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033: Paul Osincup: Laughter and Leadership

“What kind of life do we want to lead?” Paul Osincup, Positive Workplace Strategist, discusses the importance and benefits of laughter and humor for self-development, leadership, and company culture. He also shares what gets in the way of humor and simple, practical ways of using humor and building culture regardless of where we are at in the organization.  

Paul Osincup, Speaker, Positive Workplace Strategist, Seriously Funny Guy

Paul Osincup is a Speaker and Positive Workplace Strategist who helps organizations create more connected, productive, and intentionally positive places to work. A conflict resolution specialist, former university administrator, and comedian, Paul’s global mission for workplace happiness has provided him the opportunity to work with thousands of individuals and hundreds of companies including Nasdaq and Kaiser Permanente. Paul’s TEDx Talk, “Leading with Laughter: The Power of Humor in Leadership” (watch below) has been viewed more than 180,000 times and his work has been highlighted in Forbes, Success Magazine, and on his mom’s refrigerator. Paul is also the President-Elect of the Association of Applied and Therapeutic Humor, an international organization dedicated to the study and application of humor to improve health and human performance.


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Related episode: 021: Alexander Kjerulf: Happiness at Work  


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