Candid Camera, Conformity & Corporate Culture

I’m old enough to know who Alan Funt is without having to look it up on Wikipedia. For those of you not in the know, Candid Camera was a popular prank shows prior to Punk’d, Impractical Jokers and the like. A client of mine sent me this clip to discuss the perils of...

The Power of Fun

Are you familiar with the “Fun Theory?” At it’s foundation, it states that “fun is the easiest way to change people’s behavior for the better” Here is an example – the Piano Stairs.   You can see more great examples at http://www.thefuntheory.com/. The Fun...

Variety is the Spice of *Corporate* Life

          “the really interesting question is why dullness proves to be such a powerful impediment to attention. Why we recoil from the dull. Maybe it’s because dullness is intrinsically painful” -David Foster Wallace This is how most employees feel about their...