I enjoyed sitting in the back of the room and watching the audience rock with laughter. You have a wonderful gift for imparting great practical advice and worldly wisdom by poking fun at everyday life. Your involvement as a presenter was a key component to the success of our conference.
– Florida Healthcare Association
For 15 years, Karyn has been speaking to audiences about the application of humor in a work setting. More recently, she has combined her work with the Six Advisors Success System; a marriage of the formal science of axiology and the success principles defined by Og Mandino in his book, The Greatest Salesman in the World, in order to effect real change in the arenas of business and personal growth.
Karyn is President and Founder of HumorX.
Through her years of research and experience, she’s determined that humor and its powerful consequences (physiological, psychological, social and spiritual) offer benefits in the work place that can be the catalyst for change that will move groups forward and allow individuals to live more positive, productive and happier lives. Karyn is serious about humor and business growth!
Karyn recently relocated to sunny, Southern California. Leaving behind the Show-Me State for sunshine and beaches, she is thrilled to call San Diego her home. Her hobbies include making beds, folding laundry, washing dishes, vacuuming, and scrubbing toilets. (Would you like to buy a bridge?)
Karyn shares insights from the emerging field of neuromarketing; she explores the many uses of humor in the workplace; and she gives audiences practical strategies for surviving and thriving by harnessing their sense of humor.
Her mission: To improve global health, prevent diseases like diabetes, heart and stroke, cancer and to heal the humor-impaired!
Magic is much more than sleight of hand. It’s the ability to guide perspective, spotlight influence, and challenge belief systems. With humor, heart, and captivating showmanship, Vinh Giang transforms these three powerful components and shares how creating and cultivating the RIGHT influence in our lives can make the difference between tremendous success or limited mediocrity. What we know in this world is that everything that once seemed impossible can be reimagined and overcome. It takes suspending old belief systems. Unlocking mindsets. Innovating. Deliberate and definitive action. And yes, even a little magic. Invite wonder and unlock limitless potential in your team by inviting Vinh to speak at your next event.
Successful people in business, politics and life in general have something in common: they understand that humor is an important trait for effective leaders. Ronald Reagan was a master at using humor on the world stage; the characters in M*A*S*H used humor to retain their sanity amid horrendous conditions; and your audience can learn how to use humor effectively in their daily work lives. Properly used, humor is a dynamic strategy that enhances communication, strengthens resilience, and increases engagement. Karyn uses (hysterical) personal anecdotes, (solid) medical research, and (practical) tips to help your audience leverage levity in the service of better leadership.
*New Book: Lead with Levity will be released Spring 2015 and be available for pre-purchase. Multiple book discounts available. Call to discuss.
Scientists have shown that the health of our brain plays a crucial role in our overall health and resilience; our ability to perform and succeed; our ability to connect and be significant; and our overall happiness. Author, RN, and neurohumorist, Karyn Buxman, will share tactics on how to practice humor strategically to improve our brains and experience better health, wealth, and happiness.
[General Business/entertainment: Keynote or breakout]
Do you think that humor and business don’t go together? Think again! There’s a good reason why American Express paid Jerry Seinfeld millions of dollars to star in their ads. They know that “While logic tells, emotion sells” and that humor is the quickest route to the emotions. In this keynote you will learn: How humor functions as a leadership tool, a sales aid, and a customer service strategy; how humor goes to the bottom line; the neuroscience behind how and why humor bypasses people’s logic circuits, and influences their buying decisions through emotion; and specific strategies for utilizing humor in your business and your life.
Success is not measured only in dollars and cents, but also in the moments that you live amazed and amused. Customers are not really “yours” until they have been amazed and/or amused by your products, your services, or your people. Leadership finds its inspiration not in duty, but in grasping the amazing power of one’s vision and will, and in motivating the amusing diversity of many people’s personalities and skills. Bestselling author, business consultant, and observer of the human condition Karyn Buxman will take you on a life-changing journey of humor and hope.
"Karyn hosted and spoke at our annual client meeting this year. She is highly professional, very accommodating, and most importantly an excellent speaker. She dealt with everything we threw at her with grace, including working with a robot! She received very high scores on our post-event survey and clients loved her message - a blend of researched, legitimate but fun and uplifting personal tools to help manage their professional and personal lives. She was the highlight of the event this year."
"Thank you so much for speaking in our 21st Annual Nursing Symposium today. It's such an honor and pleasure having you with us, sharing your time and expertise to educate professional health care providers about the significance of therapeutic humor and how to cultivate a balanced work life. Your commitment to professional development is commendable, duly recognized and very much appreciated. Thank you very much for a job well done!"
"I can't begin to tell you how nice it was to work with you on our annual program. Your humor, warmth and personal touches made this one of the easiest events to plan - and remember, I need to please more than a thousand women at this event! Congratulations on an outstanding job! I look forward to working with you again.”
"Your stamina was amazing -- it was a long day, yet each presentation was fresh and energetic. All left feeling that you gave them something special."
"I enjoyed sitting in the back of the room and watching the audience rock with laughter. You have a wonderful gift for imparting great practical advice and worldly wisdom by poking fun at everyday life. Your involvement as a presenter was a key component to the success of our conference."
"Your humor, warmth and personal touches made this one of the easiest events to plan - and remember, I need to please more than a thousand women at this event!"
KEYWORDS: Change, Communication, Competition, Corporate Culture, Creativity, Customer Service, Innovation, Leadership, Marketing, Strategy, Trust, Vision, Workforce Issues