Tim Gard encourages everyone to take the serious things seriously, but also to learn how to laugh. Laughter is a universal language, and necessary to keep us all in good spirits as individuals as well as within our families and professional teams. If you have a favorite meme, send it to Tim. He loves to laugh.
15 years ago, I started on a quest to have other speakers stop telling the starfish story and to use their own materials. To accomplish this, I did a parody of the starfish story wearing an 11 ft starfish costume. I’ve done it several times since then.