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Allen Klein - Mr. Jollytologist. San Francisco, CA, US

Allen Klein

Keynote Speaker | Mr. Jollytologist

San Francisco, CA, UNITED STATES

World's Only Jollytologist



Comedian Jerry Lewis has said that Allen Klein is “a noble and vital force watching over the human condition.” Klein is the world’s only “Jollytologist,” and author of 20 books that have sold over 600,000 copies. Those books include:
The Healing Power of Humor,
The Courage to Laugh,
Learning to Laugh When You Feel Like Crying,
Inspiration for a Lifetime,
Change Your Life!: A Little Book of Big Ideas,
Always Look on the Bright Side.
Klein is also the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor, a Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association, and a Toastmaster’s Communication and Leadership Award.
More information about Klein and his work can be found at

Industry Expertise (1)

Health and Wellness

Areas of Expertise (2)

Death & Dying


Accomplishments (3)

Lifetime Achievement Award (professional)


Presented by the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor

Communication and Leadership Award (professional)


Presented by Toastmasters International

Certified Speaking Professional Designation (professional)


Presented by the National Speakers Association

Education (1)

St. Mary's College, Winona, MN: Masters of Human Development, Humor 1983

Affiliations (3)

  • International Society of Humor Studies
  • National Speakers Association
  • Assn. of Applied and Therapeutic Humor

Sample Talks (1)

Lighten Your Work With Laughter

With laughter, lecture and playful exercises, you will learn tools, tips, and techniques to help you deal with your changes, challenges in the workplace and in life's not-so-funny stuff. You will leave with a smile on your face and an instant stress-reliever to keep you laughing long after this presentation is over.



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