Using Humor at Work is as Easy as Pie

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A majority of the questions I receive after delivering a humor keynote are about how: How do you know what humor to use? How often should you use humor? How do you get started using humor? Using humor at work can seem intimidating but the reality is that you already know most of what you need… Continue Reading >

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25 Funniest Questions from Kids

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Most people are naturally curious. We wonder why things are the way they are and we investigate them, whether that's exploring the great cosmos or simply checking IMDB to see where we've seen that actor before (chances are it's Gary Oldman and the answer is everywhere). Some of the most naturally curious people are kids, which means… Continue Reading >

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30 Benefits of Humor at Work

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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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First Letter Last Letter

While in a conversation, play First Letter, Last Letter, a listening exercise. The rules are simple: the first letter of the first word you say has to start with the last letter of the last word the other person just said. As an example: Person A: "Hey, did you finish those TPS reports?" YOU: "Sure… Continue Reading >

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4 Ways to Add Humor to Your Email Signature

Email is a substantial part of our daily lives. As of 2011, the average user sent and received 105 email messages per day [1]. The average office worker spends 28% of their workday on email [2]. I received 4 email messages in the 30 seconds it took to write this sentence [3]. Adding a little… Continue Reading >

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