Gratitude for the Arizona Chapter of National Speaker’s Association
National Speaker’s Association – Arizona Chapter November 2010 meeting’s Keynote Speaker was Laura Stack of The Productivity Pro. I was thrilled to actually meet and talk with her for a couple of minutes, because she was the presenter at the very first NSA-Arizona meeting I ever attended in 2004. She made a huge impression then, and did so again this month.
I’d known of NSA’s existence for about fifteen years, but didn’t know that there were local chapter meetings until May 2004. Since I don’t believe in coincidences, there must have been some reason I hadn’t been able to attend until that June.
Through NSA-Arizona, I’ve made such great friends, and learned more than I ever could have on my own. It’s given me resources and knowledge of other ideas that I didn’t even know existed. I’ve made contacts and expanded so much personally.
So, meeting NSA’s 2011-2012 president, who was there at the beginning of my association with NSA-Arizona and in the same year I finally joined as a professional, brought things around full circle. And, for me, it was significant that it was at the beginning of our season of gratitude and thanksgiving. It’s one of the things I’m grateful for, that I finally found NSA-Arizona in 2004.