Latest "Laughter" Posts

  Anyone can tell you that one key to living a happy, successful life is having a positive attitude, especially during adverse times.  I know that sometimes there just isn’t justification for all the unfortunate things that happen to us.  But I also know that we all have what it takes to deal with misfortune […]

  I know how easy it is to play the victim when times are tough and it seems that your world has run out of saviors. It’s easy to blame outside circumstances for interfering with your plans and goals. There are a host of convenient scapegoats that are all too easy to give a role […]

  “Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.” -Mark Twain   When I give my talks, people often ask, “What is it about comedians that separate them from everyone else?”  My answer is simple – it’s the way we/they look at life.  A comedian views life and all of its obstacles, tragedies, mistakes and […]

  Often times when I’m in the midst of a stressful situation I vent my frustrations in the voice of a famous person, cartoon character or a particular accent. You might call me crazy but since I’m good at it and enjoy doing impressions, the result is that the tension dissipates, my mood changes, and […]

We have all heard time and again that laughter is good for the soul. But is it good for business, too? Certainly, the economics of laughter are undeniable. Laughter is an effective tool for raising morale in the workplace. More importantly, it leads to personal fulfillment and a feeling of satisfaction. Workplaces Are Afraid of […]

Please enjoy this interview I did on WABC Radio “Mind Your Business” with host Yitzchok Saftlas!   Please feel free to share your thoughts and insights. I welcome all comments. Steve Rizzo is the Attitude Adjuster.  You can’t attend one of his keynote speeches, seminars, or read his books and leave with the same attitude.  […]

Laughter is surely one of our greatest gifts.  What good is a gift that we don’t use?  (The fruitcakes at Christmas don’t count.  Those are always best left uneaten.)   I understand that there are times when your problems and concerns are so overwhelming that it feels disrespectful to laugh, you just don’t want to […]

I often speak to companies on how to embrace change in the workplace. Many times the audience members have the same educational background, same job description, and the same or similar responsibilities. Everyone is experiencing the changes that are taking place. Yet I know for a fact that some will move forward with enthusiasm, positive […]

Make conscious choices to periodically step away from your job and shift your attention to neglected parts of yourself that are yearning to be expressed: – Steve Rizzo (That’s me) Sometimes we get so caught up in the daily drama of our jobs and become so determined to get what we think we want, that […]

It’s time for a little Laughter Break!  Please enjoy this short funny clip.   Steve Rizzo is the Attitude Adjuster.  You can’t attend one of his keynote speeches, seminars, or read his books and leave with the same attitude.  He’s a personal development expert, motivational business speaker, corporate-comedian and best-selling author. It’s no surprise that […]