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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Humor at Work: Featured in Ignites Article

Ignites, a Financial Times service focused on delivering quality content on mutual funds, recently ran a story on April Fools and Pranks, and I was featured as their humor expert. To see the article requires a subscription (which you can get here if you’re a mutual fund fan), but below are some of the highlights… Read more

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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

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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

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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

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