To achieve success and happiness in the workplace, it’s not about changing what you do, but how you do it. People who use humor at work are more productive, less stressed, and happier. In our fall opener of PEO Leadership's The Way Forward Live Webcast series, we hosted a conversation with Andrew Tarvin, humor engineer, leadership expert and author of Humor That Works. The current way of working isn’t actually working. 83% of Americans are stressed out at work, 55% are unsatisfied with their jobs, and 47% struggle to stay happy. Today, 18 months into this pandemic, workers are quitting their jobs in record numbers. What are you and your leadership team doing to retain, inspire and engage your people and attract great talent?
The purpose of Humor That Works is to provide you with a compact, cohesive resource for understanding the ‘what’, ‘why’, and ‘how’ of using humor at work. The goal is to make you a better leader by implementing specific strategies, you’ll not only get better results, you’ll also have more fun. This is a way of working that is different and effective. Choosing a humor mindset means understanding the various styles of humor and knowing which are appropriate for the workplace.
In this session, Andrew Tarvin will discuss how to use humor to: