Better than chicken
In the Workplace, Humor is a Survival
LAUGHS. . . LASTS!
Patt Schwab, Ph.D., CSP
UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF HUMOR!
something we know intuitively is good. By definition, it's
pleasant. Yet we rarely acknowledge the real power it has,
and although we use it, we rarely use it
intentionallyespecially in the workplace.
of humor means more than sitting around telling jokes. Humor
is a tool, not an end in itself. And, as the title of the
presentation implies, it is a survival tool. Indeed, she or
he who laughs. . . lasts!
The purpose of
Dr. Schwab's presentation is to acknowledge humor as the
interpersonal skill, learning aid and management tool it
really is. She highlights it's ability to:
Make the workplace more enjoyable for staff and
Enhance creativity and productivity.
Help keep perspective and reduce stress in
Build loyal work teams
the "Ben Gay of the soul," Patt emphasizes the many ways
participants can increase the humor in their personal and
Meeting Planner Notes: This program is an
excellent keynote or 90 minute to 3 hour workshop. As a
KEYNOTE it can be tailored to include references to your
conference program and/or suggestions to promote
interactions between conferees. A section discussing a
variety of ways to increase the humor in your life without
becoming a clown can be used as a BREAKOUT SESSION after a
keynote. As a WORKSHOP, it can be designed to address an
agenda item that is particularly current for the
Since laughter, adrenaline and staying awake
all go together, this is also a great luncheon or early
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