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how to fight virtual meeting fatique

How To Fight Virtual Meeting Fatigue

By Adam Christing | December 6, 2022

Another day, another meeting, and sometimes several in a row. Even if in-person meetings were never your cup of tea, at least there was a slight chance of finding a decent snack spread or maybe some donuts. Key Takeaways Check in with folks at the beginning of the video call Combat zoom fatigue by utilizing … Read more

how to host a virtual event

How To Successfully Host A Virtual Event In 2023

By Adam Christing | December 6, 2022

We’re hearing about virtual events a lot these days, but they’ve actually been around for a while. Virtual events were even taking place in the last century, like the presentation from Visual Data Corporation (now called Onstream Media Corporation) at a virtual event in 1993. In that virtual trade show presentation, Alan Saperstein and Randy … Read more

How to structure virtual meetings

15 Ways To Run An Effective Virtual Meeting

By Adam Christing | December 6, 2022

Hosting a virtual meeting can be hard. But effective virtual meetings do exist. And the guidelines to accomplish them are not all that difficult to adopt. Key Takeaways Establish a group calendar to avoid scheduling conflicts Utilize notifications within your meeting tools Determine the right video conferencing platform for your group Have a meeting agenda … Read more

20 Creative Virtual Christmas Party Ideas

20+ Fun Virtual Christmas Party Ideas In 2022

By Adam Christing | December 6, 2022

Well, it’s that time of the year again! The time to don your Santa hats and plan out the best virtual Christmas party for your office. Our Top Picks Best Overall: Hiring a master of ceremonies for all your virtual holiday party needs Best For Spreading Holiday Spirit: Exchanging virtual gifts and gift boxes Best … Read more

What Is A Keynote Speaker

What Is A Keynote Speaker And Why Should They Be Funny?

By Adam Christing | December 6, 2022

Every event planner is different. But we can guarantee you that the first thing on every one of their to-do lists is “get a good keynote speaker.” Key Takeaways An opening keynote speaker is also referred to as a motivational speaker or an inspirational speaker An opening keynote address should drive the core message home … Read more

What To Do At Networking Events

13 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Next Networking Event

By Adam Christing | December 6, 2022

For the extroverts of the world, networking events are like a piece of cake. Sweet, smooth, and oh-so-delicious. But if you’re the type of person who gets sweaty palms at the thought of conversations with strangers, then consider this blog post for you! Key Takeaways Go into the networking event with a clear goal in … Read more

Virtual Team Building Activities

6 Virtual Team Building Activities Tips And The Benefits They Offer

By Greg Bennick | December 6, 2022

Our Top Picks Best Overall: A Virtual Variety Show Best For Small Gatherings: Virtual Coffee Breaks Best For A Customized Team Meeting: Virtual Trivia Best For Company Culture: Clean Comedians’ Corporate Performers #1. Virtual Variety! How Online Variety Shows Are the Ultimate Virtual Team-Building Activity Who doesn’t love to laugh? Think for a moment about … Read more

In Person Events

In-Person Events Are Back: Here’s How To Safely Return With Clean Comedians

By Adam Christing | December 5, 2022

Has COVID really been a part of our vernacular for the past two years now? Well, all we have to say about that is that’s two years too long! Key Takeaways Make sure in-person attendees have enough space between them within the event design Combine virtual events with in-person events through hybrid events Event organizers … Read more

Holiday Jokes For Kids

65 Holiday Jokes To Share With Your Kids

By Adam Christing | December 5, 2022

The holidays are a truly delightful season. There’s nothing better than spending time with your family and those you care about. And the feeling of our hearts filling with warmth and joy will never get old! Our Top Five Favorites Christmas Jokes For Kids What falls but never gets hurt? Snow Why do mummies like … Read more

Best Comedy Movies

Top 10 Clean Comedy Movies Of The Last Decade

By Adam Christing | December 5, 2022

We can all use some virtual entertainment and diversion these days, but movies often take it too far when it comes to foul language and certain subject matters. Everyone likes a good guffaw, but we don’t need to be grossed out or offended for that to happen. Our Top Picks Best Overall: Inside Out Best … Read more

Why Are Soft Skills Important In The Workplace

6 Reasons Why Soft Skills Are Essential For Your Career

By Adam Christing | December 2, 2022

The term “soft skills” is frequently thrown around in our professional lives. Our careers are often determined by our soft skills and how we apply them in our work. Key Takeaways Soft skills are necessary for becoming emotionally intelligent Our technical skills can improve with good soft skills We become more receptive to feedback and … Read more

How To Host A Virtual Conference

How To Host A Virtual Conference In 2023

By Adam Christing | December 2, 2022

Virtual events may sound like the company motto from 2020. But odds are, you and your company experienced a successful virtual conference or two. Top Tips For Hosting The Best Virtual Conferences Determine the best virtual conference platforms to use Hire a corporate comedian and funny keynote speaker to engage attendees Promote your conference sessions … Read more

How Is Collaboration Different From Teamwork

Teamwork vs. Collaboration: What’s The Difference?

By Adam Christing | December 2, 2022

Teamwork and collaboration. You’ve heard these terms used before. Probably interchangeably, in fact. Key Takeaways Teamwork often refers to good communication skills, cooperative effort, and coordination between team leaders and team members Successful collaboration refers to the invention of new ideas, diversity of strengths, and the ability to improvise within collaborative settings Collaborative teamwork combines … Read more

Speaker For Event

How To Choose The Right Speakers For Your Event

By Adam Christing | December 2, 2022

Choosing the right speaker for your next event is a big responsibility. After all, you want a public speaker who can entertain the audience while offering no-nonsense advice. Key Takeaways Find speakers who inspire through social media Observe how they educate and inspire their audience even online Connect with speakers through corporate entertainment agencies like … Read more

What Does An Event Planner Do

What Does An Event Planner Do?

