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Determine Your Humour Quotient.

Determine Your Humour Quotient.
Just how funny are you?

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  • 1. DetermineYOURHUMOUR QUOTIENT
  • 2. “A sense of humor is part of theart of leadership, of getting alongwith people, of getting thingsdone.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 3. Humour relieves stress.
  • 4. Humour is like a dose ofmedicine.
  • 5. Humour is like changing a dirty nappy, itdoesn’t permanently solve the problem,but it sure as makes any difficultsituation more tolerable.
  • 6. Humour makes us laugh and we allenjoy a good laugh, it revives a tiredmind and it acts like a massage for ourbrain.
  • 7. In the best case using humour will makeyou more productive, in the worstcase, you’ll have a bad joke to takehome to your friends.
  • 8. But you don’t have to be acomedian to do it.So let’s see how funny youare.....
  • 9. Here is what you do.....1. Grab a pen and paper and answer each of the followingseventeen questions with a number from 1 to 7.1. Then add them up to Determine Your Humour QuotientAre you ready....... ?
  • 10. Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you# 1 My boss would describe me as a ‘Humour Asset”Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
  • 11. # 2 My co-workers & family would list my sense ofhumour as one of my best assets.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 12. # 3 I avoid sarcasm, ethnic or negative humourexcept in private conversations with close friends.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 13. # 4 I can laugh at my own mistakes and enjoyoccasionally being poked fun at.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 14. # 5 I laugh alone when I feel something is funny.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 15. # 6 As a humour consumer, I easily laugh and enjoylaughing at jokes and stories others share.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 16. # 7 I seek out cartoons, comedy shows, comediansand other humour stimulants.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 17. # 8 I actively & often look up funny YouTube videosfor a good laugh.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 18. # 9 I write down humourous stories and keepcartoons and articles that promote humour.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 19. # 10 When stress on the job, my sense of humourhelps me keep my perspective.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 20. # 11 I spontaneously look for the funny side of life andshare it with others.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of youAnswer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 21. # 12 I email humorous funny stories and cartoons tofriends and family.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of youAnswer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 22. # 13 My sense of humour makes it hard for people tostay mad at me.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of youAnswer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 23. # 14 I love to tell humour stories to make my point inon-the-job communication.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of youAnswer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 24. # 15 I sometimes act silly at unexpected times.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of youAnswer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 25. # 16 I am comfortable laughing out loud with co-workers.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of youAnswer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 26. # 17 I use humour to help myself and others recallimportant things.Write your answer: 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Answer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of youAnswer Scale:Write 7 - if the statement is very characteristic1 - if the statement is very uncharacteristic of you
  • 27. Here comes the best part.Go ahead and add up your score.....
  • 28. Did you score between120 – 140?
  • 29. 120 – 140?You are either lyingor you can’t readIF YES:
  • 30. Did you score between91 – 199?
  • 31. You’re a Humour Pro,well done. Keep up the good work91 – 199?IF YES:
  • 32. Did you score between71 – 90?
  • 33. You’re fertile ground,you just need humour cultivation.71 – 90?IF YES:
  • 34. Did you score between45 – 70?
  • 35. Very serious condition,you suffer from ADDS(Acquired Amusement Deficiency syndrome)45 – 70?IF YES:
  • 36. Did you score below45?
  • 37. Drastic measuresneeded. You have TS(Terminal Seriousness)below 45?IF YES:
  • 38. Go ahead and do somethinghumorousright NOW!Not only will it make youhappy but will make youhealthy!
  • 39. Acknowledgement: Source: Terry Paulson PhD, 1989. “Making Humor Work”. Used with Permission. The author has given fullpermission to Julie Mac to use the Humor Quotient materials. www.terrypaulson.comThis presentation was created byStress Expertfor Phillip Rankin