Namely Presents: 

Humor, Seriously: Why Humor is a Secret Weapon in Business (and Life)

 About The Event

Hey HR teams, it’s time to lighten up! You’re no longer the complaint department, and it’s time to inject some humor into your daily routine.

Want to discover how humor can help you be a better leader?

Watch our recorded webinar to hear Dr. Jennifer Aaker discuss the power of humor and how you can harness it as a leader to disarm, encourage bold actions, and give other people courage to do the same.

In this webinar, you will learn:
• Why humor is a super weapon in HR, business, and life
• Our misperceptions of humor, and how to harness humor in authentic, effective ways.
• How to use humor to persuade and motivate others, and foster cultures where levity and creativity can thrive.


Our Panelists

Larry Dunivan – Moderator  

Larry Dunivan is Namely’s CEO as well as a 30-year veteran in HR and software systems. At Ceridian, a cloud-based human capital management platform, Dunivan held a multitude of leadership positions across sales, customer support and product before becoming Chief Revenue Officer of the company. He also served as senior vice president at Global HCM Products where he led the development, deployment and launch of an end-to-end talent management application. Prior to joining Namely, Dunivan was interim Chief Executive Officer at ThinkHR, a risk management software company.


Jennifer Aaker – Speaker 

Dr. Jennifer Aaker is the General Atlantic Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Coulter Family Faculty Fellow at Stanford Graduate School of Business (2020–21). A behavioral scientist and author, Dr. Aaker is a leading expert on how meaning and purpose shape the choices individuals make, how money and time can be used in ways that cultivate long-lasting happiness, and how technologies including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Mixed Reality (XR) are redefining human interaction.

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