Mandatory Fun Isn’t Fun (Here’s What to Do Instead)

Mandatory fun is something we’ve all experienced at work.  Although it usually starts out with honorable intentions, research shows that mandatory fun can be quite, well, unfun. Research from Barbara Plester and Kerr Inkson’s book Laugh out Loud – A User’s Guide to Workplace Humor suggests that overly-curated events can be less fun and intimidating… Read more

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2020 Humor Awards WINNERS!

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Congratulations to the 2020 Corporate Humor Awards winners!! https://youtu.be/n1muTVtxHNw Watch the Humor Awards Show video recap! Check out the full list of winners to learn why each organization and individual was nominated, and why the esteemed Humor Panel of Judges chose the specific winners! Organization Awards Humorous Beginnings Award Finalists (Best Onboarding Program) Bazaarvoice – Scavenger… Read more

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Humor Awards Panel of Judges

We’re excited to announce this year’s panel of judges! These 4 esteemed humorists are experienced judges of spreading joy in the workplace, and will select the 2020 Humor Award winners. Nominate an individual or organization today! Every person who nominates an individual or organization will be entered into a raffle for a free strategic humor… Read more

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Nominations open for Corporate Humor Awards

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Nominations are still open for the 2020 Corporate Humor Awards! Nominate an individual or organization that is helping to keep the workplace funny and bringing joy to everyday work life. The goal of the Corporate Humor Awards is to bring awareness to those people and groups who are making the workplace more productive, less stressed… Read more

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Humor at Work: Interview with tastytrade

Chicago, IL — I got a chance to talk with Tom & Tony from tastytrade in an interview yesterday for their “Bootstrapping in America” segment. tastytrade is an online-based TV network that focuses on trading info, news and advice, but presents it in a fun, humorous way. The segment Bootstrapping in America profiles entrepreneurs doing… Read more

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