About Mark Scharenbroich

Mark Scharenbroich is an award winning keynote speaker using humor to convey a motivational concept called Nice Bike. Call us at 952-939-9080 to book an event.

Mickey Mouse Pancakes and Sweet Baby James

I was sitting in a booth at our favorite breakfast spot, Perkins with my wife Susan and I noticed a little boy in a tank top, shorts, a stocking cap, and cowboy boots. Usually, this wouldn’t draw my attention, but [...]

Creating the Guest Experience One Coffee at a Time.

I was standing in line waiting to order a cup of coffee at a Starbucks, located in a large conference hotel.  I was in line behind the hotel security guard who was on break.  She turned to me and said, [...]

“I dunno. I Just do…”

The early morning conversation with my barista at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas was pretty brief, “I would like one large black coffee double cupped and one large cappuccino, skim, extra hot, double cupped please.” The barista asked for [...]

Ask the Right Questions to Get the Right Answers

In the restaurant industry, they refer to it as “Two minutes or two bites”. That is when the server circles back to the guest and asks, “How is your meal?” I have made a point of listening to my fellow [...]

Live Inspired with John O’Leary – PODCAST INTERVIEW

Live Inspired with John O’Leary PODCAST INTERVIEW WITH MARK SCHARENBROICH Enjoy this engaging 51-minute conversation with Mark hosted by fellow author and motivational speaker, John O'Leary, creator of the  "LIVE INSPIRED" podcast. Here are John's SHOW NOTES from the conversation with [...]

Happy Halloween! A Witch’s Welcome

Acknowledging is stepping out, honoring someone with what’s important to them, and creating a connection. One of my favorite examples of this occurred at one of our Halloween celebrations in our home. My wife, Sue, and I love Halloween. We do it big. We [...]