Posted by Paul Osincup- 20 October, 2018
Paul Osincup is a Speaker and Positive Workplace Strategist who helps companies create dynamic and engaging work climates. With a background in Higher Education Leadership & Administration, Paul has also been a “Jack-of-all-Jokes” since grade school. His experience as a stand-up and improv comic fueled his desire to make work climates more fun, positive, and productive. His TED Talk on Humor in Leadership has been viewed over 30,000 times (only 12 of which are from him) and occasionally he even makes his wife laugh. Paul has worked with hundreds of businesses to create positive work climates and his strategic partners and clients include The Onion, Nasdaq and Kaiser Permanente. Paul also serves on the Board of Directors of the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor, an international organization dedicated to the study and application of humor to improve health and human performance. For more information go to: www.paulosincup.com In his previous roles as a university administrator and Dean, Paul was responsible for addressing high-risk behavioral issues like substance abuse, mental health crises, and sexual assaults. In 2013 he was a consultant at the U.S. Department of Education's Center for Alcohol, Drug, and Violence Prevention and he still speaks to administrators around the nation about this topic on behalf of several non-profit agencies. Despite the serious nature of his work, Paul has been a “Jack-of-all-Jokes” since grade school, and his experience as both a Dean and a class clown fuels his commitment to using positivity and humor to create more productive and fun work cultures. Paul is a guest writer for The Whil Blog.