With the energy of a Japanese Game Show Host, World Memory Champion Dave Farrow brings The Ultimate Memory Challenge to your campus!!! Dave’s full-blow, high-energy, interactive ULTIMATE MEMORY CHALLENGE competition involves everyone on campus. Freshmen, seniors, faculty, staff alumni and even members of the local community can participate, have fun and improve their ability to remember anything… make that EVERYTHING! Everyone will have fun challenging – and improving – their own memory and learning new memory techniques that will last them a lifetime. They’ll use their new memory skills during study and testing, in graduate programs, in their impending careers, as entrepreneurs and as our future leaders.
Orientation Activities & Keynotes
Set the course for "Smooth Sailing' with these hot, new ORIENTATION Programs!
Keynotes and activities for Orientation, Welcome Week and First Year Experience Programs.
How to Build Your Stage for Success Using Rock Star Principles! — Learn the Rock Star Principles of Success based on Dayna’s personal experiences, highlighted by her personal photos, with the world’s greatest rock stars. — “You can either be the Rock Star at center stage or the roadie backstage. Whether you’re a freshman just starting your college career or a senior getting ready to head out into the real world every day – each human interaction – is an opportunity for a performance. How will you perform? What will you perform? How will you turn them into fans? How do you keep up a top performance day after day? Is your stage, your foundation. Are you ready for it all?” — Dayna Steele
Network Your Way Into Anything, Anywhere, Anytime! — Using her real life examples and stories in this hands-on, give-and-take session, Dayna Steele, the author of “Rock to the Top: What I Learned about Success from the World’s Greatest Rock Stars,” guides students through the keys to lasting and productive relationships. Everything you do from this point forward will come down to who you know and your relationships with other people . You’ll learn to create a networking strategy, find out how to meet the people you need to meet, discover the best places to network and how to make those relationships work for you.
More than just a memory program, the Farrow Method is a brain-based system for memory, focus and speed learning developed by Guinness World Record Holder and Memory Expert, Dave Farrow to help students and professional succeed at school and at work. Based on the only certified memory training system in the country, the Method expertly blends together the three core components of Classical Memory Techniques, Farrow Focus Bursts and Current Brain/Neuro Science and delivers information in a way that’s clear and easy to understand.
A Campus Study Skills Workshop featuring The Farrow Method: Lifelong Learning and Study Skills Workshop is perfect for: Academic Enrichment Programs, and Academic Success Programs; Study Skills Events, Study Groups, and Pre-Exam Workshops; Orientation, Welcome Week, and First Year Experience Programs; Leadership Retreats and Life Skills Programs and every student who wants to get more out of their ability to learn!
The Farrow Memory Method doesn’t teach gimmicks or tricks. It teaches REAL STUDY SKILLS with measurable outcomes! As a result of attending the FARROW MEMORY METHOD TRAINING PROGRAM students will be able to demonstrate real acquired learning skills. Dave shows learners the simple methods that will cut all study time to a fraction and triple their recall. By teaching students to use memory techniques in conjunction with focus skills, the Farrow Method enhances student learning capabilities and multiplies results.
In his “You Are The Captain of Your Ship” series of programs, Robert Landau draws upon material and tools from his decade of experience as an International Cruise Director and Cruise Activities Programming Specialist. His Orientation Cruise is an interactive learning activity that is both a fun and results-oriented experience. The program is filled with activities that will help students meet new friends, feel welcome on campus, make their new campus their new home and embrace all aspects of life on campus. Students will learn that they can achieve anything they want in their college life if they are in control and proactive – when they are “the captian of their ship!”
Although not an actual cruise, Robert simulates the cruise environment and takes students on a figurative cruise without ever leaving campus. They’ll experience and resolve specific challenges along the way by visiting various ‘ports of call’ and participating in ‘onboard activities.’ Because Robert is also a Nationally Certified Life Coach & Positive Results Expert, the end result of the cruise is that students will have the tools they need to succed on campus this semester. They’ll leave the Orientation Cruise exhilarated, motivated and in possession of what it takes to make their time on campus (and beyond) a raging success!
College is a time when you develop powerful and often life-long relationships that can impact your life in a positive or negative way. Choosing and developing the right relationships is a life skill that requires self-esteem, the ability to work with others and effective communications among others. “Secrets to Happy College Relationships” focuses on helping students cope with the number of new people and new experiences they are presented in their first years of college. It interactively focuses on relationships with classmates, new roommates, new dating opportunities and testing new freedoms experienced with the removal of parental boundaries. Herb draws on past experiences and storytelling and sharing practical tools so that students can live a happy and prosperous life is possible no matter what your circumstances might be.
This Life Skills Keynote inspires students to develop self-esteem and confidence and to achieve more through effective goal-setting. Its powerful message helps students adjust to the mental stress and eliminate the homesickness often experienced by college students. The “Secrets to Your Happy College Life” program incorporates interactive exercises that allow participants to share their experiences and focuses on helping students develop competence in managing their personal affairs and goal setting and achievement. Herb’s inspirational message empowers students to overcome any obstacle, take control of their present, and look forward to the future. They learn to deal with conflicts and enjoy the fun aspects of college.
A Live Interview On Stage With Your Campus Rock Stars — As the author of “Rock to the Top: What I Learned about Success from the World’s Greatest Rock Stars,” Dayna has interviewed countless rock stars and celebrities. Now, let her interview your rock star – a student leader, the college Dean, a well known alumni, whomever you choose – live on stage in front of your audience. This is a high-energy, rockin’ special event like no other that brings your entire campus community together! Deliver your key messages to the audience in this fun and interactive session. Let the audience get to know your leaders and maybe even discover something unusual about the school’s leadership. This program is a SPECIAL EVENT designed to hep BUILD CAMPUS COMMUNITY. It’s so big it should be held in your stadium, auditorium, gym or concert hall.
“You can achieve anything when you are in control of your life!”
That is the central theme of Robert Landau’s “You Are The Captain of Your Ship” series of programs and resonates throughout this keynote. Robert draws upon material and tools from his decade of experience as an International Cruise Director and Cruise Activities Programming Specialist to deliver an insightful keynote where audiences leave the experience excited about their lives fully knowing how to get what they want and be the success they were always meant to be.
Knowing exactly how to be the Captain of Your Ship (be in control of your life) and how to create a positive future makes life truly worth living. this keynote delivers the jump-start students need every so often to remind them about what’s possible in life and what tools they can access to help them along the way.
During this motivational keynote, Robert also reveals his personal connection to the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster. His cruise line experiences include 300 ports of call on 400 world-wide cruises and a similar near-disaster occured while Robert was part of a cruise ship leadership team. How he is even here today is a powerful learning tool for his audiences. Becasue of that connection the HLN/CNN Cable News Networks featured him as an expert in relation to the topic. Robert shares this and other stories, experiences and results from managing and leading activities for all kinds of people, from all walks of life and from almost every country on the globe.