Learning is easier when you're laughing
Every company is trying to figure out our to build their brand, increase sales and better leverage technology. Liven up your next conference, meeting or event with a customized talk on marketing, branding and innovation from Charlie and his bag of tricks.
His engaging, easy-to-understand style, content-rich presentations and a healthy dose of humor ensure these aren't boring lectures or business as usual. Your audience leave with a pages of new ideas in their heads, a spring in their steps and the fire in their bellies rekindled.
Brief Program Descriptions
Charlie's talks generally center around marketing, branding, creativity, innovation, leadership, goal achievement and social media. Each session is available as a 30 minute summary, a one-hour lunch-n-learn or a two-hour seminar with full presentation and Q&A. Customized talks are always available.
Shiny Object!Brand Storytelling and Content Marketing for a Short Attention Span World
We're living through the meh economy – a market is saturated with polite mediocrity. It's time to wake up. It's time to take a stand. It's time to transform ourselves, our companies and our causes.
Let's be a catalyst for passionate ideas. Let's fill our purchase funnels, engage our prospects and tell our brands' stories. Let's create big red Kool-Aid Pitchers of awesomeness that makes our fans bust through walls and say "Oh hell yeah!"
Fight the PowerPoint7 Steps to Creating & Delivering Killer Presentations
Reading bullet points to your audience is cruel & unfortunately, usual punishment. Quit blaming PowerPoint for bad presentations – the key is to improve our skills writing, designing and delivering our ideas.
In this talk, Charlie moves beyond the talk of tools and shares ideas for perfecting your pitch, creating arresting visuals and grabbing the attention of a distracted audience. This talk is a must for entrepreneurs, sales people and anyone who wants to push their ideas forward.
Goal! Making This Year Your Best Year YetHow to be productive, positive and passionate at home, at work and at life.
There are two schools of thought when it comes to goal setting: "Getting Things Done" and "The Law of Attraction". They're both right AND they're both wrong.
This isn’t a boring seminar or pep talk – it’s a roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty work sessions. Bring all of your big hairy audacious goals, over-flowing to-do-lists, and “someday I’ll” folders. Together, we'll get control of your attention, tasks and projects while we breathe new life into our work.
Butterfly ThinkingFiring-up the innovation engine to transform our economy and the world.
The Virtue of Pissing People OffDesigning your product, pitch or promotion to please everyone is the surest way to resonate with absolutely no one.
Are You a Brandividual?Top tips for building your personal brand and standing out in a crowded marketplace.
Areas of Expertise
Marketing, Branding, Advertising, Web Design, Identity Design, Packaging, Social Media, Presentations, Innovation, Leadership.
"10 minutes of CharlieCurve was worth the price of the SxSW conference admission."
KEVIN BEHRINGER, MARKEL AMERICAN
"Charlie clearly loves what he does. And it's contagious. He helps you fall in love with what you're learning--and creates a fearless confidence that you too can apply information and ideas he's presenting. I hear a lot of speakers on a variety of topics and Charlie is one of the best."
PENNY SHANKS, CLARKSTON CHAMBER
"Charlie always presents information in such an approachable and exciting way. I really felt like everyone around me was truly energized by what he had to share."
KIM EBERHARDT, HENNESSEY CAPITAL
"CC Chapman & Charlie Curve's session on content marketing was the best session at BOLO Arizona Conference."
JASON DAMAS, AKQA SAN FRANCISCO
"Charlie makes me laugh, then think"
TJ LIST, MAXIM 650
"Charlie is an amazing speaker with a wealth of knowledge. He is very engaging, helpful and creative."
ANDI SKLAR, CHOCOLATIER
JOHN MINNI, MORGANSTANLEY SMITHBARNEY
"Thank you for making our first ever conference a huge success."
KRISTI PAVLIK, MVAA
"Brilliant. Since attending, I am no longer shy about putting my face in a book. And linking in with my colleagues, past and present, no longer makes me twitter. Thanks."
REBECCA DRZEWIECKI, AON CONSULTING
"I need to take presentation lessons from Charlie!"
VICTORIA PATER, DESIGNER
"Charlie is one of the best presenters I have ever seen."
DEREK MEHRABAN, INGENEX
"Great presentation on social media today, Charlie! Love your easy style. As they might say down south, 'You're a good talker!'"
MICHAEL ANGELO CARUSO, EDISON HOUSE