Laughter. We know it reduces stress, eases tension and connects people. Doctors know that laughter helps with pain relief, muscle tension and overall immunity. But did you also know that joy and laughter in the workplace increases productivity and lowers attrition? Teams that that laugh though stress and strain are more engaged and creative. Five ways to find the funny while still doing serious business.

Finding the Funny

Laughter. We know it reduces stress, eases tension and connects people. Doctors know that laughter helps with pain relief, muscle tension and overall immunity. But did you also know that joy and laughter in the workplace increases productivity and lowers attrition? Teams that that laugh though stress and strain are more engaged and creative. Five ways to find the funny while still doing serious business.

The Handbook for Post-Covid Communication: a Comic Book for Executives. Designed to be read on a smartphone in less time than it takes to hear the results of your latest PCR test.

NonBoarding

Hiring managers have likely worked for a company for longer than three years. If so, they were onboarded in the light, which meant being there physically, going to an office, having predecessors to shadow, a digital services department to visit on the fifth floor and the IT department to ask for help setting up on the second.

Onboarding in a fully remote context means mapping hundreds of stakeholders, interests, departments in your head, in 2D, with only your own internet connection to support you. Getting this right matters when new talent has choices.