By Adam Christing | December 2, 2022

To become an event planner is no picnic. Okay, maybe if the event planner in question is planning a picnic. But you know what we mean. Key Takeaways Event planners meet with prospective clients to go over their needs for corporate events, personal parties, trade shows, and more Event planners coordinate the logistics of the … Read more

How To Promote A Fundraiser

7 Simple Ways To Promote Your Fundraiser Like A Pro

By Adam Christing | December 2, 2022

So, you’ve been tasked with creating a fundraising event that can outrank last year’s event. You have all the event logistics solidified. Now, it’s time to send out your call to action through online marketing. But where do you start? And how can you do justice for your big event? Key Takeaways Create a landing … Read more

10 Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring A Comedian

10 Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring A Comedian

By Adam Christing | December 1, 2022

When it comes to hiring the perfect comedian for your next event, there are many factors to consider. You want to choose someone who is a great fit for your organization and your audience, so doing a little homework can go a long way in helping you find the right candidate.  Key Takeaways Don’t hire … Read more

Workplace Christmas

How To Celebrate The Holidays At Work This Season

By Adam Christing | November 28, 2022

It’s no secret that sometimes our work can contribute to rising stress levels. So it’s natural to get a little anxious, especially around the holiday season. Top Christmas Party Ideas For Work Put on a festive company event Gather the team together to decorate the office Have a holiday gift exchange An ugly sweater day … Read more

What Are Good Employee Appreciation Gifts

17 Employee Appreciation Gifts They’ll Absolutely Love

By Adam Christing | November 23, 2022

Even if we aren’t particularly materialistic, there’s something about receiving a thoughtful gift or token that can touch our hearts. So when it comes time to show our employee appreciation, finding just the perfect gift can go a long way in expressing our gratitude! Our Top Picks Host a company event with a hilarious and … Read more

How To Show Gratitude At Work

9 Simple Ways To Express Your Gratitude At Work

By Adam Christing | November 21, 2022

Creating a healthy and happy workplace requires many things. And perhaps the most vital is taking the time to show gratitude in the workplace. Easily Express Gratitude By… Saying (or writing) “thank you“ Hosting a fun and engaging company event Making a company gratitude board or wall Encouraging a healthy work-life balance Freely offer positive … Read more

Corporate Entertainment

6 Amazing Corporate Entertainment Ideas That’ll Wow In 2023

By Adam Christing | November 18, 2022

Corporate entertainment can revive the workplace like nothing else. Whether you’re planning out company retreats, trade shows, private parties, or company parties for the new year, you’ll definitely want to secure your corporate entertainment now. Our Favorite Corporate Entertainment Ideas Hire a clean comedian for your next corporate event Make holiday parties a memorable experience … Read more

How To Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day Virtually

9 Meaningful Ways To Give Thanks To Your Employees This Holiday Season

By Adam Christing | November 16, 2022

Work days would be a struggle without a trustworthy and enjoyable team by our side. So when it comes time to express your gratitude, it’s essential to find the right way to show your thanks! Key Takeaways Remote work is consistently gaining popularity, and finding virtual ways to show appreciation is essential! Though it may … Read more

Magic

What Is A Corporate Magician?

By Adam Christing | November 16, 2022

A corporate magician is a perfect way to entertain your corporate audiences. While you may think corporate magic and business don’t necessarily mix, you’d be surprised with a corporate magician can bring to your next event. See Related: Where To Find Funny Keynote Speakers For Your Next Event Key Takeaways A corporate magician is an … Read more

Workplace Gratitude

6 Benefits Of Showing Gratitude At Work

By Adam Christing | November 14, 2022

Gratitude is one of those things where regular practice in our everyday lives can genuinely transform our mindset. Expressing gratitude can look like many things. But regardless, showing gratitude and appreciation towards your team can bring them countless benefits. Summary Gratitude acknowledges people rather than their talents Can boost mental health and happiness Helps build … Read more

What Is A Motivational Speaker

9 Ways A Funny Motivational Speaker Can Inspire Laughter In Your Workplace

By Adam Christing | November 9, 2022

Our workplace is more than a location where we work during the week. This is the place that many people consider their “home away from home” or their primary adulthood extracurricular activity. Hosting a corporate event is a great way to treat your employees to a meaningful experience while cultivating exceptional company culture. And no … Read more

How To Improve Decision Making Skills In The Workplace

How To Improve Decision-Making Skills In The Workplace With Comedy Jugglers

By Adam Christing | November 7, 2022

In today’s workplace, it seems we’re constantly weighing the benefits of each professional and career-oriented skill we have. Whether it be our organizational methods or our critical thinking skills, our personal strengths are what make us who we are. So when it comes to decision-making skills, not many other traits can top it in terms … Read more

How To Improve Work Life Balance For Employees

How A Magician Speaker Can Improve Work-Life Balance For Employees

By Adam Christing | November 2, 2022

Often, our workplace is an extension of our daily lives. But in today’s busy world, getting caught up in the rat race and forgetting about nurturing your life outside work is all too easy. A proper work-life balance is crucial for creating healthy lives and happy minds. As an employer, you are responsible for ensuring … Read more

Corporate Speaker

9+ Corporate Speakers With Some Magic To Offer

By Adam Christing | October 31, 2022

Business doesn’t always need to be serious. Bringing some laughter and fun to your team not only improves everyone’s mood but also boosts productivity. And in today’s world, it’s more important than ever to create a welcoming and uplifting working environment for your team. Business speakers can sometimes come across as uptight – no one … Read more

What Makes A Good Motivational Speaker

Why Comedy Keynotes Are The Best Speakers

By Adam Christing | October 26, 2022

Amazing corporate events have one thing in common – they have a great speaker to open the conference or seminar! And this speaker carries a lot of power and responsibility in setting the right tone for your audience. With such a vital role, it’s important to make sure you pick the right person as your … Read more

