Genuine & Funny, motivational speaker Tami Evans specializes in quick and useful content with a LOT of humor! She presents Keynotes anywhere people gather; National Conferences, Associations & Organizations, Teacher In-Service, Kick-Off Meetings, and Lunch & Learn Sessions! Her programs are fast paced, interactive, and filled with lots of learning and laughter.
Humorous Motivational Speaker
Tami is an energetic and well-traveled professional communicator and performer, with extensive background in both corporate and independent environments. She holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree, and Bachelors Degrees in Broadcasting Communications, and Theatre. She has had CTI coaching training, and firmly believes laughter is a vital part of learning and living.
Tami is a respected member of the National Speakers Association (NSA), Screen Actor’s Guild (SAG), Actor’s Equity Association (AEA), and the Association for Television and Radio Actors (AFTRA).
Named TOP 5 New Speakers 2012 by the National Speakers Association, she was also recently honored with the distinction of Best Avocado Sandwiches On The Planet, by her young son, Becket.
In addition to being a full-time Mama and Independent Business Owner she has worked as a:
Professional Actress in New York City (One Life to Live, Woody Allen Films, Off Broadway Plays)
Fashion Designer for Banana Republic & Newport News
Personal Assistant to Nell Carter
Every kind of Waitress you can imagine
Stand-in for Melanie Griffith (pre-Antonio)
As an accidental illustrator, she has now had three books published!
Tami now travels the country delivering Key Note Speeches, Workshops, and Training Sessions on leadership skills, communication, empowerment, how to speak, how to listen and how to have a lot more fun doing it all. Her programs are popular with clients ranging from Global Fortune 500 Vice Presidents to Independent Business Owners.
Tami is originally from the beautiful state of Michigan (show me your Hand Map!) She now lives just outside New York City.
GLOW To Grow
Sales & Customer service? Dinner with your in-laws? Talking with your teen-ager? All of these have one thing in common. They require you to be fully engaged and interactive in order to be successful. Tami works with teams and individuals to improve every human relationship by implementing GLOW. Four elements that will make you a Relationship Rock Star: Gratitude – Go on a Thank-You-Thon and watch your numbers soar. Laughter – Greet each situation with “Lighten Up, Let Go & Laugh” and take the stress out of risk taking. Optimism – No Pollyana here, we’re talking about the Power of Positivity, and how it can improve employee engagement … and your bottom line. Wonder – The key to winning relationships: Wonder what they want. Wonder what they need. Wonder how you can help. Ready? Set? GLOW!
Life on Center Stage; Lighten Up and Lead
This fun and fast-paced interactive workshop will give you the skills to take your leadership to the next level. Walk away with practical tools you can use immediately for positive growth in both your professional and personal life. Laugh while you learn fundamental leadership skills for better communication, internal & external evaluation, giving & receiving feedback, understanding the cycle of development and the ladder of inference, how to work better with others, how to speak, how to listen and how to have more fun doing it all!
Put the SHOW in BUSINESS
Whether you are a team with a new product to sell, or an individual who wants to express your ideas, let Tami help you prep and polish your pitch for maximum POWer! Using her varied business background combined with extensive professional performance experience and training, Tami helps your presentation production starting with your theme, and ending with how you walk out the door after the “show.” Tami believes every project is a story waiting to be told – she wants to help make yours a best seller!
Rules for Travel on Life’s Great Adventure
We are travelers! Life is an adventure; we are all on a journey every day, and often we are expected to know where we are going, how to get there, and even to help guide others. Tami introduces her Rules of Travel: Pack Well, Be A Good Tourist, and Enjoy the Ride! This fun and functional program covers organization skills, communication, avoiding discord, goal setting and tools to lighten up and enjoy the ride! Join Tami for tools and ideas to help you “organize the closet” of your day, chart your “Life Wheel”, apply your “GROW” model, and be the best “tourist” you can be on life’s adventure. You will be able to immediately utilize these tools, while also learning how to make the most of your own personal journey!
Passport to Excellence; Leadership Communication Intensive
Are you prepared to be Brilliant? Communication is the cornerstone of success in your professional world and your personal life. Tami helps you and your team, develop a solid foundation of communication skills. Then she provides you with helpful tips and tools that allow you to build powerful connections, plan solid “life maps”, and incorporate a lot of laughter into the journey of reaching your fullest potential. The time your team spends with Tami prepares them to evaluate where they are, identify where they want to be, and give them tools to chart their course for future fabulousness. Your participants will be able to use this content in their professional and their personal lives, and without exception, will be better communicators because of this program. Live. Laugh. Learn. Sounds like a pretty good day!