Buzzing Crowd

I listen for a buzz. We want to create an environment and a setup before an event so that people are buzzing. When it’s over, we want that same buzz or more. The good buzz sounds like people talking to each other excitedly. They will be talking a little bit loud to be heard over Buzzing Crowd

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Gratitude on Thanksgiving

I’m not really into celebrating history, so let’s just start where we are now and treat Thanksgiving as a meaningless holiday for the purpose of mega-gratitude! This is a holiday for everyone in the world. Let’s be grateful. People have told me that you can’t be grateful and fearful at the same time. Let’s apply Gratitude on Thanksgiving

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Energy Is Calories + Game

When we want to energize a crowd – move them to move themselves – we need to stir their own inner energy… Or maybe distract them from their own tiredness. Animals Need Calories We need to eat enough, and be able to process the food that we eat to have usable energy in our bodies. Energy Is Calories + Game

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Let’s Get Vulnerable

People use us for our merits, but they love us for our imperfections. When we want ourselves or our organizations to be loved, instead of being great, we need to be good. Instead of perfect achievement and flawlessness, we need to show that we’re flawed. To lead a group, or energize a crowd, we definitely Let’s Get Vulnerable

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Free isn’t cheap enough

Doing Scot Nery’s Boobietrap, we wanted to fill every seat. So, when we weren’t sold out, we gave away lots of tickets for free. Our seats still weren’t filled. If enough people knew about us and knew they could get free tickets, why would we not have a packed house? Because money is not the Free isn’t cheap enough

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Why I’m a Class Clown

I loved learning, but my teachers in school were often more into enforcement than enrollment. They’d rather make rules than entice students into the lessons. My fellow students fell asleep, quit school, or just tried to get okay grades. I was a class clown because I wanted kids to wake up. I would comment on Why I’m a Class Clown

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Save The Cat : Live

Blake Snyder wrote a book on screenwriting called “Save the Cat.” The title refers to a literary device wherein the hero has to do something like save the life of a cat to establish that the hero has a good heart. Like I said in Creepy Creators I just can’t get on board with certain Save The Cat : Live

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Validation Creation

Here’s the problem with validation from others… When someone asks me who I see as successful, I say “Me!” because I’m the only one that knows me and I don’t completely know anyone else. The separation of work and self We can’t be validated for who we are. A human being existing is a success, Validation Creation

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Let’s Have Conflict

If they don’t stand for something, they will fall for anything Alexander Hamilton We can go along with whatever’s there. We can choose to not setup boundaries and make whatever’s easiest happen… But this is the opposite of a job of a curator. A curator is a trusted filter. The more limits a curator has Let’s Have Conflict

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