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Blog | Motivational Humorist and Professional Speaker Scott Friedman CSP

Blog | Motivational Humorist and Professional Speaker Scott Friedman CSP | humor & business | Scoop.it

Scott Friedman offers ideas for adding compassion and humour to your work life.

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Celebrate failures!  Celebrate ... everything!

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What Makes Something Funny? - NPR

What Makes Something Funny? - NPR | humor & business | Scoop.it

Ever wonder what makes something funny? E.B. White once wrote that "humor can be dissected, as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientific mind." A look at an explanation behind the punch line.


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Humorologists are just funny biologists.

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Why the secret to a funny joke is in the teller's reputation

Why the secret to a funny joke is in the teller's reputation | humor & business | Scoop.it

A joke is perceived as funnier when it is accredited to a professional comedian than to someone else, a study has found.


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The power of reputation.  

I'm a little surprised it's not the other way around however. A reputation for being funny would curtail the surprise wouldn't it?

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