Humor is social glue. When people laugh together it builds a different kind of bond and helps break barriers. Humor doesn’t cure all communication issues but it does help open ears.
Finding the right joke and sharing it can help you connect with the team. Here’s a helpful tip: Keep it tasteful and practice it on family first.
February Is Valentine’s Month! Here’s Some Funny Love…
Her husband had been slipping in and out of a coma for several months yet she stayed by his bedside every single day. When he came to, he motioned for her to come nearer. As she sat by him, he said, “You know what? You have been with me all through the bad times. When I got fired, you were there to support me. When my business fell, you were there. When I got shot, you were by my side. When we lost the house, you gave me support. When my health started failing, you were still by my side. When I think about it now. ….I think you bring me bad luck!”
A couple came upon a wishing well. The wife leaned over, made a wish and threw in a penny. The husband decided to make a wish, too But he leaned over too much, fell into the well, and drowned. The wife was stunned for a moment but then smiled, “It really works!”
A husband, proving to his wife that women talk more than men, showed her a study which indicated that men use, on the average, only 15,000 words a day, whereas women use 30,000 words a day.
She thought about this for a while and then told her husband that women use twice as many words as men because they have to repeat everything they say.
Looking stunned, he said, “What?”