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To Prop or Not to Prop:
If, When and How to Use Props
in Your Presentations

Tim GardGuest Expert:

Tim Gard, CSP, CPAE
(About Tim)

How to order the recording:

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The Program:

The right prop, used at the right time, can help you convey your ideas and assist your audiences in grasping and remembering your message, and may mean the difference between a learning experience and a learning ordeal. Used effectively, props become visual, auditory, or kinesthetic items that allow any audience to better experience your stories and reinforce your message. Even better, props become additional sources of revenue and can provide you with amazing marketing opportunities. Discover why Tim’s unique use of toys and props make him one of the most popular and original presenters on the platform today.

You’ll learn:

  • How to use ordinary everyday items in extraordinary ways, and extraordinary items in ordinary ways
  • How Tim selects just the right prop to customize his programs to his audience
  • The fine line of which props are appropriate and which are not
  • Where to find your props
  • How to benefit from Tim’s 10 years experience of choosing and using props on stage

Additional resources for this seminar:

  • When you order this recording, you will also get a link to Tim’s handout for the session.

About our guest expert:

TGIF! Tim Gard Is Funny! According to his audiences, Tim Gard, CSP, CPAE is “fall-out-of-your-seat, tears-in-your-eyes, laugh-out-loud funny!” However, Tim does not think of himself as a comedian nor does he encourage his audiences to be comedians. Instead, as Tim shares his own Comic Visions® stories he inspires everyone to develop and use his or her own unique Comic Visions to harness humor as a professional and personal skill.

Every fast-paced interactive Comic Visions program is filled with memorable stories, playful moments and brilliant timing. While you are rolling in the aisles, Tim is subtly slipping in strategies of how to use just the right Comic Visions humor option at just the right moment.

From Singapore to Sioux City he’s been connecting and cracking ’em up for over 10 years. He is the co-author of “Motivational Leaders” and “Just Plane Funny” and “Humor ME,” has appeared on TV talk shows and markets his own line of Comic Visions® Stress Buster toys, videos and other fun stuff.


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