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What you can expect from Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey

From preparation to on-site, to after-presentation follow-ups, Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey is at your service and is 100% committed to helping you and your team successfully achieve your results...

  • Protect your conference investment
  • Leverage your training dollars
  • Equip and motivate your leadership and employees to grow and succeed.

Call now to engage Canada's Ideaman, Bob Hooey and his innovative Ideas At Work! for your next event. Success can be a simple call away. 1 (780) 736-0009

Canada's Ideaman, Bob Hooey, partners with committed leaders and organizations to equip and motivate profitable growth and enhanced success. He is committed to helping you and your teams move out of your comfort zone into the winner’s zone. Visit
Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey, A/S

Canada's idea-rich leader in helping equip leaders and their teams to grow and succeed.

My professional standards and commitment to the success of our work together.In preparation for our program together, you can expect me to:

  • Be available to 'fully' discuss your goals for my program.
  • Find out more about your organization and the people, who will be in attendance. Be better prepared to deliver solid value to your people.
  • Know your meeting theme, and ensure my presentation relates, reinforces and builds on that theme.
  • Investigate why your people would be interested in my Ideas At Work! Tailor my comments to maximize the value I bring to your organization and people.
  • Work together with speakers' bureau, meeting planner and/or other speakers to ensure your goals are achieved.
  • Deliver biographical and program material, along with B&W and/or color photo for inclusion in program brochure or promotional material, in a timely manner.
  • Ensure receipts for retainer and travel costs are sent in a timely manner.
  • Be available in advance of the event for radio phone-in interviews.
  • Work with you to provide advance, teaser material and articles to promote event, if desired
  • Prepare a tailored value-added set of 'learning guides' for my program. Guides that reinforce and build toward the results we've discussed.
  • PDF masters of learning guides and handouts will be provided at least two weeks prior to my engagement date. This will allow you time to copy and use for our program together.
  • In event of PowerPoint or other graphic program being a part of our program; a copy of that ppt will be emailed well in advance to ensure compatibility with your on-site equipment.
  • Notify you in advance of my itinerary or other plans.
  • Be flexible in travel and accommodation needs.
  • Provide single all-inclusive price for my services, which covers fee, transportation, and incidentals, if requested. (Most clients cover accommodation directly.)
  • Customized materials and companion workbooks are available at bulk rates, if desired. Call 1-888-848-8407 (Toll Free North America) for details and quotation.

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While on-site, you can expect me to:

  • Notify you when I arrive at the venue, and contact you immediately should any serious delays come up en route.
  • Be accessible to you and your people, while on-site.
  • Time permitting, be available for on-site interviews or media events.
  • Be honest and up front with you, 100% of the time. Visit my customized 'Robert's Rules' for more information on my values and criteria in working with clients.
  • Coordinate with set-up staff and fellow presenters, to ensure my staging needs are compatible with overall needs. Make sure I am a team player. Make suggestions to crew, if I see ways to maximize audience impact by more creative use of lighting, sound or staging.
  • Check out the other speakers and your audience to ensure my message is in sync. Tailor my remarks and program, based on this research.
  • Time permitting, be ready and able to fill in at the last minute for a missing MC, speaker or panelist. Quote you in advance for additional add-on programs, or services.
  • Come to meeting room a minimum of one hour prior to my speaking (prefer two hours, if access is available) for a sound and stage check.
  • Be dressed professionally and appropriately for your program.
  • Stay out of the way, being unobtrusive, until it is time for me to speak.
  • Provide a brief easily read introduction for the MC. Be available to coach MC in advance of that introduction.
  • Be in the presentation room, set up and ready to go; visible to you and host/MC well before my introduction is started.

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During my program, you can expect me to:

  • Walk on stage with energy and a big smile. Open my presentation with a purpose.
  • Never using off-color or vulgar material of language - ever!
  • Employ audience interaction. Work to involve them, through use of questions, participation, eye contact, and applicable group or individual exercises, etc.
  • Present up to date, relevant, and well-researched material.
  • Use humor and stories, where appropriate, to reinforce your theme.
  • Use visual aids, as discussed, where appropriate to reinforce and enhance the look, feel and overall impact of the presentation.
  • Be good natured! React flexibly to problems that crop up, including, audiovisuals, sound, lights, emergencies, etc. Part of being a professional!
  • Be polite and professional with the audience - never being rude!
  • Summarize my points. Work to give your people creative ways to reinforce and remember my key points.
  • Ensure my points reinforce your theme, and assist your organization in reaching its goals.
  • Not abuse my time on stage, as an opportunity to sell or give a pitch. Mention my books or tapes for attribution, if I use something from them in the presentation, as I would for other sources.
  • If my books or publications are being offered for on-site audience purchase at your event, I will take less than one minute of my platform time to inform the audience of that fact and the location of materials.
  • Work within your time frame. Help you keep on schedule. Adjust to fit your needs.
  • Donate one or more of my books or products (as applicable) for your use as a prize or give away fund raiser for your group.

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After the program, you can expect me to:

  • Unless travel time is extremely tight, stay around to answer questions and hear comments. I enjoy making myself available to my audiences.
  • Check out and depart quickly - and with minimal effort from you.
  • Debrief with you and your team on how to make it better next time and how to reinforce our time together.
  • Follow-up on reinforcement strategies, or materials to build on my message. Provide copies of newsletters for audience members, if desired. I have a series of follow up articles for use in reinforcement of key points.
  • Guarantee not to discuss or disclose any private or sensitive information about you or your organization.

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In summary, you can expect a highly professional presenter:

  • Who delivers an exceptional value-added presentation.
  • Who works with you, to set and achieve your worthwhile goals and results.
  • Who keeps his materials and presentation current, relevant, and sharp.
  • Who guarantees his performance in writing.
  • Who values you and your people, and is dedicated to providing the most impactful value-added programs possible.

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