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relatable and imperfect

Leading with Laughter: The Power of Humor in Leadership
Paul Osincup
People are pining for leaders and mentors who are relatable and imperfect

Paul Osincup talks about his idea for using laughter to building stronger leaders as part of the TEDxNapaValley 2016 “Go Figure!” event.

What makes things funny (Peter McGraw)

What makes things funny
Peter McGraw
Oct 12, 2010
Pete McGraw is a leading researcher at the Humor Research Lab at the University of Colorado, Boulder. In this talk he not only discusses what is funny, but what makes something funny as well.


Reggie Watts


The Joy of Lexicography

Erin McKean: The joy of lexicography
TED2007, Mar 2007


If it looks like a duck…

Did you know that the phrase “if it looks like a duck…” was originally about a mechanical pooing duck?
26 Feb 2015
The Duck test is a humorous term for a form of abductive reasoning.


I’m not going to learn it unless …

  • Miss Wormwood, I’m not going to learn this material unless you make it enthralling.
  • I see. And what will you do if the rest of your life doesn’t entertain you every minute?
  • What, … you think I’ll live someplace that doesn’t get cable?