“A terrorist spreads fear by bombing rollercoasters at amusement parks across the U.S. unless he’s paid $1M.” That’s the description of the movie I really, really, really, really, really wanted to see on my 10th birthday. “Can we see ‘Rollercoaster’? Pleeeeeeaaaaaassssse!”
Miss Universe is over, it didn’t end smoothly, but you’re going to be okay.
Whether it was a telepromoter error in the end that lead Steve Harvey to announce the wrong winner at Miss Universe 2015, I can’t tell for sure at this point. I can still make my point either way.
A few years ago, a stand-up comic I know and like made an interesting comment about a situation that I have experienced, and continue to face, with regularity. That situation- people who are organizing fundraising events for charities, or non-profits, ask if I would be prepared to appear at them without pay.
I’m sure you’ve attended Town Halls, or conferences where the panels, or “fireside chats”, are flat (or worse, cringe-worthy). But, even in instances where they are reasonably tolerable, I believe this is a HUGE missed opportunity for organizers. Having a professional moderator, or Host, can elevate these communications opportunities from beyond informative to inspiring. Continue reading “Painful Panels”