PR firm brings stand-up comedian into office to hone craft, boost morale

“[Peppercorn PR agency in New York], which has laid off only three people since the economy took a dive in September, brings in a professional comedian for a few hours at a time to teach employees of all ranks how they can integrate the craft in their everyday jobs—to show that laughter’s good for business, not to mention a way to boost happiness and motivation at work,” Marissa Miley wrote for Advertising Age . The comedy program, which Peppercorn started in September, has cost the fir…

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