Jason and Greg discuss why humor in the workplace can help you be more successful. Greg shares comedic theory and a little more of his journey with comedy. Then they have a discussion with author Cal Newport. They decide that passion is a bad word in the context of career advice because of its unclear definition. Cal says it is a slippery term. They discuss they usual way people grow to love their work, and it is not by following their passion.
Mentioned in the THRIVEcast:
The Accountant’s (Bad) Joke Book by Rick Telberg
About our guest: Jennifer Lee Wilson
Geni Whitehouse is the Countess of Communication at Even a Nerd can be Heard. A CPA and CITP, she is a former partner in an Atlanta CPA firm and a former software executive. She believes everyone has something interesting to say and is on a personal mission to eliminate boring from the worlds of accounting and technology. She is the author of How to Make a Boring Subject Interesting: 52 Ways Even a Nerd Can Be Heard, which is available on Amazon.com.
Geni is a LInkedIn Influencer, one of the Top 100 Most Influential People according to Accounting Today, one of the Most Powerful Women in Accounting, and an Accounting Industry Thought Leader.
Geni can be found on twitter at @evenanerd.