Using humor in the workplace can boost your team’s spirits, make work more fun, ease tension when the going is tough, and help build trust among groups. A clever observation or lighthearted joke can also make leaders seem more approachable and relatable.
We say laughter is the best medicine, and that’s true even at work. Just like any medicine, though, it works best when it’s used properly.
Here’s how you and your team can use humor to bond – and to avoid missteps that can break those bonds.
Look for the right times to use humor in the workplace