The Leadership Role Model

Using Humor (LRM05)

“My manager said he wanted me to have a better day today. So, I went home.”

Alright, they can’t all be winners. But you know, using humor effectively can be a great way to lead a team. Even former President Dwight D. Eisenhower said, “A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership.” And who are we to argue?

Fact is, using humor effectively creates a good atmosphere, a positive environment, and a productive and happy workplace culture. Your attitude will rub off on your employees when humor is used well. You just have to be careful. Certain types and levels of humor may cause more harm than good, so you have to tread that tightrope carefully. We can help with that.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

• Identify the correct level and type of humor to use
• Explain the benefits of using humor as a leader
• Demonstrate humor at appropriate times

Why take this course?

If you are a leader who wants to get the most out of your team, then using humor is a great way to positively engage with them. Result? Happy, hard-working employees who look up to you as the great leader you are. Learn some techniques and how to use them by taking this course.

10 mins | SCORM | Takeaway Tasks

  • Using Humor
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed