Title: Humor Advantage - Power of Humor Keynote Address
Session Topic: The power of Laughter and Humor, Gratitude and Joy
Session Description: This information may be used for conference brochures and promotion.

This fast paced humorous presentation is peppered with personal anecdotes of growing up in Yvonne’s slightly dysfunctional, hysterical immigrant family. A seasoned motivational humorist , Yvonne takes good clean real-life experiences and adds a delightful serving of laughter to provide insights into trials and triumphs we face at home and at the workplace. She has met personal challenges, major career changes, death, illness, divorce and single parenthood with unshakable optimism, deep faith, and a sense of humor. She brings laughter and encouragement , delighting her audiences as she offers life-changing material.

The Positive Power of Humor's dynamic fun approach, exceptional design, and reputation for producing immediate and long term results has distinguished this workshop as a landmark in the industry and a refreshing change from the norm. Introduce your group or team to the uses of humor and reap the benefits of greater creativity and increased productivity, thus surrounding you with happier people. Find out how laughter and humor will lower your blood pressure and heart rate, elevate your mood, and even further promote good health! The Positive Power of Humor is an inspirational message of finding a well balanced life filled with Personal Happiness & Joy! Look at life from a different perspective and see how easy it is to move forward.

In this session you will discover how humor:

  • Improves communication
  • Reduces stress Prevents burnout
  • Promotes teamwork
  • Helps to overcome fear
  • Increases productivity
  • Stimulates creativity
  • Builds confidence
  • Encourages problem solving
  • Promotes good health

LAUGHTER LEVEL – EXTREMELY HIGH

Understanding the power of humor will be a great foundation for any future learning. Laughter is one of the most effective tools in communication, problem solving and creativity. We suggest you experience this topic first before any of our other offerings.

Title: Laughter Class
Session Topic: Humor laughter and joy to improve life mentally, physically and spiritually
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Laughter Class is simple. In this session Yvonne teaches you how to use laughter as an exercise program! How cool is that? Learn a complete exercise routine and a complete well-being workout. Our bodies cannot tell the difference between fake and real laughter - that is a scientific fact, so we get all the same physiological and psychological benefits of laughter even if nothing is funny! Once we start the class with fake laughter and start making eye contact with others in the class the laughter soon turns into real and contagious laughter. Reduce your stress, strengthen your immune system, brings more oxygen to the body and the brain making you feel more energetic and healthy. Laughing is an excellent aerobic exercise and is the only one that positively impacts your body, mind and emotions. We focus on having fun. Participants move around the room making eye contact with others in the group while Yvonne offers new exercise ideas. No special talent required. Wear comfortable clothes and pee before you come to class! Aids digestion, Reduces stress, Positively effects the heart, blood vessels, stress hormones, mental health and relationships.

LAUGHTER LEVEL – EXTREMELY HIGH

We suggest you experience this topic first before any of our other offerings.

Appropriate audience size 50 –5,000 Session Time: 60-90 minutes

Title: Powerful Thinking For A Life Chosen
Session Topic: Correlation between our thoughts, actions and results
Session Description: This information may be used for conference brochures and promotion.

Transform your thoughts on change our most constant challenge and our greatest opportunity. Life is either one we react to or one we create for ourselves. This is a course for anyone who wants to live a more satisfying life. It is about making changes in the way we think. Changing our thinking, changes our actions and new actions produce new results. If you want to find more meaning in your work, if you're last kid just got married, if you are experiencing any kind of loss, if life is good but you just feel something is missing or if you have always wanted to write that novel or climb that mountain or get that promotion, but can't get started… this is the session for you!

In this 90 minute session you will participate in contests and demonstrations that prove the importance of accepting change, writing exercises will show you what is truly important to you personally, and you will experience the steps you need to make the changes in your thinking that lead to successful living. This session is an even mix of lecture and participation. The lecture promises to bring lots of laughter and at times may bring a tear as you hear real life stories of triumph over adversity.

Over 20,000 people throughout the country have attended this interactive, motivational session . Find out how your life is affected by what you think.

When used as a workshop this is an even mix of lecture and audience participation. Learning through written exercises, contests and demonstrations participants leave with a blueprint for a brighter more satisfying future. Develop Powerful Thinking may also be used as a very motivating and thought provoking Keynote or Endnote Address

Appropriate audience size: Breakout session 50 to 200 Keynote or Endnote Address 50 – 300+.

LAUGHTER LEVEL - Medium to High Session Time: 60-90 minutes

Title: When Life Gives You Lemons - Get Out The Juicer!
Session Topic: Turning life's problem into opportunities for growth
Session Description: This information may be used for conference brochures and promotion.

