Canada 150 ICE Awards Scholarship Breakfast 2018

Michael Kerr has been selected to be the guest speaker at the Feb. 14 breakfast.

Below is his biography, courtesy of the Speakers’ Bureau of Alberta:  

Michael Kerr is an award-winning international speaker, humorist and the author of five books. He is known as one of North America’s leading authorities on how to create healthier, less stressful, more creative, and more inspiring workplaces by helping audiences tap into their humour resources.

As the “Big Kahuna” of the Humour at Work InstituteTM, Michael has delivered his captivating keynote presentations and training workshops to more than 500 audiences from Iran to Honolulu. Michael’s programs offer relevant, practical ideas delivered with his memorable brand of high-energy, safe humour. His experience as a communications manager—combined with more than fifteen years of extensive research on humour and inspiring workplaces— has provided Michael with a wealth of ideas and insights.

One of Michael’s books, You Can’t Be Serious! Putting Humour to Work, has been described as the “bible of humour in the workplace,” while his book Inspiring Workplaces – Creating the Kind of Workplace Where Everyone Wants to Work has been called “an inspiring blueprint for workplace success.” Michael’s articles have appeared in the Globe and Mail, Calgary Herald, Presentations Magazine, Speaking of Impact, Home Business Report and numerous other publications.

Michael lives in Canmore, Alberta in the Canadian Rockies with his wife Claudine.

To learn more about Kerr, please take a moment to view a few of these videos:

Stop killing creativity and innovation at work!

Why Humor in the Workplace?

Leadership and Humor: Leading With Laughter

Six Habits of High Performing Teams, Humor at Work

Humor That Works, Humor That Doesn't Work

Employee Motivation: Stop Demotivating Employees!