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… Continue Reading >

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Why Leaders Need Improv

In a world that is constantly (and rapidly) shifting, leaders have to be adept at not only reacting to, but leading through change. And what better way to learn how to manage change than from the masters of adapting to the moment: improvisers. What can leaders learn from improv, in addition to yes and? Take… Continue Reading >

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Cliched Meaning of Life

cliched meaning of life

One of the biggest keys to success is first defining what success looks like for you. But in a weird way, defining success means stepping back and contemplating the meaning of life. But what is the meaning of life? That’s exactly what I try to process in this video, where I share 100 cliches in… Continue Reading >

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Fun as a Core Value

People who use humor at work are more productive, less stressed, and happier so it’s no surprise that using humor and having fun is an important part of a strong company culture. With that in mind, here are 12 companies who include fun as part of their core values, which means they not only want their… Continue Reading >

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People sometimes tell me that they think their workplace is too serious for humor. I ask them if it’s more serious than the Civil War. This story about Abraham Lincoln shows how humor is vital even in the most serious of times. Why Don’t You Laugh? I work with a lot of engineers, project managers… Continue Reading >

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