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Business Matters

3 Things Stand-Up Comedy Can Teach You About Building a Moderating Business

With a background as a professional stand-up comedian, focus group moderator/interviewer Leigh Kessler delivers a unique perspective on the fundamentals of both, highlighting similarities and sharing three unique lessons learned in stand-up comedy that can help develop interview skills and make you a great focus group moderator. Learn how you can benefit as a moderator—and businessperson—by spending a little time doing stand-up comedy. […]


VIEWS Podcasts: Kelsey Buttimer

In this podcast, Mike Carlon and Kelsey Buttimer (president of Fieldwork Chicago) discuss parallels between dancing and managing qualitative fieldwork, climbing the ladder in the qualitative research industry, and the value Fieldwork gets from its relationship with QRCA. […]