Seriously Funny Leaders and Teams

Humor isn’t a nice to have at work like paying taxes or seat belts for the kids.

It is the secret sauce to braver people, culture and innovation across marketing, tech, story and more.

Kathy served as closing keynote at AMA Cincinnati’s 2018 Ignite CX Conference. A highlight of the program, she delivered the perfect balance of humor and thought-provoking content in a highly engaging, energetic, relevant presentation. She is exceptional, and attendees are still talking about, quoting, and applying Kathy’s concepts in practice! – Gina Bonar, Past Chapter President

Kathy’s approach to creative ideation is inspired, fun, and unique. She helped us stretch the boundaries of how we approach content for our organization with such fresh thinking. Kathy’s workshop helped us see the evolving role of content as creative expression for our brand. I highly recommend! – Lizz K.,  Sprout Social

Thanks for leading a terrific b2g session, Kathy. You rocked it!! – Lucie Newcomb, board advisor, brand2global conference.

Kathy was nothing short of spectacular! – Nina Taneja, Director of Sales, Juniper Network

Kathy did a phenomenal job keynoting our inaugural conference. The simplicity of her message coupled with her fun interactive exercises, completely engaged our audience. Simply inspiring! – Shlomi Ron, Visual Storytelling Institute names "Stop Boring Me!" a Top 25 Marketing Must-Read

"Big brands need to take down the marketing firewall to create more meaningful, human & interactive 'we' moments with audiences.” @kathyklotzguest

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Warren Whitlock Chat with Kathy Klotz-Guest, author, "Stop Boring Me!"

“Research shows that 92.3% of audiences are, in fact, human!”

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“Stop Boring Me!” How to Create Kick-Ass Marketing Content, Products and Ideas Through the Power of Improv.”

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"..And it was named to's Top 25 Must-Read Marketing Books 2017"

"Kathy is funny, insightful, kicks boring in the butt, smart as hell, engaging, and inspiring."

Attendee at the Visual Storytelling Institute Summit

"Kathy did a phenomenal job keynoting our inaugural Visual Storytelling conference. The simplicity of her message coupled with fun interactive drills - totally engaged our audience. Simply inspiring!"

Shlomi Ron, co-founder @ Visual Storytelling Institute

"Kathy has fun and it’s infectious. She is credibly authentic – she doesn’t talk about it, she shows it. The energy was fantastic."

United Way Silicon Valley

"Kathy’s style is engaging, relevant and inspiring. Thank you, Kathy!"

Jane LeFevre, United Way Silicon Valley team

"If you want a speaker that will bore the crap out of your audience, don’t hire Kathy. If you want to laugh, engage, interact, and walk away with ideas that you created during one of her talks, then Kathy is YOUR speaker."

Byron White, WriterAccess and Content Marketing Conference

"Kathy’s expertise shines. She provided great insights our team will use to every advantage. And her enthusiasm, humor and energy made an outstanding Brand Team All-Hands!"

Diane Gage-Lofgren, former VP of Brand, Marketing, and Communications, Kaiser Permanente

"Wow! Kathy is a great speaker. How she manages to consistently weave humor and storytelling with practical advice can only be appreciated by being in her audience. She sprinkles practical gems with stories. Kathy is passionate, entertaining and authoritative!"

Jack Longinotti, Program Chair – Careers, FEI Silicon Valley

"Kathy’s approach to creative ideation and concepting is fun, inspired and unique. Incorporating elements of improv to stretch the boundaries of how we approach content for our organization was such a great way to bring fresh thinking and perspective to the work we do. Content doesn’t have to be purely functional, and Kathy’s workshop helped us to see the evolving role of content and its capabilities for brand building and creative brand expression. Highly recommend!"

Lizz Kannenberg , Sprout Social

"Kathy was nothing short of spectacular!"

Nina Taneja, Director of Sales, Juniper Networks