Ready to play with us? Our panelists will equip you with strategies, mindset and inspiration you need to unleash your creativity and inner child to become more successful in your personal and professional life.
TIME: Fri, Oct 5th 2018 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
LOCATION: 50 Milk Street, Floor 20, Lighthouse Room, Boston, MA 02109
Register here (no credit card needed, only your address)
PLAYING YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS:
The most successful individuals, entrepreneurs, athletes or creative artists love what they do. More importantly, they consider it play. Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "It is a happy talent to know how to play." and as adults, we often forget to embrace this creative and fun side of us. Join us for this month's BostonSpeaksSeries as we explore how you can discover the power of play to help you become more successful in your personal and business life.
Learn the secrets to business and professional success through play
Learn why play is critical to your bottom line and financial freedom
Build relationships and network with business professionals and entrepreneurs from Boston
Q/A with panelists
8:00-8:15 AM: Breakfast, Networking, Chit-Chats
8:15-8:25 AM: Introductions / Opening Speaker
8:25-8:45 AM: Break Out Sessions!
8:45-9:45 AM: Panel Discussion
9:45-10:00 AM: Closing, Shout-outs, Networking
John Duke Logan - Modern Day Magician and Keynote Speaker
As a professional modern-day magician, John believes ‘impossible’ is just a word.
He hosted his own show on Patriots.com showcased to over seven million people on a weekly basis, performed magic on “America’s Got Talent”, published two books, and has given several TEDx Talks on creativity & perception...all before reaching the age of 25!
He has been in the same line-up with stars such as Ashton Kutcher, Don McLean, Lindsey Vonn, Kendrick Lamar, Skylar Grey, Zedd, Karlie Kloss, Evan Rachel Wood, Jake Paul, Malcolm Mitchell, and Tyler Oakley.
You may also recognize him from the news where he was nicknamed by the media the "Team Magician" for the New England Patriots and made national headlines when Super Bowl Champion Tom Brady praised him in his press conference.
Courtney Pong - Owner & General Manager of CSz Boston
As a professional improviser for over 17 years, Courtney has led team building workshops and provided entertainment and entertainment programming for Fortune 500 companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Brocade, Cisco Systems, eBay, PayPal, Nike, Intel, HP and Adobe. Since 2001, she has been a performer and educator with CSz Worldwide, which is home to the award-winning, competitive improv show, ComedySportz, performed in 30 cities across the US and Europe. Prior to her move to Boston, she spent 15 years with CSz San Jose, one of CSz Worldwide’s longest-running operating locations with over 6,000 performances.
Courtney hails from San Francisco, as a seasoned high tech and digital health communicator, with a focus on corporate wellness programs and employee engagement. She holds over a decade of experience in communication, public relations, analyst relations, social media and marketing. In Silicon Valley, Pong utilized her depth of experience in team building, collaboration and applied improv to build fun, communicative and connected teams. She’s the world’s okayest runner and rock climber, nearsighted, and dust intolerant.
Jennifer Earls- Founder, Dance With Life Consulting
Jen is a Transformational Life/Career Coach, Group Facilitator, Meditation Teacher, and Dance Instructor/Performer in her practice, Dance With Life Consulting. It is Jen’s mission to ignite individuals’ and groups’ power to intentionally channel and express their unique voices and gifts in order to lead vibrant, ecstatic lives; build deep, meaningful relationships; and generate powerful impact! She is passionate about engaging practices such as mindfulness and movement/dance to equip others with life-changing experiences, perspectives and practices to be able to create the life and impact they desire.
Before owning her private practice, she worked at MIT providing career coaching to students and alumni, as well as with Aspire! Fulfilling Career Ambitions. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from Tufts University, M.Ed. from Suffolk University, Certificate in Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, Koru Mindfulness Teacher Certification, and Four Forces Facilitator Certification. She is also a certified Yoga Instructor and professional Dance Instructor/Performer, mainly in the genres of Salsa/Latin Dance and Contemplative Dance/Authentic Movement.
Marci Nault - DreamsCo Founder
Marci is one of the only people in the world to complete her entire bucket-list of 101 dreams come true all on a barista's budget while increasing my networth. Marci loves life! She a national keynote speaker, author of The Lake House from Simon & Schuster, an adult competivtive figure skating medalist, international salsa performer, solo world traveler, real estate investor and the creator of the Dare to Dream Festival. She has been featured on Huffington Post, CBS, ABC, Amped Radio, NPR, Wicked, WBCN, Boston Herald Radio, Thrive Global, SWAAY, Daily Break, and so many more.
KIT PANG, FOUNDER OF BOSTONSPEAKS
Kit Pang is a Communication Expert, TEDx and Keynote speaker and the Founder of BostonSpeaks. He started this monthly breakfast series in order to build a community where entrepreneurs, business professionals, workaholics and individuals could come together to get motivated, learn the latest tips and discover new insights.
Kit is on a mission to help individuals become exceptional speakers and communicators. His seminars and talks have been credited as super fun, engaging, soul-searching and insightful. His happy clients include individuals from organizations such as Dell, Delta, RE/MAX, Harvard or MIT. Learn more about how you can improve your communication, leadership or business skills at www.bostonspeaks.com.