Robert Ian is a Certified Hypnotherapist and a professional member of the National Speakers Association.
As an entertainer, Robert Ian dazzles his audiences with feats of magic and illusion. As an educator, he delivers solid take-home skills that translate directly to the bottom-line. As a motivator, he shows how the content of his remarks can be applied to both personal and professional life. Robert Ian's core message is that the "impossible" is achievable, and that ordinary people are capable of doing extraordinary things.
Mr. Ian's presentations are both challenging and entertaining. Under good-natured hypnotic suggestion, audience volunteers sing like Elvis, talk like Martians, or dance the Macarena. He includes a light motivational message that illustrates how positive suggestions are the building blocks of employee praise, customer service, and effective communication. Audiences laugh as Robert Ian unlocks their imagination and tickles their funny bone with entertainment that is clean, tasteful and fun. Audiences are thoroughly entertained without being embarrassed, and his conservative performance ethic is one of the reasons he is hired repeatedly by America's most prestigious and demanding corporations and trade associations.
He passionately discusses how teamwork, leadership and risk-taking affect everything from sales, management and customer service, to home and family, to the bottom line. Robert Ian's message is based on the fact that the mind is a powerful force, and therefore results are directly related to how well the mind is used. His program can be all entertainment, all messages, or a mix in-between, with customized information about any organization or event.
Robert Ian specializes in personal and organizational change. His 2003 book, How to Identify, Master and Conquer Change, helps individuals and organizations uncover hidden opportunities that surround them at every moment. Robert Ian knows that change creates opportunities that often remain hidden, and that change can result in stress, fear, and uncertainty. His strength is helping individuals and corporations benefit from these hidden opportunities.
Robert Ian has appeared on ABC, CBS, NBC and the FOX Television Networks, as well as appearances in Las Vegas and a command performance for the Olympic and World Figure Skating Champions. He has entertained audiences on Sally Jessy Raphael and the Rush Limbaugh Show, and has been a guest on over 250 radio talk shows across America. Articles about Robert Ian have been written in the Chicago Tribune, LA Times, Meetings & Conventions Magazine, People Magazine and over 100 trade and professional publications. Earlier in his career, Robert Ian developed and sold magic illusions to professional magicians including David Copperfield.