22 Writing Prompts from The Moth

The Moth recently started an awesome new educational initiative called The Storytelling School. Every Tuesday, the Moth posts a new story and provides writing prompts and activities based on the story theme to get people writing and speaking creatively. The program shares inspiring stories, provides resources and material for teachers and parents at home, and… Read more

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40 Virtual Activities from Applied Improv

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I was talking with a fellow improviser recently and he was lamenting the phrase “social distancing.” He said, “we’re physically distancing, but many people are working harder than ever to be socially (virtually) connected.” I have to agree. We continue to do virtual humor events to provide a way to connect with others, practice the… Read more

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Using Humor as Part of Your Marketing Strategy

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In my experience, humor is easily one of the most overlooked marketing strategies. It’s no secret that humor works. According to a study by Clutch.co:  “Consumers prefer advertisements that make them laugh; more than half (53%) say they remember and enjoy an advertisement if it is humorous.” So, if humor works in marketing, what are some… Read more

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Team Building Activities that are Not Awful

We recently came across this funny and worrisome article on team building activities that went horribly wrong. So, it got our Humor Engineer minds thinking… can we engineer a team building event that is not awful? What are the steps to make team-building enjoyable? Team building activities are a big industry in America – companies… Read more

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The 5 Skills of Work

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Here at Humor That Works, we’ve had the privilege of helping more than 250 organizations bring their people to life through humor in the workplace. We’ve partnered with corporations like IBM and P&G, government agencies like the FBI and FDA, and non-profits like the Red Cross and UN. People sometimes wonder how we’re able to… Read more

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