Goofy Props Essential for Diversionary Humour

Laughter Always Trumps Stressful Situations at Work

Your six-year-old chooses this morning to decide he isn’t going to school. The 45 minutes it takes to cajole and threaten him with time-outs and loss of TV privileges means you miss that project meeting you spent months setting up.

Finally, you get to work prepared to crank out some apologetic e-mails and your computer crashes, taking your last three weeks of work with it. Trembling with righteous indignation, you prepare to reach for the phone and scream at the tech-support people.

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David Granirer
David Granirer of Vancouver bills himself as a Psycho-Comic and stand-up comedian. He is a consultant, author and publisher whose laughter-in-the-workplace presentations are popular throughout North America. You can find his e-zine at
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