Laughter, Smiles, And The Occasional Horrified Gasp
Reduce stress and lower cortisol levels while boosting your immune system—having a chuckle really does help us feel better.
One study found it even improves short-term memory which is great because, well, we forget why, but you get the picture.
Right now, we all could do with more laughter and deeper connections with those in our lives. So try out some of these virtual meeting icebreakers and enjoy the bizarre stories that have come out of Moxie Institute’s own staff.Read More
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Conference organizers across the country have lost millions of dollars by canceling their events due to the Coronavirus1—but there are smarter options. People are being told to work from home and self-isolate, they want connection now more than ever. It’s the perfect time to reach an audience looking for online content. But the rules still apply. They want engaging and relevant content. They want to hear from people who use executive presence to deliver powerful presentations to their devices that motivate and inspire. The market is shifting. This is your opportunity to emerge as a leader in your field. If […]Read More