Meg Soper

Meg Soper

Motivational Humorist and Thought Leader on Mindfulness & Resilience

Meg Soper

Meg Soper is a keynote humorist speaker who combines her skills in nursing and stand-up comedy, with her expertise in personality styles and teamwork to motivate, inspire, and entertain her audiences.

Meg’s front line experience in comedy clubs, in the hospital operating room, and as mother of two millennials enables her to captivate her audience with hilarious anecdotes and practical  stress-busting strategies for everyday living.

Meg harnesses the power of laughter to offer an alternative way to deal with the inevitable stress that we face in our lives. Incorporating humor into her presentations helps her connect with the audience, break barriers, and deliver practical strategies for life and work.

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  1. "The Secret Sauce... Thriving in Times of Change" Virtual Keynote

    Now more than ever, we need a reason to laugh! In her dynamic and engaging style, Meg will share her ideas on how we can use humor, passion, and resilience to find balance during uncertain times.

    Using experiences from her career as an O.R. nurse, and now as a thought leader on mindfulness and resilience, Meg will demonstrate how choosing to shift our perspective and using mindfulness techniques, we can be more effective in our roles while building healthier and stronger relationships with ourselves, the people we work with and those who we serve.

    Session Objectives:

    1. Learn about the HPR Sauce – Humor, Passion and Resilience to manage change and thrive personally and professionally;
    2. Learn strategies to gain greater control of our behavior and emotions.
    3. Learn about mindfulness techniques to give our ‘Brain a Boost.
    4. Offer strategies to help improve personal resilience and maintain a positive mindset.
    5. Share laughter and positive energy together.
  2. Bring it On …Strategies to Create a Positive Workplace

    The challenges of the workplace and our personal lives require us to be effective communicators. Understanding generational differences can help us communicate more effectively as the work culture shifts. Meg’s presentation offers her audience strategies to enhance communication skills, to be more accessible to co-workers and to better deal with conflict in the workplace. This humorous and light hearted presentation examines how emotions, perceptions, and preconceived ideas can impact our day to day interaction with others. The goal of the presentation is to create awareness about how we can shift our perspective to build better relationships.

    Participants will leave feeling valued for the work that they do and with the tools to:

    • Build resilience in the face of daily stress;
    • Shift their perspective to better deal with adversity;
    • Understand generational differences;
    • Create a positive environment in the workplace.
  3. Wit, Fit and Balance....strategies for Success

    Meg Soper’s twist on life provides her motivational life balance presentation with a perspective only a stand up comic could possibly deliver. This presentation takes you through the stresses of everyday life and sheds a humorous light on it. Whether you are faced with stress in the workplace or the inevitable obstacles of daily living, Meg offers a refreshing perspective. You will leave in stitches, armed with a number of strategies to enhance your life experience and maintain a sense of balance.

  4. Humor is One Size Fits All

    This stand up presentation proves you can find levity in any life situation. Whether you’re facing the perils of middle age or juggling a career and family, Meg will help you find a laugh along the way. Run some of Meg’s pithy, stress-relieving ideas up the flagpole and learn to embrace her philosophy that “life is too short to stuff a mushroom”. You will leave feeling enlightened, energized and entertained.

  5. Get Connected and Stay Plugged In

    This light hearted interactive presentation focuses on effective communication, conflict management and dealing with difficult people. Develop strategies to enhance relationships on both a personal and professional level. Through laughter and interactive energy people will come away with a better understanding of each other’s challenges and unique qualities. You will leave armed with practical strategies geared towards a healthier, happier and more productive workplace environment. Programs are available in a variety of formats. These include keynote presentations, half-day or full day seminars or workshops.

