Tim Gard

Energize, unite and inspire your attendees with a Hall of Fame tears-in-your-eyes-laugh-out-loud keynote speaker who teaches how to be more resilient and inspires employee enthusiasm and creativity.


Industries

Government, Travel


Topics

Employees/Workforce, Humor, Motivation, Safety/Security, Stress, Master of Ceremonies / Emcee


Full Bio


The philosophy of "everything seems so serious, heavy and intense" is an unproductive one, and a truly unhealthy way to work and live. When stress and dysfunction need reduction, it's time to get to know Tim Gard and discover how easy it is to change your perception and create a more positive reality for yourself,  your customers and coworkers.

Tim has spoken at over 2000 events worldwide from Texas to Tasmania and has consistently been rated as the top speaker at event after event over the last 20 years.  His down-to-earth style and real-life humor leaves a lasting impression your attendees will benefit from for years to come.

Tim's skillful use of ordinary items in extraordinary ways, and extraordinary items in ordinary ways, helps us laugh everyday when facing challenges and stress.  He is one of the most popular keynote, main stage humorists on the platform today! 

Tim started his career in Human Services as an Eligibility Worker and Investigator for the Food Stamp Program and worked as a management analysist with USDA Food and Nutrition Services.  He has experienced and overcome compassion fatigue first hand and his proven stress reduction techniques he shares on stage work regardless of your industry or status level. 

As a business speaker, he directs leaders on how to enhance productivity and employee enthusiasm using his real-life humor stress diffusion tactics in common place situations. His messages are universal and always translate to diverse audiences, such as his Million Dollar Round Table, main stage, opening Keynote in front of 8000 people from 23 countries!

Tim Gard delivers an unforgettable experience that will serve to improve the quality of your interactions, as well as instill an enthusiasm for non-malicious mischief that no one should live without! 

Tim does not make light of serious issues, instead he shines a light on unseen possibilities as solutions to those situations. He demonstrates how to be professional, yet light-hearted, with a down-to-earth style that leaves an impression for years to come.

With a doubt, Tim's keynotes consistently deliver on these two promises:

1.  A hilarious shared experience AND
2.  Take home value that improves performance and workplace attitude.  

An internationally recognized authority on stress reduction and conflict resolution, his easy-to-implement techniques provide audiences with effective ways to deal with, diffuse, and even avoid intensely stressful encounters.

He walks the talk when it comes to business, as he himself has been a successful business owner for more than 20 years.  Prior to this, he worked in the federal government, the sales industry, Human Services, as a fraud investigator, and is a navy veteran.

Author of Just Plane Funny, My Policy Manual, Motivational Leaders and Humor Me, he also offers his own line of "stress buster" toys and has appeared on TV talk shows.

For two decades Tim has solidified a reputation for consistently providing hilariously entertaining fast-paced and informative programs. 

If you seek to transform or improve your business environment in a significantly positive way, the question you face now isn't "Should I hire Tim?".... It's "WHY haven't I hired Tim before?!


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