This training focuses on the benefits of focusing on the positive. The Power of our thoughts and how what we say effects what we do. Participants should leave this keynote address feeling energized, motivated, happy and healthier in their relationships at work and at home.

Objectives:

This training program incorporates the following topics:

  • Stress reduction
  • Team building
  • Change management
  • Perception
  • Living for and in the moment
  • Medical and emotional benefits of positive thinking
  • Poing more with less

Anecdotes in this training teach skills needed to:

  • Strengthen morale
  • Improve communication
  • Build confidence and trust
  • Appreciate and enjoy working
  • Set and achieve goals
  • Understand, welcome and appreciate change
  • Realize the benefit of gratitude

 

Laughter Level: Medium to High

Title: Laughter in The Waiting Room
Session Topic: Overcome stress and worry by changing the way you look at the world.
Session Description: This information may be used for conference brochures and promotion.

Laughing in The Waiting Room!

Join Yvonne as she explores the benefits of humor in everyday life. This fast paced humorous presentation will help you to make friends with your discomfort zone while Yvonne shows you how to live in the moment and commit yourself to a joy-filled life. Happiness is your birthright and it's time to claim your prize. Change your life mentally, physically, and spiritually by understanding the connection between happiness and human behavior. It truly is possible to have a meaningful career, be a wife and mother and not loose your mind. Stop living in the waiting zone and start living!

A seasoned motivational humorist , Yvonne takes good clean real-life experiences and adds a delightful serving of laughter helping her audience to discover how thoughts, feelings and behavior can affect our health, work performance, relationships and personal success. This is a common sense no-nonsense and hysterical look at life.

Over 50,000 people throughout the country have attended this hilarious, interactive, educational and inspiring session.

  • Learn To Be More Resilient, Creative and Joyful
  • Find The Bless In The Mess
  • Discover How Your Thoughts Become Your Life
  • Master The Art Of Promoting Good Health
  • Reduce Tension, Stress And Fear
  • Bring Joy, Passion And Happiness To Your Life

LAUGHTER LEVEL - Medium to High Session Time: 60-90 minutes

Title: Character Development and Connection
Session Topic: Build better leaders.
Session Description: This information may be used for conference brochures and promotion.

Yvonne believes that leadership begins with integrity. She shares her six essential qualities which she believes will determine the success of any group of people. If you are a leader in any capacity, you must understand integrity and courage. It's much more than being honest and strong. Over the past 22 years Yvonne has worked with nonprofit's, Fortune 500 companies, associations, educational facilities and parents. She has studied the works of leadership greats: Zig Ziglar, John Maxwell, Bernie Siegel, MD, Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jack Welch and more. She has taken with her all the experience she gained and created this session for leaders.

Topics covered during this presentation:

  • Create an organization where individuals choose to take responsibility for their actions
  • Thrive in a culture where employees work happily with co-workers
  • Create an atmosphere where employees understand how they influence others
  • Move forward with a renewed sense of commitment to your job
  • Have a clear understanding of how others perceive you
  • Have the eagerness and ability to energize and empower others

LAUGHTER LEVEL - Medium Appropriate audience size Under 75
Session Time: 60-90 minutes

Title: Putting Humor to Work – Part One
Session Topic: Learning to work together as a team, creative problem solving and flexibility. Uncover your ability to think on your feet, realize your full potential and laugh and laugh and laugh. Participants must experience The Positive Power of Humor prior to this session.
Session Description: This information may be used for conference brochures and promotion.

This is truly the highlight of the day! In this interactive workshop the audience will break into smaller groups and participate in contests and demonstrations using humorous props, costumes and inventions! We begin this session with a quick review of what we learned -The Positive Power of Humor. Then the FUN begins.

In this interactive session, the audience breaks into smaller groups and participates in contests and demonstrations using humorous props, costumes and inventions! Using all the skills we have learned thus far each group creates a hilarious presentation of their own which is in the running for amazing prizes and of course lovely parting gifts.

The purpose of this program is to look at the areas in our workday that may be causing us stress and concern and to find ways to move through the difficulty that life tends to hand us. This is also a time to acknowledge the situations in our workday that we are grateful for. Participants build healthier work relationships and bring a spirit of fun and rejuvenation back to the workplace. In the end we hope to reflect a little, create a lot and lighten things up a bit. Generally we hope to have a real good time.

  • Teamwork & Job Satisfaction
  • Problem Solving
  • Stress Reduction
  • Creativity
  • Flexibility & Dealing with Change
  • Singing, Dancing, Poetry, Stand Up Comedy and Much, Much More!

