Speaking from Experience: on what business speakers can learn from comedians

By Wayne Cotter I enjoyed this Forbes piece drawing tips for business presenters from the practice of standup comedy. There’s some good advice in there. And, as usual, I have something to add. When I emcee corporate events, my years of standup experience has given me the instincts to: Keep audiences engaged and receptive with energy and humor Improvise and ... Read More

Michele Rigby Assad

Michele Rigby Assad         Check Availability Event date* Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY Name*Email* Phone*Event Location* jQuery(document).bind('gform_post_render', function(event, formId, currentPage){if(formId == 2) {if(typeof Placeholders != 'undefined'){ Placeholders.enable(); }jQuery('#input_2_4').mask('(999) 999-9999').bind('keypress', function(e){if(e.which == 13){jQuery(this).blur();} } );} } );jQuery(document).bind('gform_post_conditional_logic', function(event, formId, fields, isInit){} ); jQuery(document).ready(function(){jQuery(document).trigger('gform_post_render', [2, 1]) } ); Michele Rigby Assad began her career in the government ... Read More

Pete Souza

Pete Souza       Check Availability Event date* Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY Name*Email* Phone*Event Location* jQuery(document).bind('gform_post_render', function(event, formId, currentPage){if(formId == 2) {if(typeof Placeholders != 'undefined'){ Placeholders.enable(); }jQuery('#input_2_4').mask('(999) 999-9999').bind('keypress', function(e){if(e.which == 13){jQuery(this).blur();} } );} } );jQuery(document).bind('gform_post_conditional_logic', function(event, formId, fields, isInit){} ); jQuery(document).ready(function(){jQuery(document).trigger('gform_post_render', [2, 1]) } ); From eyewitness to history maker, Pete Souza provides behind-the-scenes photographs from ... Read More