Judy Croon – Comedian / Motivational Speaker

Judy is a comedian, motivational speaker (including Ted Talks), radio host, Second City stand up coach and author.

She has worked with many celebrities including; John Cleese, Jon Stewart and Joan Rivers.
Her specials have appeared on NBC, CBS, CTV and The Comedy Network.
She is a co-author of ‘From the Stage to the Page: Life Lessons from Four Funny Ladies!” 
Judy draws from her standup performance experience to entertain, inform and inspire in her dynamic keynote entitled, ‘Relieving Work Related Stress with Humour’.
Judy is the creator/host of ‘Laughlines’ and ‘Stand Up For The Girls’ which have both helped raise over $650,000 for breast cancer research.

Relieving Work Related Stress with Humour Keynote


Stress is a major cause of most illnesses, and humour is an amazing way to relieve it. Harvard studies show that when you are stressed, your brain shrinks. However, when you laugh, you relax; and when you relax, you learn. This hilarious and inspirational session explores seven stress-relieving ingredients: a positive attitude, perseverance, forgiveness, teamwork, family and friends, mental activity and physical activity.

Learning Objectives:

  • Appreciate the incredible medical benefits of humour
  • Find out how happiness is a mindset
  • Increase your chances of surviving a heart attack by five times and increase your lifespan and quality of life by laughing
  • Increase your brain’s reasoning and decision-making
  • Learn the surprising key to motivation and the most important gift you can give your child

The Superpower of Humour | TEDxStMaryCSSchool

What people are saying about Judy’s keynotes

Judy Croon speaks to the crowd.

Judy, thank you for your gracious and truly professional presentation. It was a delight working with you and we look forward to the next opportunity.”
Purdue University

“Thank you for your excellent closing presentation at the GoodLife Fitness Health and Wellness Leadership Summit held at the Toronto Metro Convention Centre. ‘The Power of Humour to Diffuse Stress and Improve Well-Being’ was filled with laughter, energy and some very important takeaways for our attendees. Our delegate feedback scores consistently rated your presentation as ‘Exceptional’! Your keynote was the perfect way to end an amazing the day!’
Goodlife Fitness

On behalf of the Ferndale/Lion’s Head & District Lioness Club I wish to thank you for giving us your time to make a presentation at our recent Laugh and Learn Conference in Owen Sound. I think it may have been obvious to you that your presentation was a great hit with our attendees. The applause and standing ovation at the end of it must have assured you of that. Kind regards, and may you continue to bring laughter and insight to many others.
Ferndale/Lion’s Head & Dist. Lioness Club

“Judy, we are getting rave reviews from our agents and support staff that attended our kick off event this morning. As our keynote in the morning (lacking alcohol), this event either hits or misses. You hit it out of the park!! You were funny but also had a very clear message to deliver. Your topic ‘Relieving Stress with Humour’ was well received. It is very hard to keep over 300 people totally spell bound for an hour! But you did! Congratulations. You are an excellent speaker. Funny, captivating and smart!”
Royal Lepage

“Judy, our group tremendously enjoyed your keynote ‘Relieving Stress with Humour’. Your humour and anecdotes left us laughing right from the start. Your seven points to relieve stress was a clever mix of thoughtful insights backed by research. Combined with your stories, the audience felt like they could truly relate. Your interactive exercises gave us an opportunity to participate and get to know you and each other. ‘Relieving Stress with Humour’ is truly a gem of a keynote that lives up to its title. Highly recommended to provide fun, entertainment, and inspiration.”
Early Childhood Resource Teacher Network of Ontario

“Judy was such a wonderful emcee at our gala fundraiser that we invites her back again this year! Her comedy kept our guests laughing all night and she carried the evening with an easy flow and great professionalism. I would highly recommend her to anyone if you are looking to elevate your event.”
Charles H Best Diabetes Centre

“We hired Judy as an emcee for a gala dinner we hold every year in Toronto. Judy was a true professional, easy to work with, kept our audience engaged and of course laughing. She is definitely top in her field and I highly recommend hiring Judy for any corporate event.”
Financial Planning Standards Council

“You don’t usually hear accountants laugh that much. A very good topic on why humour is so important to our mental and physical well being.”
Certified Management Accountants of Ontario

“The audience was glued to their seats throughout the whole presentation enjoying every bit of the inspirational and stress reliever tips.”
Toronto East District, Certified Management Accountants of Ontario

“Judy, you were a hit with our staff members. They were so thankful that you gave them a strong message mixed with good humour.”
Ontario Ministry of Labour – Occupational Health and Safety Branch

“Judy, all the stewards who attended the training felt that your seminar was the best out of all three days!”
Ontario Federation of Healthcare Workers

“Judy was an excellent speaker and motivational humourist! Our participants enjoyed her positivity, her stories, and her message of relieving stress with humour. Great fun!”
Ceridian HR and Payroll Partner

“Your comedy was a breath of fresh air and Your “Dealing with Office Hecklers” workshop armed us with some terrific tips for the front lines.”
Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation

“Judy delivered a stellar keynote address to our HR leadership group that struck the perfect balance of Laugh-out-loud hilarity with heartfelt takeaways to live a more balanced life.”
CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)

“I loved how Judy kept everyone engaged. She would have an important message and then follow up with a joke. Great strategy.”
Enbridge Gas Distribution

Judy Croon – Motivational Speaker, Comedian, Humour Coach

Taming Hecklers and Dealing With Difficult People Keynote

In showbiz, a heckler is a person in the audience who disrupts the show.
In business, a heckler is the person who disrupts the flow.

The strategies that Judy has developed as a performer in dealing with hecklers also work in an office environment. These strategies:

– improve productivity
– decrease bullying and absenteeism
– lower your stress levels
– make everyone LAUGH more

Judy will show you how to capitalize on the 3 difficult personalities:

– Bullies
– Snipers
– Buffoons

For each personality, let her show you how to maintain your:

– Control
– Poise
– Rhythm

Stress can cost your company 20 hours/per month/per employee of productivity and 70% of employees, who are targeted by hecklers, leave their jobs!

Stand-Up To Stress Workshop


** After this workshop, participants will be able to:
– Use humour to improve their brainstorming and team building efforts
– Use humour to lower their blood pressure and feel happier and healthier
– Feel more confident in their creativity, risk taking and unique problem solving abilities
– Feel more confident in stepping outside of their ‘comfort zone’ and thinking outside of the box
– Improve their presentation skills using amusing anecdotes to make a point
– Capitalize on their individual personalities and strengths using humour
– Feel great after laughing and learning together
– Realize that EVERYONE has a funny bone!

What people say about Judy Croon’s keynotes and workshops:

 *** I loved how Judy kept everyone engaged. She would have an important message and then follow up with a joke. Great strategy.

*** I loved how Judy tied her key messages to something meaningful that would help us in our everyday lives.

*** One of my favourite speakers!

*** Judy’s humour was amazing and she used honesty and facts to prove her theories.

*** Judy was very informative. She used her laid back style to provide many examples that were interesting and easy to relate to.

*** Judy was witty, smart and a great communicator. She adapted her style to her audience. I was reminded of important things that I am aware of but sometimes forget when maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

*** Judy is very entertaining, interesting and insightful and she provides loads of humour.

*** Great way to finish off the event with such a professional, funny speaker!