Judy Carter

Comedian, Speaker on Leadership, Change Management, Stress Reduction and Humor

judycarterJudy Carter is a TEDx speaker, humorist and stress reduction expert. Her message of using story and comedy techniques as a business leadership tool, as well as a way to decrease cubicle stress makes Carter an international, in-demand speaker where her keynotes entertain and inspire. 

Judy’s been featured on over 100 TV shows, nominated for Atlantic City’s Entertainer of the Year, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Oprah Winfrey Show and on CNN.  Her “wake-them-up” keynotes have thrilled attendees at many Fortune 500 companies including Fedex, Oracle, Proctor and Gamble, Johnson and Johnson, Boeing, as well as hundreds of finance, healthcare and women’s events. 

When she’s not speaking, snowboarding, or scuba diving, Judy coaches people how to improve their presentational skills by finding their authentic message and making it funny. Her clients include TV and movie stars, CEOs, and even a United States senator. 

As an author, Judy doesn’t like to brag, but she did write the Bible. No joke, she’s the author of The Comedy Bible (Simon & Schuster) as well as, Standup Comedy: The Book (Dell Books). Judy’s new book, The Message of You (St. Martin’s Press, Feb 2013), teaches readers how to use life stories to inspire others and has been featured on National TV as well as on NPR’s “All Things Considered.”


Comedy Keynotes and Trainings

Whether you need an early morning wake-me-up or a strong closing for your conference, best-selling author and TEDx speaker, Judy Carter, keeps audiences laughing as they learn how use their humor and their stories as leadership and stress-reduction tools. One of the funniest speakers you’ll ever hear, Judy delivers laughter and life-changing results, plus business tactics and strategies audiences will use long after she leaves the stage. 

LEADERSHIP: WHEN THINGS GET DIRE – INSPIRE WITH THE MESSAGE OF YOU 

In this insightful and hilarious keynote for managers, Judy Carter shows you that the secret to igniting your career and regaining your passion for life lies within you – in the stories you tell every day. After all, it isn’t your credentials that make you unique and authentic but rather sharing the inspiring journeys you’ve taken through life, the challenges and obstacles you’ve overcome, and the humor, skills, and wisdom you acquired along the way — The Message of You. 

In Carter’s presentation based on her new book, “The Message of You” (St. Martin’s Press, 2013), Carter reveals how to use your mess-to-success stories as a leadership tool that gets others to listen, laugh, and take action. Knowing and sharing your message creates stronger loyalty with your clients, motivates your staff and reminds you of what you stand for, the meaning of your life, and the passion for what you do, so when things get dire – at home or at work – you can inspire. 

STRESS MANAGEMENT: LAUGHING YOUR WAY OUT OF STRESS 

Overwhelmed by your overflowing inbox? Loaded down with more work and less help? And that is just from 9 to 5! Then you head home to starved kids, a sink full of dirty dishes and a pile of unpaid bills. No wonder you are STRESSED! Don’t get mad… Get funny. In this hilarious one-hour keynote, best-selling author and TEDx speaker Judy Carter teaches you how to turn your problems into punch-lines, replacing your sense of desperation with a sense of humor. You will walk away with tools you can use to resolve conflict and build camaraderie immediately. 

WOMEN’S EVENTS 

Judy’s women’s keynotes transcend generations as she provides an hour of spanx-busting humor with a unified message that even the most conservative church lady will immediately get, keep and laugh. 

Consumer Warning! 

Leave the men at home and experience a night you and the girls will be talking about for years to come. Waterproof Mascara Recommended. 

HEALTHCARE HUMOR: Laughter IS the Best Medicine 

Does anyone ever stop to think about the people on the other side of the reception desk? You know, the hard-working health care workers? 

Judy Carter does. That’s why she enjoys giving back to the Healthcare Community with special keynotes for the people who provide us care across the country. Judy has been hired by the top leaders in healthcare: physicians, nurses, dentists, radiologists, anesthesiologists, administrators and even heart valve manufacturers! 

Let Judy say thanks to your healthcare employees for being true miracle workers with her funny and inspiring performances, which are 100 percent customized and tailor-made for each client. 

Take Aways: 
– Lighten up your workday by focusing on the power of appreciation 
– How to use humor to turn conflict into camaraderie 
– Use humor to deal with difficult people 
– How to joke appropriately 
– Defuse workday stress


Quotes & Testimonials

”Judy Carter taught me to be funny.” – Diane Sawyer on GMA 

“Judy’s keynote is a profound and inspiring journey that will show you that what you know is worth a lot more than you think and how to transform tragedies into triumphs.” – Dr. Tony Alessandra, author of The Platinum Rule® 

“Judy Carter can show you how to make your sense of humor pay off!” – Oprah Winfrey on her show 

“Judy Carter puts a comedy spin on workplace stress.” 
– featured article in Wall Street Journal 

“Even our CEO was doubled up with laughter… you turned technology into funny and showed us the value in the stories we tell everyday!” – Oracle 

“Judy Carter’s The Comedy Bible – the top ten comedy essentials of 2009.” – The Washington Post 

“Your keynote address was perfect – inspiring and hilarious.” – Fedex’

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