Punch Up THE Pitch!
Selling enterprise & startup technology for 12 years was well-paid internship for my career in stand-up comedy - which I curiously began in 2011. This mid-career swerve has forced me to put off my dream of buying retirement homes in The Hamptons, Napa, and Narnia.
Comedy is extremely rewarding in every way - except financially. So, I offer a training & workshop where I show sales teams and other professionals why humor connects them with audiences and keeps them engaged. I then lead them through the process of crafting tasteful, relatable jokes specifically for their presentations & audiences.
It's practical, fun, and unique! I'd love to email you info to see if it's a fit for an upcoming kickoff/QBR/day of training/ retreat (I love relaxing settings!).
I weave my stand-up with practical insight to demonstrate how/why/when/where to use humor effectively when presenting/selling, the impact it can have, as well as why stuff makes us laugh. My objective is to demonstrate how & why humor helps to better connect, engage, and influence.
We'll tackle writing jokes specifically for your presentations & prospects. The workshop enhances your team's creative thinking, teamwork, presentation skills, and leaves them with some concrete steps to making prospects & audiences laugh, and increase likeability. Full disclaimer: cannot operate screwdrivers or wrenches.
The kerfuffle of trainings & workshops may not make sense for you or your organization. Happy to remotely help you funny-up your presentation, speech, or pitch, in a bespoke fashion. I'd like to help your team find an excuse to use the word "bespoke" or any other cool word of your choice.
Who is this guy?
Jon Selig coaches business & sales professionals on how to make audiences laugh so they can better connect, engage, and influence. He's a far less serious in person than his copywriting leads you believe.
Jon received his BComm & MBA followed by a 12 year career selling technology before his career took a sharp left-turn in 2011, and he started performing stand-up comedy. In that time, he's performed at JFL Zoofest, The Comedy Nest's Young Guns of Comedy, and he's also also appeared in a segment on The Daily Show.
He's the founder of Comedy Abroad, a social enterprise which has helped 8 nonprofits in 3 Latin American countries raise $23K USD, with live English stand-up comedy fundraisers for travellers, expats, & snowbirds. His eyebrows demonstrate a lack of photoshop expertise.
He'd love to deliver his training session "Funny: You Should Say That!" to your team. Contact him to make that happen.