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Want Results? Stop Doing it Wrong.

What I'm about to discuss is so simple, yet profoundly important for achieving success in just about every endeavor one can pursue.  Perhaps the simplicity of it is what makes it easy to overlook.  In any case, if you take this blog post to heart, and truly raise your awareness afterward, it could save you […]

Canaries in the Coal Mine?

I recently had a show at a boarding school.  It was a gorgeous campus, made up of classic federal style buildings from the 1800's and newer contemporary buildings that glistened with glass that allowed the warm light of the interior to spill out into the cold January evening.  The campus was nicer than many colleges […]

Stage Hypnotists Could be the Profession’s Greatest Asset

There has long been a division in the profession of hypnotism between consulting (or clinical) hypnotists and stage hypnotists.  Many consulting hypnotists believe that stage hypnotists misrepresent the true value of hypnotism, and some would even say that stage hypnotists hurt the profession with their playful use of a skill set that can help people […]

Getting Tik Tok Famous (and why it matters)

Zach Pincince trained with us in 2018, and when he finished his training he immediately started working on his social media branding, primarily through Instagram and YouTube.  But then, Zach heard about a lesser-known platform called Tik Tok, which was getting more attention with young people.  He joined the platform, and in just months skyrocketed […]

Innovation in Stage Hypnotism: Part One

When asked to speak at a conference for stage hypnotists in 2018, I framed my presentation right away from a perspective that was bound to make some people in the room uncomfortable, but it's important that we be honest about what's going on in our profession: there's a serious lack of innovation. Training in the […]

Creating Content for a Stage Show

Forgive the rawness of the video, but I wanted to show the real process I go through when I'm generating content for my show.  No fancy lighting, no effects.  This is me in my living room grinding through the creative process.