Christine Clifford, CSP receiving award

Christine Clifford, CSP receiving award

John Drebinger Jr, CSP (left) and NSA President Jim Rhode, CSP (right) Present Christine with her CSP
Why should you hire a CSP
(Certified Speaking Professional)?

small award

You, Inc. was recognized as
"A Notable Book of the Year"

You, Inc. The Art of Selling Yourself was recognized as "A Notable Book of the Year" by Booksense in March 2007. (From the American Booksellers Association.)

Christine Clifford Awarded Highest Honor
from National Speakers Association.

On July 14, 2002, Christine was awarded her CSP (CERTIFIED SPEAKING PROFESSIONAL) designation from the National Speakers Association Annual Convention in Orlando, FL. Less than 7% of the speakers who belong to the International Federation of Professional Speakers have earned their CSP designation. Established in 1980 by the National Speakers Association, the CSP is the speaking profession's international measure of professional platform skill.

Christine Presented Highest Award
from Delta Gamma Fraternity.

On June 30th Christine Clifford received THE ORDER OF THE DELTA GAMMA ROSE in San Antonio, TX to confer special honor upon alumnae members who have made distinguished contributions to the nation or to the world through their individual efforts and talents and whose achievements have been given national recognition. 

January, 2000 Christine Clifford, CSP was awarded "The Toast of Minnesota" on behalf of Country Hearth Bread, KLBB and WMNN Radio.

"The Toast of Minnesota"
recognizes individuals and organizations who work to make a difference in our community. In Christine's work through The Cancer Club, she has helped in the fight against breast cancer. Through "The Christine Clifford Celebrity Golf Invitational", she has helped to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research and education.


On October 23, 1999, Christine Clifford, CSP was awarded the
Income Development Excellence Award
from the American Cancer Society
for outstanding achievement in fund raising.

Our Family Has Cancer, Too!
Christine Clifford's second book has been nominated for and won some literary awards.


1998 "Benjamin Franklin" Award Finalist for Parenting (Family Issues/Child Care) from the Publishers Marketing Association in June at the BEA in Chicago. June, 1998.

Not Now... I'm Having a No Hair Day!
Christine Clifford's first book has been nominated and won some literary awards.

Nominated for: Best Motivational Book of 1996 and Best First Book of 1996 by the
Books for A Better Life Awards sponsored by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society,
February, 1997.

Best Health Book of 1995/1996 by the Midwest Independent Publishers Assoc.
April, 1997.

"Best Illustrated Book, 3 or More Colors", 1997
Mid-America Publishers Association

Merit Winner
"Best Cover Design, 3 or More Colors", 1997
Midwest Independent Publishers Association

Second Place Winner
"Best Self-Help/How To Book", 1997
Mid-America Publishers Association

COPING Magazine - Winner
"1998 Hero Award Finalist" for Christine Clifford


Christine Clifford, CSP, was awarded the 1997/1998 "Next Level Award" from the Minnesota Speakers Association April 18, 1998, for taking her professional speaking career to a higher level.

But this is the best award of all....

"Applause! Applause! You are an inspiration to all women. Thank you for sharing with us your personal story and positive, upbeat and humorous approach to life."

-Jill Bokern, R.N. Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri