5 Tips for Corporate Entertainment Success

I’ve had the pleasure (and sometimes pain) of doing and seeing a wide variety of corporate entertainment events for a number of different organizations. Many of them have gone phenomenally well, others weren’t quite as lucky. Many times, the bad shows weren’t a result of bad performance or even a bad audience, but rather misguided… Read more


Humor at Work: Stand-up Comedy at Corporate Training

Cincinnati, OH – I attended a training last week and was surprised to find that one of the evening activities was to visit a comedy club for a social event. I was even more surprised to find out that the headlining comedian was none other than Rajiv Satyal, the Funny Indian and personal friend of… Read more

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Humor at Work: Improv Comedy at Organizational Offsite

Boston, MA – A friend and I had the opportunity to perform 2-person improv as part of a celebration event at an organizational off-site last night. In front of 150 employees at a Fortune 25 company, we did a variety improv games aimed to please and impress. The entire evening was an incredible amount of… Read more


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


How to Host an Improvised Talent Show

Hosting a talent show at work is a great way to build a community, have some fun, and give individuals and teams a different kind of recognition.  But what if you don’t want to spend the time it takes to get a talent show up and running?  Or what if you have an organization-wide meeting… Read more