The Skill of Humor in Business - A fireside chat with Andrew Tarvin

Thu, Sep 17, 2020, 7:00 PM (CST)

About this event

People who use humor are more productive, less stressed, and happier.

Join us at Startup Grind for a fireside chat with Andrew Tarvin - the world’s first humor engineer, best-selling author of Humor That Works and a TEDx speaker with more than 7 million views. Andrew specializes in how to use humor to create a positive work culture, increase team productivity, manage stress, and have more fun.

As the CEO of Humor That Works, a training company that delivers workshops on using humor to be more effective, Andrew has presented to over 35,000 people from more than 250 different organizations in 20+countries and 6 continents.

Combining his background as a project manager at Procter & Gamble with his experience as a stand-up comedian, he reverse engineers the skill of humor in a way that is practical, actionable, and gets results in the workplace.

He has worked with organizations like Microsoft, IBM, P&G, AOL, Pepsi, the US Navy and the FBI.

We will be talking to Andrew Tarvin about how humor can be used at the workplace and his practical tips and advice for leaders to use humor effectively to empower their teams and improve their work culture. 



Thursday, Sep 17
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

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