Improve Problem-Solving By Laughing More

the candle problem

You walk into a room where you find a table pushed against the back wall with three things on it: a book of matches, a box of tacks, and a candle. Above the table is a corkboard. Your instructions are to affix the candle to the corkboard in such a way that when you light the… Continue Reading >

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People sometimes tell me that they think their workplace is too serious for humor. I ask them if it’s more serious than the Civil War. This story about Abraham Lincoln shows how humor is vital even in the most serious of times. Why Don’t You Laugh? I work with a lot of engineers, project managers… Continue Reading >

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30 Benefits of Humor at Work

benefits of humor

I’m incredibly passionate about humor in the workplace and not because it’s fun. As an engineer, the reason why I care about using humor is that it works. It’s effective with the one thing you can’t be efficient with, human beings. So with that in mind, here are 30 benefits of humor at work, backed… Continue Reading >

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Reasons to Use Humor at Work Infographic

You can now see the need for humor and why it’s so valuable in the workplace in infographic form! Big thanks to my buddy Chris at Lock Designs for the design. Humor at Work Infographic by Humor That Works… Continue Reading >

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Laughter Infographic

The following laughter infographic has been making the rounds lately and it’s worth sharing. Some of the key benefits that stick out to to me: Laughter increases blood flow by 22%. Laughter boosts the immune system, stimulates circulation, and enhances mental functioning. Laughter helps prompt a positive emotional climate and a sense of connection… Continue Reading >

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