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Recess at Work Ideas for Your Workplace

Filed under: HUMOR AT WORK,Humor in the Workplace Blog - 09 Jun 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017, is Recess at Work Day, a day to remind people of the importance of taking a fun break at work in order to celebrate and/or be more productive and creative. A few things you can do to celebrate:

Same Job, Different Customer Experience. Why?

Filed under: HUMOR AT WORK,Humor in the Workplace Blog - 24 Jan 2017

The next time you fly, eat out at a restaurant, or visit any business for that matter, take a few moments to watch the range of attitudes you see among the front line customer service staff. It can really be …

Recognizing Employee Assists at Work

Filed under: Podcast Series: Humor at Work - 11 Jan 2017

International business speaker Michael Kerr shares some great ideas on creating a more inspiring workplace culture including a great reminder about the importance of recognizing not just the goals, but the team assists. And there’s also a great fun at …

Yay Days, Duvet Days and More Inspiring Ideas For Your Workplace

Filed under: Podcast Series: Humor at Work - 19 Oct 2016

Mike offers up another episode of random ideas related to turning your workplace into a more creative, inspiring, fun place to be, plus Mike’s fun at work tip offers up another fun alter ego name generator perfect for Halloween, a …

Is Your Workplace Drowning in BS?

Filed under: Humor in the Workplace Blog - 29 Sep 2016

The Ig Nobel awards were handed out recently at a ceremony at Harvard University. The annual awards are given out to recognize the quirkier, sillier side of scientific research – research projects that make you laugh, then make you think …

Workplace Lessons from Movies

Filed under: HUMOR AT WORK,Humor in the Workplace Blog - 08 Sep 2016

One of the questions I pose in my e-book, Inspiring Questions for Inspiring Workplaces, is: If your workplace was represented by a movie, what movie would it be and why?  Asking questions like this sometimes helps reveal some uncomfortable …

Rating Your Values: How Do Your Values Stack Up?

Filed under: Podcast Series: Humor at Work - 01 Jun 2016

Not all values are create equal, so how do your workplace values stack up? Plus a great fun at work tip that will help you pass the praise around your office, a quote from Groucho Marx, and some of …

What Are You Meeting For? Creative, Focused Workplace Meetings

Filed under: HUMOR AT WORK,Humor in the Workplace Blog - 26 May 2016

Single-focus meetings can be an effective way to dive deeper into an issue. When you have one central purpose, theme or goal tied to a meeting, chances are you’ll have a more effective meeting and achieve better results. Too often …

Customer Service: Would You Like a Side of Empathy With That?

Filed under: HUMOR AT WORK,Humor in the Workplace Blog - 29 Mar 2016

Do your employees understand the importance of expressing empathy to your customers when required?

My wife and I just returned from a speaking trip in another country. The trip turned into an epic adventure involving delayed flights, missed connections, missing …

Employees’ Families are Part of Your Support Team

Filed under: Humor in the Workplace Blog - 16 Feb 2016

We recently celebrated Family Day in my home province of Alberta. The holiday is intended as a day for people to spend time with their family, which reminded me of the role families play in businesses. Inspiring workplaces recognize that …

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