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Kent  Rader

Kent Rader

Comedian & Business Speaker

Biography

 When it comes to reducing stress in the workplace, humor is one of the most effective tools known to the business world. Kent Rader believes passionately that laughter matters in easing the daily stress of employees and building a highly cohesive business team. Read More >

Known as the world’s cleanest comedian and humorous keynote speaker, Rader helps people and organizations learn and experience how laughter matters as an effective business tool. He is well qualified to perform this role, as he boasts a diverse skill set and experience in both corporate and healthcare environments. In addition, he has performed his clean comedy in comedy clubs from New York to Seattle and co-stars in “The Baby Boomer Comedy Show: Clean Comedy for People Born Before Seat Belts.” He even won the Branson Comedy Festival as a reward for his efforts.

With five years of experience in public accounting and 12 years as a hospital CFO and CEO, Rader is able to draw on an incredibly diverse range of experience to find inspiration as a funny keynote speaker. Accordingly, he has worked for 15 years as a professional speaker, using his knowledge and own unique appreciation of comedy to improve the productivity of staff and businesses nationwide. It is this underlying fusion of experience and comedy that distinguishes Rader from other humorous speakers and marks him as the ideal choice for any association convention or business event.

Though he is widely seen on television, heard on radio, and read in print, it is as a funny motivational and keynote speaker that Rader continues to genuinely shine because it offers the perfect platform for him to educate and entertain. If you value your staff and the performance of your business team, consider booking Rader and his unique message as a keynote speaker today.

Kent Rader’s stress reduction book is titled Let It Go, Just Let It Go. He has been seen on Comcast's Who's Laughing Now.

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Speech Topics

From Money to Funny: Four Business Principles Learned on My Journey from Accounting to Comedy

This program focuses on the revenue side of the net income equation. It chronicles the four business principles speaker Kent Rader learned on his journey from public accounting and hospital CFO/CEO to being a professional speaker and comedian. These principles include being unique, driving fear from the workplace for peak employee performance, continuously improving your product and service, educating and empowering employees so they are unafraid to act on their own serving your customers, and, of course, humor. As always, it includes stories that are guaranteed to make your audience laugh and your conference a success.

Let It Go, Just Let It Go

The US Department of Labor survey states that 49 percent of employees in our country dislike their jobs and a third of them are currently looking for positions in other industries. The number one reason for this dissatisfaction is the stress associated with most companies today. But retaining quality employees is essential to an organization’s financial future.

 

Having spent 17 years as a hospital CEO and a CPA, speaker Kent Rader has experienced this stress firsthand. This keynote program takes participants on a journey they won’t want to end. It begins by showing participants the origins of stressful feelings and continues to show how humor is a proven tool in combating these feelings. Your audience will love this entertaining, informative keynote as Rader offers practical ways to include more humor in their life and work.