Tim and Chris O'Shea

Speaker


Tim and Kris O’Shea

Corporate Humorists

Described as “Saturday Night Live for business,” Kris and Tim O’Shea will help you look at the constantly changing world with a fresh, new perspective. Merging an entertaining delivery style with relevant subject matter, Tim and Kris cover everything from workplace personalities and changing times to “Management Flavor of the Month” business books. Their corporate humor programs motivate audiences about workplace challenges and the fast pace of the world.

Tim and Kris present their keynotes as “The O’Shea Report” at meetings and conventions all over North America. Featured in the National Speakers Association’s “Top 25 Hot Speakers,” Tim and Kris are accomplished writers and dynamic presenters who have appeared with cast members from Saturday Night Live and Whose Line Is It Anyway.


Change 180: Dealing with Change Through Humor

The world is changing…fast. Fast enough that by next week, the iPad will be thought of as Amish furniture.

It’s time to laugh about it.

Change 180 takes you on a hilarious journey through the ups and downs of dealing with change. Through motivational humor, The O’Sheas help audiences feel less defensive about change, put their minds at ease, and open their minds to progress.

The O’Sheas will help your audience laugh as they examine:

  • From the 50s to Today:  the constantly changing times we live in.
  • Generational styles, from Boomers to Gen Y – how to communicate across generational differences.
  • Keeping up to date on the latest business books with “Change Flavor of the Month.”
  • The ups and downs of the modern “Conference Call.”

Woven throughout the funny keynote is messaging about how to deal with change effectively. The O’Sheas will encourage your attendees to:

  • Reframe: How looking at a situation from a different point of view can change the emotional context in a positive way.
  • Communicate: How to talk to someone who resists change…even if you embrace it.
  • Support each other: How teamwork and having a support system is essential to help get you through challenging times.

Packed with humor and insightful tips, this keynote is ideal for organizations looking for a lighthearted way to deal with the heavy topic of change.

Teamwork 180: The Ups and Downs of Working Side by Side

If there’s anybody that knows about the dynamics of successful teamwork, it’s Tim and Kris O’Shea.  They work together, run a business together, and are married…and yet, they still haven’t killed each other.

In this keynote program, The O’Sheas share the techniques that make them a successful team.  Through relevant humor, this program will get your people feeling good about working together.

Highlights include:

  • What’s funny about difficult people.
  • How the team roles of the harmonizer, motivator, detailer, and the innovator really can work together.
  • Generational styles, from Boomers to Gen Y – how to communicate across generational differences.
  • The ups and downs of the modern “Conference Call.”
  • Quick thinking with teamwork audience interaction.

Through their humorous keynote, The O’Sheas will encourage your attendees to:

  • Reframe: How looking at a situation from a different point of view can change the emotional context in a positive way.
  • Support each other: How teamwork and having a support system is essential to help get you through challenging times.
  • Adapt: How “making it about them” is more effective than making it about you.

In their hilarious and insightful style, The O’Sheas will show you what’s funny about teams while giving you tips and techniques on how to have a successful relationship with your co-workers.

Sales 180

Your sales team is under constant pressure to do more with less. But it doesn’t have to get them down!

As former corporate sales professionals, Tim and Kris know exactly what it is like to have quotas, answer calls, jump through hoops for customers, and the inevitable drain of having to deal with rejection (usually cured by a thing called “happy hour”).  In this comical keynote, The O’Sheas provide a unique look at the world of sales through a humorous lens.

The O’Sheas will get your people laughing about:

  • What’s funny about difficult customers.
  • How to communicate across generational differences.
  • The ups and downs of the modern “Conference Call.”
  • Keeping up to date on the latest business books with “Change Flavor of the Month.”
  • Creating a supportive environment.

In this humorous keynote, The O’Sheas will encourage your attendees to:

  • Reframe: How looking at a situation from a different point of view can change the emotional context in a positive way.
  • Support each other: How working as a team can make for a more effective sales organization.
  • Adapt: How “making it about them” is more effective than making it about you.

Whether you want to motivate your sales force or reward them for a job well-done, this morale-boosting keynote looks at the humorous side of being in sales. As a result, your team will walk away with a positive new outlook and renewed enthusiasm.

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Some of our conference speakers in high demand include David Chilton, Bruce Croxon, General Rick Hillier, Clara Hughes, Ron James, Amanda Lang, Stephen Lewis, Patricia Lovett-Reid, Mark Kielburger, Kevin O'Leary, Jeff Rubin, and Margaret Trudeau.

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Our keynote speakers can adjust their talks to suit your needs, whether you're looking for an address by keynote speakers of 15, 30, or 45 minutes or more, our keynote speakers will confer with you before your engagement to ensure that their talks meet your needs. Our keynote speakers frequently adjust their speeches to include important talking points your organization or company needs emphasized, and will also often adjust content so it is individually tailored to your audience. For instance, if your audience is primarily those in the auto industry, our keynote speakers will draw on anecdotes from that industry in order to ensure their speech is relatable. Our keynote speakers are usually available in the days and weeks prior to your event to discuss your needs and go over any details (such as audio visual requirements) that arise.

Speakers' Spotlight is committed to meeting the different needs of the corporations, organizations, companies, non-profit and government groups that contact us when seeking keynote speakers, and we work hard to find the keynote speakers that will provide the best match for your event. Whatever you require are when it comes to keynote speakers, Speakers' Spotlight will work had to ensure that you get the keynote speakers that are right for you.

Motivational Speakers

Motivating the world

Speakers' Spotlight represents a wide variety of motivational speakers who present energetic talks that will inspire leaders and employees to take action, be it in their personal lives, their workplace, or both. Speakers' Spotlight's motivational speakers address everything from encouraging audiences to adapt healthy lifestyles to unifying groups to achieve professional goals. Our motivational speakers work with an astonishing range of companies in sectors such as science, technology, finance, advertising, and manufacturing, as well as professional organizations, cultural institutions, and non-profit entities and government, throughout North American and around the world.

Motivational speakers that work with Speakers' Spotlight frequently go the extra mile to be in touch with meeting planners - or even CEOs and presidents of companies and organizations themselves - in advance of their talks in order to tailor the message and hit on key points specific to the client's needs. Our motivational speakers arrive on time, work with the client in advance to ensure the proper set up of their audio/visual needs so that everything will go smoothly when they hit the stage, and often include Q&A sessions in their talks so that your staff can ask any questions of our motivational speakers that they may wish.

Using Speakers' Spotlight to book your motivational speakers obviously offers many advantages. You reap the benefits of our experience and expertise, as we can help you select the best motivational speakers for your motivational speakers' engagement.

Our motivational speakers include prominent motivational speakers - and many of them household names -- such as Roberta Bondar, Michael "Pinball" Clemons, Terry Evanshen, Scott Harrison, John Izzo, Simon Jackson, Craig Kielburger, Dr. Samantha Nutt, Simon Sinek, Severn Cullis-Suzuki and Brett Wilson.

Whatever your needs are when it comes to motivational speakers, Speakers' Spotlight has the motivational speakers that will both meet -- and exceed -- your expectations.

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