Jody Urquhart

Jody Urquhart

Funny Motivational Keynote Speaker

Jody Urquhart

Jody is passionate about spreading the message of the importance of fun and meaningful work.

A humorous motivational keynote speaker for over 23 years, Jody speaks at over 100 organizations and associations every year and is a top keynote speaker.

Jody’s trademark is to deliver very funny motivational speeches

As a former stand up comedian, Jody uses clean, clever comedy, well researched, relevant content and audience interaction to bring audiences together
around a shared purpose.

Jody wrote the book, All Work & No SAY which has sold over 40,000 copies

Please contact us to book Jody Urquhart for your next event!

    Topics 
  1. Climbing Outside of Uncertainty... How to Navigate the Future with Enthusiasm & Vigor

    The last year has been a wake-up call for the importance of collective resilience and a strong culture. Join us for this hilarious and provocative presentation that shows you how to outthink, outwork, and out care for each other.
    Learn to face uncertainty, get a grip on change, and buoyantly keep moving forward in uncertain times.
    Through stand-up comedy, audience engagement, and analogy, we will discover how to reinvigorate, build renewed purpose in our work, and stay resilient in uncertain times.

  2. The Nerve to Serve, Say Hello to Humor & Goodbye to Burnout!

    The last year has reminded us of the importance of taking care of ourselves and managing personal stress levels. When it comes to stress, humour helps. The ability to laugh at life helps us deal with daily disappointments and setbacks. Humour gives professionals the nerve to serve in today’s most complex and challenging environment. Join us as we demonstrate how humour helps you stay in control, stay positive, and maintain balance and perspective. Learn to take yourself lightly in challenging times.

  3. This Would Be Funny... If It Wasn’t Happening To Me! How To Navigate the Future With Enthusiasm & Vigor

    This hilarious and provocative presentation shows you how to buoyantly face stress and navigate the future. Embrace challenging situations and people with new ideas, innovation and conviction. Through stand up comedy, audience interaction, and analogy, we will unfold ideas that navigating the future has replaced change management. The future is the present and evolution is not optional.

  4. I Love My Job, It’s The People I Can’t Stand!

    Join us in this hilariously interactive, practical and inspiring motivational speech that shows you how to develop healthy communication patterns with anyone.

    You can learn to handle the most difficult situations and the most challenging people and how to get through to others without giving in.

  5. The Nerve to Serve, Say Hello to Humor & Goodbye to Burnout!

    Humor helps. The ability to laugh at life helps us deal with daily disappointments and setbacks. Humor gives professionals the nerve to serve in our increasingly complex and challenging environment. Join us as we demonstrate how humor helps you stay in control, stay positive, and maintain balance and perspective.

  6. Follow Me I’m Right Behind You! How to Lead & Influence Others

    Through humor, insight and inspiration Follow Me I’m Right Behind You provides a lively, interactive look at how to inspire a spirited and resilient workforce that stays focused and productive.

  7. The Joy Of The Job... Take this Job & Love it!

    The Joy of the Job will turn around your attitude to the workplace and show you how it can be dynamic, fun, and attractive. By adopting a humorous and fun approach to the challenges of keeping the daily grind engaging, the motivational speech, the Joy of the Job inspires professionals to be focused and productive by nourishing the meaning, fun, and joy of their work.

  8. Managing Millennials: Understanding & Integrating The Younger Worker

    A lively, humorous look at how people can work more effectively and productively with all generations, especially younger generations (Millenials & Generation Y) and their styles, preferences, and work ethics.

  9. Lighten Up And Laugh For Health Care Professionals

    Working in health care can be complex, challenging, and chaotic – especially in this age of increased regulations. Join for this motivational speech where we discover how laughing at our stress and the absurdity and intensity of our work can be the only serious way to survive it.

  10. Daring To Be Caring: Leading A Spirited Health Care Team

    Health care professionals consistently ignite the fires of hope in others. Daily they muster the nerve to serve in a complex and challenging environment. Leaders in healthcare need tools to both energize staff members and to keep their own fires of hope burning. Through humor, insight, and inspiration Daring to be Caring shows healthcare leaders how to inspire a spirited and resilient workforce that stays focused on providing the most compassionate care possible.

  11. This Would Be Funny If It Wasn’t Happening to Me! How to Navigate the School Year With Enthusiasm & Vigor

    Sometimes life just gets in the way. Do you ever think, “Why can’t we just do things how we’ve always done them?” or “Why can’t people just leave me alone?” This hilarious and provocative presentation shows education leaders, teachers, and support staff how to face stress and buoyantly navigate the future.

    Through stand-up comedy, audience engagement and analogy, we will discover how to do more with less and stay compassionate to students and resilient in change.

    Objectives:

    • Strategies to let go of the past
    • How the online and real world collide and how it impacts our classrooms
    • Deal with entitlement, shorter attention spans, and the demand for immediate gratification
    • Understand how parenting styles have changed and how it impacts students learning
    • Embrace work with a sense of urgency, conviction, and vitality
    • Support yourself and your team under stress
    • Self-renew in change and build resilience
    • Summon your strength, courage, and talent during the topsy-turvy times
    • How to bring others kicking and screaming into this century
Testimonials: 
Jody was a much needed breath of fresh air in the virtual grind we have been living in for the last 7 months! Jody provided a fun and funny virtual hour with lots of great ideas and real time humour to make sure we take the time to laugh to prevent burnout. She adapted her live presentation into a virtual filled with laughter and pizzazz that held everyone's attention!
ROCHE Opening Virtual Keynote
You were the hit of the convention and your evaluations were terrific. Very Funny Motivational Speaker!
San Diego NeoNatal Conference
I can't thank you enough for what you brought to our conference!!! I had so many come to me at the end of the day and say, "Bring Jody back again!" I certainly will recommend you to others. Thank you, thank you, thank you a million times for everything!!!! Such a funny motivational speaker- You are incredible!
Utah Bankers Conference Chair
Jody was the opening motivational keynote; wow- she blew me away, the conference has paid off already.
Parks & Recreation National Conference
Jody is always my favorite congress keynote motivational speaker; she brings comedy to real-world issues.
Niagara Peninsula Energy

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