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… Continue Reading >


Inspiration from the Humor Project Conference 2012

I attended the 55th International Humor Project Conference this past weekend and learned from a number of great speakers. While a lot of the tips below are more inspirational than actionable (which isn’t a bad thing), there are also some great ideas on things you can do today. A huge thanks to Dr. Joel Goodman… Continue Reading >


Humor at Work: Humor Project Conference 2012

Silver Bay, NY – This past weekend I spoke at the 55th International Humor Project Conference and had a great time. The people were welcoming, the speakers fantastic and the location incredible. I conducted three different sessions, including a day-long Stand-up Comedy Bootcamp and two 75-minute sessions, one on the ROI of using humor in… Continue Reading >

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Great Ideas from TEDxEast 2012

I attended the 2012 TEDxEast event last week and I was blown away–the variety and quality of the speakers was incredible. Here are my notes from the awesome event. You can also check out some pictures on the Humor That Works Facebook Page. SESSION 1 – THE LEFT BRAIN The Other Side of Separation (Keith… Continue Reading >


Leadership Ideas from Chick-Fil-A Leadercast

An entire day of leadership speeches is bound to deliver a number of great ideas, and the speakers at the 2012 Chick-Fil-A Leadercast event did not disappoint. Here are some of the things that stuck out to me from the conference last Friday. From Andy Stanley Andy Stanley is a best-selling author, leadership speaker and… Continue Reading >