Why Leaders Use Humor

Note: This is part 3 of a 5 part series detailing why it’s important to have humor in the workplace.  This post explores the use of humor to enhance leadership skills. Eisenhower once said, “A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.”  If… Read more

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Building Teams and Relationships with Humor

Note: This is part 2 of a 5 part series detailing why it’s important to have humor in the workplace.  This post discusses humor’s ability to improve relationships with your direct reports, peers, and managers, aid team and trust building, and improve your overall satisfaction at work. It’s well understood by psychologists that when people share… Read more

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Health Benefits of Humor

Note: This is part 1 of a 5 part series detailing why it’s important to have humor in the workplace.  This post covers the physical health benefits, which ultimately lead to healthier employees, lower health care costs, and greater work/life satisfaction. There’s a cliche that says “Laughter is the Best Medicine,” but if you’ve ever… Read more

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