28 Things We All Do At Work

things we all do at work

Things We All Do When Checking Email Open an email, read it, then mark it as Unread so you deal with it later. Reread the email you just read because you weren’t really paying attention the first time you read it. Ignore an email for a week and then respond, “Sorry for the delay, I… Read more

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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… Read more

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improvising conversation

Back in September of 2015, I attended the annual AIN Conference in Montreal (and heard these amazing things). While there, I gave a 10-minute talk on how I, as an introvert, use improvisation to interact with other humans using a 3-step process. Well you can now see that video online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgL7IKm9gQU A few highlights from the… Read more

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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… Read more

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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… Read more

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