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The Power of Humor

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The Power of Humor

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Here at The Indicator, we like a good laugh. It's not that we don't take our job seriously, but we do believe that a little levity is actually a helpful thing, especially economics being the dismal science and all. But does humor have a place in "serious business" as well?

Stanford Business School faculty members Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas have just written a book, Humor, Seriously, on this very topic. On the show, they tell us about how workplace levity can generate satisfaction and innovation amongst workers, and also give us a few tips on how to be funny in the office.

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