MC for Norm Crosby, Comedy Cavalcade

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Jeff Civillico and Norm Crosby

Hangin with Norm

Sunday was an exciting day– I had the honor of sharing the stage with living legend Norm Crosby as the MC for “Comedy Cavalcade” at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts.  What an inspiration to see someone who is 83 not only still performing, but absolutely killing it on stage!

As the MC, I had spent some time researching, recording, and memorizing many of Norm’s accomplishments over the years for his introduction.  Moments before I was to bring him on, I ran the intro by him backstage.  After I finished, he looked up at me and said “That sounds like an obituary!  Just say this: ‘Please welcome the master of the malaprop, Norm Crosby.”

Awesome.

“Jeff did a great job hosting Comedy Cavalcade.  He grabbed the audience from his first moments on stage and garnered high praise from headliner Norm Crosby.”   –Ryan Hill, Producer

Seth Yudof: Masquerade Productions – The CatHouse, Jay-Z, Wayne Newton, and More

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Seth Yudof and Doug Leferovich first teamed up in 1992 while studying at the University of Pennsylvania.  After 9 years performing their magic act all over the world, they launched Masquerade Productions with a large-scale production in Atlantic City.  Today, the creative scope of their work is truly impressive.  They have created and implemented the concept of The CatHouse restaurant and nightclub at The Luxor, designed effects for rapper Jay-Z, served as creative directors for Wayne Newton– you name it.  Seth speaks of a common entrepreneurial hangup, the importance of relationships in business, and being smart enough to know what you don’t know.

This interview is part of the “Branding Your Passion TV” series that complements Jeff’s keynote. Jeff interviews interesting people doing interesting things to illustrate living examples of the seven principles he espouses for entrepreneurs. Bring the “Branding Your Passion” Keynote to your school or organization today!

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Paul Burton, Quiet Spacing: Man Saves World, One Email at a Time

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Paul Burton works with clients who believe individuals drive organizational success. As the creator of the Quiet Spacing Time Management System, he’s an internationally recognized expert in individual productivity and performance. In this clip, Paul discusses successfully branding his speaking and training sessions for both the corporate event meeting planners who hire him, as well as for his audience.

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This interview is part of the “Branding Your Passion TV” series that complements Jeff’s keynote. Jeff interviews interesting people doing interesting things to illustrate living examples of the seven principles he espouses for entrepreneurs. Bring the “Branding Your Passion” Keynote to your school or organization today!