Serious Lessons from the Masters of Comedy

How can you acquire news skills, better cope with stress and find an edge in a competitive business landscape? You can start by looking where no one else is looking. Dr. Peter McGraw reveals seven habits of the world’s funniest people that can help you live a more productive, engaging and enjoyable professional life.

In this workshop you will learn:

  • Why Jerry Seinfeld’s daily rituals should be used by managers, inventors and entrepreneurs
  • How Ellen DeGeneres trains her mind to manage the challenges and chaos of show business
  • Why Steve Martin is the archetype for preparing for your next promotion



ABOUT OUR CU EXPERT:


Dr. Peter McGraw is an associate professor of marketing and psychology at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. As a behavioral scientist, his research examines the interrelationship of judgment, emotion and choice. McGraw directs The Humor Research Lab (HuRL), hosts the podcast I’M NOT JOKING, and is the co-author of The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny. He teaches graduate courses in marketing management and behavioral economics.

A PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT LUNCH HOUR LIKE NO OTHER

The EduTalks Series serves up interactive, stimulating and mind-expanding professional education from leading University of Colorado subject matter experts. Discover new insights to help you lead, build business and inspire teams – all over a chef prepared world-class lunch.

PROGRAM DATE & TIME

Tuesday, Aug. 7
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This program is for professionals in any industry at any level who wish to find ways to have a more productive and engaging work life.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

The cost of this program is $55 per person.

COURSE LOCATION

The program is delivered at CU South Denver (10035 S. Peoria St., Lone Tree, CO 80134). Located one mile east of I-25 along Lincoln Ave. There is plenty of free parking available.

Please note that this program is offered as a non-credit course and will not appear on any CU transcripts or apply towards any degree programs.

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