How To Make A Speech Funny

5 Key Ways To Make Your Next Corporate Speech Hilarious

By Adam Christing | October 24, 2022

We all know at least a few people in our lives that are inherently funny. These are the kinds of people that can make others laugh without even trying! However, for a lot of us, it’s not always so effortless. Especially when it comes to a corporate speech, it’s normal to feel some nerves. But … Read more

How To Become A Motivational Speaker

How To Become A Motivational Speaker In 7 Easy Steps

By Adam Christing | October 19, 2022

Motivational speakers have a knack for energizing people to get up and take action. They use their life experiences to inspire people to overcome challenges and take control of their own lives. But did you know that anyone can be a motivational speaker? Of course, a motivational speaking career takes time to build. Still, it’s … Read more

Funny How To Ideas For Speech

Funny Speech Topics For A Corporate Laugh

By Adam Christing | October 17, 2022

Giving an effective funny speech can be challenging. But if you have the right speech topics, you’re already setting yourself up for success. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled some of the best funny speech topic ideas below. Because we believe in the power of humorous speeches to change lives, spark joy, and bring folks together. … Read more

How To Become A Keynote Speaker

7 Tips On How To Become A Funny Keynote Speaker

By Adam Christing | October 12, 2022

If you’ve ever listened to a successful keynote address, then you know just how powerful the speaking business can be. Not only can a professional speaker captivate the audience’s attention and inspire thought leaders to emerge from the crowd. But a successful keynote speaker can also connect with audience members and event organizers on a … Read more

Dad Jokes For Kids

60 Dad Jokes To Impress Your Kids

By Adam Christing | October 10, 2022

Do you remember the jokes your dad told you as a kid? They have a particular way of sticking with you, don’t they? Well, we’re here to praise the dad joke once more. Because let’s be honest – these jokes never go out of style! Plus, these jokes for kids will make you the most … Read more

Best Juggler

10 Best Jugglers Throughout History & Which Ones To Invite To Your Next Corporate Event

By Adam Christing | October 5, 2022

The corporate entertainment artists we house here at Clean Comedians come from a rich line of performers. In fact, many artists today can easily trace their performing lineage back to those under the big circus tent. To pay homage to these world-class entertainers, we thought we’d shine a special light on the best jugglers throughout … Read more

Juggling Work And Family

9 Ways Comedy Jugglers Can Teach Us To Balance Work And Family Life

By Adam Christing | October 3, 2022

Juggling work and family is one of the toughest balancing acts out there. Take it from our comedy jugglers. With one pin in the air representing family life and another representing work and school obligations, there are plenty of airborne responsibilities to keep your eyes on. But there are a few tips we can learn … Read more

Why Is Innovation Important In The Workplace

9 Ways To Inspire Workplace Innovation (And How Corporate Events Can Help)

By Adam Christing | September 28, 2022

The place where we work usually ends up being the place where we spend a good chunk of our time. Each employee that makes up a company is an integral part of influencing its daily dynamics. But sometimes it can be hard to find motivation. The trick to staying inspired in the workplace comes down … Read more

How To Make The Workplace Fun

9 Ways Comedy Jugglers Can Make Your Workplace Fun

By Adam Christing | September 26, 2022

Do you remember the first time you saw a juggling act? The thrill of whether the jugglers could catch these swirling objects in the air was magnetic to watch. And it left you feeling like you’d been the one doing all the amazing work after the fact! That kind of exhilaration is something we think … Read more

How To Build Trust In The Workplace

7 Trust-Building Benefits That Corporate Magic Can Offer Your Workplace

By Adam Christing | September 21, 2022

Workplace trust plays a huge role in the overall health of your organization. But many don’t know how to go about building trust in the workplace. At Clean Comedians, we’re prepared to help you not only define trust amidst your company culture. We’re also here to bring a little magic to your organization as well. … Read more

How To Encourage Innovation In The Workplace

How To Encourage Innovation In The Workplace With Corporate Entertainment

By Adam Christing | September 14, 2022

New ideas are always needed in the workplace. But how can you encourage innovation when your company is in a rut? Below, we’ve listed the various ways corporate entertainment can help you promote innovation in the workplace. Because innovative companies have a competitive edge when it comes to tomorrow’s trends. See Related: Where To Find Funny … Read more

Types Of Magicians

What Are The Different Types Of Magicians?

By Adam Christing | September 12, 2022

Magic tricks have dazzled us for centuries. From impressive hand techniques to mind control, stage magic has left us in awe of the performer at the helm. But did you know that there are different types of magicians within the magical field? They may all manage to offer you an awe-inspiring experience, but let’s take … Read more

Professional Juggler

How To Become A Professional Juggler

By Adam Christing | September 7, 2022

Professional jugglers seem to have it all – balance, discipline, and an ability to juggle several things at once. But becoming a professional juggler is to commit to a life of practice, performing, and entertaining. In this episode of “So You Think You Can Juggle,” we’ll take you through the steps of the juggling profession. … Read more

How To Find A Keynote Speaker

Where To Find Funny Keynote Speakers For Your Next Event

By Adam Christing | September 5, 2022

Conference speakers have the potential to make a good conference a great conference. But where exactly do you find keynote speakers of that caliber? If you’re tired of using your standard Google search engine for such queries, consider these tips below. We’ll help you find the best keynote speaker for your event in no time. … Read more

Funny dad jokes

The 101 Funniest Dad Jokes on Planet Earth 

By Adam Christing | August 31, 2022

According to Punsters International, there are precisely 45,652 Dad Jokes. Most of them are terrible. Good news: These 101 “Dad Jokes” are terribly funny. We want to make you laugh and give you the best resource for funny Dad jokes—and how to tell them. So, we scoured the web, asked our funny friends, grabbed every … Read more

What Is A Juggler

What Does A Comedy Juggler Do?

