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.

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