Wake up the room with “Simon Says”: (video below)
a great, playful interaction for grown-ups — thirty years later!
We’ll discover that, not only have we not outgrown it —
we aren’t a bit better at it!
Listening is challenging…and, in this case, funny!
The concept is simple enough:
Do what Milo says only when he says “Simon Sez”.
And if Milo does something different than what he says?
Again, do what he says. Should be easy, right?
Not the way adults tend to anticipate!
Lightly competitive, this fun challenge fully engages the brain (especially as Milo gets trickier!)
Not really a keynote, but as you’ll see in the video below, Milo’s speaking portion up front
psyches up the attendees to play and gives them some valuable thoughts to apply to their listening skills.
Here’s an edit of Milo with 500 carpet-and-flooring store owners, whittling them down to 20 on stage and, eventually, one winner:
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Professional Simon Says (Simon Sez) by keynote speaker Milo Shapiro of IMPROVentures for conference fun and energy.