The ROI of LOL
How Laughter Breaks Down Walls, Drives Compelling Storytelling, and Creates a Healthy Workplace
Laughter is a powerful tool for leaders who want to create happy, healthy, and productive organizations.
Featuring a special Afterword on the role of comedy in DEI training by Malcolm Frierson, PhD, Loyola Marymount University
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Steve Cody and Clayton Fletcher share an excerpt from "The ROI of LOL."
Chief Comedy Officer Clayton Fletcher gives insights on his comedy career.
Northeastern alum Steve Cody attributes business success to humor.
Fellow Laughing Matters Council members Malcolm Frierson & Liz Joynt Sandberg share tips for using laughter to strengthen DEI training.
The agency’s approach to work earned it a Ragan Top Places to Work Award.
Steve Cody attributes standup comedy training to agency’s low turnover rate.
Founder and CEO Steve Cody joins O’Dwyer’s webinar to discuss how empathetic leadership begins with self-deprecating humor.
Steve Cody joins Kendra Prospero in this podcast episode on humor and workplace culture.
Laughter is good for the soul and business! This remarkable book illustrates how humor can improve morale, strengthen team cultures and relationships, as well as spark creativity in organizations.Yanique Griffin-Woodall, Vice President, Communications, Customer Experience, Retail, CVS Health.
Comedians tell stories and jokes based on truth and this timely book reminds business leaders not to take ourselves too seriously while finding the humanity (and hilarity) in how we do our daily work.Brian Harrison (Lott), CEO, Mubadala.
These master storytellers have written a much-needed business book that is as practical as it is entertaining. The ROI of LOL is must-read for all leaders looking to reimagine how they develop new products, become more strategic, leverage conflict, and create enviable cultures.Courtney Harrison, Co-founder, Medius Advisory Group leadership consultants
Clayton Fletcher is an outstanding comedian and teacher. I cannot think of anyone better suited to teach you how to make your home or workplace funnier and happier.Gary Gulman, comedian, author, star of HBO’s The Great Depresh
Steve and Clayton’s engaging new guide to the use of humor in the workplace shines a light on how comedy is conducive to empathetic leadership, engaged employees, and better communications. I for one am sold on the power that humor can have in business!Kathy Bloomgarden, CEO, Ruder Finn.