Here’s why a flash mob is different: there’s not just one person or group participating, the ENTIRE ROOM is involved. People are doing something fun and surprising; the music is blaring and the camaraderie is instant. A feeling is created.
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But don’t just take MY word for it—know that science also tells us that investing in others is really an investment in ourselves.
My goal is always to create an experience that is meaningful for all. It’s not all content. If audiences are looking at their phones, not listening, and having a hard time focusing, it’s a wasted opportunity for all. But it’s also not all entertainment. They want to be engaged…but they don’t need a comedian.
There are tons of techniques to get the audience to bond with you as a funny motivational speaker. But nothing is as powerful as customized, on-the-spot humor created about what’s happening right then. In that room. At the convention. At the hotel. And happily for me, this is something I’m both very good at…and I love to do.
During my travels as a professional motivational speaker, I get to meet people from all walks of life. And often times I find pearls of wisdom from the most unlikely sources.
As many of you know, I put out frequent videos. Most contain some wisdom about life and/or business. But this week I take a break from “wisdom” and let you peak at me and my family.
Planning an epic meeting means creating an experience of value for ALL attendees—from the newbies to the veterans. Everyone who attends needs to feel like it was the best meeting ever and that they got so much out of the event that they can’t afford to miss it next year.
Third graders love to be told they are doing a good job. They love it when you tell them they did that math problem perfectly, or that their coloring is looking awesome.
Who doesn’t love that kind of feeling? As we age, we still maintain that basic desire for acknowledgement. But for some reason, the frequency in which we receive that kind of acknowledgment and encouragement diminishes. But we STILL thrive on those types of compliments.
Here are three sure fire, based-in-science, and crazy-simple ways to turn a bad day into a good day, and to morph a good day in to a great day.