Changing How You Work with Humor

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Last week we talked about the what of work, the five things you need to do any job: execute, think, communicate, relate, and lead. This is important because to solve the challenges you have at work, to start enjoying your job more, and to live a life where you aren’t settling for 40 hours every week… Read more

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How Humor Can Be Inappropriate

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The consequences of inappropriate humor are nothing new (in fact I wrote about humor as an HR issue back in 2013). But in light of the recent happenings with a certain TV show and its titular actor, I figured it was worth re-visiting. There are three reasons humor tends to be inappropriate in the workplace: 1) Inappropriate… Read more

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25 Funniest Questions from Kids

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Most people are naturally curious. We wonder why things are the way they are and we investigate them, whether that’s exploring the great cosmos or simply checking IMDB to see where we’ve seen that actor before (chances are it’s Gary Oldman and the answer is everywhere). Some of the most naturally curious people are kids, which means… Read more

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The Problem with Human Resources (And How to Fix It)

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Before I get into the meat of this post, I should start with a disclaimer: I’ve never worked in HR. My mom has been in HR for 25+ years, so I understand her perspective of it, but I’ve never worked there myself (except for that one time I pretended to work in HR to scare an intern…)… Read more

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Perspective from a Fishing Lure

Someone attached a camera to a fishing lure before casting it out. The resulting video (technically a gif) is incredible: View post on imgur.com… Read more

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