Use Humor to Avoid a Conflict

Written by Carla Rieger on . Posted in Communication & Conflict Resolution, Fun, Humor, laughter, Making a Difference, Mindsets for Success, Personal Growth, Storytelling

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Before I criticize someone, I walk a mile in their moccasins. That way, if they get mad, they’re a mile away and barefoot.   If you use humor in the right way at the right time – you CAN diffuse a conflict. Everyday life is full of great opportunities to disarm negativity, ease a tense situation, and help people […]

Photo Contest Winners – “Me Then and Now”

Written by Carla Rieger on . Posted in Creativity & Innovation, Employee Engagement & Team Building, Fun, Humor, laughter

Contest entrants were asked to scan an image of themselves as a child and then “recreate” it as an adult.  1st Prize goes to Alvin Epp – Speaker, coach and author “Through the Eyes of Guilt”  My mom gave me this photo just months before she passed away last year. I was 6 years old and it was in 1965 […]

The Enjoyable Workplace: 8 Springtime Joy Breaks

Written by Carla Rieger on . Posted in Creativity & Innovation, Employee Engagement & Team Building, Fun, Humor, laughter, Leadership, Stress

Lily Tomlin once said, “For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.” The antidote to exhaustion may not be more rest…but adding something joyful to your day instead. It can be challenging to do that, though, once you get into overdrive. Joy Breaks may be your answer. One to ten-minute Joy Breaks can renew you throughout the […]

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