By Adam Christing | August 29, 2022

When you think of a “juggler,” what comes to mind? Someone who juggles objects like knives, chainsaws, balls, and rings? Or someone who juggles everyday life responsibilities like work, family, and health? Each are professional jugglers in their own right. But for this article, we’re calling back to the juggler you’d likely associate with the … Read more

What Is A Humorist

What Is A Humorist Keynote Speaker?

By Adam Christing | August 22, 2022

Have you ever hired a keynote speaker who starts out with a couple of jokes? But then the humor just sort of peters out from there? Yeah. It’s painful to watch. Below, we’ve listed out why you need a humorist as your upcoming keynote speaker. And we’ve also taken the liberty of giving you the … Read more

Corporate Event Speaker

Top 16 Corporate Event Speakers Of 2022

By Adam Christing | August 17, 2022

As corporate entertainers, we understand the importance of inspiring business leaders. After all, these aren’t just leaders in the business world. They’re the future leadership of the world. With that being said, we’ve compiled the top keynote speakers and motivational speakers of 2022 below. Because your corporate speakers shouldn’t just be subpar. They should be … Read more

Humorist Vs Comedian

Humorist Vs. Comedian – What’s The Difference Between The Two?

By Adam Christing | August 15, 2022

Humorists and comedians often get mistaken for one another. And it makes sense – they both deal with humorous material, right? But according to those in the comedy world, the two could not be more different. So, let’s see just what the difference between a humorist and a comedian really is, shall we? See Related: 12 … Read more

Best Humorist

10 Best Humorists Throughout History

By Adam Christing | August 10, 2022

The world of comedy and humor may be currently defined by the stand up comedian. But comedy got its start in writing from a number of influential humorists. See Related: How To Harness Humor As Community Engagement What is a humorist? A humorist often gets equated with comedians. But not all humorists are performers. Instead, a … Read more

Magic Team Building Activities

11 Ways Magic Can Enhance Team Building Amongst Your Co-Workers

By Adam Christing | August 8, 2022

When was the last time you enjoyed a magic trick? Too long ago you can’t even remember? For most, magic tricks are not a part of their everyday life. But for us at Clean Comedians, close-up hand magic is one of our love languages. And we’re prepared to share the magic with you and your … Read more

Magic Humor

25 Magic Jokes That Will Convince You Magic Is Funny

By Adam Christing | August 3, 2022

When was the last time you were delighted by some magic tricks? Can’t remember? That’s because too often, we’re taught that magic jokes and tricks are better suited for kids. But these magical puns and funny jokes will bring out the wizards and witches residing in everyone you meet. So get your magic wand ready. … Read more

Comedy Audience

12 Ways Comedy Can Build Camaraderie Amongst Your Audience

By Adam Christing | August 1, 2022

No one can read a room like a stand up comedian. Especially when that room is full of strangers. That’s because comedians know that funny material has the ability to bond strangers like nothing else. You may think a comedy club routine isn’t as powerful as we’re making it out to be. But allow us … Read more

Humor As Community Engagement

How To Harness Humor As Community Engagement

By Adam Christing | July 27, 2022

Creating engagement among an audience can feel like one of the world’s biggest challenges. But as corporate entertainers, we’ve come to learn that there’s one thing on our side when it comes to community engagement. Humor! Getting an audience to laugh can immediately bring followers together. And all while still getting your own message across. … Read more

Corporate Comedian

What Is A Corporate Comedian And How Can They Enhance Your Corporate Events?

By Adam Christing | July 25, 2022

Hosting corporate events isn’t easy. Take it from us – we’ve hosted quite a few! But one thing we have found time and time again that makes for a huge success at a corporate event is corporate comedy. And no, we’re not talking about the kind of standup comic you’d see at comedy clubs. We’re … Read more

Who Was The First Magician

A Complete History of Comedy Magicians

By Adam Christing | July 20, 2022

Clean, and not-so-clean, comedy magicians have dazzled us throughout history. In this article, you will get the chance to meet some of the greats who made modern magic what it is today.  Far too often when we hear the word “magic,” we think of children’s birthday parties. But this completely underestimates the craft that so … Read more

Funny Motivation

Funny Quotes And Ideas To Motivate The Office

By Adam Christing | July 18, 2022

Getting folks in the workplace motivated can be hard. After all, you’ve printed out as many funny motivational quotes about life that you could find and stuck them around the office! But odds are, you haven’t come across all the inspirational quotes in the book. Lucky for you, we’ve got some funny motivational quotes to … Read more

Family Friendly Comedy

Funny Stand Up Comedians You Can Watch With The Whole Family

By Adam Christing | July 11, 2022

Need some recommendations for stand-up comedians and other corporate entertainers you can watch with the whole family? Then you’ve come to the right place! Below, you’ll find our favorite family-friendly comedians that the entire family can enjoy. From goofy voices to spot on character work, these comedians portray the textbook definition of “family friendly comedy.” … Read more

6 funniest female comedians to watch 2021

6 Funniest Female Comedians To Watch 2022

By Adam Christing | July 6, 2022

From Mae West to Lucille Ball to Ellen and many others, funny females have been making us laugh for years. The things that women comedians crack jokes about really runs the gamut. They cover careers, control pantyhose (remember the 80s?), kids, tater tots, and literally anything because women, it turns out, are also humans. Who … Read more

How To Promote Teamwork

How To Promote Teamwork In The Workplace

By Adam Christing | June 29, 2022

A great performance in the workplace is what every team strives for. But how can you promote such successful collaboration? Below are some tips on how to improve teamwork amongst your employees. So you can reap the benefits of successful teamwork in the workplace. And be one of those success stories you so often hear … Read more

Why Are Interpersonal Skills Important In The Workplace

Why Are Interpersonal Skills Important In The Workplace?

