How to Take Advantage of Microblogging

Over the past couple of weeks, a tool/service called Yammer has been picking up traction where I work.  Yammer is basically a corporate version of Twitter–it allows for “walled” microblogging or, to put it more simply, the ability to post short notes that only people with your company’s email address can see. (Side Note: If… Read more

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Warm-up Your Audience by Conducting a Symphony

One of the easiest ways to get an audience engaged and energized at the beginning of a presentation is to conduct a symphony.  Simply put, you use the separate sections of the audience saying different syllables that, when combined, sound out the title of your presentation. Here’s what you do: Step 1: Tell the Audience… Read more

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Starting With Humor Series

New to the concept of humor in the workplace? Still not sold on the value of office humor? Here’s what you need to know about humor and how it can revolutionize your office.  If you haven’t already, you may to start with What is Humor? The Health Benefits of Humor Building Teams and Relationships with… Read more

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Humor at Work: Comedy as Commentary

New York, NY – I was recently asked to be a Guest Lecturer in an interesting class at Parsons University: Comedy as Commentary. The class focuses on how comedy serves as commentary on society and current events. As a guest lecturer, I gave my perspective as a stand-up and improv comedian, answering questions and sharing… Read more

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