FUNNY ENJOY MONEY ENJOY CHRISMAS ENJOY NEW YEAR………………………
In my business, the people
business, making or causing people to laugh and relax is key. In fact, I preach
the importanceof sales people making their clients smile and laugh.
The more they laugh, the more they come back and the more they spend.
People want to do business with
happy people and people who make them smile.
In presenting and in stand-up
comedy there is a measuring system called LPM’s or Laughs Per Minute.
The more LPM’s the better the result. Research has shown that if you can
get a woman to laugh you stand an 87% chance of getting her into bed. I see a
lot of woman just stopped smiling.
Speaking of woman my best buddy
ran off with my wife! Man
I miss my buddy!
Humour is about the set up
and the shock. The set up tells a story of a potentially sad event. The
pause gets you to think about a possible or a normal response. The shock is
when “I miss my buddy!” People laugh at the unexpected.
You’ve heard this all before - laughter
is the best medicine, and someday we’ll laugh about this. It’s all true!
All I say is why wait, let’s
laugh about it now!
I have always found that if you
can get people to laugh, they relax and then you are able to say
almost anything to them and you can speak
about issues which they usually
Ever noticed on a pack of condoms
it says it’s “electronically tested”! How would you like to be the guy who gets
to test that feature?
Sometimes you don’t need to
make them laugh, just pay a genuine compliment and put a smile on their face.
Try just smile at someone and they will really have to smile back.
The economic climate has hit my
business as well. I sat my kids down the other day and had to explain to them
that due to tough times “I have to let one of you go!”
Laugh a lot
Find the funny
Hang out with funny
Go see funny movies and shows
Most importantly, Enjoy your
The study of laughter has its
own name – it’s called Gelotology
When we laugh we:
- Release stress and
uncomfortable emotions that if held inside produce bio-chemical changes in
- Release endorphins and
cortozol (feel good chemical) that reduces stress and directly affect our
- Seem at ease and when we laugh
at our problems we feel in control and superior
- Increase our heart rate
- Increase our breathing
- Reduces levels of
certain neuro chemicals
- Reduce muscle tension
- Activate natural killer
cells that kill tumours and viruses
One snake says to the other "are
we poisonous?" He replies "I don't think so. Why?" The
first replies "because I just bit my tongue".
- Gives us a different
perspective on our problems
- Perception is a whole brain
activity and involves a balance of both hemispheres of the brain. (See
technical, clinical explanation below)
- People who laugh a lot are less
likely to get sick
- Laughing is equivalent to a good
- Blood pressure is lowered and
face, leg, back, stomach and chest muscles are worked out
HOW TO USE LAUGHTER IN YOUR
who are able to laugh at their problems seem smarter.
Laughter creates happiness in the home, fosters goodwill in society and is a
very attractive quality.
more you laugh and make others laugh, the more attractive you are to them.
make your customers laugh, they will not only want to be around you but will
invest almost double than their normal “spend”.
"Never see failure as failure" says Tom Hopkins, "but only as a
way to improve your sense of humour".
A blonde walks into a library,
walks up to the counter and orders a coke, a burger and chips. The librarian
looks at her in amazement and whispers "this is a library". The
blonde looks around and apologetically replies in a whisper "sorry ...
can I have a coke, a burger and chips please".
HAVE A FUN CHRISMAS and I hope
to see you in JANUARY 2013! Or I'd love to be on your end of year conference
program to inject a message with SERIOUS FUN!