is like the aunt you can’t wait to talk to
at the family reunion, who always has a new
story to tell that
keeps the whole family in stitches.
Thom O'Neil, The Carlisle
Theater, Carlisle, PA
And just who
is a professional speaker who specializes in hilarious humor
based on her life experiences. Speaking to thousands of people annually, she utilizes her positively funny style to illustrate that a sense of humor is much more than a laughing matter. It is a strategy for success.
Other speakers might be as
witty as Jeanne. Some might even be as tall.
(Barefooted with her hair "mashed" down, she's
6'2" in her size 11B stocking feet.) But nowhere
will you find a speaker so adept at turning
personal experiences into funny material that
does more than elicit laughter. This Miss
Congeniality winner in the Miss America Pageant,
“Yearrrrrrrrrrrs ago,” quoting Jeanne, uses her
down-home Southern drawl to leave her audiences
laughing . . . and thinking about her message.
Jeanne's success as a
humorist has not gone unnoticed by her
peers. She has been awarded every top honor in
her profession including the top award in
professional speaking "The Cavett Award."
She is also a member of the Speakers Hall of
Fame and recipient of Toastmasters
International's Golden Gavel award.. They like her back home too. The
NC Press Association named Jeanne
Carolinian of the Year.
National Speakers Association honored Jeanne
with its 2012 Master of Influence Award.
You may have seen this Hall of Fame
speaker being interviewed by CBS
correspondent Morley Safer on "60 Minutes" .
. . or watched one of the seven humor DVDs she has
produced in the last 14years . . . or heard
her daily on Sirius/XM Radio’s Family Comedy Channels . . . or
attended one of the "Just Jeanne" humor
shows in theaters across the country . . . or
YouTube clips that have had
more than 15 million hits. But only if
you've seen Jeanne in
person at one of the thousands of speeches or
theater shows she
has given over the past 49 years can you really appreciate why she stands at the top of her
Robertson is funny. Oh my, yes. She also knows
that her job is far more than being funny. Her
message is that a sense of humor is an attitude,
an approach toward working with people. She
believes that this humor attitude can be
developed and improved, and she outlines how to
do so while captivating audiences with funny,
Sit back and enjoy the YouTube clips below. Or, to see
You'll see why one syndicated TV segment
about Jeanne's work was titled "Grandma Goes
Viral." She certainly has! And
people everywhere are laughing and having