Add a little smile to your next event

Looking for a keynote speaker to spice up your next meeting or conference? Have Charlie Wollborg bring his show on the road to your venue.

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 will learn a little, laugh a little and leave with the fire in their bellies rekindled.

Call 248-766-9994 or email charlie@curvedetroit.com and put your next event ahead of the curve.

 

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 15 minute teaser, 30 minute summary or two hour seminar with full presentation and Q&A. Customized talks are always available.

The Virtue of Pissing People Off
In the rush for likes, fans and followers, we are afraid to offend anyone. We play it safe. We want to be "well liked". Trouble is, all the likes, fans and followers in the world don't amount to diddly squat without a legion of passionate advocates. 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 create big red Kool-Aid Pitchers of awesomeness that makes our fans bust through walls and say "Oh hell yeah!" You'll leave with a few new ideas in their head, a spring in your step and the fire in your belly rekindled.

Storytelling in a Short Attention Span World
How smart marketers are using photos, video and sound bites to tell brand stories, cultivate fans and spark devotion.

Butterfly Thinking
Firing-up the innovation engine to transform our economy and the world.

Are You a Brandividual?
Top tips for building your personal brand and standing out in a crowded marketplace.

"Does this Website Make Me Look Fat?"
How to make your website more appealing to prospects, customers and search engines.

Capture the Crowd
Liven up your presentations, become a PowerPoint master and become the recognized expert.

GOAL! Making This Year Your Best Year Yet
How to be productive, positive and passionate at work, at home and in life.

For more in-depth presentation descriptions, please call 248-766-9994 or email charlie@curvedetroit.com.

 

Areas of Expertise

Marketing, Branding, Advertising, Web Design, Identity Design, Packaging, Social Networking, Google, Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and other Social Media.

 

What Folks Are Saying

"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 & CharlieCurve's session on content marketing was the best session at BOLO Arizona Conference 2011."

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

"Simply awesome."

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

"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

"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

"Get ready to laugh & learn."

BETTINA HOBSON, MONSOON INTERACTIVE

 

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