Whether his message is delivered through a keynote address, a workshop, a weekend seminar or executive coaching, Craig's unique approach engages, confronts and transforms individuals toward more authentic expression and purpose. He unravels us from our habitual ways of being and the social conditioning that keeps us stuck. And, he does it with humor and heart.
Craig presents to Fortune 500 companies, legislators, public service and healthcare professionals, and to college campuses, non-profit service organizations, and victim rights groups. He has authored improv 101, Unleash Your Creative Spirit, co-authored the book, Humor Me and written many articles for major publications. Craig has appeared on countless radio and television programs, including National Public Radio.
His cutting-edge programs incorporate practical tools to loosen up, become more creative, and live in the moment. His audiences sit on the edge of their chairs, roll in the aisles with laughter, and leave the event transformed.
- This is it! Grasping the Power of Now
This keynote takes a serious look at the “Someday Theory”. When I am better, more experienced, richer, older, happier, have less responsibilities or more energy…..then I will be able to do the things I want. Is your life taking you on a trip you didn’t plan? Is your life going at a speed that you didn’t set? This lighthearted & humorous presentation will leave you motivated and inspired to live the life you choose Now!
- We is greater than I Plus You--Synergy in Action
Working together can be both rewarding and productive. Learn how positive reinforcement is 3 times more effective than criticism. Experience how control will never be as effective as true empowerment. See why interdependence is only a choice independent people can make. Be ready for an action packed workshop that is as fun as it is informative.
- Talk, Listen, Laugh- Communication Skills for the Workplace
Effective communication is more than the words we speak. A greater part is what we hear. In this interactive workshop, you'll learn about the four types of listening and how we get stuck in ineffective patterns. Learn how it's not so much what you say as how you say it that gets results. Be ready to talk, listen, and laugh!
- Lighten Up or Burn Out!
Taking work seriously while taking yourself lightly Stress is the number one cause of burnout, illness, and decreased productivity in America. How many times do we need to hear these words of caution before we do something. We take our jobs seriously, we take our relationships with friends and family seriously, we take the challenging issues of our world seriously... that's great...BUT...we don't have to take ourselves seriously. Learn how to take yourself lightly and you've learned to decrease stress substantially. Be ready to take an extremely serious look at taking yourself less seriously!
- Changing Times Demand Innovation- Using Humor and Creativity in Business
The only constant in business these days is change. Human creativity and humor is the essence of all change and re-invention that leads to progress. The victories in business will go to the highly imaginative and creative business person. You will get more reward for your creative effort, turn mistakes into opportunities, master change through innovation, enhance productivity and decrease burn-out. Be ready for a hands-on opportunity to experience the power of creativity and humor to create a world class organization.
- Lighten Up and Laugh- For the Health of It
Are you burned out? Is your LPD (Laughs per Day) average running low? Is it getting tougher and tougher to find humor in a world that is not always humorous. This keynote is guaranteed to leave you laughing while providing ways to use positive humor to promote a healthier, richer life. When we learn to laugh with others and take "humorists" we can open ourselves up to healing and living in the moment. This keynote takes a light look at the serious implications of positive humor in everyday life and work.
- The Business of Laughter- Using Positive Humor in the Workplace
It is a proven fact that healthy humor increases productivity, motivation, and learning. This keynote is guaranteed to leave you laughing while teaching you how to use positive humor to strengthen morale and increase productivity. Positive humor gives you and your employees a new perspective to deal with transition and change. Learn how taking yourself less seriously allows you to take your job more seriously. Master the "Top Ten Humor Techniques" for the workplace.
- Radical Leadership A New Era for Today's Organizations
At the conclusion of this event, participants will be able to clearly articulate radical leadership principles and relate why their understanding is essential for effective leadership. They will also understand the difference between a purposeful leader and a personality leader, and see how true leaders serve vs. please. Your attendees will realize the principle of "actions speak louder than words" and learn strategies for powerful communication, and learn the distinction of "agreements vs. expectations" as critical to leading a world-class organization.