KARYN BUXMAN

THIS SPEAKER'S SET FEE PLACES HIM/HER WITHIN THE RANGE OF:

$7,501 to $15,000
 
TRAVELS FROM: California

VIDEOS:

SPEECH TITLES AND/OR TOPICS   Click Here for Detailed Description

  • 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

Categories

Balanced Living | Communications | Customer Service | Humor | Management | Author | Healthcare | Inspiration | Leadership | Motivation | Personal Development | Stress Management | Women's Issues

Biography

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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