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Works at being a curator of better human to human interactions at business meetings
Attended San Diego State University
Lives in Austin, Texas
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Yes... we were the tourists who took the Segway Tour in Toronto... and it was great.  +segwayontario 
The family vacation to Canada was a huge success.  Quebec City, Montreal, Niagra Falls, and Toronto over 10 days was fast paced and we covered a lot of ground.  We recommend a Canadian adventure to everyone: Amazing cities, n...
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Declaring you are making a change does not make it so.  You have to keep up on actions.
40 Tips To Re-Invent and Re-Launch at Age 40, 50, or Beyond. (Tip #13) When seeking to re-invent yourself you have to be diligent in your transformational work. Life gets busy and we can easily fall into our old patterns. ...
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I wrote this for +Neen James blog - Tips for first timers attending an association event (we are just 5 days away from the National Speakers Association annual convention!)  http://neenjames.com/conference-tips-for-first-timers-national-speakers-association/
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I interviewed +Dorie Clark on "Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do".  Awesome conversation.  If you do not know Dorie... you should.  http://bit.ly/1dC23ok
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I love Pittsburgh!!! Wonderful city that I am looking forward to getting to know better the next few years 
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Working on re-launching your own self is hard work.  
40 Tips To Re-Invent and Re-Launch at Age 40, 50, or Beyond. (Tip #14) Reinventing is not for the faint of heart.  Once you are focused on the areas to improve, and you become aware of owning your mistakes, more flaws seem to...
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Cool Things My Friends Do - week #133.  51 Professional Speakers Earn The CSP Designation.
Each week on this blog I enjoy highlighting some of the cool things my friends do in their personal and professional lives. The National Speakers Association  Certifies 51 Speaking Professionals The National Speakers ...
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Week #132 of Cool Things My Friends Do....  this guy won an award for being awesome.  +Gary Rifkin 
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I am excited to be the online Hybrid Event EmCee (along with the amazing +Eliz Greene) for the Influence 2015 conference online simulcast. .  
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Lawyers who care about success- and law firms that have a culture of growth - make the best clients.... As they are not scared of hard work.... And they will do what it takes to win!!! 
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Thom Singer is a "Ranconteur". He is known as "The Conference Catalyst" and sets the tone when he speaks at conventions, trade shows, conferences and other business gatherings!
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Thom Singer is known as  "The Conference Catalyst" and his educational, inspirational, and motivational presentations have an instant impact on an audience.  He is regularly on stage to kick off major business conferences with his program that changes the way people interact both at the event and beyond.  His program transforms how people interact and helps the organizers create a culture that encourages creating meaningful connections.

In 2012 Thom will present at over 50 events, including programs for PCMA, MPI, DMAI and others.

Thom is a more than a professional speaker and the author of nine books on the power of business relationships, networking, and presentation skills. 

He has spent over 21 years in sales, marketing, and business development roles with major corporations and AM LAW 100 law firms.  He regularly consults with firms and individuals on how to develop more business, cultivate their personal brands and establish professional connections.

He is also the cc-founder of New Year Publishing, and serves as the president of NYP Speakers.  The company allows Senior Executives, Business Owners and Professional Speakers to expand their audience and present their messaging to even larger number of potential customers and partners via published books and other products.

Thom actively blogs at the “Some Assembly Required Blog” and creator of the online “Networking Quotient Quiz”.

He and his wife, Sara, make their home in Austin, Texas, and are the parents of two highly spirited daughters.  More information at www.thomsinger.com or www.conferencecatalyst.com 


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Public Speaking Skills Education:

I am now offering Presentation Skills Training for Austin Technology Companies.

This product offering came about organically, as I have delivered presentations over the years for several local technology organizations, and at many company Users Conferences,.... and the question of training has come up.

I have spent the last few years working with engineers and executives from time to time, and continue to receive positive feed back.

My passion for presentations is nothing new, as I believe that audiences desire and deserve both content and style from anyone who is speaking.

I have seen technologists get passed over for promotions and founders be pushed aside for more eloquent leaders.  This does not need to happen.

The onset of social media has taken the focus away from the importance of live communications, but the more we move online, the more critical off-line becomes.

For more information contact Thom Singer at (512) 970-0308 or thom (at) thomsinger .com.


http://thomsinger.blogspot.com/2012/02/presentation-skills-training-for-austin.html

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