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5 Ways To Make Your Virtual Event An Experience To Remember

5 Ways To Make Your Virtual Event An Experience To Remember

By Adam Christing | December 23, 2020

It was Alexander Graham Bell who once said, “When one door closes, another door opens.” Even if he was just complaining about a drafty old house, he had a good point. More likely, though, he was talking about setbacks and opportunities, and the benefits of learning how to adapt and move forward. So how do … Read more

How are virtual meetings different from face to face

How Are Virtual Meetings Different From Face To Face?

By Adam Christing | December 19, 2020

If you’re like a lot of people who are working from home, you still have some distant memories of what it was like to be in the same space as your colleagues, when you could say without hesitation that they have a lower half. Nowadays, with virtual meetings being the norm, you can only verify … Read more

How to encourage participation in virtual meetings

How To Encourage Participation In Virtual Meetings

By Adam Christing | December 9, 2020

Virtual meetings and video conferencing have been around for quite some time now, but everyone would agree that this year we’ve engaged in more than ever before. We adapted to uncertainty with aplomb, and powered ahead, making the best with what we had. We’ve downloaded unfamiliar software, found a way to remember 10 new passwords, … Read more

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Meet “The Zoom Master” – Aaron O’Brien!

By Adam Christing | December 2, 2020

MEET “THE ZOOM MASTER” In this eye-opening interview you will learn how to encourage participation in virtual meetings, how to make yourself look (and sound) good online, and how to make your next Zoom meeting way more effective. There is a treasure chest of virtual tips, wisdom, and experience here. If you are in charge … Read more

Ways to break the ice at team meetings

7 Ways To Break The Ice At Team Meetings

By Adam Christing | November 25, 2020

Starting out a meeting with an ice breaker is a great way to shake things up during the workday.  People easily become bored by stand up sessions where everyone just lists off their tasks for the week, or one person drones on and on until everyone begins to picture that scene where Ben Stein is … Read more

5 Ways To Effectively Lead Virtual Team Meetings

5 Ways To Effectively Lead Virtual Team Meetings

By Adam Christing | November 12, 2020

At this point in the year of endless crisis and curveballs, most of us have managed to establish some regularity in our routines. We clock in at our new office space, whether that be the kitchen table or a makeshift cubicle in the corner of the room, and get down to business. We hop on … Read more

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Hire A Virtual Magician: 11 Ways a Virtual Magician Can Make Your Meeting Magical

By Adam Christing | November 5, 2020

…And 11 Tips for Working with the Best Virtual Magicians  ABRACADABRA! “ABRACADABRA” is the most famous of all magic words. Some language experts believe the word goes back to ancient Hebrew and means: “I will create as I speak.” If you want to create a memorable virtual event for your team, consider hiring a virtual … Read more

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5 Ways You Can Listen To Clean Comedy in 2020

By Adam Christing | October 28, 2020

People can always use a pick-me-up, even in normal times when things are not as weirdly World War Z adjacent. These days we’ve got to do whatever we can to stay sane and make time for moments of light and levity, even if that means escaping with the best clean comedy we can find! When … Read more

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10 Ways You Can Make Virtual Meetings More Interactive

By Adam Christing | October 21, 2020

If it seems like you spend every day plugged in, logged on, and staring straight ahead at the screen, you’re not alone. Like everyone else, Clean Comedians® is adjusting to the new normal. As it turns out that dude from Jamiroquai was pretty dead on with his prediction about virtual insanity, though he probably didn’t … Read more

10 Tips for Making Your Online Meeting a Hit with Humor

By Adam Christing | October 16, 2020

Virtual Victory! Keys to Hiring Virtual Comedians, Virtual Entertainers, Virtual Magicians, and Virtual Keynote Speakers Photo Credit “Zoom fatigue” is real. But be of good cheer. Humor helps. Laughter can make your virtual meeting fun for everyone. Here are some strategies to help you incorporate a virtual comedian into your online meeting to create a … Read more

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A History of Clean Comedians® . . . Decade by Decade

By Adam Christing | November 8, 2019

The History of Comedy: Clean Comedians® from 1920 to 2020 There have been hundreds of hilarious clean (and not-so-clean) comedians in American history. In this article you will meet some of the great performers of the last 100 years—with a special focus on the clean comedians from each decade. In recent years, the word “comedian” … Read more

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How to Get Gigs: 17 Strategies for Keynote Speakers, Magicians, Entertainers, Comedians, and Variety Artists Who Want to Get Booked

By Adam Christing | July 8, 2019

Are you a professional (or semi-professional) speaker or entertainer? If you are ready to get booked more often, for more money, you’ll appreciate these 17 “C” based secrets for getting booked. See Related: 10 Ways You Can Make Virtual Meetings More Interactive The purpose of your performance or presentation is to win CLIENTS. You want repeat … Read more

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How To Give A Great Speech – 20 Tips

By Adam Christing | June 21, 2019

Make your next speech, presentation, or keynote address a hit with your attendees. Use these 15 Positive P’s to ensure your message is memorable. And avoid the 5 Problem P’s that characterize a weak speaker. Read on and discover how to speak with more confidence and clarity! Use these 15 Powerful P’s to Deliver a … Read more

5 Tips for Staying on Time at Your Next Event

5 Tips for Staying on Time at Your Next Event

By Adam Christing | March 24, 2019

Keeping your program tight and on schedule can be the difference between an event that is good and one that is great. When you start on time, and end on time, you tell your guests they are valued. 5 Tips for Staying on Time at Your Next Event 1. Create a Time BudgetWhen planning an event you … Read more

5 Ways To Wreck the Most Wonderful Time of the year

5 Ways to Wreck the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

By Adam Christing | March 24, 2019

They are already putting Christmas stuff out at the stores! But you still have plenty of time to bring out your inner Grinch…if that’s your style. Here are 5 ways you can destroy your group’s next holiday party. 1. Don’t even schedule a holiday party! 2. Throw a low-budget event at the last minute. Nothing says “I … Read more