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Can Sarcasm Boost Creative Thinking? Seriously?

Filed under: The Hump Day Humor at Work E-zine - 13 Oct 2011

Since the root meaning of the term sarcasm is to “tear at the

flesh like a dog,” and because there are a few studies

that suggest that a high use of sarcastic humor correlates to

higher levels of stress and possibly even heart …

How Humor Helps with Critical Thinking

Filed under: The Hump Day Humor at Work E-zine - 05 Jul 2011

Why Humor is Critical

Does tapping into your sense of humor help you develop your

critical thinking skills? I think it likely does. Consider

what comedians do – they question authority, challenge

assumptions and typically play the role of an outside observer

looking in. Any …

Humor at Work: Laughing WITH or AT People?

Filed under: The Hump Day Humor at Work E-zine - 22 Mar 2011

Laughing With or At?

As we near April Fool’s day I thought I’d touch on the topic

of safe humor. Safe humor, of course, being humor wherein no

one in your workplace gets fired. Or maimed. Or killed. Or

deeply offended. The first three …

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