Laughability Equal’s Productivity
That’s according to officebroker.com, the UK online broker of serviced office space. “An upbeat working environment creates a better atmosphere and when used appropriately, humour can encourage higher staff morale and more energy.
“It’s about taking what you do very seriously while not taking yourself too seriously,” says managing director, Jim Venables. Ros Coloman, stress therapist and former vice chair of the International Stress Management Association UK. comments.”Humour in the work place can enhance motivation and team building,┬áas well as helping to promote health and workplace wellness. It can also reduce workplace stress and tension.”
She adds, “Often jokes and gags cane used as a tool to knock down personal barriers and help build lasting interpersonal relationships with your co-workers.”
officebroker.com was founded in 2001 and provides a service to both clients looking for office space and office providers and landlords.