The 2018 Corporate Humor Awards have returned. Nominate an individual or organization that is helping to keep the workplace funny! Want to help spread the word about the 2018 Corporate Humor Awards? Here are some messages you can share: Twitter: Nominate an awesome person for a 2018 Corporate Humor Award, presented by @HumorThatWorks. Learn more or nominate… Continue Reading >

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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 >

A few years ago, I had the pleasure of speaking at the same event as Kevin Richardson, aka the Lion Whisperer, aka this dude: Before the event, he and I were talking and when he found out I did stand-up comedy, his reaction was, “I could never do that, it’s too scary.” This, from a… Continue Reading >

When clients hear that my training includes applied improvisation, they often have no idea what I’m talking about or immediately fear the worst. They worry that it means their employees will have to tell jokes, will be forced to do silly exercises, or will have to do some form of trust fall. Applied improv is none of the above. What… Continue Reading >

Quill.com has put out an excellent infographic on the state of meetings in the corporate world, with some scary statistics, including that the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that unnecessary meetings cost $37 billion every year. That’s a lot of wasted time and resources. Check out the full details in the graphic below. Or… Continue Reading >