Why Leaders Need To Lighten Up

One of the things I love about my husband is the fact that he takes the mickey out of me. Constantly. Many a tense moment has been averted by the fact he doesn’t take things (or me) too seriously – particularly when I get  a bit too sombre or ‘drama queen-ish’ for my own boots. At this…

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4 Ways To Encourage Fun And Innovation At Work

You might think having a laugh has no place in the serious world of business. But, if innovation is on your strategic agenda (and it SO should be, by the way), you might want to rethink your perspective. We tend to take ourselves WAAAY too seriously. And, research on the link between fun workplace cultures…

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Laughter is the Best (Christmas) Medicine

It’s such a crazy time of year. Getting organised at work and home before a much anticipated break can be stressful. Yesterday I was enjoying an end-of-year toast with a girlfriend, before we head away for our Christmas holiday. We always end up in fits of laughter over the silliest things and I was reminded…

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