Travels from Colorado, USA
O’Shea Report's speaking fee starts in range: $10,000 to $15,000
Tim and Kris O’Shea are former corporate professionals in sales, training and human relations who left the corporate world to become writers and comedians. They both trained with The Second City theater company at their satellite division in Denver, Colorado. They are accomplished improvisers, stand-ups and comedic actors who have worked with cast members from Whose Line Is It Anyway and Saturday Night Live.
The O’Sheas have presented to organizations like Nordstrom, Hewlett-Packard, Coors, State Farm and Kaiser Permanente. They were recently listed among the “Top 5 Entertainment Keynote Speakers” by Speakers Platform and featured in the “Top 25 Hot Speakers” by the National Speakers Association.
Tim and Kris O′Shea are both familiar with the fast pace of the working world. They are former corporate professionals in sales, training, and HR. But instead of going home after work, they went to their second job at night, performing in theaters and nightclubs as writers and comedians.
Tim and Kris each trained with The Second City theater company at their satellite division in Denver, Colorado. They are accomplished improvisers, stand-ups and comedic actors, and have shared the stage with cast members from Whose Line Is It Anyway and Saturday Night Live.
Combining their backgrounds as humor writers and business professionals, The O’Sheas are now internationally recognized corporate keynote speakers. They present their unique blend of business humor programs for such organizations as Nordstrom, Hewlett-Packard, Coors, State Farm, and Kaiser Permanente.
The O’Sheas were recently listed among the Top 5 Entertainment Keynote Speakers by Speakers Platform and featured in the “Top 25 Hot Speakers” by the National Speakers Association.
In this presentation, The O’Shea's discuss ways to deal with change in today’s fast paced world. They perform skits, including, “The Conference Call,” where they have trouble understanding an IT professional over the phone. They act out a modern conversation where both of them are glued to their mobile devices instead of talking to one another. They illustrate teamwork by bringing audience members onto the stage to provide “sound effects” while they act out different activities.
The O’Shea's then address the generational gap by putting on wigs and pretending to be members of the baby boomer and millennial generations. “He doesn’t know this, but I’m getting his job when he retires,” says Kris. “She doesn’t know this, but I’m never going to retire,” says Tim. Time closes the presentation by saying, “Remember, if you can’t laugh at yourself, somebody else probably will.”
Combining their experience as humor writers and business professionals, The O’Sheas are now internationally recognized corporate keynote speakers. Their programs present a unique blend of business humor and cover topics like dealing with change, communication in the workplace, creating a supportive environment and techniques for successful teamwork.
The O’Shea Report: Change 180
The world is changing...fast. Fast enough that by next week, the iPad will be thought of as Amish furniture.
It′s time to laugh about it.
Change 180 takes you on a hilarious journey through the ups and downs of dealing with change. Through motivational humor, The O′Sheas help audiences snuggle up to change, stomp on suspicion, and open their minds to progress.
The O′Shea Report: Change 180 will help your audience laugh as they examine:
Packed with humor and insightful tips, this keynote is ideal for organizations looking for a lighthearted way to deal with the heavy topic of change.
The O’Shea Report: Teamwork 180
If there’s anybody that knows about the dynamics of successful teamwork, it’s The O’Sheas. They work together, run a business together, and are married…and yet, they still haven’t killed each other.
In this keynote program, The O’Sheas share the techniques that make them a successful team. Through audience interaction and relevant humor, this program will get your people feeling good about working together.
In their hilarious and insightful style, The O′Sheas will show you what′s funny about teams while giving you tips and techniques on how to have a successful relationship with your co-workers.
“Thank you for again for doing a great job at our annual Awards Banquet. You were a huge hit. You exceeded all my expectations. We will definitely be suggesting your services to our sister divisions as well as our Corp offices. I look forward to working with you again some day.”
Vice President of Sales
US Food Service Allentown
“We wanted to kick off a campaign for our builders and sales force in an upbeat and enthusiastic way. Your program hit our target square on the mark, and our sales professionals left smiling, okay giggling in some cases, and ready to charge into selling in a challenging market.”
Director of Member Services
Northern Virginia Building Industry Association
“Tim O′Shea and Kris O′Shea engaged our audience members, both figuratively and literally,
to the delight of all. They hit a home run for us with perfectly blended wit, philosophy, knowledge of the audience, and improvisational zaniness.
The O′Sheas are exuberant professionals who give their all and are a delight to work with.”
Colorado Veterniary Medical Association
“One of the goals of our meeting was to create a sense of teamwork, breaking down any walls and creating a relaxed, fun environment where people could get to know one another better. I believe your program solidified these objectives and also fostered a more friendly environment in subsequent meeting days. We will definitely keep you in mind for future meetings.”
“I have had the pleasure of working with Tim and Kris O’Shea on two separate occasions. Their onstage performance and comedic timing are flawless. They completely engaged members of our staff. Comments from the staff included ‘no one ever stays for the breakfast and The O′Sheas kept us in the room and engaged.’ Some members of the Aims audience had tears flowing as they giggled uncontrollably while watching The O′Sheas work the room with their fellow co-workers. It was clear to everyone in the room that their humor and insight into the organization was right on target, resulting in a standing ovation at the end of their presentation. Tim and Kris have contributed to the beginning of a positive cultural transformation at Aims.”
Program Coordinator, Center for Professional Development
Aims Community College
“After days of intense training and meetings, your outrageously funny comedic portrayals of ACS brought gales of laughter and a sense of camaraderie to the entire group. The variety of talent you both possess made us feel like we were at a Saturday Night Live performance with our organization as the star. You left us all feeling connected to one another and committed to bringing more laughter to our workplace.”
Corporate Relations Manager
American Cancer Society
“Your program was both humorous and enlightening and our employees loved it! You captured the attention of our employees from the start and helped us convey a very important message to them.”
Tim TribbyManager Nordstrom
“I would highly recommend Kris and Tim O′Shea to any group who is looking for an uplifting and motivational message. We look forward to you presenting again at our Annual Member Celebration.”
Jennifer LesterVP, Supplier ManagementBuyers Access
“I have received numerous calls and emails from people thanking me and letting me know what a marvelous time they had. Your attention to detail adds so much to your presentation, along with the fact that you did your homework about learning and understanding our organization. You truly connected with our audience and the humor segments of your program tickled all of us until we thought we couldn′t laugh anymore. You provided a sensational program which will be remembered for a long time to come.”
Pat AhernCEORed Rocks Federal Credit Union
Partial Client List
U.S. Olympic Committee
Colas North America
Next Day Gourmet
Travelers Express MoneyGram
Bark Busters USA
Dayton Superior Corporation
Allen Tate Realty
Image Integration Systems
Amcor Rigid Plastics
Associations and Non-Profit:
American Payroll Association
American Society of Healthcare Systems Pharmacists
American Cancer Society
Association of Manufacturing Excellence
Association of Governmental Risk Pools
Association of YMCA Professionals
Alaska Forum on the Environment
Business Professional Women-USA
Canadian Payroll Association
Colorado Municipal League
Colorado Association of School Boards
Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association
Idaho Association of School Boards
International Association of Speakers Bureaus
International Customer Service Association
Meeting Professionals International
Montana Conference of Education Leadership
National Affordable Housing Management Association
National Association of Court Reporters
Nevada Association of School Boards
Professional Convention Management Association
Virginia Community Colleges Association
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