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Boost morale, improve productivity and create a happier and healthier workforce.

Carol Ann Small has appeared on Good Morning America and her latest book  is “HUMOR US”

Carol Ann Small, founder and CEO of Laughter with a Lesson, is an internationally recognized motivational humorist, author, and stress and work/life balance expert.  She offers her clients a unique perspective on the benefits of finding humor in the workplace and everyday life.  Her customized, humorous presentations have entertained and educated corporations, associations, educators and the general public for more than a decade.

Before Carol Ann became a professional speaker, she was a court reporter but retired before all the judges hung up their robes!  (no wise cracks allowed ) She has worked for Fortune 500 companies, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and in Higher Education.   She has appeared at the Majestic Theatre, the Comedy Connection and Panache in NYC.  Carol Ann is a Stress and Work/Life Balance expert, Motivational Humorist and Author who imparts wisdom with a twist of real-life comedy.

From resolving conflict to building self-esteem, Carol Ann will inform and entertain audiences.  Carol Ann’s programs: “From Wired and Tired to Inspired” – Work/Life Balance;   “If I only go around once in life, why am I so dizzy – De-Stress and Get Motivated;  Adventures in Attitudes;  B.Y.O.B – Beat Your Own Burnout: “You want it when? – Customer Service;  HUMOR US:  A Prescription for Tickling Your Funny Bone;   Happiness in the Workplace; and Are you talkin’ to me? – Communication Styles: teach participants how to perform at their optimum level.

Carol Ann is a Professional member of the National Speakers Association, former Officer of National Speakers Association New England, and the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor.  Carol Ann  graduated cum laude with her BSSP in Speech Communications and Performing Arts from Emerson College in Boston.   Carol Ann is a CLL, Certified Laughter Leader, Wiley Workplace Learning Solutions Certified DiSC Trainer and Facilitator. 

Carol Ann was featured WGME news and has been a guest speaker on Self Esteem Radio Station.  She has also been featured in Health Magazine, Hartford Business Journal, Boston Globe, Employment Times and Boston Common Magazine.

Carol Ann is co-author of the book, “Mission Possible” with Jack Canfield, Author of “Chicken Soup for the Soul”.  She is also author of the workplace stress guide, “101 Motivational Tips.”

CLIENTS INCLUDE:  Dunkin’ Donuts, Bank of America, Time Warner, AETNA, Avon, Comcast, FDA, MGraw Hill, Social Security, Fidelity  RE/MAX, Harvard University, EPA, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Tyco, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, USDA, Mercy Medical, Hewlett Packard, Allstate, Sheraton, Hilton, Mercy Medical, Hewlett Packard, Allstate, Sheraton, Hilton, U.S. District Court

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