7 Great Quotations from AIN 2015

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I went to my first Applied Improv Network conference back in 2009. I can honestly say it was one of the most important conferences of my speaking career. The AIN is a collection of applied improv practitioners, and attending that conference introduced me to my tribe, people from around the world who had discovered what I… Read more

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10 Insights from Influence 2015

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I spent the past week in Washington, DC at Influence 2015, the annual convention for the National Speakers Association. It was a great opportunity to connect with other speakers, share my thoughts on the value of what we do, and, of course, learn a ton of great things. Here are 10 Insights I gained from… Read more

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Applied Humor Insights from AATH 2014

This past weekend I presented at the annual AATH Conference in Vincennes, IN (the birthplace of Red Skelton and home of the Red Skelton Museum). If you’re not familiar with AATH, it stands for the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor and is an organization dedicated to helping people practice and promote healthy humor. It… Read more

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What I Learned from Internet Week 2013

I attended Internet Week 2013 last week and learned quite a bit from the numerous speakers at the event. What surprised me the most was how humor can connect to so many of the ideas that were presented. For those of you who don’t know, Internet Week is a week-long festival that celebrates Internet business… Read more

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Insights and Takeaways from AIN Conference 2012

This year’s Applied Improvisation Network annual conference took place in San Francisco, and as usual, I walked away with a ton of insights, great connections and new exercises to use in my programs. Below are some the highlights from the weekend. To find out more about the organization, check out the Applied Improvisation site. To… Read more

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