The art of
creating astonishment

Engage your people with
gamification, humor, and play

I engage audiences with my lighthearted speaking style and humorous stories. My presentations are known to make complex concepts easy to understand and bring fun activities to captivate audiences so they problem-solve faster.

Through laughter, games, and playful activities, I will show you how to increase productivity while boosting morale at the same time.

Transform your workplace today by harnessing the power of humor, gamification, and play – all delivered with my signature fun approach!

All presentations can be delivered in the form of a keynote, breakout session, workshop, or panel discussion, virtually or in-person.

How to Thrive Through Play in
Stressful Times

Lisa Jones unwraps the magic of play and sprinkles a dash of fun on those stressful moments. Discover how play can be your secret weapon for resilience and navigating challenges.

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Rise to the Next Level

How to Communicate More Effectively, Build Stronger Relationships, and Succeed in Negotiations

Oftentimes, we struggle to communicate effectively. We may fail to connect with the source of the problem, get stuck, and eventually stop growing. This becomes a source of frustration.

In this creative session, I will use storytelling, fun exercises, and group game experiences. Rise to the Next Level is designed to engage participants to skillfully communicate their ideas, build trust and rapport, and navigate the negotiation process to achieve their desired outcomes.

We will entertain a variety of topics, including active listening, persuasive language, and nonverbal communication, as well as strategies for handling difficult conversations. By the end of the interactive and engaging experience, you will have a deeper understanding of the key principles of effective communication with enhanced tools and strategies to rise to the next level.

Presentation takeaways:

  • Transform into a masterful communicator and grow your confidence in negotiating better outcomes
  • Foster healthy work relationships so that you can thrive, no matter the situation
  • Leverage my signature 4-step P.L.A.Y Process to boost engagement, productivity, and profitability
  • Discover a fresh new approach to uncover hidden opportunities
  • Play the Rise Up: Become a Master Communicator game to achieve higher levels of success both personally and professionally

This presentation is for men and women, personally and professionally, leaders and employees.

If you’re looking to take your communication skills to the next level and foster better connections, this presentation is for you!

Laugh Your Way to the Top

How to Use The Power of Humor to Leverage Your Leadership Success

Leadership can often be a stressful and demanding role, and finding the right balance between professionalism and approachability can be challenging for many leaders. This can result in ineffective communication and a lack of connection with team members.

In this dynamic presentation, we will explore how incorporating humor into leadership can help to build stronger relationships, boost morale, and increase productivity. By using humor as a tool, leaders can demonstrate empathy, diffuse tension, and create a more relaxed and enjoyable work environment.

Presentation takeaways:

  • Discover the science behind humor and how it can be used to cultivate trust
  • Build a positive rapport with clients and colleagues utilizing my unique 4-step formula
  • Explore how to leverage humor to improve communication, including breaking down barriers and enhancing creativity
  • Experience the importance and benefits of building team dynamics, enhancing collaboration, and staying connected
  • Real-world examples of engaging leaders who have leveraged humor to drive their leadership success

This presentation is for men and women, personally and professionally, leaders and employees.

If you’re looking to enhance confidence, diffuse tense situations, and build better relationships with clients and colleagues, this presentation is for you!

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Lighten Up! It’s Not that Deep

How to Use Stress as Fuel For Creativity and Innovation

Stressed much? Normally, people think that’s a bad thing – being stressed out, burned out, maxed out. Imagine sitting with stress, facing stress, or better yet running towards stress.

It’s easy to get caught up in the stress of daily life and feel overwhelmed by expectations and responsibilities.

In today’s fast-paced world, we have learned to get away from stress. What if you leveraged stress as a powerful igniter for new ideas and possibilities?

Lighten Up! It's Not that Deep, offers unique insights into how to use stress as fuel for creativity and innovation. In this thought-provoking session, I will provide techniques and strategies for letting go of regrets and finding more joy in the present moment. Through a combination of mindfulness, humor, and practical tools, participants will learn how to lighten up and achieve greater happiness and well-being.

Presentation takeaways:

  • Understand the impact of regrets on well-being and happiness
  • Unleash your inner superhero, let stress work for you, and have fun tackling life’s challenges
  • Infuse humor and play to cultivate a lighthearted approach to life
  • Create your own magic with my 4-step recipe to effectively drive change and foster growth
  • Gain valuable tools for personal growth and become a better version of yourself

This presentation is for both men and women, leaders and employees who are curious to ignite innovation from a different perspective.

If you’re looking to leverage stress as a source of energy and create a fun environment, this presentation is for you!