David Is Funny! Not only is he an engaging, enlightening and inspiring speaker—he’s also a standup comedian. Oh— and a recovering stockbroker.
Known for his incredible comedic timing and relevant, clean material, he’s entertained and inspired audiences from Anchorage to Albuquerque. David is a welcome kick-off or closing speaker for any event.
Humor is the Script ™
Every day caregivers and health professionals make a difference in the lives of their families and patients. By noticing the little things— being in the moment, listening and showing incredible patience, care is elevated and healing begins. But between the lines, there is often room for humor. David shares personal stories that will touch your heart and instill hilarity, all while sharing ideas on how to be the best care provider you can be.
As a cancer survivor and parent of two children with special needs, David’s insight from the patients’ point of view is not only humbling — it’s hilarious.
The Art & Science of Resiliency
The reality of resiliency is…we can all get better at it. And we should. Learn how to get through the tough times at work and at home, with a pound of perspective, a heap of humor and a ton of techniques. Find out how taking care of yourself effects everything and everyone. And how developing a comedic outlook can take the edge off and turn resiliency on.
Humor and The Bottom Line ™
Studies show that humor in the workplace can boost employee productivity, and even enhance performance. Humor is also one of the best stress management tools. The Mayo Clinic reports, laughter increases the release of feel-good chemicals, reduces tension and helps us better connect with co-workers and your customers.
IS THIS RELEVENT TO MY ORGANIZATION? YUP.
40% of workers reported their job was very or extremely stressful.
60% of workers were NOT polled for this survey.
42% of workers feel that they need help managing stress.
1. Learn how your team can use humor and mindfulness to combat a stress response so they can improve their mental and physical health, deliver outstanding customer service, and increase productivity.
2. Understand how appropriate humor reduces stress levels for individuals, teams, and customers.
3. Create customized tools that can be integrated into your workplace.
Humor Sells ™
There’s a saying in the advertising industry, “Humor Sells.” That’s why so many commercials are funny and why many companies Humor captures the attention of your audience, helps your customers remember you, and makes it easier to close the sale. Even if you are selling a product, a service, or an idea.
According to a Forbes Insights report, 67% of consumers said that funny wins out when it comes to ads they remember. Funny wins out in sales too! Humor makes you more likeable and likability leads to trust and trust leads to sales.
Another study suggests that to build long-lasting relationships and attract new leads, your content should be informational, provide value, and be entertaining.
1. Learn the basics of using humor in sales.
2. Build a strategy for using humor to connect with your clients and prospects.
3. Create a custom system that will work with your style.
David has performed stand up comedy internationally for over 25 year. He has opened for Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen Degeneres, Paula Poundstone, Gary Shandling and Jeff Dunham.