Bobby McFerrin Talks About Improv

Friend and play guru Bernie DeKoven shared this great video of singer Bobby McFerrin talking about improvisation. A few important points from the video: The important thing is just to start. After that, your momentum will carry you through. Practice, practice, practice. Our minds will fill in the blanks, we don’t have to provide everything… Read more

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4 Ways Humor at Work Improves Productivity

When I travel the country and talk with people about humor at work, they are often already aware of some of the soft benefits humor provides: it makes you laugh, makes things fun, and helps you relax. What most people don’t know about humor in the workplace is that it can make you more productive… Read more

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The Perfect Day at Quantified Self

I did a talk on my productivity system called The Perfect Day at Quantified Self and you can watch it below! Interested in setting up your own Perfect Day System? Follow these instructions on how to keep your goals… Read more

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How to Build a Virtual Task Force and Keep it Running

Note: This is a guest post by Robert Cordray. I’ve added some humor notes to go along with the great tips from Robert. Telecommuting has become a common way to give employees extra flexibility in their work and employers flexibility in who they hire by eliminating the zip code requirement. While there are many advantages… Read more

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Spotlight on Poppin. work happy.

Since its launch in September 2012, Poppin has been helping people work happy. While you can count staplers, pens, and notebooks among their products, Poppin isn’t an office supply store; it’s a workstyle products company. What’s the difference? The passion and humor they bring to their work. What’s So Humorous Just about everything Poppin does… Read more

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