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Calloway’s Nursery, Inc., Hurst, TX

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

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“I am not even sure where to begin, RIK ROBERTS, just WOW!! So every year we have a two day event “Calloway’s Nursery, Inc. Product Knowledge Extravaganza” where we split all of our store personal from Calloway’s Nursery, Inc. Rik made it so different! He mixed comedy in with his keynote speaking as well his Barney Fife get up and just took the stage like we have NEVER seen before. I was just sitting back and watching people fall out of their chairs laughing! NO LIE!

So at the beginning he dressed in costume which he wore so well (looked like the real thing!) and walked around talking and laughing with everyone, cracking jokes! Then right before the show started he called a few of our employees up to the front and gave them citations! This was a BIG hit! We had been talking and emailing with him before the event and he had us give him a few names with a little back ground on the employees. Then he created citations from the information we provided him. This was the funniest thing ever, the look on their faces!

Then when he got up to speak everyone was rolling.  It was clean, fun, comedy, keynote clear message, outstanding, eye catching – all rolled in one!

In the past people get bored and sit on their phones, while the speaker is speaking. But this year I didn’t see NOT ONE person NOT paying attention!!! The only phones I saw out this year was everyone recording!

Rik is most definitely the best speaker we have had doing our events over the past 12 years!! I had so many compliments I can’t even count! If someone is looking for something different, fun, upbeat, attention getting RIK ROBERTS IS THE BEST!!

Margraet Moore,

Executive Assistant/ Event Coordinator

Calloway’s Nursery, Inc.

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USG Seeds

Friday, March 30th, 2018

“We had Rik Roberts do a show for about 35 of our producers and their spouses tonight. He did an excellent job. Everyone in the group was laughing. He had some good Ag related material and kept us laughing for over an hour. If we ever want to hire a comedian again we would be happy to hire Rik Roberts.”

Stacy Burwick, President UniSouth Genetics, Inc.

Rik Roberts entertains at KACo Conference in Louisville, KY

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Comedian Rik Roberts at KACo Conference

 

“Thank you so much for your awesome performance at the Kentucky Association of Counties 43rd Annual Conference & Exposition held Nov. 9, 2017 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.

The feedback that we received was overwhelmingly positive. Our large group appreciated your clean humor. When in Louisville it’s hard to compete with 4th Street Live entertainment. However, you maintained to keep everyone in their seats during the hour long performance. It was a pleasure working with you and we look forward to working with you again in the future.”

  • Sonya Chesser, Executive Assistant / Kentucky Association of Counties

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Rik Roberts at AAHAM Conference Nashville, TN

Monday, December 18th, 2017

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I recently had the honor of delivering “Listen Up Laugh it UP: Improvisation for Organizations” at the AAHAM Conference in Nashville, TN.

Listen Up Laugh It up is an interactive, hands on workshop empowering people to accomplish more through creative agreement, listening, and taking action. If this sounds like something your organization would benefit from, check out this link to a demo video: bit.ly/LuLuRR

HMS Enterprises, Inc., San Antonio, TX Event

Monday, December 4th, 2017

I had the privilege of bringing the Mayberry Method to HMS Enterprises during a recent manager’s meeting in San Antonio, TX. Lots of fun and lots of learning in one of the greatest cities in America.

Rik Roberts Mayberry Method

 

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ARROWHEAD FUNERAL DIRECTORS

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

I know what jokes you are thinking of right now! But no, they were not a “dead” audience and they were not “dying to leave the room”. They were in fact a great group of very family focussed funeral home directors and suppliers who wanted to take their service to another level.

Arrowhead Funeral Directors Association

Among the group were Gregg Bright (far left) and Tim Koch. The group was also complimented by a gentleman who recently remodeled his home to be a replica of The Andy Griffith Show set! You can check out the results – and even stay in this bed and Breakfast – at www.TaylorHomeInn.com. Tell him “Old Barn” sent you!

“Rik was fantastic. Everyone is still sending me positive comments and others want to know how to book him for their events. Thanks, Rik!”

  • Bob Atkins, Arrowhead Funeral Directors Association

FIFE TAKES MANHATTAN

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Kansas, that is!

What an enjoyable morning it was in Manhattan, KS presenting The Mayberry Method to the Riley County Clerks office. These hard working folks are on the front lines of making sure things county-wide are running smoothly. Fife likes this kind of group!

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“Rik Roberts presented to our group the “Mayberry Method”.  He was very well received by all level of employees.  Not one person, in the audience of 190, lost interest during the 90 minutes he “entertained” and educated our group.  We even had an added bonus of unexpected interaction of an official Kansas Highway Patrol Officer that assisted in his great message of how to react/respond when in an unusual or difficult situation.  Many employees have requested to have him back again!”

Cindy Volanti, Human Resource Manager – Riley County Clerks Office – Manhattan, KS

MAMIC + MAYBERRY METHOD = FUN

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

 

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“May I use this means to express our sincere appreciation for a job well done at our annual Mid-Year Conference.  Your portrayal of Barney Fife was “right on” and was very funny with some real life lessons to be learned by those in attendance.  I’ve heard nothing but positive remarks regarding your presentation from our attendees.  Best regards.  Ron”

Ron Borders, President/Gen. Mgr.
Missouri Association of Mutual Insurance Companies

Interview with Jeanne Robertson!

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Jeanne Robertson

Every once in awhile you have a chance to meet one of your favorite comedians. She prefers the label “humorist”. But whatever you call her, you have to admit Jeanne Robertson is flat out hilarious.

Jeanne joins me to discuss a career that started in late 60’s and has carried her into her mid seventies! You don’t last that 54 years in show business unless you are jaw dropping funny.

Jeanne got on my radar a dozen or so years ago when I heard her routines on Laugh USA (SiriusXM Satellite radio). I had never crossed paths with her at a comedy club and kept wondering “Where did this hilarious lady come from?” It turns out she comes from North Carolina and entered comedy through the speaking circuit. She’s quick to tell you she is a humorist – not a stand-up comedian. But don’t let that fool you. Her stories are full of laughs all the way to the huge surprise payoff.

After getting to know her for years through her routines, I finally got the chance to meet up with Jeanne in early July at a session on humor at the National Speaker’s Association conference in Orlando, FL. We were both on a panel and let me tell you something – she flat out killed it! It was then I knew I had to get her on the show. We talk about her COMEDY WITH CLASS Humor Competition (sign up HERE) and a whole lot more.

With over 126,000 YouTube Subscribers and over 49 MILLION views Jeanne is more popular than ever.

Want to learn more about Jeanne Robertson? Click HERE to listen to the interview.

Click http://www.jeannerobertson.com to visit Jeanne’s official website

And if you want to laugh yourself silly, watch: “Don’t Send A Man To The Grocery Store” on YOUTUBE

Sunset Retirement Communities, Jenison, MI

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Volunteers are dear to my heart. Selfless acts like taking care of others should be rewarded. Luckily for me, I had a chance to bring laughs (and Barney Fife) to an appreciation banquet for just those kinds of folks. What a fun time!

Rik Roberts Clean Comedy

 

 

“Rik Roberts understood our audience. He worked the room as “Fife” and raised the level of engagement and participation from everyone. Rik’s material is genuinely funny and appropriate for all ages. We are glad we found him.”

Director of Development, Volunteer Appreciation Banquet

 

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