Best of This Blog

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With over 700 posts, the Humor That Works Blog is a vast resource covering all sorts of humor topics. But it can also be a bit overwhelming; new readers aren't sure where to start or what to focus on. Well, new readers should definitely start with the Getting Started Guide, but after that, it's choose-your-own-adventure… Continue Reading >

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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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Humor Showcased in the Life Lab

I was featured in this great post from Intu on the value of a sense of humour. Yes, there's an additional 'u' in there for my American readers because this group is based in the UK. A few quick highlights from the article. On Leadership Traits Another study from the Bell Leadership Institute found that… Continue Reading >

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Leaving My Corporate Job (A 3 Year Anniversary)

3 years ago today I left my corporate job at Procter & Gamble to focus on Humor That Works full-time. In those 1,095 days, I've had some incredible adventures and met some amazing people. In honor of my anniversary, I thought I'd answer some of the most frequent questions I get about leaving the safety… 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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