQUESA PETTWAY, helps Experts and Organizations leverage the ZOOM Platform resulting in engaging virtual events, smart productive meetings & multiple virtual-based income streams.
- Client acquisition
- Design Virtual Event Experiences for the highest level of engagement with that in person feel.
- Emcee, speaker and virtual host roles
- Zoom Basics for the Speakerpreneur
- Leveraging Zoom to Grow your Biz (client acquisition, connection, & productivity)
Your Meeting Host – Jen Slaw
Jen Slaw works with companies struggling to keep up with constant change and looking to improve employee engagement, productivity and innovation. She’s shared her unique approach to problem-solving and life juggling on various news & morning TV shows, the Late Show with David Letterman, Off-Broadway and TEDx stages. A former structural engineer and world-record-holding expert juggler, she uses principles of juggling to teach strategies that result in more balanced, productive, motivated, creative problem solvers and effective collaborators. Jen‘s interactive virtual keynote experiences and training programs provide hands-on learning and engagement to reveal insights and tools for adopting a growth mindset, integrating work/life, staying nimble in the face of change, strengthening teams, and creating a positive work environment. She holds degrees in engineering and art from Swarthmore College and is proud to serve NSA NYC as Director of Programming.