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Joshua Routh Speaker

Invest In Connection

TEDx Speaker | Emcee | Facilitator | Entertainer | Author | Merchant Of Joy | Sword Swallower
Joshua Routh is a master of building a sense of connection. He has an unmatched expertise in cultivating robust and meaningful bonds between coworkers, employees, leadership or attendees at events. Joshua's humorous, amazing and entertaining approach transforms workplace cultures, nurtures deep-seated unity and creates unforgettable shared experiences. 
Whether you need a Mind Blowing Keynote, looking to reconnect the team, prepping for a crucial talk that needs a touch of finesse, or seeking an Emcee or Facilitator to captivate and connect your event's audience; Joshua's unique focus on fostering connections will ensure memorable and impactful experiences. 

We all desire the same thing

In our world today, a growing sense of disconnection is becoming an undeniable reality for many. Joshua often jokes that as a child he was desperate for attention. Get to know him, and you will find out that what he really desired, is what we all desire in business and in life:


Joshua Routh Speaks About Connection

Joshua's TEDx

Conference Planner
We had Joshua Routh come in for a large international conference with over 2500 attendees.
We had reviewed and met with many presenters and the difference was the professional attitude that Joshua had and his true desire to know our audiences.
His presentation was quite simply incredible! Everyone in attendance was astounded and fully connected.
CEO, Southern Rock Restaurants
Joshua captivated my team with his wit!
I Learned that while my business lessons are important, how you make your team feel is the best takeaway. 
Joshua is a great resource to make your team feel connected!
Speech and Theater Association of Missouri
Joshua brings a high level of knowledge and fun to every workshop.
We have booked him for many years and his sessions are consistently standing room only!
Hillel - Ask Big Questions Conference
Joshua was fabulous with our diverse group from all over the country.
He had us up and moving around, laughing and engaging. He taught us skills for our work and also for our lives.
I would work with him again in a heartbeat.
People always ask:

Yes, I Swallow Swords. Here’s the Point!

The audience is seated, the stage lights up, everyone is prepared and yet not entirely sure what to expect.
There I am, standing on the stage, wearing a sport coat over an unusually colorful shirt, poised and focused, a sword in my hand...
Joshua Routh Speaks About Connection


Thoughts on the Gallup State of the Global Workplace 2023

Engagement Influences Every Facet of Your Workplace Boosted productivity, enhanced performance, reduced turnover, and heightened customer satisfaction are the rewards of having engaged employees. In straightforward terms — it's advantageous for business.

A startling 77% of workers globally are still anticipating a motivating incentive from their employers, something more compelling than merely getting paid. They are seeking CONNECTION.



Joshua is an expert on giving Mind Blowing Presentations and is a successful entrepreneur with an epic and inspirational personal story.

In his 'INVEST IN CONNECTION' talk he shares valuable lessons he has learned as a leader for over 20 years in the circus and variety arts industry. Specifically he shares why Connection is at the core of his success and the focus of all he does. He teaches lessons that will foster engagement, growth and well-being in organizations and teams.

Corporate Speaker and Entertainer Joshua Routh


The Fast Track to Rebuilding Teamwork

After  years of working from home, your team is probably feeling a little disconnected. They may not know each other as well as they used to, and they may be struggling to collaborate effectively. That's where RAPID RECONNECTION comes in. This program is designed to help teams quickly rebuild the trust, communication, and collaboration skills that they need to succeed.

Joshua does this through a series of games, exercises and yes, a few circus skills, that help team members get to know each other again, build rapport, and learn how to work together effectively.

This program is fast-paced, fun, and it's also highly effective!

Team Connection Workshop


Mastering the Art of Connection through Mind-Blowing Presentations

In the age of digital bombardment, connection is the key.

At the heart of every impactful presentation lies a magnetic connection between the presenter and the audience. Joshua Routh understands this fundamental truth and brings it to life in his unparalleled presentation workshops, coaching and trainings.

Mind Blowing Presentations Workshop


Joshua Routh is not just an emcee, he is a connector of moments, ideas and audiences.

With a delightful blend of comedic prowess and astounding mastery of the unpredictable, Joshua takes on the role of your event host and emcee, becoming a memorable ingredient in your occasion's success.

As a seasoned Master of Ceremonies, Joshua’s art lies not merely in moderating an event, but in elevating it. His distinctive style and charm are matched only by his commitment to bringing your vision to life. He blends his extraordinary talents and multifaceted experience to provide a fast-paced, captivating and entertaining evening for all.

Team Connection Workshop

A Sample Of Joshua's Speaking, Entertaining and Workshop Clients

Past clients of Joshua Routh

About Joshua Routh

Meet Joshua Routh, the dynamic force behind Circus Kaput, one of the largest variety talent agencies in the American mid-west, and a celebrated performer, speaker, author, and corporate trainer. Recognized nationwide for his talent, Joshua's diverse experiences span TV commercials, comedy clubs, circus, theater, and even Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!
However, Joshua's talents go beyond entertainment. As an experienced facilitator with a special focus on CONNECTION, Joshua has conducted transformative workshops for powerhouse corporations such as Edward Jones, Wells Fargo, and Google, instilling a sense of unity and stronger interpersonal bonds.
Recently, Joshua graced the TEDx St. Louis stage, adding yet another milestone to his illustrious career. He also collaborated with comedian and actor TJ Miller on the 'Perpetuity Tour', further demonstrating his versatility and knack for connection. Joshua is also the author of 'Mind Blowing Presentations', offering his insight into crafting engaging, memorable presentations.
If you're seeking a speaker, performer, emcee or corporate trainer who truly understands the power of connection, Joshua Routh should be your first choice.

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