MN Hall of Fame Speaker Showcase:
We Learn, We Un-Learn & We Re-Learn with Dr. Jermaine M. Davis
Free to NSA-MN Members!
Beverages and snacks will be provided.
You can have a speaking business by design or by default.
You can have a speaking business by chance or by choice.
Which will you choose?
No matter the current state of your speaking business—remember, you can always transform your business by being deliberate, intentional, and purposeful about your next steps. If you don’t pursue excellence, you will automatically default to mediocrity.
What approach will you take?
This honest, open, and down-to-earth interactive discussion will highlight Dr. Jermaine’s journey and expedition as a professional speaker over the last 26 years. He will share how he was able to make the scary leap in 2004 of going from part-time motivational speaker to full-time subject matter specialist speaker.
How will you position yourself for future success?
Does your business model yield you a lot of referrals and repeat business? Or are you a one-and-done speaker? Dr. Jermaine promises to demonstrate snippets of his most requested keynotes, half-day, and full-day workshops. He will provide deep insights on how he utilizes props, visual aids, quotes, small group discussions, mid-presentation Q&A sessions, and in-the-moment facilitation technique to make him and his presentations authentically credible, likeable, memorable, and bookable.
This engaging experience will spotlight the following principles and practices for those seeking to update and upgrade their speaking business:
- The 77% Speaker: Facing and Fighting the Four Fears (Failure, Rejection, Success, and the Unknown)
- The Stickiness Factor Speaker: Becoming a Known Unknown
- The Waking Up the Theory Speaker: Providing Non-stop "Edutainment" from Start to Finish
- The Owning Your Throne Speaker: Creating Kick-Butt Content in a Saturated Marketplace
- The Adaptable Speaker: Transitioning from a Motivational Speaker to a Subject Matter Specialist Speaker
- The Defining Moment Speaker: Magnifying and Monetizing Minutes, Moments, and Memories
- The Unapologetic Unforgettable Unicorn Speaker: Cultivating the Difference that Makes a Difference with Your Speaking Brand and Business
Before receiving the prestigious College Instructor of the Year Award, Dr. Jermaine Davis worked in corporate America for IBM, Keebler Cookies, and Frito-Lay in sales and management. Now, he’s an award-winning Professor of Communication Studies at Century College and Organizational Leadership at St. Kate’s University. He’s authored 10 books including, Get Up Off Your Butt & Do It NOW, Leading with Greatness, and Leading and Working with an Inclusive Lens.
Dr. Jermaine holds a BA and an MA in speech communications, and a doctorate in organizational leadership. He specializes in helping organizations develop healthy work environments so ALL employees can thrive and flourish. He works with leaders and teams that are committed to increasing employee engagement, morale, and motivation utilizing his popular 3 C’s Approach: Communication, Cooperation, and Collaboration.
An NSA-MN Hall of Fame speaker, Dr. Jermaine engages audiences with his unique style of speaking and facilitating known as edutainment, a fun combination of education and entertainment. Prestigious organizations like 3M, Best Buy, Sam’s Club, Prudential, Wells Fargo, West Point Military Academy, and Microsoft regularly seek out Dr. Jermaine’s expertise in the areas of thriving as a team, communicating with influence, and overcoming workplace burnout.
Most importantly, he still loves to eat his grandmother’s homemade mac-n-cheese and all-you-can-eat crab legs.