Quote: “We use improv to magnetize cultures where people feel seen, heard and valued.” Erin Diehl
Does your keynote have elements that involve the audience? Can you get an entire room of people engaged and involved when speaking from the stage? On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we’re thrilled to have improv expert and my client Erin Diehl here to share some of the secrets that will really get your audience interactive and involved in your presentation.
Erin is a graduate of Clemson University and former experiential marketing and recruiting professional as well as a veteran improviser from the top improvisational training programs in Chicago, including The Second City, i.O. Theater and The Annoyance Theatre. Erin conducts workshops across the country, leveraging improvisational techniques to improve employees’ skills in corporate settings. Among her many accolades, Erin is most proud of successfully coercing over 26,000 professionals to chicken dance!
Highlights you don’t want to miss:
- Erin’s unique business model. [1:00]
- Why “Improve It”? [3:00]
- Icebreakers that work. [7:30]
- Ask the audience. [13:00]
- Interacting with a larger audience. [18:00]
- Keep it fresh. [22:00]
- Creative inspiration sets you apart. [28:00]
- Shaping your mindset. [31:30]
Erin’s work with clients such as United Airlines, PepsiCo, Aon, Warby Parker, Lowe’s, Groupon, Deloitte, Motorola, Walgreens, Uber Freight, and The Obama Foundation earned her the 2014 Chicago RedEye Big Idea Award and has nominated her for the Chicago Innovation Award every year since 2015. Erin was a speaker for DisruptHR Chicago, hosted the 2016 RedEye Big Idea Awards, and has spoken at HRMAC Chicago, SHRM Chicago, the Business Marketing Association, and Emerging Leaders of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce.
If you could use some great ideas to add some fun and will help your audience become more interactive, you simply can’t afford to miss this episode!
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