The Value of a Humor Notebook

humor notebook

I recently received a very nice Facebook message from a woman in India who had seen my TEDx talk on the skill of humor. In it, she asked a common question people have about building their skill of humor: how do I get started? To answer that question, first let me start with a question… Continue Reading >

{ 0 comments }

Inspiration from the Humor Project Conference 2012

I attended the 55th International Humor Project Conference this past weekend and learned from a number of great speakers. While a lot of the tips below are more inspirational than actionable (which isn’t a bad thing), there are also some great ideas on things you can do today. A huge thanks to Dr. Joel Goodman… Continue Reading >

{ 0 comments }

Great Ideas from TEDxEast 2012

I attended the 2012 TEDxEast event last week and I was blown away–the variety and quality of the speakers was incredible. Here are my notes from the awesome event. You can also check out some pictures on the Humor That Works Facebook Page. SESSION 1 – THE LEFT BRAIN The Other Side of Separation (Keith… Continue Reading >

{ 3 comments }

John Cleese on Creativity

John Cleese gives a great talk on creativity, mentioning how humor is instrumental in getting into an “open mode.” My biggest take away: “Humor is an essential part of spontaneity, an essential part of playfulness, an essential part of the creativity we need to solve problem, no matter how serious they may be.” – John… Continue Reading >

{ 0 comments }