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You hear a lot of words of comfort when you’ve lost someone close to you. You hear, “They’re in a better place,” “They were a good person,” or “I’m sorry for your loss.” They’re all cliche but that’s because there’s nothing you can say that will fix how the person feels. All you can do […]

promoting tedx video

Getting and delivering a TEDx Talk (or any type of fantastic video content) is only the beginning of the journey for that video. What comes next is how you get more people to watch the incredible thing you’ve created. Other content creators will often ask what I did to get my TEDx talk on the […]

andrew tarvin at funnybizz

Seven years ago, I woke up, sent some emails, and went bowling for a friend’s birthday. And I did it all as a full-time entrepreneur. As of July 1, 2012 I was no longer a Procter & Gamble employee, I had officially started working on Humor That Works full-time. And 2,556 days later, I’m still […]

skill of humor tedx

Two years ago today, my TEDx talk on the skill of humor was uploaded to the TEDx YouTube Channel. To say it has changed my life is both an exaggeration and an understatement. It’s an exaggeration because regardless of how it was received, I would have continued on my mission to make the world funnier […]

As a kid, I dreamed of growing up to become an international hip hop superstar… It never really panned out, but that didn’t stop me from writing raps. When writing The United States of Laughter, I found the opportunity (or excuse) to finally lay down some rhymes. This is the result… The lyrics: Verse 1So […]

best tweets 2018

2018 marked my 10th year on Twitter. Like previous years, I decided to take a look back at my best tweets from the year, spanning 882 tweets, 730,000+ impressions, 2,772 likes, and 473 retweets. Here are the top tweets of 2018: 1. Engineering Emotion Emotions are just data. Which I've learned is the wrong thing […]

lessons from p&g

It’s now been six years since I left my job at P&G. While looking through old files, I found this note that I shared with my coworkers as I left: Six Lessons I Learned from Six Years at P&G. As I leave, I can’t help but be compelled to leave some advice for you and […]

andrew tarvin tedx tamu

On December 9, 2016 at 18:31, an email hit my inbox that was both exciting and intimidating. It was an invite from TEDxTAMU asking if I was interested in applying to speak at their TEDx event in April 2017. I was excited because doing a TEDx talk is a thrilling experience and it has the […]

From AIN Conference 2017.

drew best of 2017

2017 built on the good and bad of 2016. Political discussion got more divided, the weather got harsher, and my personal year was great. So, ignoring the macro and focusing on the DrewCo, here’s my review of 2017. Best Achievement – Publishing The United States of Laughter After much hemming and hawing, I finally decided […]