Are You The April Fools’ Day Joke in Your Business?

Did you have an April Fools’ Day trick or joke pulled on you? Possibly you were responsible for pulling a prank on another person or two?
How far do you allow humor, tricks, pranks and these activities to pervade your business or organization? For example, professional speakers for years have been opening up their talk with a humorous story, as they expect this to allow a better connection with their audience. Does the same work in your business, to help develop teamwork and camaraderie?
Where is the line drawn?
Consider a regular behavior that takes place in small and medium sized companies and organizations. The owner, founder, CEO or possibly a few of the leadership team attend a two or three day workshop. This is attended by other senior executives from other small and medium sized companies. Upon their return to the home office, like clockwork, meetings are held and …