Using Humor to Boost Workplace Creativity

“Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different.”     (Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, M.D., Nobel prize winner) Creative thinking in the workplace has become more important than ever before. With the rapid pace of change occurring in recent years, every company has to face up to the fact that the old solutions […]

Humor Improves Communication

“Have I reached the person to whom I am speaking?” (Lily Tomlin, on the original Saturday Night Live, as Ernestine) No matter what kind of job you have, communication will always be an important aspect of your work, whether it’s in meetings, phone conversations with clients or discussions between managers and other employees. Many professional […]

Changing Corporate Perceptions of the Value of Humor

Work vs. Prison In prison, you spend most of your time in an 8 x 10 cell. At work, you spend most of your time in a 6 x 8 cubicle. In prison, the reward for good behavior is time off. At work, the reward for good behavior is more work. It wasn’t very long […]