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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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Why Leaders Use Humor at Work

why leaders use humor

Humor has been analyzed by the some of the best minds in history – Aristotle, Hobbes, Kant, and Freud to name a few. There is plenty of research on the positive impacts of humor in organizations; however, there is less knowledge on leaders’ own perspective on humor. I wrote my postgraduate thesis on humor in… Read more

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The What of Work

what of work

We’ve talked previously about how humor is a skill. It’s an ability you can learn, and one you get better at through practice and repetition. Humor is also a mindset. It’s a way of seeing the world. It’s not what you do, it’s how you do it. Because the what of work doesn’t really change… Read more

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