Humor at the Democratic Debate – 10/15/19

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The October Democratic Debate of 2019 was an important moment for candidates to make a mark and share their message with the American people before heading into 2020. Like any important communication, humor played a valuable role in either helping or hurting their cause. As we did for the last debate, we decided to take… Read more

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Humor at the Democratic Debate – 9/12/2019

humor at the democratic debates

As part of our series on Humor in Unexpected Places, and in preparation of the upcoming Democratic Debates, I decided to see what kind of humor was used in the previous debates held on September 12, 2019. I was curious to know: was humor used, and if so, was it used effectively? Who used it… Read more

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a guest post from Siyan Li. In it, you’ll learn a simple approach to using sarcasm in conversation, along with examples of seeing it in action. When I was in middle school, my best friend was a funny girl. As a result, she was really popular and everyone wanted to be… Read more

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Announcing the 2019 Corporate Humor Awards

It’s now time for the 2019 Corporate Humor Awards! Nominate an individual or organization that is helping to keep the workplace funny! 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, and happier through humor at work. Want to… Read more

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Why Humor in 60 Seconds

why humor in 60 seconds

One of the reasons people say they don’t use humor at work is that they don’t have time. Well, for those of you without enough time to read our book or see our TEDx talk on humor, here’s why you should care about humor in sixty seconds: (VIDEO COMING SOON) TEXT: 83% of employees are… Read more

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