Author: Adrian Gostick,Scott Christopher
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.; Unabridged edition (April 4, 2008)
Category: Management & Leadership
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Gostick and Christopher are serious about levity and its impact on the bottom line, and have .
Personnel Today, Mon 17th March 2008). Why every company needs a fun strategy". Bestselling author Adrian Gostick and humorist Scott Christopher provide powerful examples of leaders from Boeing, Nike, KPMG, Yamaha, Enterprise, Zappos, and dozens of others, all of which prove that lightening up leads to real business results.
Grandma would be beyond surprised at what Adrian Gostick and Scott Christopher have to say in The Levity . And they are very serious about that.
Grandma would be beyond surprised at what Adrian Gostick and Scott Christopher have to say in The Levity Effect: Why It Pays to Lighten Up (Wiley). The book, which is to be released later this month, examines how fun in the office increases the bottom line. When they’re laughing, they’re listening, said Mr. Gostick, an author and consultant on employee motivation. Continue reading the main story
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The Levity Effect uses serious science to reveal the remarkable .Adrian Gostick & Scott Christopher, The Levity Effect). So what is "levity"? The authors define levity as, "lightness" to "lighten u. They say, "Leading with levity is about developing a lightness of manner. The big problems about this book is example after example of people acting crazy in the workplace and littl A reasonable argument for levity in the workplace is offered however it seemed that there was a thin line between actual and just plain acting goofy.
Scott is the co-author of the bestselling book The Levity Effect: Why It Pays to Lighten Up, and the author of People People: Who They Are, Why They Win, and How to be One and Lighten Up: Managing with Mirth Ain’t Rocket Surgery. Scott has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, Fox Business Channel, CNBC, National Public Radio, BBC and has been quoted in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The New York Post, Newsweek, The Economist, Ladies Home Journal, and many other publications.
The Levity Effect uses serious science to reveal the remarkable power of humor and fun in business.
One of them, which paraphrases a classic joke, shows a mortician reaching deep into a cadaver as a nurse muses, The autopsy is finished; he is only looking for his wrist watch. Participants indicated whether they understood each joke and whether they found it funny, then took some basic IQ tests and answered questionnaires about their mood, aggressive tendencies, and educational background.
Having a good sense of humor makes you more enjoyable to be around. Immerse Yourself in Humor. You might also do better at work (as long as you don't go overboard). Yet even if you were cursed with poor timing or a lack of the funnies, here's how you can develop your sense of humor. Similarly, you can refine your sense of humor by immersing yourself in humor. Watch standup comedians. Listen to podcasts that amuse you.
The Levity Effect The Personal MBA isn’t a humor book at all, but it is one of the best business books you’ll ever read.
The book is chock-full of real-life examples of how levity has helped improve business in real-life companies. The Personal MBA isn’t a humor book at all, but it is one of the best business books you’ll ever read.