In these economic times speakers, authors and entrepreneurs need to find ways to increase the profitability
and marketability of their products and services. In the Boot Camp you will learn how to go beyond the usual
marketing hype and focus on Norma's 5 P's for Profitable Professional Speaking.
The 5 P’s are:
Our goal is to assist you to GENERATE A SUSTAINABLE INCOME and TRANSFORM your speaking career in 2009!
Attend this two day Speaker's Boot Camp and learn how to:
This is only some of what you’ll learn at Norma T. Hollis’ Speaker Boot Camp. There’s more… much more.
Who should attend?
Join Norma T. Hollis, America's Authentic Voice Doctor, for two full days of intensive learning and dynamic
interaction that will transform your speaking career into a profitable business.
Norma Thompson Hollis, Inc. is a family of communication services providing high quality training and
coaching for speakers, authors and entrepreneurs. The professional speaking programs assist speakerss in:
* Identifying their natural gifts & talents
* Harnessing their full potential
* Releasing maximum power as a public speaker
* Monetizing their products and services
* Enjoying a rewarding and satisfying life as a professional speaker
"Just a note of thanks for the incredible seminar on Saturday. You are truly amazing and I feel I
learned so much from you in only a day. I wish you the grestest blessings possible. Thank you for
your authentic you." -June Edmonds
"It has always been my thought that if you want or need to say something special...you should
put it in writing. With that in mind, I would like to convey my thanks and gratitude to you
for your unselfish generosity in hosting such an informative workshop here recently in
Southern California. Reflecting back on the many noteworthy moments of the event, meeting
you and your colleagues was one of my personal highlights. I wish you and the Norma Hollis
Companies Family continued success and thank you for keeping the American Dream Alive!
Peace and Incredible JOY." -Norwood J. Clark, Jr., Uncle Darrow's, Inc.
Meet Your Boot Camp Faculty:
Norma T. Hollis - Professional Speaking Industry Expert and Speaking Coach
Known as America’s Leading Authentic Voice Doctor®, Norma T. Hollis is a
pioneer in the professional speaking industry. Her company, Norma Thompson
Hollis, Inc. (formerly Speakers Etcetera and Black Speakers Online) helps
people develop greater life-fulfillment by living authentically and
communicating effectively. Norma has been a player in the professional
speaking industry for 13 years. She has also researched authenticity for
30 years. As a result she has a broad understanding of the professional
speaking industry and seeks to help as many people as possible find,
live and share their authentic voice as well paid professional speakers.
Linda Walker – eCommunications Teacher
Linda Walker started her career in telecommunications as an employee
of the telephone company for many years, serving in many different
capacities, specializing in project management and training. A few
years ago Linda transitioned her experience in Corporate America in
the field of Telecommunications to the Speaking Industry working for
Norma Thompson Hollis, Inc. Throughout these years she learned all
aspects of the industry. Linda has supported the company’s growth
and outreach via the internet using email communications and hosting
teleconferences. Linda’s goal is to build relationships with speakers
and entrepreneurs and show them how they can grow their businesses
with eCommunciations. Linda will share the process she used to
catapult Norma’s presence and success through ecommunicatons such
as email marketing and teleseminars.
William Bell – Information Product Developer
William Bell is a minister, public speaker, entrepreneur, and real
estate investor. He is the author and creator of Walking Your Talk
to the Bank, Information Product Creation System. William has
conducted live seminars, workshops and tele-coaching classes on
creating audio and other information products. He consults and
ministers music composers, seminar promoters, professional speakers,
Toastmasters, real estate investors, health and a host of other
professionals to develop information products, He is currently
hosting a live interactive talk show on information products
creation and marketing.
Tracey Carruthers – Executive Coach
Tracey Carruthers is an Executive Coach. Her clients include
CEO’s and executive teams, small business owners, speakers,
consultants and coaches. Her coaching methodology, Executive
Coaching from the HeartTM, embraces listening, leading and
coaching from the innate wisdom and intelligence of the heart.
Tracey is well acquainted with the challenges of positioning
herself as a leader with Fortune 500 Executives. Her experiences
• Eight years as Executive Coach to CEOs and senior teams at:
Discover Financial Services, GSK Pharmaceuticals, R.R. Donnelley,
International Truck and Engine, RadioShack and Tricon Global
• 18 years with NBC Network News: Most notably as U.S. Midwest
Bureau Chief; Producer Tiananmen Square Protests; Producer South
Africa First All-Race Elections and NBC Bureau Chief Kuwait,
during the first Gulf War.
Joleen Deatherage – Marketing Specialist
D'Rage Media Group is a full service Marketing & Public Relations
collaborative reaching out to nonprofits, cultural creatives and
conscience-driven businesses. Its principal is Joleen Deatherage
-- a veteran entertainment professional and marketing communications
specialist with a passion for making and sustaining positive change
in the world. Her mission is to assist clients in creating strategic,
integrated marketing communications that defines your brand or
organization with clarity, allowing you to connect emotionally
with your clients or customers, and produce 'real' results.
Jacquetta Y. Parhams - Publisher
Jacquetta Y. Parhams, Ph.D. wears many hats. Primarily, she
publishes Rhythm of the Drum: Our Wholistic Magazine. She is
also an author, teacher, life management facilitator, minister,
metaphysician and Reiki practitioner. In 1994, she began Rhythm
of the Drum: Our Wholistic Magazine to help disseminate much
needed information about wholistic health throughout the Black
community. She is a member of the International Women’s Writers
Guild and serves on the Board of Directors of the International
Black Writers and Artists. Dr. Parhams writes for herself, edits
for other people and speaks on topics relating to inner growth
and spiritual health, especially with regard to wholistic life
Kimberly Taylor - Journalist
Kimberly Hayes Taylor is a speaker, author and health writer
for The Detroit News. She has been a reporter at several other
newspapers including the Minneapolis Star Tribune, The Hartford
Courant, USA Today and the Louisville Courier-Journal. Her work
has been honored with Pulitzer Prize nominations and many national
awards. Her extensive media experience has prepared her to help
you understand the mindset of busy journalists, know what to send
and what not to send to the media, time your communication, use
the best opportunities to get your message heard, avoid big
mistakes when dealing with the media, put together a press kit
that fits your event and position yourself as a media expert.
Kimberly is a Platinum Protégé with Norma Thompson Hollis, Inc.
Michelle Price – Social Networking Guru
A coach for many top name speakers, Michelle will broaden your
understanding and utilization of internet networking.
Nicki Lynch – Website Developer
“Nicki Lynch” is a visionary committed to excellence in business
and has the passion to help others turn their ideas into income.
She has successfully helped hundreds of people fulfill their purpose
through her multimedia design firm and business development
courses and seminars, teaching them how to transition from employee
Shawne Duperon – Media Expert
Five time EMMY® Award winning producer, Shawne has taught
thousands of business owners, entrepreneurs and executives
how to get free publicity in all forms of media, especially
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