Harvey Mackay writes an interesting article today about the power of humor in the workplace to transform moods, heighten morale, and — surprisingly — act as a strong indicator of the true health of the business. “I’ve always felt that humor,” says Mackay, “is the unrecognized indicator of any business’ true condition.” Turns out he may be right. An article in Harvard Business Review a few years ago labeled humor as the great, hidden metric for measuring a company’s healthiness or lack thereof, but it’s seldom recognized or considered when analyzing the strength of a business.
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