Thank you This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Phil Gerbyshak Phil Gerbyshak is a former vice president of information technology at a full service financial services company, where he and his team were responsible for supporting over 100 applications used by advisors, investment bankers, research analysts and support staff. Phil also worked as a director of social strategy for a compliance software vendor focused on the financial services vertical, where he coached, consulted with and trained customers and prospects how to integrate social media and social selling into their daily sales practices. Currently Phil does programs, trains, and coaches people how to increase their impact, influence and income by maximizing their use of technology and social media in their day to day jobs. He's written 5 books, more than 2500 articles, and been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Daily Globe and Mail, Financial Times, Investor's Business Daily, Inc. and many other publications. Phil lives in Tampa, Florida where he spends his free time reading business books, listening to podcasts, and playing pinball. Phil has been on the cover of Speaker Magazine, has been a featured interview on Voices of Experience, and is frequently contributing articles to Speaker Magazine. Gary Rifkin, CSP Gary helps brilliant people shine. His work as Chief Learning Officer at CoreClarity is focused on helping individuals and teams understand how they are brilliant. His work as a world-class speech coach helps individuals shine their brilliance in front of any audience. Gary holds the designation of Certified Speaking Professional™ and in July of 2015, he received the highest honor in the National Speakers Association – the Cavett Award. It is presented annually to the member whose accomplishments over the years have reflected outstanding credit, respect, honor and admiration in the Association and the speaking profession, and whose actions (in terms of sharing, guiding and inspiring other members) most closely parallel the illustrious career of Founder Cavett Robert. Today Gary is hoping to share, guide and inspire you. As a member of the Academy for Professional Speaking, you've already begun your journey toward growing your speaking business. Now it's time to create your roadmap! As Co-Chair of the Academy, Gary, plans to do just that by sharing his passion for this business and the phenomenal organization he's called home for almost 20 years.