⌄ Scroll down to continue ⌄

30sec Tip: Laugh and the World Will Laugh with You

⌄ Scroll down to continue ⌄
30sec Tip: Laugh and the World Will Laugh with You

Laugh-and-the-world-laughs-with-you.-Weep-and-you-weep-alone.

    Laugh and the world laugh with you. Weep and you weep along.

    Humor and laughter provide so many rewards. Studies have shown 20 seconds of laughter yield the same benefits as 3 minutes of hard rowing. A Robert Half International study reported 84% of executives believe a worker with a good sense of humor does a better job. Incorporating humor more effectively in the workplace allows you to defuse difficult situations, reduce stress, create attention for new ideas, build rapport, and be a more approachable and memorable leader.

    With those benefits, it behooves you to hone your workplace comedic skills. So in the tradition of David Letterman, here are the top 10 ways to more effectively lead with humor!

    Top 10 Ways to Lead More Effectively with Humor

    More by this author

    Brian Lee

    Ex-chief of product management at Lifehack

    I hate my job
    What to Do When You Hate Your Job (for Both Who Choose to Stay or Quit)
    Why Staycation Is the New Vacation for Every Travel Lover
    Why Staycation Is the New Vacation for Every Travel Lover
    Use “Forest” To Plant Some Trees With Your Focusing Time and Power
    Use “Forest” To Plant Some Trees With Your Focusing Time and Power
    sense of humor
    The Importance of a Good Sense Of Humor & How to Build It
    2 Minutes Book Summary: Talk Like TED
    2 Minutes Book Summary: Talk Like TED

    Trending in Communication

    1 How to Leave a Toxic Relationship When It’s Hard to Let Go 2 15 Things to Do When You Have No Motivation to Do Anything 3 16 Scientifically Proven Ways To Stay Happy All The Time 4 7 Ways To Learn a New Language Faster (Backed by Science) 5 12 Surprising Benefits of Learning a New Language

    Read Next

    Advertising
    Advertising

    Explore the Full Life Framework

    Advertising
    Advertising