What's so Funny? Humor Based Leadership
May 22, 2015
Hosted by Moe Glenner
While leadership is mostly considered a serious endeavor, there is great value in adding health doses of humor to the leadership mix. Whether it is with personal or professional relationships, negotiations, meetings and dealing with truly serious topics, humor can and should be a valuable arrow in the leader's quiver. Moe's guest, Andrew Tarvin is a humor engineer and best selling author who has helped companies from the Fortune 100 to much smaller enterprises integrate humor to build more meaningful relationships and allow for increased innovation and entrepreneurial progress. Whether it is learning from improv, comedy or simply having a lighter (or not so serious) approach, we will all take away strategies, tactics and information that will make us more relatable and of course, better leaders
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Leadership Takeoff is about developing better personal and professional leadership. Since it stands to reason that we can’t be better organizational leaders unless we can best lead ourselves, we will always be looking to provide strategies, tactics and tools to better our own personal leadership. We will also explore better ways to be more effective as a business team member, managers and executives.
Since life never stops and we can’t just pull-over to take a break, we need to be the Pilot in Command, or PIC of our own lives, safely guiding ourselves through the turbulence of life and ultimately making safe and successful landings. We’ll show you how to do it through a variety of means, guests and always with an entertaining component or two.
Moe Glenner is a highly acclaimed thought leader on personal and professional leadership, change management and innovation. He is the author of Selfish Altruism: Managing and Executing Successful Change Initiatives and has been seen on ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox and has had many articles on creativity, leadership and change management published in magazines such as Inc., Bloomberg Businessweek, The Huffington Post, Internet Truckstop and inBusiness. Moe is also a frequent contributor on LinkedIn Pulse.
Moe is an in-demand corporate creativity consultant and frequent keynote, breakout and workshop speaker. His work is always informative, interesting and communicated in an entertaining and memorable style.
Moe holds a Bachelor of Arts BA in History from Northeastern Illinois University, a Masters of Business Administration MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management Lake Forest, IL, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from Villanova University Philadelphia, PA and is a professional general aviation pilot.
Moe has served in a number of senior management and consulting roles for multi-national, multi-billion dollar enterprises as well as mid-range and entrepreneurial ventures. Moe continues to lead and transform management and corporate cultural functions through his innovation initiatives. These initiatives have resulted in multi-million dollar cost reductions, creating and building of profit centers and the start of corporate creativity workshops.