Embracing Personal and Universal Limitations

Embracing Personal and Universal Limitations

Embracing Personal and Universal Limitations

Successful Sales Meeting leaves meaningful impression on attendees who learned to rise above any challenge and succeed no matter what!

“He was by far one of the most engaging speakers I’ve had at a national sales meeting, I’ve never heard more unsolicited positive feedback from my team! Phil also conducted a fingerprinting art workshop which resulted in an impressive piece of art with the fingerprints of 50 people in the meeting!. This was a great tie in to our theme.”

–Dalia Rayes, Business Unit Lead, VALCHLOR & ZAVESCA

Challenge
Looking for a speaker that would tie to the theme of their meeting in a meaningful way.

Theme: “In Our Hands”
To challenge preconceived assumptions around continuous improvement and embracing change to reach new levels of success.

Solution
Phil Hansen – Embrace the Shake: Transforming Limitations into Opportunities.
Success, especially in today’s fast-changing business environment, depends on our ability to make “creativity and innovation” a continuous process. Leaders want to know how their teams can rise above any challenge and succeed no matter what comes their way. Whether it’s to embrace change, overcome obstacles, sustain growth or take your success to the next level, they want to “Embrace the Shake”.

The term “Embrace the Shake” is coined from Artist Phil Hansen’s personal story of transformation. After developing a career-ending tremor in his drawing hand, Phil embraced his “shake” both physically and metaphorically by redefining his limitation as an impetus for creativity. Phil not only restored his artistic abilities, he became a much more creative and innovative artist than ever before. Upon sharing his message on the TED stage and millions subsequently after, “Embrace the Shake” has become a motto for many businesses to approach their limitations in a new way.

Phil’s powerful message of finding creativity within limitations inspired the attendees to stop looking on the outside, and start looking inside themselves for resources that would transform challenges into opportunities for success. “Embrace the Shake” isn’t just a talk, it’s an experience! Through jaw-dropping visuals and LIVE interactive art, Phil broke preconceived assumptions and activated attendee’s creative capacity.

Result
In addition to his inspiring talk, Artist Phil Hansen designed a hands-on interactive art experience that brought the audience together to create a stunning and unexpected work of art. This fun, engaging and collaborative project furthers the experience of embracing challenges through teamwork, and demonstrates the power of coming together to create something new. BONUS: The collaborative art project resulted in a stunning painting of two hands coming together which supported the meeting theme, “In Our Hands”,  in a beautiful way. The artwork now resides at the host company’s office, a reminder of a powerful and successful event.

TED Talk: http://www.ted.com/speakers/phil_hansen

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