The Gift of Laughter with Greg Kettner


Episode 207: In this conversation, Phil Brown interviews Greg Kettner about the power of laughter and its role in creating connections and positive work environments. Greg shares his experience with standup comedy and how laughter can alleviate anxiety and stress. They discuss the decline of laughter in adulthood and the importance of incorporating laughter into daily life. Greg emphasizes the importance of finding a balance between mockery and positivity when using humor. They also explore the impact of laughter on mental health and the challenges of separating work and home. The conversation concludes with a discussion on embracing laughter and creating a work-happy environment.


Episode Takeaways:

  • Laughter is a universal language that connects people and creates bonds.
  • In adulthood, the frequency of laughter decreases significantly, but incorporating laughter into daily life can alleviate stress and anxiety.
  • Finding a balance between mockery and positivity is crucial when using humor in serious topics.
  • Laughter has healing properties and can improve mental health.
  • Creating a work-happy environment involves incorporating laughter and humor into the workplace.

Additional Resources

Connect with Greg –

Check out his Ted Talk –

Learn more about WorkHappy –

Humor Lab Facebook group –