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Westerville, OH


Peter Margaritis

Speaker, Educator, Trainer, and Stand-up Comedian

Improv Is No Joke: Using Improvisation to Create Positive Results in Leadership and Life

Improve your life, where everything’s not made up and the points do matter. Drew Carey’s show Whose Line Is It Anyway? has turned improvisational comedy into a pop culture phenomenon. But improv is more than just laughs—it’s a valuable training tool that will make you a more effective business professional. Inside, you will discover how to:

  • Replace negative phrases like “Yes, but…” with successful terms like “Yes, and…”
  • Park your agenda and really hear your client out. By listening to understand, you can adapt to their ideas and produce a more positive outcome.
  • Grow your client relationships beyond the numbers to build rapport, comfort, and trust.

Improv is no Joke is must-read for accountants, bankers, and other financial professionals to sharpen the invaluable leadership and communication skills you need to successfully relate to clients and communicate complex information in a user-friendly way.

Peter A. Margaritis, CPA is a speaker, educator, trainer, humorist, and self-proclaimed chief “edutainment” officer for The Accidental Accountant™. His firm helps accountants and other business leaders to increase their profitability by strengthening their business success skills and improving morale through better communication. Peter has a BA from University of Kentucky and a Master’s in Accountancy from Case Western Reserve University. Peter is a CPA in the state of Ohio but does not practice. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Ohio Society of CPAs, Georgia Society of CPAs, and the National Speakers Association. He is a past-chair of the Ohio Society of CPAs executive board and a past member of the AICPA governing council.

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