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.