What Corporate Event Entertainers Need–Setting Up at a LIVE Event

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Curtis The Mentalist demonstrates proper set up for entertainment at a live corporate event.

One of the questions that I get asked for every event I book is “what do you need from us (the company or organization) in order to do your show?” A real professional corporate event entertainer will provide a detailed show rider for each event that they do.  The rider is basically a document that outlines in detail all of … Read More

What Corporate Event Entertainers Need–The Basics

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While there are tons of various elements that go into the planning and execution of a successful corporate event, it’s no secret that the hired entertainment plays a HUGE role in the overall success of the event.  What most event planners don’t realize, however, is that even if they’ve hired the absolute best, highest-caliber professional entertainment available, their event will … Read More

Fake It Til You Make It? I Don’t Think So…

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Fake It Till You Make It?

If it was “faking it” that got you there, then doesn’t it stand to reason that “faking it” will get you further?  Or will you somehow muster the strength to “no longer fake it” and then become a person of authenticity, transparency and integrity? What gets us to where we are will determine what we do once we get there. … Read More

How To Overcome Objections

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Overcoming Objections Corporate Event Planning

You’ve been tasked with putting together a great event for your company.  The budget it limited, the boss is picky, and every idea you’ve presented is met with age-old objections such as “we’ve always done it THIS way” or “we’ve never had entertainment before.” Oh yeah; and whatever you do, it had better be good because your job is probably … Read More

Flawed Thinking About Money

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Flawed Thinking About Money Blogpost

Many years ago I managed a small construction sub-contracting company in Washington State that I bootstrapped and built together with a few friends of mine.  It was fairly successful and taught me a lot about business.  We grew it from just a few guys and a pickup truck to over 30 full-time employees, and close to $12 million per year … Read More