Having worked as a keynote speaker and professional Master of Ceremonies nearly ten years, Thom Singer has become an advocate for creating strong experiences for conference attendees. Because of his versatility, he is in high demand.
Thom has authored twelve books on the power of business relationships, sales, networking, presentation skills and entrepreneurship. He regularly speaks to corporate, law firm and convention audiences. Thom earned the prestigious Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation in 2014. And because this award is given to so few speakers, he is heavily sought-after.
THOM SINGER SHOW NOTES
- Director of Marketing for a big law firm.
- Recalling 1983 going and seeing a then not famous Paula Poundstone.
- Was in the top 18 people in the world in the Toastmasters International speech contest.
- Thom’s growing topic is called the “paradox of potential.”
- Comedy is a great metaphor for business.
- Faster now noticing cues from the audience.
- A lot of meeting planners are scared of comedians.
- After a life of admiring stand up comedians, he recently started performing in open mic nights and comedy shows.
And a whole lot more!
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And if you enjoyed this conversation, you might dig my episode of Thom’s Podcast “Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do”. Click the Image to listen!
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Thom gave s great insight on the differences between doing humor as a speaker and as a stand-up!