Reviews

  • Humour is magical. It can make fear and pomposity vanish and creativity and resilience appear in their place. The ultimate guide to using the magical power of funny as a tool for leadership and a force for good, Humour, Seriously is an intoxicating mix of science, strategy, and slapstick - a knee-slapping, mind-expanding tour de force

    Daniel H. Pink, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of When,, Drive, and A Whole Mind
  • A smart, funny, brilliant book on how to be smart about being funny, brilliantly. And I'm not just saying that because they say I am smart, funny, and brilliant in it. Buy it

    Sarah Cooper, Comedian and author of 100 Tricks To Appear Smart In Meetings
  • I've learned (often the hard way) that the best way to be taken seriously is to not take yourself too seriously. My teams are always at their best when approaching problems with levity, which entails both humility and optimism and always engenders trust. Plus, it's more fun - like this book!

    Eric Schmidt, former CEO and Executive Chair of Google (Alphabet)
  • A sharp, incisive, and genuinely funny read. Humour, Seriously translates the knowledge of the world of comedy to tools that actually work in the world of business

    Anne Libera, Director of Comedy Studies at The Second City
  • If you think your workplace would work better if everyone laughed more, this is your playbook

    Chip Heath, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Power of Moments
  • I've always used humour as a secret weapon at Spanx. Jennifer and Naomi make a scientific case for the importance of humour and show it's an incredible way to connect with customers and build culture. This book will help anyone embrace the power of laughter

    Sara Blakley, Founder and CEO of Spanx
  • Humour is an act of social courage that, when used correctly, has a transformative effect. Humour, Seriously gives us the tools we need to deploy humour expertly in any environment

    Susan Cain, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Quiet
  • Eye-opening, hilarious, and absolutely original, Humour, Seriously will change the way you think on the job, about the world, and in your life

    Leslie Blodgett, Founder and former CEO of Bare Essentials
  • Of all the known ways to ruin humour, the most common start with the words 'research,' 'analyze,' and 'professor.' The bad news is that this book features all of those words. Prominently. The good news is that against all odds, you'll actually have fun reading it. It probably won't turn you into Ali Wong, Dave Chappelle, or Hannah Gadsby, but it will give you a much deeper appreciation of how they think-and teach you some new ways to make people laugh

    Adam Grant, New York Times-bestselling author of Originals and Give And Take, host of the TED podcast WorkLife
  • In this eye-opening, important and utterly enjoyable book, Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas use science to explain how humour at work (and in life) helps alleviate stress, anxiety, and burnout. Come for the humour, stay for the insights

    Arianna Huffington, co-founder of The Huffington Post and CEO of Thrive Global

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