By Adam Christing | June 27, 2022

We all know that one person who knows how to charm a room. You know, they walk in and immediately strike up a conversation with anyone in view. And they make it look as easy as breathing. Odds are, they’re equipped with some good interpersonal skills, or people skills, if you will. And you can … Read more

How To Become A Magician

How To Become A Magician

By Adam Christing | June 15, 2022

Admit it. The best kids’ birthday parties always had a professional magician. They’d dazzle you with their magic skills, gather you in a magic circle, and bam! You were completely enamored by their different tricks and gimmicks. But budding magicians need not worry that their career path only includes kids parties. So why don’t you … Read more

How To Hire A Magician Corporate Events

How To Hire A Magician For Your Corporate Events

By Adam Christing | May 30, 2022

Getting the right corporate magician in front of your corporate clients is the best way to keep people talking. After all, how many corporate events have you attended that included a stage magician armed with some amazing tricks? Past clients of ours can attest to the absolute joy that accompanies hiring a magician for an … Read more

How To Host A Virtual Lunch

How To Host A Virtual Lunch

By Adam Christing | May 25, 2022

With remote employees, it’s a little bit harder to get in some team bonding in the break room. Namely because there isn’t a physical break room that you share! But a virtual lunch is the perfect way to foster team building amongst your team. And have a crash course in whatever topic your group decides … Read more

Corporate Event Entertainment

How To Create Embarrassment-Free Entertainment For Your Corporate Event

By Adam Christing | May 11, 2022

Finding the right corporate event entertainment can feel like an uphill battle. You’re trying to please every single one of your guests. All without going over your event budget. While trying to give everyone a fun party to enjoy all night long. That’s a tall order. But luckily, we’ve got some corporate event entertainment ideas … Read more

What Are The Benefits Of Effective Communication In The Workplace

What Are The Benefits Of Effective Communication In The Workplace?

By Adam Christing | May 9, 2022

Workplace communication can be many things. It can be friendly, effective communication that leads to a fruitful outcome of business success. Or it can be poor communication that leaves the potential for better relationships in the workplace at home. It’s obviously clear to see which option is the more favorable one. But good communication isn’t … Read more

Adam Christing Featured In The Meeting Magazines: Corporate & Incentive Travel

By Cliff Sarcona | May 6, 2022

Corporate & Incentive Travel is a monthly magazine produced by The Meeting Magazines that focuses on “the special needs of the corporate meeting and incentive travel planner professional.” Their latest blog on how to engage and entertain virtual attendees features none other than Adam Christing, chief entertainment officer of Clean Comedians who is quoted as saying, “I don’t … Read more

Clean Comedians Featured On Business RadioX Podcast

By Cliff Sarcona | May 6, 2022

Intro: Broadcasting live from the Business RadioX studios in Atlanta, Georgia. It’s time for high velocity radio. Lee Kantor: Lee Kantor here, another episode of High Velocity Radio, and this is going to be a fun one. Today on the show, we have Adam Christing with Clean Comedians. Welcome, Adam. Adam Christing: Hey. Great to … Read more

How To Develop Leadership Skills In Employees

How To Develop Leadership Skills In Employees

By Adam Christing | May 4, 2022

Developing leadership skills is an important part of anyone’s career. Not to mention the integral role it plays in a company’s success. So if you’re wondering how to develop leadership skills in your employees, look no further. Because we have the top tips that will help you institute leadership skills development in your company office … Read more

How Can Public Speaking Help You

How Can Public Speaking Help You?

By Adam Christing | April 27, 2022

If you can’t tell, at Clean Comedians, we’re big fans of public speaking. Not just because it allows us to meet other people. But because it helps us achieve both personal and professional success. Our work at your corporate events is like the icing on the cake. And that’s why we want to share the … Read more

What Does An Emcee Do

What Does An Emcee Do?

By Adam Christing | April 20, 2022

Your entire event is just around the corner – in fact, in the next few weeks! And you were smart enough to hire an emcee, right? … Right? Okay, maybe you need a little convincing that a good MC is your key to a successful event. Because you might know all the pizzazz of a … Read more

How To Host A Virtual Award Ceremony

How To Host A Virtual Award Ceremony

By Adam Christing | April 13, 2022

At one point or another, we all thought that the typical awards ceremony was supposed to look like the Oscars. Okay, maybe not this Oscars. But an award ceremony nowadays can look like anything you want it to be. Including a virtual awards ceremony! That being said, you might not be sure what exactly a … Read more

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New Take on Chris Rock & Will Smith: “Humor Doesn’t Have to be Harmful” says Comedy Veteran

By Adam Christing | April 7, 2022

“For years now, American comedians have confused comedy with being cruel or crass, but our history proves that humor can be playful instead of poisonous.” ORANGE COUNTY, CA , USA , April 6, 2022 — In the wake of the Oscars incident involving Will Smith and Chris Rock, one veteran of the comedy industry says … Read more

What Are The 4 Types Of Corporate Culture

What Are The 4 Types Of Corporate Culture?

By Adam Christing | April 6, 2022

The traditional corporate structure isn’t what it used to be. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Nowadays, company culture can range from collaborative culture to control culture. From a horizontal leadership structure to a compensation structure. Either way, corporate cultures are here to establish core values and challenge or maintain the status quo. So, … Read more

Mental Health Humor

How Does Humor Help With Mental Health?

By Adam Christing | April 4, 2022

There’s nothing like a good laugh. You could be having a horrible day, but as soon as you hear a good joke, it’s as if all of your stress hormones seem to float away. Turns out, there are actually quite a few therapeutic benefits to humor and laughter. So that feeling of stress drifting off … Read more

How To Talk About Company Culture

How To Talk About Company Culture

By Adam Christing | March 30, 2022

Talking about company culture can feel a little bit like talking about the wind. You can’t necessarily see it, but you can feel it. And sometimes, it can be even more difficult to describe company culture. Especially when you’re trying to determine whether it’s a toxic workplace or simply a work environment in need of … Read more

What Are The Benefits Of Public Speaking

What Are The Benefits Of Public Speaking?

