Playing at work is more than just fun

Many organizations intentionally blur the lines between play and work, and use gamification as a way to learn new skills and spark curiosity.  Playing at work is more than just fun, it’s an exploration. Inspire Cards is an example of a product that can help you play more at work. Inspire’s motto is Play along… Read more

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2019 Corporate Humor Awards WINNERS!!

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This is it. After much debate and many cups of coffee / tea, the Humor Awards board has selected the winners of the 2019 Corporate Humor Awards! Check out the winners below (and see the full list of winners to learn why each organization and individual was nominated). Humorous Beginnings Award (Best Onboarding Program) For the… Read more

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2019 Corporate Humor Awards Finalists

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Congratulations to the Finalists for the 2019 Corporate Humor Awards! Be sure to check out the full list of finalists to learn why each organization was nominated and how you can implement these great, creative ideas! Humorous Beginnings Award Finalists (Best Onboarding Program) For the organization that shows a commitment to bringing in new employees in… Read more

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Why you should start doing Standup Comedy

Tired of sending follow-up email after follow-up email and not getting any responses? Sick of feeling nervous before the smallest of presentations? Ever thought, “maybe I should try standup comedy?” Regardless of your answers, you should try standup comedy! Seriously, we believe humor is a skill that anyone can learn and everyone can use to… Read more

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Why Leaders Use Humor at Work

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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… Read more

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