Exploiting Chaos

150 Ways to Spark Innovation During Times of Change

150 Ways to Spark Innovation During Times of Change - an award-winning business innovation book by Jeremy Gutsche, CEO of Trend Hunter

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· I should do that, but I'm too lazy. · I try to lead a normal life. · I think I'm done. If you didn't laugh already, then you've come to the same conclusion as the researchers: people laughed even though 85% of the so-called "punch lines" were not actually funny. The only really funny example was "He tried to blow his nose, but he missed." That I would like to see. The insight is that laughter is primarily a social phenomenon driven by the psychological need to forge bonds with other people. This social need to connect is the same reason that babies laugh even though they do not have the cognitive ability to understand your hilarious jokes. Laughter can help individuals to feel more valued. In times of change, this cohesion enables feedback and a tolerance for failure. Work teams that laugh together become resilient. 157

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