Alan Fine Earns the Certified Speaking Professional(R) Designation

(Salt Lake City, UT) August 20, 2014–Alan Fine, New York Times Bestselling author and human performance innovator, has earned the Certified Speaking Professional(R) (CSP) designation. Established in 1980, the CSP is the speaking profession’s international measure of speaking experience and skill. Fewer than 10 percent of the speakers worldwide hold this professional designation.

The CSP designation is conferred by NSA on accomplished professional speakers who have earned it by meeting strict criteria. CSPs must document a proven track record of continuing speaking experience and expertise, as well as a commitment to ongoing education, outstanding client service, and ethical behavior. Fine is one of 78 professionals to earn the CSP in the class of 2014. Fine was honored during a ceremony on June 29 at the 2014 NSA Convention in San Diego, California.

An international sought-after human performance innovator, Alan Fine’s core belief is that people have the capacity for extraordinary things. The secret to unlocking performance is a counter-intuitive focus on doing what they already know. Alan has spent the last 35 years helping people from all walks of life to improve their performance and maximize their potential. His award-winning performance training methods have been deployed throughout Fortune 1000 organizations such as IBM, Boeing, Proctor & Gamble, Yum! Brands, GAP, and Honeywell.

Alan is also the co-creator of the world-renowned performance model known as GROW(R). The GROW Model has evolved into a universally applicable model for tapping into and focusing human potential. Tens of thousands of people around the world use this best-in-class performance model each year to develop personally and professionally.

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