What few people know is that Jimmy Leo first got started in the areas of balloon artistry and entertaining as a coping mechanism for a very deep depression. These days Jimmy speaks openly about his humble beginnings, his dark days, his sense of feeling alone, and how a bunch of little balloons managed to turn it around for him. Seeded with life lessons and morals, take a journey with Jimmy as he enlightens you about the wonder of life, the connections we all share, and how NO ONE is ever alone.
The Balloon Solution
Ever feeling down? Depressed? Perhaps you expected more out of life for yourself. At times, Have you felt as if you are surrounded by those that are holding you down? Do you look back on your life thinking so many opportunities passed you, only to remain out of your reach? You’re not alone.
The number one question asked of Jimmy Leo as people marvel at his abilities of balloon artistry is how he got started. The answer they NEVER expect is the one he responds with – that it was his way of coping with depression.
The Balloon Solution - is the lecture that captures Jimmy’s true beginnings – a 9 to 5 employee at a job he hated while spiraling deeper into a depression over a broken relationship. In the end, Jimmy doesn’t get the girl back, but gains so much more instead. Share in his personal self discovery and see how his solution led to his rise of being a category authority in his industry, as well as many other crowning achievements he has been a part of, including holding a national record for inflating the most balloons, being a part of the crew that built the world’s largest balloon mural (yes, it’s in the guinness book of world records), his appearances in a documentary on balloon artists and performers, the book he’s written, the instructional DVDs he’s created and the numerous lectures he’s given throughout the country. Let’s not leave out how it also led to his meeting his beautiful wife of nearly twelve years and their two gorgeous daughters.
Take a magic carpet ride of drama, mystery and comedy, with a few twisted balloons along the way, that demonstrate how NONE of us are EVER truly alone! Laughter is the true solution, so let Jimmy show you the lighter side of life, teach you the art of laughing at yourself, the beauty of releasing your inner child, and make you do a great deal of thinking along the way. You’ll be changing your mindset and beginning your own voyage of self discovery long after the last laugh is had.
“If only my teachers in high school and college had Jimmy Leo’s skill! Jimmy has a rare gift that I have encountered only once among all of the teachers I’ve had in 17 years of formal education. His lectures are so entertaining that you don’t even realize how much you are learning!!!”