Leaders are able to see humor in the unexpected. They are not
afraid to share stories and laugh with others.

1. Alleviates tense moments.
Laughter is a great way to relieve the tension of a moment. When
nerves get stretched, a humorous thought is often the ticket to
return to sanity.

2. Builds camaraderie.
When we share “inside jokes” we build a strong bond of common
ground. Tom, Dave, and I formed a team that provided training to
thousands of Kmart's vendors. Through a series of seminars and
conferences we developed a true team attitude through the
humorous events we shared at the dozens of conferences we
would go on to present.

3. Relieves stress.
Laughter is a great stress reliever. At the end of a tough day I
often recall recent humorous events and laugh about them.
Sometimes the laughter is even aloud. Even on a bad day, some
humor existed if we spend time to think about it.

This information is excellent to use in sessions covering:

This is an excerpt from “Life’s Leadership Lessons” a collection of
53 anecdotal leadership lessons, each with an anecdote and the
application of the topic in your everyday life. It is designed for use
in weekly staff meetings or for personal development.

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