The power of humour for personal development and building connections

Tuesday 20 February 2024 | 18:30 - 20:30 | Evening Event

This event has been organised by CFA UK's Soft Skills and Careers Working Group 

Have you ever spoke to someone and wondered if they’re speaking a different language? They use so many acronyms and corporate buzz words you wonder if they’ve been on a special course. Often communication is overcomplicated and over blown. Effective communication is essential to making a lasting impression and advancing your career. Effective communication should be simple and leave a person feeling good about their interaction with you.

Building confidence in your communication abilities is essential, it not only improves your capacity to express ideas with clarity and assert your viewpoints but also empowers you to influence decisions.

Join Stephanie Davies, the Founder & Head of Happiness at Laughology, as she shares straightforward methods to boost confidence for networking and communicate memorably, leaving a lasting impression by bringing smiles to people's faces.

During the session Stephanie will help you to:

  • Building Confidence in Interactions: Gain insights into how to be more confident in your communications. Learn techniques to present yourself assertively and positively
  • Using Humour and Laughter to Leave a Lasting Impression: Discover the power of positive humour in communication, making your interactions memorable and impactful
  • Effective Strategies to Communicate Successfully: Master the art of getting your points across clearly and effectively.

After this session use your newfound communication skills to network with others over drinks and nibbles. 

Registration: 18:00 - 18:30
Event: 18:30 - 19:30
Networking: 19:30 - 20:30


Stephanie Davies, the Founder & Head of Happiness, Laughology

Over the past two decades Stephanie has gained an unsurpassed reputation for designing and delivering interventions for top-performing teams in various settings and is recognised as one of the UK’s leading voices in happiness and engagement in organisations.

Company founder and CEO, Stephanie has developed Laughology into the nations most talked about training and development provider.  She has worked on innovative projects and events in the private and public sector. Her wide sector knowledge and consulting experience on all levels means she’s in high demand. 

Stephanie’s creative and rounded approach to engagement, creating the right culture, happiness at work, continued development, culture change and customer loyalty drives success not only with the organisations she works with but at Laughology too.  

Stephanie’s unique combination as an award-winning stand-up comedian and her expertise and knowledge in psychology and business makes her one of the most sought-after speakers and trainers in her field. 

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