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Laughter Matters – Memorial Day

LISTEN TO IT HERE I’m sorry about yesterday’s, “Oh, who am I kidding, nothing matters.”  I’m handling this disruption surprisingly…

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Have a Great Summer

My wife, Twyla, is a public school art teacher and this week she began her summer vacation. She has seventy…

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Chivalry

“It’s the little boy that kisses my hand, the young man who holds the door open for me, and the…

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Life’s a Beach

I am not a beach person. First of all, beaches are often in hot, humid, tropical climates and 60 degrees…

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He Who Laughs Last Thinks Slowest

I saw this on a bumper sticker last week while riding my bike around town. Bumper stickers are a glimpse…

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Laughter Matters – Wash the Dishes

LISTEN TO IT HERE Yesterday we were examining how, in spite of the fact that most of the moments of…

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Laughter Matters – Friends in Low Places

LISTEN TO IT HERE For years, between the top and bottom of the sixth inning, the KC Royals played a…

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I Know Just How The Cat In The Hat Feels

Being a healthcare and education keynote speaker and co-star of The Baby Boomer Comedy Show, Clean Comedy For People Born…

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Laughter Matters – Do the Right Thing

LISTEN TO IT HERE I hope you had a great weekend.  Friday is the birthday of our 33rd president, Harry…

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Through Sickness and In Health, Even in August

Being an educational and healthcare keynote speaker, August is a busy month for me and this August was no exception.…

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Sluggerrr

My assistant, Melanie, picked me up at the airport following my flight home after being the closing governmental keynote speaker…

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A Friend in Need is a Friend In Deed

Years before becoming an educational and healthcare keynote speaker, I was doing a breakout session at the Oklahoma Education Association…

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Laughter Matters

Reduce stress and build successful, profitable organizations and businesses by helping people learn and experience how laughter matters.

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Known as the "World's Cleanest Comedian and Speaker," Kent helps people and associations learn and experience how laughter matters in reducing stress and building successful, profitable organizations.

Kent graduated from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri with a B.S. in Accounting. He survived five years in public accounting and twelve years as C.F.O. and C.E.O. of hospitals before becoming a professional speaker in 1997.

Kent is the author of the stress reduction book "Let It Go, Just Let It Go" and co-stars with Jan McInnis in the Baby Boomer Comedy Show, "Clean Comedy for People Born Before Seat Belts, Safety Helmets, and Facebook.

He has been heard on NPR's Talk of the Nation and Sirius Satellite radio.

Kent is the winner of the Branson Comedy Festival and has been seen on Comcast's comedy show, "Who's Laughing Now." His clean, stand-up comedy DVD-CD titled "Kent Rader: The Grand Wizard of Comedy" was released in 2014.