Knock Knock. Who’s There? It’s Men.

From The Cut authored by Opheli Garcia Lawler:

“Ladies, it’s time to dull it down at the office — our humor is apparently holding us back from advancing in our careers. No more clever jokes at the watercooler, no more funny one-liners to break the ice at meetings, no more witty remarks to ease any tension in your office.

According to a new study from a group of researchers at the University of Arizona, women who are witty at work are often taken less seriously and could even miss out on opportunities for promotion. According to the findings of the study, which surveyed over 300 people, a funny woman is more likely to be perceived as less effective and lacking leadership skills than a funny man.”

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