By Adam Christing | March 23, 2022

Does the term “public speaking” immediately make your palms start to sweat? Your pulse start to accelerate? Your stomach drop? Your armpits itchy? And more? Then this post is for you. Public speaking can seem like a scary thing. But we’re here to shed a light on how public speaking skills can not only help … Read more

What Is A Meeting Planner

What Is A Meeting Planner?

By Adam Christing | March 21, 2022

Project management. It’s something you probably do on a daily basis. Whether it’s figuring out what household projects you can get to over the weekend. Or what deadlines you need to meet at work. But perhaps those who take project management to a whole other level are none other than meeting planners. Have you ever … Read more

How To Involve Your Attendees At Corporate Events

How To Involve Your Attendees At Corporate Events

By Adam Christing | March 16, 2022

Have you ever attended one of those classic sing alongs? Maybe it was The Sound of Music where you saw people dressed up as a chorus of Maria’s. Or maybe it was The Rocky Horror Picture Show where you saw everyone dance and sing their heart out to songs they’ve memorized the lyrics to like … Read more

Why Having An Entertaining Speaker Is Mutually Beneficial To Your Company Event

Why Having An Entertaining Speaker Is Mutually Beneficial To Your Company Event

By Adam Christing | March 14, 2022

Have you been racking your brain for a great idea to accompany your upcoming event? But you just keep coming up short? We get it. Between event planners and new clients, it can be difficult to come up with something that will set your organization apart from the rest. But worry not! We happen to … Read more

14 Ways Entertainment Can Empower Your Group At Your Next Virtual Event

14 Ways Entertainment Can Empower Your Group At Your Next Virtual Event

By Adam Christing | March 9, 2022

Virtual event ideas can sometimes feel like a burden to come up with. After all, there’s a reason why event planners exist in the first place! But if you’re second-guessing whether virtual event ideas are, in fact, a good use of your time, allow us to convince you once and for all. Seriously. Online events … Read more

How To Emcee An Event

How To Emcee An Event

By Adam Christing | March 7, 2022

If you’ve ever seen an emcee work, you’ll know that event emceeing is an art form. A good emcee means having ultimate control over event proceedings. But a great emcee means making for such a magical experience, audience members will ask for your business card after. And a poor emcee, well, we’ve all experienced that … Read more

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Skip Entertainment At Your Virtual Event

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Skip Entertainment At Your Virtual Event

By Adam Christing | March 2, 2022

Do any of these questions sound vaguely familiar to you? Like the ones you lie in bed awake thinking about at 2am? When are in-person events coming back? And in the meantime, how do I make my virtual event amazing? Who comes up with virtual event ideas? And what new ideas will keep virtual attendees … Read more

What Are The Different Types Of Humor

What Are The Different Types Of Humor?

By Adam Christing | February 28, 2022

No two stand up comedians offer the same thing. That is unless one of them is unabashedly trying to copy the other. (Which, by the way, is a huge no-no in the comedy community.) But when it comes to the various different humor styles, there are plenty to choose from. Your sense of humor may … Read more

20 Ways To Engage Your Virtual Gathering

20 Ways To Engage Your Virtual Gathering

By Adam Christing | February 23, 2022

So you’re trying to get the entire team engaged. But you don’t know how to increase engagement? Yeah, we’ve heard that one before. Team engagement is one of those things that people think is hard to achieve. So they end up giving up altogether. But with these virtual event ideas, you’ll have the remote team … Read more

How To Host A Virtual Networking Event

How To Host A Virtual Networking Event

By Adam Christing | February 21, 2022

You’re a people person. It’s okay to admit it! Some people liken people-people to golden retrievers – you know, always ready to have some fun. When really, it’s just your extroverted qualities that make virtual networking events your favorite cup of tea. Or favorite ice cream flavor. Whichever one floats your boat! If you can’t … Read more

15 Reasons To Hire A Pro MC Rather Than Keeping It In House

15 Reasons To Hire A Pro MC Rather Than Keeping It In House

By Adam Christing | February 16, 2022

So you’ve got a particular project coming up. And you’re debating whether or not to rely on in house hires or choosing a professional MC for your big event. Well, there are a lot of pros and cons to each. But forgive us if we come across as a little biased. We’re not telling you … Read more

What Is Observational Humor

What Is Observational Humor?

By Adam Christing | February 14, 2022

Ah, everyday life. A jumble of mundane experiences all stacked into one. Where political rants exist in the same space as social and political science. Or something like that. Our point is this: observational comedy is everywhere we look. It is everyday life. And then it gets condensed into a comedy act with disguised commentaries … Read more

25 Mistakes To Avoid When It Comes To Hiring A Virtual Emcee

25 Mistakes To Avoid When It Comes To Hiring A Virtual Emcee

By Adam Christing | February 9, 2022

Boo boo, an ouchie, an oopsie daisy. All of these have become colloquial terms that we express when we realize that we’ve made mistakes. And normally, mistakes aren’t necessarily bad to make. Because you can always learn from them going forward. But if you really want your virtual events to go off without a hitch, … Read more

How To Host A Corporate Comedy Event

How To Host A Corporate Comedy Event

By Adam Christing | February 7, 2022

We know we’re only into the second month of the New Year. But boy, doesn’t it feel time for a little bit of a break? Maybe you’ve got some corporate events lined up. But none are really geared towards having a fun night out. We’re not saying you don’t have good ideas. But what about … Read more

