Cup of Coffee Coaching: How to Hire the Right Speaking Coach the First Time

By Jane Atkinson

A few weeks ago, I spoke at an NSA Chapter event. Just before my session, one of the Chapters “elders” gave a short talk on finding success as a speaker. In his speech, he warned the group that speakers should not hire a speaking coach, and they should beware of people preying on new speakers with ‘get-rich-quick’ systems. He went on to say that instead they should just call him to go for coffee if […]