Absolutely Fabulous Presentation! Part Two Using all the skills we have learned thus far each group creates a hilarious presentation of their own which is in the running for amazing prizes and of course lovely parting gifts.

BRING YOUR CAMERA AND YOUR FUNNY BONE! LAUGHTER LEVEL – EXTREMELY HIGH- WEAR YOUR DEPENDS!

Title: Bringing up Positive, Well Adjusted, Happy, Healthy Children!
Session Topic: Take a good look at your actions to see if they are in line with your mission. Designing a plan to enjoy positive parenting in a negative world.
Session Description
If you are a mom or dad, a new parent, foster parent, grandparent, a teacher, a minister or expecting parent this session is for you. Learn about and share parenting experiences – what works and what doesn’t. We all want our children to become happy, healthy, honest, successful, caring, and responsible adults. However, in newspapers, on television, on the playgrounds and at the mall, in music and on billboards, our children are subjected to negative thinking and inappropriate images every single day!

This straight forward presentation summons parents and teachers, neighbors and pastors to begin changing the future by developing positive children today. Yvonne says, "Raising my two children was by far the hardest job I've ever had, and the most rewarding." Finding a way to have positive, well-mannered, drug-free, happy kids in today's world is not easy, but it's not impossible. It sure beats the heck out of raising negative, ill-mannered, miserable ones! Learn the simple recipe for success with children, step by joyful step. Hear her powerful vision for families and communities to strengthen America, one child at a time. The goal of this session is to empower people to take control of their families.

Using her own successes and failures as a single parent for over 39 years, Yvonne offers sensible guidelines on raising drug-free, disciplined, confident, well-adjusted, happy young people

Topics covered during this presentation:

  • Understand the power of praise
  • Create a fun place to live
  • Learn how what you expect is absolutely what you get
  • Understand why "Quality Time" is simply not enough
  • Learn how to water and feed your genius
  • Find out how discipline and love connect
  • Define your family mission
  • Know your child’s teachers, friends, coaches and religious leaders
  • Know where they go, who they talk to and what they are saying

Positive Power of Humor and Marketing!
Important Presentation Information

Title: Positive Power of Humor and Marketing
Session Topic: Exploring the emotional and physical benefits of humor along with Marketing tips
Session Description: This information may be used for conference brochures and promotion.

A national expert on laughter and humor, keynote speaker and author Yvonne Conte shares how she grew her company from a simple idea to a successful international corporation. This fast paced humorous presentation is peppered with personal anecdotes and real life experience. Yvonne provides insights into the trials and triumphs we face at home and in the workplace. She has met personal challenges - major career changes, death, illness, divorce and single parenthood with unshakable optimism, deep faith, and a sense of humor. She brings laughter and encouragement, delighting her audiences as she offers life-changing material.

A seasoned motivational humorist, Yvonne takes good clean real-life experiences and adds a delightful serving of laughter helping her audience to discover how thoughts, feelings and behavior can affect work performance, relationships and personal success. This is a common sense no-nonsense and hysterical look at life.

Over 50,000 people throughout the country have attended this hilarious, interactive, educational and inspiring session.

All our educational sessions can be listed as Professional/Personal Growth Programming. Attendee’s need no previous knowledge or experience on these topics to benefit from the content. Each session includes practical, immediately applicable return on investment and will provide attendees with information that will improve their immediate effectiveness on the job and at home.

Yvonne Conte

Motivational Speaker, Comedian, Author,
Corporate Culture Expert

Since 1990

The little Italian girl with a BIG message
Contact Yvonne (315) 727-8668

Great Speakers Create Change

Their worth is measured years after the speech by the change their words create in the actions and attitudes of those whose lives they have touched.

Yvonne Conte

A good sense of humor is essential in living a healthy well-balanced life. Her presentations are very, very funny, however above and beyond all the laughter participants will hear a motivating, inspiring message . Be sure to talk with Yvonne about the goals for your event and she will customize her message to fit your particular need. Some of the topics she covers are stress reduction, team building, life balance, communication, leadership, customer service, aging well and accepting change.

Participants will laugh themselves silly, while learning to look at life from a new perspective!

What will you do for your staff this year that will be motivating , yet different, and fun?

Research shows, happier people are more productive.

    They:
  • Communicate better
  • Stay with their employer longer
  • Have less burnout
  • Earn more money
  • Are more liked by colleagues
  • Are physically and mentally healthier
  • Help out their co-workers more
     
  • Have a more positive attitude
  • Are more confident
  • Perform better
  • Have fewer sick days
  • Are more creative
  • Are more punctual
  • More likely to go the extra mile

 

**Taken from Yvonne's book: Serious Laughter A guide to a happier healthier more productive life. Amsterdam-Berwick Publishing