Carol Kent is a bestselling author and an international speaker. With vulnerable openness, irrepressible hope, restored joy, and a sense of humor, Carol helps people to find God’s “grace places” in the middle of life’s challenges.
Carol is the president of Speak Up Speaker Services, a Christian speakers’ bureau, and director of the Speak Up Conference, equipping men & women to develop their speaking, writing, and leadership skills. She also founded the nonprofit organization, Speak Up for Hope, which benefits families of incarcerated individuals.
She holds a master’s degree in communication arts and a bachelor’s degree in speech education. Some of her best-selling books include: Between a Rock and a Grace Place, When I Lay My Isaac Down, A New Kind of Normal, and Becoming a Woman of Influence. Her newest title, Wildfire Faith, will be released in the spring of 2014. www.CarolKent.org,
My Story—A Platform for Writing
What I Wish I’d Known Earlier in My Writing and Speaking Ministry
From Writer to Speaker
Turn your Written Messages into Platform Presentations
Speak Up With Confidence
The fear of public speaking is the #1 fear of people in the U.S. today. But people who learn to communicate their message in spoken and written forms have the opportunity to give hope, courage, truth, and inspiration to others. This session will give you a start-to-finish overview of how to prepare a talk on any topic. You will learn how to analyze your audience, select a topic, write out a specific, measurable aim, and conclude with appropriate applications.