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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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… Read more

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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… Read more

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Remember to Put the Glass Down

This came across a friend’s Facebook feed the other day. Definitely worth thinking about. A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired… Read more

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It’s Called Mindset

As my friend was passing the elephants, he suddenly stopped, confused by the fact that these huge creatures were being held by only a rope tied to their legs. It was obvious that the elephants could, at anytime, break away from the ropes they were tied to, but for some reason, they did not. My… Read more

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