How An Entertaining Emcee Can Overcome Awkwardness At Virtual Events

How An Entertaining Emcee Can Overcome Awkwardness At Virtual Events

By Adam Christing | February 2, 2022

If you had a nickel for every awkward moment you’ve encountered on a Zoom call, we bet you’d be a millionaire by now. Don’t get us wrong. Virtual events are great! They allow remote teams to get to know their other team members. Even if they haven’t met in person. That’s pretty cool! But there’s … Read more

How To Make Your Corporate Event Venue Stand Out

How To Make Your Corporate Event Venue Stand Out

By Adam Christing | January 31, 2022

Every memorable experience starts with something eye-catching, right? Well, yes and no. You might have a swanky new venue website that you’re excited to show off. But once people try to log on, it doesn’t really function as well as it should. That’s the perfect example of style over substance. And you don’t want all … Read more

How To Transition From Live To Virtual

How To Transition From Live To Virtual

By Adam Christing | January 26, 2022

We could start this blog post out any number of ways. “So, your physical event got the boot?” or “Who needs an in-person event when you could have a successful virtual event?” But let’s face it. The only honest way for us to open this blog post is this: Okay, omicron, we get it. We … Read more

27 Entertainment Ideas For Your Virtual Events

27 Entertainment Ideas For Virtual Events

By Adam Christing | January 24, 2022

Virtual events have become as common as tea time. Well, that is, if you’re in London. And if you’re an American who dreams that they were in London, that’s easier than ever with virtual events. But we’re getting a little off track here. (Can you tell we’re not ready to come back from vacation?) In-person … Read more

What Are The Different Types Of Corporate Events

What Are The Different Types Of Corporate Events?

By Adam Christing | January 19, 2022

Have you ever seen a Russian nesting doll? They’re essentially a set of wooden dolls of decreasing size placed one inside the other. Well, consider the term “corporate event” to be the biggest doll. And the types of corporate events to be the smaller dolls nested inside. Okay, yes, we could have gone with the … Read more

How To Become A Meeting Planner

How To Become A Meeting Planner

By Adam Christing | January 17, 2022

You love hosting dinner parties. You’ve been labeled as a Type A personality by your friends. Managing other peoples’ business is basically your second form of oxygen. You must be a meeting planner. Okay, no, that’s an incredibly narrow way of thinking about the events industry and you, of course. But for real. Have you … Read more

How To Build Strong Relationships With Clients

How To Build Strong Relationships With Clients

By Adam Christing | January 10, 2022

We’ve all been on the receiving end of a phone call from an unhappy client. And let’s be honest. Those are just miserable to have to get through. You might think to yourself that that’s just one new client who didn’t know what they were getting themselves into. But have you ever considered that those … Read more

How To Boost Employee Morale And Motivation

How To Boost Employee Morale And Motivation

By Adam Christing | January 5, 2022

When was the last time you woke up excited for work? Maybe it was somebody’s birthday so you could count on a slice of cake in the afternoon. Or maybe, you were genuinely excited to get into the workplace simply because you love the workplace culture your company has cultivated. If that sounds like a … Read more

Ideas For Your Next Virtual Gala

Ideas For Your Next Virtual Gala

By Adam Christing | January 3, 2022

It’s our first official post of the new year! Happy 2022! Woohoo! (Don’t ask us where all of energy is coming from. You can guarantee that the holiday season has surely wiped us out too.) But, because we’re the strong and capable individuals that we are, we’re not letting the holiday letdown get the best … Read more

Best Tips For Event Planners

Best Tips For Event Planners

By Adam Christing | December 29, 2021

Event planning is no walk in the park. After all, have you ever seen an event planner taking a walk in the park? No! That’s because they’re too busy event planning and making sure that anything and everything goes according to plan! With such a high stakes and high-stress task at hand, event planners need … Read more

What Is A Gala Event

What Is A Gala Event?

By Adam Christing | December 22, 2021

If the last two years have taught us anything, it’s that sweatpants are so comfortable they should be considered appropriate out-of-the-house wear. That being said, getting dressed up every now and then is also very fun. And where better to change up your dress code than at black tie events? It’s the end of the … Read more

Virtual Sales Kickoff Ideas

Virtual Sales Kickoff Ideas

By Adam Christing | December 20, 2021

You may think, “Ah, December! The time to ski!” But if you’re a business professional on a sales team with their eye on the ball, you’re probably thinking, “Ah, December! Looks about time to SKO!” If you don’t get that reference, you probably aren’t familiar with sales kickoffs. Or that joke just wasn’t particularly good … Read more

How To Organize A Fundraiser

How To Organize A Fundraiser

By Adam Christing | December 15, 2021

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas just brings out the giving spirit and what could be better for your year-end fundraising than that? But odds are, you’re having to make your own Christmas lists and check them twice. So organizing the fundraising events at your company might not be at the very … Read more

What's The Best Virtual Gala Platform

What’s The Best Virtual Gala Platform?

By Adam Christing | December 13, 2021

Remember when you were little and you dreamed of going to a ball? Admit it, every kid has had that fantasy at some point or another. Then you grew up and went to an in-person gala, giving you a glimpse of those childhood dreams come true. With the virtual world nowadays though, it’s not uncommon … Read more

What Is A Sales Kickoff

What Is A Sales Kickoff?

By Adam Christing | December 8, 2021

Welcome to December! (Yeah, we’re really that close to 2022.) And with the upcoming year so quickly dawning on us, it’s about that time when sales teams start to kick things into high gear. Once you put the wrapping paper away, January comes around to welcome you back to the office. And the company strategy … Read more

How To Host A Virtual Gala

How To Host A Virtual Gala

By Adam Christing | December 6, 2021

Remember when in-person events were the norm and virtual events felt so distant and far away? Us neither! Though it’s only been almost two years of virtual events and their uptake, it feels like they’ve been around forever. And for good reason too! They offer plenty of benefits whether you’re looking to increase your fundraising … Read more

Holiday Comedy Movies To Watch This Season

Holiday Comedy Movies To Watch This Season

By Adam Christing | December 1, 2021

Alright! We’re changing things up around here. That’s right. We’re not going to start this blog post off with a cutesy little saying about how the holiday spirit makes us feel like jingle bells inside (even though it does.) Nah. We’re going to try something a little different. Instead, we’re going to start this article … Read more

How Do I Hire Entertainment For My Company Holiday Party

How Do I Hire Entertainment For My Company Holiday Party?

