The Platinum Rule

Many people are aware of the Golden Rule: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” It’s a fun sentence (you get to say “do unto” twice!) and it seems like great advice on how to treat other people. Except it’s not actually good advice. Consider the following: I love milkshakes. If I’ve… Read more

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30 Benefits of Humor at Work

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I’m incredibly passionate about humor in the workplace and not because it’s fun. As an engineer, the reason why I care about using humor is that it works. It’s effective with the one thing you can’t be efficient with, human beings. So with that in mind, here are 30 benefits of humor at work, backed… Read more

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Laughter Infographic

The following laughter infographic has been making the rounds lately and it’s worth sharing. Some of the key benefits that stick out to to me: Laughter increases blood flow by 22%. Laughter boosts the immune system, stimulates circulation, and enhances mental functioning. Laughter helps prompt a positive emotional climate and a sense of connection… Read more

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Build a World…

And soon that SD card will raise a Micro-SD Card… Read more

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The New York Subway Signs Experiment

A great example of strangers adding smiles to the faces around them… Read more

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