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Happy Holidays!

Every December, I reflect on the big events of the past year. 2013 has indeed been an extraordinary year. In August, I became NCRA’s President in Nashville where I was surrounded by loved ones and embraced by professional colleagues. I was treated to a week of warm congratulations, hugs, and tremendous support. NCRA is strong. […]

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KEYNOTE SPEECH GIVEN BY NANCY VARALLO AT NCRA CONVENTION

KEYNOTE SPEECH GIVEN BY NANCY VARALLO AT NCRA CONVENTION AT THE CEREMONIAL COURTROOM OF THE U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK Thank you, Karen. Thank you, faculty, and NCRA for organizing such a great day for students. I bring you a warm welcome and a big “way to go” to our […]

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Upcoming Presentations

April 13, Ohio Court Reporters Association Annual Conference Hilton Columbus, Columbus, OH April 24-25, Mississippi Court Reporters Association Annual Conference, Jackson Marriott, Jackson, MS StenOps (Stenographer Operations) at Guantanamo Bay Ours is not a Sit-in-Silence Job (Asserting yourself effectively and professionally) June 15, Arkansas Court Reporters Association Annual Conference Little Rock, AK Seminar: Growing Your […]

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More Tales from the Tript

by Lynda Munsey Happy New Year! It’s very early in 2013. Have you broken any New Year’s resolutions yet? Better question: Have you made any New Year’s resolutions? Mine usually involve my weight (no duh), personal habits, relationships. How about yours? I have a suggestion for you – just a suggestion. Resolve to be a […]

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Defeat Your Sales Obstacles – No Excuses

By Jeannine Johnson Executive Sales Consultant The dread of selling….it’s not uncommon. Many independent small-business owners get weak in the knees when it comes to sales, but lots of business owners are able to overcome the dread and be successful in selling with a little help. Others choose to outsource that dreaded function to someone […]

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October 2012 Keynote Speech to United States Court Reporters Association

SET YOURSELF ON FIRE Keynote speech by Nancy Varallo to USCRA Charleston, SC October 5, 2012 Thank you, Shirley, and the USCRA board for your warm welcome. And to all of you in our audience today, I bring you collegial best wishes from our NCRA officers and board. We salute you and your fine organization, […]

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Keynote Speech to Students in NYC

I bring you a warm welcome and a big “way to go” to our students from NCRA and the NCRA board. We’re glad you chose court reporting as your career, we’re happy you’re here today, and we wish you success in reaching your goals. Speaking of success, here’s a favorite quote of mine: “Success is […]

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Journal of Court Reporting “NCRA and You”

One of the things I love about association work is the constant exposure to people: members, staff, and peers in other organizations whose accomplishments never cease to impress me. And I always just assumed some inborn talent played a part in their success. So you can imagine my shock when Nancy Varallo (who would make […]

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Why I Do What I Do

I fell in love with court reporting three decades ago and never looked back! I wanted credentials after my name, and I worked hard to get them. (Becoming a Fellow of the National Academy of Professional Reporters in 2001 was a real honor.) I started my career in 1979, and I always wanted to be […]

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Massachusetts Court Reporter Nancy Varallo Is Elected as Vice President of the National Court Reporters Association

VIENNA, Va., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Members of the National Court Reporters Association have elected Nancy Varallo as the organization’s Vice President. NCRA is a 19,000-member association representing court reporters and providers of captioning and realtime transcription services for the legal, broadcasting, business, government, and educational communities throughout the United States (www.ncraonline.org). Ms. Varallo […]

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