Why Great Leaders Laugh by Cameron Morrissey at LinkedIn on 8 May 2014
This article highlights laughter as a key principle of leadership. The author provides the following reasons to incorporate laughter into your leadership style:
- It makes you more approachable
- It can help make you more creative
- It can reduce stress – yours and the workplace
- It can increase productivity (happy employees are productive employees)
The author practices what he preaches, ensuring that he emails a clean joke to his employees every midday. Also, this article has a very active comment section with most people being very strongly in favour of humour in the workplace.