It might sound strange, but it’s usually pretty helpful.
Power Players find humour within drama for one simple reason: it’s sometimes the only thing that helps. When things start getting too serious, perspective is absolutely required. It’s the one thing standing between sliding off into craziness and keeping a level head.
Power Players have a particular talent for stepping away from any dramatic event and bringing in some comedy. Unless it is life threatening, there really isn’t anything all that bad that can’t be helped with a healthy dose of comedy. Anything to lighten the load and release the pressure valve.
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Most of us are guilty of taking things (and ourselves) too seriously. We get so caught up in a bad situation that we fail to see the bigger picture.
By doing the exact opposite of what’s required in the moment, we can take out a lot of the sting from a dramatic scenario.