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Wide Angle Humor

Employment History

  • Founder and Principal
    Wide Angle Humor
  • Author
    Wide Angle Humor
  • Founder and Head
    Izzy Gesell
  • Facilitator
    Izzy Gesell
  • Keynoter, Facilitator
    Izzy Gesell
  • Originator

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • CSP


  • Masters , Education
    Hunter College
  • BA , Psychology
    Lehman College
138 Total References
Web References
WCA Hospital Employee Portal | Health Observance of the Month, 4 Oct 2012 [cached]
Izzy Gesell, Wide Angle Humor
Motivational Speakers | Humorist Motivational Speaker Brad Montgomery » Prevent Hardening of the Attitudes With Humor, 29 June 2008 [cached]
Copyright 2005 by Izzy Gesell.Reprinted with permission from Izzy.Izzy is a funny professional speaker from Massachusetts, and is founder of Wide Angle Humor.Reach him at
june2002, 11 Nov 2001 [cached]
Izzy Gesell, MSEd, CSP
Izzy Gesell is the founder and principal of Wide Angle Humor, a humor consulting and education service.As a professional speaker, Gesell has presented over 500 programs to educational, business, health and human service organizations.He is the originator of the annual International Moment of Laughter Day--April 14th and author of Playing Along: Group Learning Activities Borrowed from Improvisation Theater.He is also a HUMOR and CREATIVITY COACH - Helps helping trainers, speakers, and business people understand how to bring more humor, play and creativity into their professional and personal lives- Guaranteed!
Moments With The Masters:
Izzy Gesell, CSP
Izzy Gesell,CSP: Building Your Confidence, Spontaneity and Effectiveness Through Improv Theatre Techniques
Facilitation Through Improvisation, 17 Aug 2003 [cached]
We're thrilled this week to be offering you a wonderful article by Izzy Gesell, MS Ed, CSP, Head Honcho at Wide Angle Humor.Izzy is an expert in the application of improvisational theater techniques to the art of facilitation and training.Read "The Facilitator as Improviser," to learn some of the benefits of adding this skill to your toolbox.
Izzy will also be joining me this Thursday evening at 8PM EDT to cohost another free teleclass in the series on this very subject.Please see details at the bottom of this issue.
One Word at a Time, by Izzy Gesell
Hosted by: Steve Davis and Special Guest, Izzy Gesell, author, trainer and founder of Wide Angle Humor, a humor consulting and education service.
In this Free, one-hour teleclass, Izzy will share his experience with us using humor and improvisational theater techniques as facilitation tools.
Izzy Gesell delivers entertaining, informative and blatantly practical information through keynote speeches, customized trainings, group facilitation and individual coaching and mentoring.
Clients include NASA, Hewlett-Packard, Chrysler, the Internal Revenue Service, & office staff of the US House of Representatives.
The author of PLAYING ALONG: Group Learning Activities Borrowed From Improvisation Theater, he is among the first to successfully bring the concepts of Improvisation Theater into the business world.
Izzy has a BA in psychology, an MS in education, and a P (that's 1/3 of a PHD) and is the originator of INTERNATIONAL MOMENT OF LAUGHTER DAY, celebrated each April 14.
Instructional Moments #2 - People Assess your Value/Reputation Based on How Your Actions Impact Their Emotions, 12 May 2015 [cached]
Izzy Gesell P.O. Box 962 Northampton, MA 01061
413.586.2634 [Voice] 413.585.0407 [Fax]
Feel free to forward this e-zine to friends and colleagues who would be interested.
About the Author...
Whether presenting a keynote speech, a half or full day training, coaching for enhanced presentation skills or facilitating a discussion, Izzy is entertaining, informative and blatantly practical. He was one of the first to bring the practical concepts of Improv Theater into use as a tool for improving teamwork, communication, leadership, and self development.
Check out Izzy's numerous free articles on improv, humor, and communication, as well as program information:
Izzy Gesell, CSP, helps organizations and the people within them transform their thinking to become more confident, competent, and creative.
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