You Get What You Ask For

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One of the many lessons I’ve learned from improvisation is that you get back what you put out there. I first learned this in the context of energy and enthusiasm; the more fun you’re willing to put into a show or exercise, the more fun you’ll get back. When I do an event and come out with… Read more

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Five TED Talks to Help You Work Happier

In honor of my TEDx talk on humor at work reaching over 11,000 views, I thought I’d share 5 videos that can help you work happier. Yes #5 is my own talk, but I truly believe humor can help you enjoy your work more (while doing it better). 1). Shawn Achor – The Happy Secret to Better Work… Read more

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Some Things Money Can’t Buy

True, though he could get a t-rex shirt… Read more

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Why It’s Selfish to Give (and That’s OK)

I remember seeing an episode of Friends many years ago where Phoebe and Joey argue whether or not a truly selfless deed exists. According to psychologists, it may not. Not because of intent, but because of reality. You may do a great deed because it should be done, but you’ll benefit from it as well. For example… Read more

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Freedom and Happiness

I’d like both please… Read more

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