    Meg’s Presentation May Cause The Following Side Effects: Unusual insights leading to prolonged laughter; Excess demand for your organization’s next event; Audience participation and interaction; Altered perspective and possible shortness of breath

Testimonials: 
Thank you for bringing humor, joy, and passion to our employee group at the virtual DAN Employee Meeting. It was a pleasure working with you and I know that the employees thoroughly enjoyed the session. The messages you shared about being kind to ourselves, owning our own growth, and taking the time to realize some of the positive things round us really resonated with me personally and I know our employees with walk away with something they can implement right now.
Benaaz Irani
Vice-President Desjardins Agent Network
I laughed so hard and actually cried with laughter and maybe even some stress relief in those tears! I so appreciate you willing to work with us again especially in this virtual world. You rocked it! I had colleagues messaging me throughout saying how funny, meaningful, and timely it was. Thank you again…the team loved you!!
Shelley Evans
Territory Manager, Team Lead Ontario Medtronic
Meg’s professionalism and dedication to making her presentation the best it could be was impressive. Meg proactively took the time to understand our organization and the objectives for the session and this resulted in a relevant, informative and exceptionally entertaining event. Meg is a highly skilled speaker who uses humour to engage and teach participants. I would not hesitate to recommend Meg for your next event.
Diana Miles
BA, LLB, CDir, Executive Director, Organizational Strategy and Effectiveness, The Law Society of Upper Canada
On behalf of the ASPHIO membership…thank you for a wonderful performance. You engaged the entire audience and helped energize the group to socialize afterwards…that I had not seen before! Your energy and enthusiasm was much appreciated.
Christopher Beveridge
CD, BA, BASc, CPHI(C), President, Association Supervisors Public Health Inspectors of Ontario, Manager, Environmental Health Programs, Thunder Bay District Health Unit
Meg was absolutely fabulous! She arrived the evening before, mingled with us, asking questions about our different work positions and then incorporated this into her presentation … it was fantastic. Most of the feedback forms rated her 10 out 5 and the comments were all just great. Meg was an outstanding presenter!
Donna Hayes
Financial Aid Advisor, Flemming College
The feedback from your presentation has been great. Your personable approach to connect with our Service Team and understand their day to day routine added impact to your motivational and funny stories. You provided my staff with food for thought on the power of humour and positive thinking.
Mike Cousineau
P.Eng. General Manager, Liebert Canada
We have received such amazing feedback from your show…you were absolutely fabulous. I have hired a lot of comedians and professional speakers in my career and I would easily put you at the top of my list.
Lyndon McPhail
Marketing Manager , Practice Solutions Software Inc. – a CMA Company
Meg does her homework well and tailored her session to our audience. She grasped and played upon the nuances of the profession and interwove her message of fun, passion and balance into an energetic presentation that came across as one that was unique and developed just for us. Meg as a keynote will be very hard to top!
Margaret Carter
Executive Director, Ontario Dental Hygienists’ Association
Meg Soper was the keynote speaker at our 2014 E*Value healthcare education conference. She entertained, inspired, made us think and certainly made us all laugh. She got people out of their seats, engaging with peers and energized us all for the three day conference. Her perspectives and strategies are lifelong tools that can restructure the way we interact with each other. Meg did a great job in customizing her keynote to our audience and conference. We wish we could bring her back year after year!
Libby Sanford
Marketing Coordinator, Ascend Learning
We have had Meg Soper with us at the Pacific Dental Conference in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015. She is excellent! The presentation that she repeated twice at each conference is called, Wit, Fit and Balance...Strategies for Success (2.5 hours) and in all sessions her rooms, 350 people in 2011, 400 plus in 2012, 2013, 2015 were packed and she received standing ovations in each. She tailored her presentation to dental professionals and was approved for CE credits. Meg is very easy to work with, she is very enthusiastic and dedicated to sharing helpful, relevant, usable information. I highly recommend Meg!
Shannon Brown
Managing Director, Pacific Dental Conference
Meg Soper was simply outstanding. Our spousal program was the most successful ever. Meg was funny, witty and proved thought provoking insights for everyone to take home. She is a powerful speaker and she walks the talk all the way.
Claire Belanger-Parker
Crane Rental Association of Canada
Your presentation “Bring it on … Strategies to Create a Positive Workplace” rated a perfect 5 out of 5, the best score we have ever received for a general session. What a privilege to have you on our stage!
Pat Goodberry-Dick
Conference Chair, Healthcare Service Excellence Conference – Las Vegas

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