Karyn Buxman

Karyn’s Bio

Humor is Power

Audiences love Karyn’s message of laughter and leadership. In one month she spoke for the Million Dollar Round Table, the US Air Force, the Mayo Clinic, Pfizer, & the Association for Peri-Operative Room Nurses.

Entertaining, educational and inspiring, Karyn has addressed thousands of audiences around the world, to groups from 10 to 10,000. Corporate, education, government, healthcare and professional associations value the transformational power of Karyn’s inspirational, entertaining, and practical message. Change is possible – and it can be fun!

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Funny Means Money

Karyn is in the National Speakers Association’s Speaker Hall of Fame and is a Diplomat at the American Institute of Stress.  She is a proud recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor. She serves on the advisory boards of the Invisible Disabilities Association and the American Happiness Association. She’s the co-founder of World Laughter Tour. That’s why Karyn Buxman is the best person to teach your team how they can lead with laughter!

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Lead With Laughter

Karyn is committed to teaching as many people as possible to transform their lives with laughter. That’s why in addition to speaking to thousands of people every year, she’s:

• Authored “Amazed & Amused”
• Contributing Author to several “Chicken Soup” books
• Author of “Lead with Laughter” (book) and “Lead with Levity” (online training)
• Created, wrote & published the multiple book series: “What’s So Funny About…?”

You’ll also find Karyn in Women’s Day, Shape, Marie Claire, Investor’s Business Daily, and US News & World Report as well as professional journals including AJN, AORN, AACN, and Journal of Psychosocial Nursing. Still want more? Karyn is a frequent radio and television guest.

Want to interview Karyn or have her appear in front of your audience? Here’s how you get in touch!

“Thank you for being such an important part of our Management and Leadership Conference in National Harbor, MD last month.  Your closing plenary address was a rousing success and carried a message and approach people could take home and put to work right away!  The stories you shared were inspirational and demonstrated such passion and lightheartedness – qualities that are highly valued in our field.  We’ve received many positive comments about your presentation; our attendees were very impressed with your thoughts, ideas and presence.”

– J. Donald Schumacher, PsyD
President and CEO
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization