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The Benefits and Dangers of Humor at Work

The Benefits and Dangers of Humor at Work

Do you want your coworkers’ respect? Try telling a joke! According to a recent study conducted at the University of Pennsylvania, people who tell jokes at work are viewed as being more confident, competent, important, and intelligent than their more serious counterparts. People like and admire their funny coworkers. And apparently, it’s also great when(…)

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Want to Appear More Confident in 2015? Purge Your Speech of These 9 Lame Phrases.

Want to Appear More Confident in 2015? Purge Your Speech of These 9 Lame Phrases.

Words are powerful. They can elevate, enlighten, encourage, and shame. They can heal and they can wound. They can also complement or detract from the image you want others to see when they interact with you. While we can’t choose every word we say, we can rid ourselves of the ones that don’t serve us. Here are the(…)

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