I got hold of a one-sheet of a speaker who sells himself as a comedian motivational speaker. His claim is that nobody sleeps in his talks and everyone likes him because he is funny.

I understand. Many speakers are agents of boredom. Boredom kills.

Funny sells.

But funny is not the alternative to boredom. Funny is the smokescreen to shallowness. Speakers who strive to be funny fear boredom. Take out the “funny” feature in their speeches and you will see nothing.

People whose passion is to help others do not worry about boredom. They are inspired. They are enthusiastic. They have infectious dreams that will make a difference in the world of those who listened to them. You do not have to be funny when you are having fun adding value to the lives of others.

The antidote to boredom is engagement.

If you are a motivational speaker, then your job is not only to get belly laughs. You must move people. Sell to them the Promised Land. Give hope to those who are afraid. Enable them to act. And be their leader.

If you are a leader, remember that you do not need to get a motivational speaker to get your people motivated. Don’t look to far. The answer is within you.

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Jef Menguin is a sought-after keynote speaker on leadership, influence, and motivation.

He has delivered motivational speeches in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, and the Philippines.

When you are looking for a motivational speaker who deliver results that really matter, you contact Jef Menguin.


5th Floor, Marc 2000 Tower
1973 Taft Avenue, Manila
National Capital Region

Mobile Phone: 09274292986
Email: inspire@jefmenguin.com