By Adam Christing | November 29, 2021

Has this question been keeping you up at night? No matter how much NyQuil you guzzle down at 2am? Well, no company holiday party should be something to have an upset stomach about. Even if you do have the best of intentions like giving your co-workers the warm fuzzy holiday season feels. At Clean Comedians, … Read more

Virtual Holiday Entertainment For People Who Are Sick Of Planning

Virtual Holiday Entertainment For People Who Are Sick of Planning

By Adam Christing | November 24, 2021

Every year when the holiday season comes around, different feelings start to bubble up. Of course, we want only those happy and excited feelings to take the center stage. But more often than not, anxiety and trepidation start to creep in at the edges. And that’s because planning a holiday party is hard – especially … Read more

Icebreakers For Your Virtual Holiday Party

Icebreakers For Your Virtual Holiday Party

By Adam Christing | November 22, 2021

In your mind’s eye, your virtual holiday party is absolutely perfect. Everyone is having a great time, getting into the holiday spirit. And team members even share a Christmas story or two, without being prompted. Just simply picking up cues from the video call to make for the best virtual holiday party ever. Well, we … Read more

How To Host A Virtual Holiday Party

How To Host A Virtual Holiday Party

By Adam Christing | November 17, 2021

The holiday season is finally among us! That means pumpkin-spiced everything, ugly sweater-weather party themes, and Zoom holiday parties. Since virtual holiday parties are becoming all the rage, you’re probably having to come up with some virtual holiday party ideas. And that’s likely taking up a lot of your holiday party energy, not to mention … Read more

Virtual Holiday Team Building Activities

Virtual Holiday Team Building Activities

By Adam Christing | November 15, 2021

By this point in the year, you’re probably ready to put on some cozy socks and read a good book by the fireplace. And we can’t blame you! But while that much-needed reprieve is just an arm’s length away, we’re here to remind you that a little R&R can also include some productivity too. No, … Read more

Virtual Holiday Party Ideas For Work

Virtual Holiday Party Ideas For Work

By Adam Christing | November 10, 2021

There’s a chill in the air and the faint sound of jingle bells in the distance. That can only mean one thing… No, not Christmas in July. Actual Christmas. Yes, despite popular belief, we are indeed in November now (crazy, we know). And this means that the holiday party ideas for your office are about … Read more

What Is Stand Up Comedy

What Is Stand Up Comedy?

By Adam Christing | November 8, 2021

Robin Williams, Dave Chappelle, Jerry Seinfeld. The names of each of these stand up comedians is sure to send shivers down your spine from the adrenaline rush comedy brings to us all. Stand-up comedy has become a more popular form of comedy as of late. So it seems like everyone ought to know what stand-up … Read more

What Are Team Building Skills

What Are Team Building Skills?

By Adam Christing | November 1, 2021

When you hear the term “team building,” what comes to mind? A pep rally cheer like “Two, four, six, eight, who do we appreciate”? Yeah, us too. But team building is much more than just a catchy cheer that brings back memories of your high school gymnasium. It’s the glue that makes for strong group … Read more

How To Get Into Stand Up Comedy

How To Get Into Stand-Up Comedy

By Adam Christing | October 20, 2021

A great joke can do some amazing things. It can get a whole room of strangers to laugh together. It can land you some new friends. And it can even earn you the title of resident stand up comedian amongst your friend group. But one good joke isn’t all that makes up a stand up … Read more

How To Build Relationships With Employees

How To Build Relationships With Employees

By Adam Christing | October 18, 2021

There are plenty of answers to the age-old question, “What makes the world go ’round?” Cynics say money, literalists say momentum. But when you look at the very core of our lives, it’s clear to see. What makes the world go ’round is strong relationships. That’s right. Personal relationships, work relationships, even your relationship with … Read more

How to measure employee satisfaction

How To Measure Employee Satisfaction

By Adam Christing | October 13, 2021

When you think of your dream job, what comes to mind? Being able to work remotely anywhere in the world? Or maybe being able to travel for your work and explore new cultures? Okay, maybe your dreams are even more simple than that. How about being able to show up to work and clock out … Read more

What is workplace productivity

What Is Work Productivity?

By Adam Christing | October 6, 2021

We all know what it means to be productive, right? You manage to get all of those smaller tasks done as well as those specific projects. And by the time you’ve finished, you feel pretty accomplished for having achieved everything you wanted to. Not to mention that labor productivity can also make you feel pretty … Read more

She Hired An Emcee From Clean Comedians And Made Her Event A Hit!

Hire a Virtual Master of Ceremonies:
The Secret To Making Everyone Happy
At Your Next Virtual Event

By Adam Christing | October 3, 2021

How Meeting And Event Coordinators Entertain With Positive Humor When event coordinator Karen Armstrong was looking for something different for her awards program, the last thing she considered was hiring a master of ceremonies. She says, “We wanted a funny entertainer at our banquet, but I never want to offend our people with rude, crude … Read more

What is workplace communication

What Is Workplace Communication?

By Adam Christing | September 29, 2021

You’ve heard it a million times. The key to any successful relationship is (drum roll, please) communication! Married couples say this. Even lifelong friends say this. And it’s absolutely true. But it’s safe to say that there are several different types of communication that you engage with everyday. Unless you walk into the office yelling, … Read more