Since 1989, Ian Tyson has been entertaining and motivating students as a professional speaker across North America. An award winning comedian, Ian’s talks combine humorous anecdotes ranging from childhood to high school and beyond, with touching stories about making a difference. With his heart on his sleeve, and tongue-in-cheek, Ian’s infectious high energy will keep them laughing and thinking long after the lights go up.
Workshop Description for “Events That Matter”
Ian’s workshops are tailored to student leaders and allow them to help all of the students at their schools find the “hero” inside themselves. Ian’s unique insights and practical advice will help leaders to run more effective events the REACH all of the students in their schools by following the “Five R’s” (Reward, Reinforce, Recognition, Reach, Recruit). The workshops incorporate goal setting, project management, event marketing, getting donations and creative thinking to insure you walk away entertained and informed.
Workshop Description for “Hooray for Everything”
Ian takes a look deeper into personal attitude and how it affects our day to day lives. By looking back at the unbridled enthusiasm of our youth and contrasting to what we do every day in high school, stark contrasts emerge. Ian looks at how we “statistically” spend our lives and whether that is in fact, living. While not advocating blind optimism; Ian instead looks at a more complete understanding; that while life can throw us curve balls - everyone can get through it with perseverance and the right attitude. By citing humorous personal examples to overcome this, and giving hands on tips, Ian shows how letting go of negativity can really improve our outlook. Capitalizing on his trademark style of storytelling with wit and wisdom intertwined, this presentation will leave audiences with a new mantra for life “Hooray For Everything!”