Humor at Work: Humor and Business Communication

Cincinnati, OH – I had the great pleasure of being a guest lecturer for a class this past Thursday at UC Clermont College. The course, Business Communication, focuses on establishing written and oral communication standards in preparation for entering the workplace. I talked with the students about the value of using humor in business communication… Read more

{ 0 comments }

Humor at Work: Teaching Improv to High School Students

Cincinnati, OH – On Monday this past week I had the chance to teach improv to some students at a local high school in Cincinnati. Teaming up with the English teacher and Drama teacher, we created a program to get the kids more comfortable speaking in front of each other and practicing some performance. And… Read more

{ 0 comments }

Humor at Work: Comedy and Communication

Baton Rouge, LA – For the 3rd time, I visited my brother in Baton Rouge and was a guest lecturer for his Communications class. This year we did a 2-class workshop on how to use comedy in communication. The first class covered the theory of comedy and included topics like the Rule of 3s, the… Read more

{ 0 comments }

Humor at Work: Improv and Public Speaking Spring 2012

Baton Rouge, LA – I got a chance to return to Baton Rouge this past week and once again filled in as guest lecturer for my brother’s Public Speaking and Argumentation & Debate classes. In each, I took key elements of the class syllabus and used improv exercises to experientially teach the subject matter. This, combined with… Read more

{ 0 comments }

Humor at Work: Improv’ing Public Speaking at LSU

Baton Rouge, LA – While visiting my brother at LSU (he’s getting his PhD there), I gave a guest lecture in two of his classes (Public Speaking and Argumentation and Debate). For both, I led the class through improv exercises and linked them back to becoming better public speakers. Both sessions were very well received… Read more

{ 0 comments }