Life as a professional speaker sometimes presents the unusual, the comical, and the bizarre. In today’s light-hearted episode, Darren and Mark sit down with fellow World Champion speakers Ed Tate and Jim Key as they all share hilarious and outrageous stories from life on the road. Their conversation provides insight into an oft-neglected side of speaking…the unexpected. Their simple lessons can help you to face extraordinary situations and still be unforgettable…for the right reasons.


  • Expect the unexpected
  • It’s not IF, but WHEN things will go wrong
  • Unusual situations are material for future presentations
  • Be flexible when faced with the unpredictable
  • Even when things go sideways, always serve your audience