Scott Friedman, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional), and former President of the National Speakers Association (NSA), is an internationally sought after speaker and author. As a motivational humorist, Scott inspires and entertains with fun-filled, interactive and content-rich programs. He speaks on a variety of topics over 80 times a year. Scott’s main area of expertise is employee innovation, celebration, and customer experience.
In addition to being the CCO- Chief Celebration Officer at Friedman & Associates, Scott has written “Celebrate- Lessons Learned from the World’s Most Admired Organizations,” “Happily Ever Laughter- How to Engage Any Audience,” and “Using Humor For A Change.” He is also the co-author of four additional books.
As a Certified Speaking Professional (as designated by the NSA) and trusted member of the speaking community, Scott continues to have a strong presence both domestically and globally. Scott is the 2013 NSA Cavett Award Recipient, presented annually to the NSA member whose accomplishments over the years have reflected outstanding respect, service, honor and admiration in the Association and the speaking profession. Scott was awarded the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) 2013 Recognizing Industry Success and Excellence (RISE) Award. ”This award honors those rare individuals who by visionary hard work and creative insight have positively changed the global meetings and events industry community (MPI).”
Scott now spends 30% of his time speaking throughout Asia and other locations around the globe. His international clients include Singapore Airlines, the Singapore Government, Gold Fields of South Africa, Young President’s Organization, Hyatt Asia, HSBC and many Fortune 1000 companies. He offers all his clients a global and culturally sensitive perspective on how to get more out of work and life.
Apart from speaking, Scott is very involved in philanthropic projects. Scott founded Together We Can Change The World (TWCCTW.org), an organization creating sustainability in children’s homes throughout SE Asia.
To learn about more ways to Celebrate at Work, please visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/celebrationatwork/.
Where to find Scott Friedman online
Where to buy in print
Happily Ever Laughter - How to Engage Any Audience
By Scott Friedman
Published: August 27, 2013.
“Happily Ever Laughter” offers practical, powerful ideas for using humor to increase the value of your presentations whether it’s a meeting of five or an auditorium of 5000. To truly engage and connect with their audience, speakers, trainers, coaches, consultants, managers, supervisors, sales professionals, and anyone who makes presentations will find the suggestions in this book invaluable.
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