Avery presents Aha! Possibilities to touch the hearts and minds of people, to inspire them to be the best that they can be, and to move them into actions that are beneficial to themselves, as well as to other people. What sets Avery apart is his high energy and his methodology of "edu'tainment" (educating while simultaneously entertaining). Given the topic and desired messages in broad strokes, Avery will "customize" presentations to fit your event theme and make it fun and memorable for attendees. His specialty is using "Wild Thing" to energize and engage your group as he opens or closes your special event with "Aha!Possibilities and Celebrating What's Right with the World!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 45 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
High energy, fun, laughter, creative activities, pertinent knowledge of the topic, relevant takeaways for improvement in the workplace and personal life, aha! possibilities for their personal visions, how to be more humorous, playful, creative and inspiring to others, the use of pertinent videos, "edu-taining" activities that serve as metaphors that will help one remember what has been taught, offer of a free subscription to Avery's e-newsletter on humor, play, creativity and inspiration, accessibility to Avery with provided contact information.
Avery Henderson, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Ph.D. in Anthropology, Masters of Public Health
30 years of experience teaching, training, motivational speaking, mentoring, coaching and "edu-taining" with an emphasis on the value of humor, play and creativity in our lives
1) special programming with his fun-lovig character, "Wild Thing" who brings high energy, humor, play, and creativity and fun activities to build metaphors that help participants remember what he teaches to open conferences and meetings. "Wild Thing" emphases Aha! Possibilities for visioning personal and business success and for "Celebrating What's Right with the World".
2) motivational speaking presentations for workplace improvement, personal improvement and leadership improvement
2) training for teamwork and leadership with indoor and outdoor options, including the option of a trip to Alaska
3) Extended day or weekend workshops and retreats on science & happiness, science & humor, science & creativity, science and forgiveness
Benefits for Program Planner:
Customized presentations to meet your special needs. Given the appropriate information, Avery can personalize your program with elements of “edu-tainment to make your special event educational, fun and memorable. You give Avery the title and content in broad strokes and he will develop an extraordinary "edu-taining” program for your group. This program design flexibility gives the look of “a special touch” by the program planner.
Enthusiastic client testimonials verifying that Avery delivers what he promises: high energy, fun, laughter, education, inspiration and motivation.
Discounts for multiple programs (keynotes & breakout sessions/workshops) during the same day or for multiple bookings.
Dedicated attention to program planning details and communication.
Additional Booking Notes
Speaker system, lavalier microphone, CD player, video playing equipment, equipment for PowerPoint presentation, lectern
2'X6" table or equivalent, draped positioned behind where the speaker will be standing
Influences & Inspiration
Humorists: Mark Twain, Three Stooges, Marx Brothers, Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Bill Cosby, Jonathan Winters, Robin Williams, The Smothers Brothers, Johnny Carson, Carol Burnett, Tim Conway, Whoopie Goldberg, Patch Adams, and many more
Servant Leaders: A. Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony, Mahatma Gandhi, Rev. Martin Luther King, Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela and many more
Musicians: Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie, John Denver, Peter, Paul & Mary, Joan Baez, Celtic Women, Dougie MacLean, Simon and Garfunkel, The Beatles, Wailing Jennys, Rod Stewart, The Troggs ("Wild Thing"), Josh Groban, Susan Boyle, Elton John
2'X6" draped table, lavalier microphone, speaker system, DVD player, CD player, Computer and screen for PowerPoint presentation, lectern
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