Humor at Work

Tell the Boss His Idea Sucks (When It Does)

This week the Starbucks coffee chain began encouraging its baristas to write the words "Race Together" on cups to get its customers talking about race. If you think this is an incredibly good idea, to have your coffee server proactively go out of their way to begin a conversation about social justice and race relations,…

Should You Try to be Funny?

There is no denying the awesome power of humor, but like any powerful weapon its impact can be positive or profoundly negative. The right humor at the right time can boost a sales call, enhance a job interview, drive a viral re-tweet, and grab the attention of millions on a television commercial. But of course…