Neurohumorist Karyn Buxman is a communications expert whose specialty is the effective use of humor. She also happens to be a world-recognized keynoter who provides “Insights cleverly disguised as humor.” Karyn knows that companies aren’t looking for humor, but they are looking for more effective communications. As a 30-year pioneer in the emerging field of applied humor, Karyn is a thought leader who has created new models for harnessing humor in the workplace. Her body of work is research-based, data-driven, and field tested.
Karyn has developed a method for measuring a person’s H.Q. (Humor Quotient™); and the Humor Constellation™ (a way to pinpoint your unique set of humor styles); the 7 Humor Building Blocks™; and the 10 Humor Habits of Strategic Humor™. When combined and practiced, mere mortals can become humor ninjas!
Karyn is a bestselling author, and a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame (the Oscars of the speaking profession)—one of only 227 people (and 39 women). Her 800+ clients include Pfizer, Cigna, NASA, the Mayo Clinic and the Million Dollar Roundtable. Karyn has appeared in Forbes and Investor’s Business Daily, and has been published in several peer-reviewed journals. She wows audience from the stage, she coaches leaders one-on-one, and she consults with teams and companies. Key take-aways include: Humor ≠ comedy, and it is more important to SEE funny than BE funny.