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Tim Gard

Recognized Authority on Stress Reduction; Humorist, "Comic Vision"ary and Innovative Thinker

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$10,000 - $15,000


Tim Gard is an energetic, laugh-out-loud humorist who delivers a rejuvenating and immediately applicable message that teaches audiences to enhance productivity and enthusiasm in both professional and personal encounters. Through his work, he expands the understanding of humor skills as stress reduction tools and has developed easy-to-implement techniques for any situation.

While he does not think of himself as a comedian, Tim dedicates himself to using humor as a way to look at life a little differently -- he calls this a Comic Vision. As a leading and recognized authority in stress reduction through humor, Tim demonstrates how to use ordinary items in extraordinary ways to neutralize life's stressors. He has also authored and co-authored 4 books, is a frequent guest on TV and radio talk shows and was recently inducted into the Speakers Hall of Fame.

Speech Topics

“Laughter Becomes You” builds on the foundation provided in “Developing a Comic Vision.” This seminar includes more Comic Vision stress busters, teaches how to distinguish between good and bad humor, details the physical and emotional benefits of laughter, and enables you to use good humor at work. Harness laughter to overcome individual situational stress factors by finding the humor in change, developing and implementing a humor plan at work, and much more!

Although almost everyone agrees what a positive impact humor can have at work, when misused, it can have an equally negative effect. In this laughter-filled workshop, discover how Tim’s humor plan can give you the guidelines crucial to harnessing humor as a practical skill. You’ll gain insight on: humor and today’s fast-paced, diverse workplace; how “funny” does not always equal appropriate; and much more. You’ll also learn how to steer clear of the negative humor that may become a source of problems and complaints. Excellent as a workshop, general session, in association with EEO classes, or combined with any other Comic Visions event.

In this laugh-out-loud keynote presentation, Tim finds humor almost everywhere. His outrageous stories and unusual toy props help audience members gain a fresh perspective on work and life through the principles of laughter. Discover how to harness humor to instantly reduce stress and renew spirits throughout the day. Perfect as an opening or closing keynote, luncheon or dinner event.