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Brain Benefits of Laughter for Productivity + How to Be Funnier @ Work

September, 24 2019

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Brain Benefits of Laughter for Productivity + A Guide for Being Funnier at Work!

Laughter really is the best medicine...for productivity, motivation, making friends, and creating a better work-life!

Today, we talk about how important having a sense of humor and laughing more really is for the brain. Did you know that laughing more boosts your immune system, tolerance for ambiguity, productivity, social capital, popularity and your chances for getting ahead at work?

Get out those knock, knock jokes, folks, your career needs you to buff up your sense of humor!

Today's special guest, Adam Mansour, is an expert on humor, and he's going to help me shed some light on laughter and humor in the workplace and in your career. In today's episode Adam will provide us some tips for how to make people laugh, be funnier in a work-appropriate way, and make people laugh (including yourself!) wherever you go.

Part 1: How Laughter Really is the Best Medicine  00:27

Part 2: Some Other Benefits of Laughter - Like Productivity & Motivation 01:12

Part 3: How Can You Be More Humorous? 02:36

Interview: Adam Mansour Tells us About his Research on Stand-up Comedy & Workplace Humor 03:15

Humor Guide Tip #1: Relational Humor 04:21

Humor Guide Tip #2: Quick Wit 05:50

Humor Guide Tip #3: Memorizing Jokes 07:00

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