- Lead with Levity! Humor as a Strategic Tool for Leaders
- Amazed & Amused: Strategies of the Sane & Successful
- I’ve Got One Nerve Left—and You’re Standing on It (Alternate title: What’s So Funny about Stress?)
- Funny Means Money! Humor as a Serious Business Strategy
Balanced Living | Communications | Customer Service | Humor | Management | Author | Healthcare | Inspiration | Leadership | Motivation | Personal Development | Stress Management | Women's Issues
Karyn Buxman transitioned from nursing to speaking when she realized she didn’t
have to put in 12-hour shifts, didn’t have to handle body fluids, and did
get standing ovations.
Through her 20 years of research and experience—along with Patch Adams
and neuroscientist researchers—she’s concluded that humor is funny
and it can help lead an audience toward a positive, healthy and happy life.
Ms. Buxman’s audiences are diverse. In one month she spoke for the Mayo
Clinic, Pfizer, the Association for Operating Room Nurses, the Air Force, and
the Million Dollar Round Table! She entertains, educates and inspires audiences
over and over again. Karyn Buxman has addressed thousands of audiences around
the world, to groups from 10 to 10,000. Whether it’s healthcare, corporate,
education, government, or associations, Karyn’s inspirational, entertaining,
and practical message brings audiences to their feet.
Karyn Buxman is very involved in her topic area. She has received the Lifetime
Achievement Award from the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor. She
serves on the advisory boards of the Invisible Disabilities Association, the
American Happiness Association and NurseTogether.com. She is the co-founder
of the World Laughter Tour.
Ms. Buxman is a contributing author of several Chicken Soup books, a co-author
of The Service Prescription: Healthcare the Way It Was Meant to Be,
and author of Amazed & Amused: How to Survive and Thrive as a Healthcare
Professional. Karyn is also the creator, author, and publisher of the multiple
book series: What’s So Funny About…?
The media loves Karyn Buxman’s wit and wisdom. Karyn has appeared in
many magazines such as Women’s Day, Shape, Marie Claire, and
Investor’s Business Daily as well as professional journals such
as AJN, AORN, AACN, and Journal of Psychosocial Nursing. She is a frequent radio
and television guest.
BOOKS Search For A Book
- "What's So Funny About...OR Nursing?: A Creative Approach to Celebrating Your Profession" (2013)
"What's so Funny About...Nursing" (2013)
"What's so Funny about...Heart Disease?" (2013)
- "What's So Funny About...School Nursing? (2012)
- Amazed and Amused: How to Survive and Thrive as A Healthcare Professional (2011)
What's So Funny About Diabetes? (2012)
- The Humor Habit: Tips to Jest For Success
- This Won't Hurt A Bit! And Other Fractured Truths in Healthcare (Editor)
- Nursing Perspectives on Humor (Editor)
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