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3 Reasons Hypnotists Should not be on Clubhouse

Clubhouse is the newest social media platform to grab the attention of small business owners, marketers, influencers, and thought leaders.  But should hypnotists be including Clubhouse as part of their branding and marketing strategy?  I'll give you three reasons why the answer is "No."

Stage Hypnosis is Being Forced to Evolve. Embrace It.

"In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy." -J. Paul Getty Human beings love certainty.  Our need for certainty is encoded within us.  It's a survival instinct.  The more we stick with what we know, what consistently works, the more likely we are to survive.  Unfortunately, no survival instinct is perfect for […]

You’ll Learn Hypnosis Better This Way

What I'm about to discuss is so simple, yet profoundly important for those who wish to learn hypnosis.  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 thousands of dollars and […]

Stage Hypnosis Can Uncover Real Issues

I recently had a stage hypnosis 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 […]

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 […]

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.

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.