It's great to always learn and look for ways to improve yourself, but it is just as important to enjoy the moment, have a laugh and be a human being (vs. a human doing) with your team.

So, with baseball season in full swing, I thought it was a good time to keep it light.

Baseball is not only the great American pastime, but it is also the source of some great humor.

These one-liners from baseball icon, Yogi Berra, will tickle your funny bone and can also trigger some stimulating discussion.

  • "You can observe a lot just by watching."
  • "I wish I had an answer to that because I'm tired of answering that question."
  • "Ninety percent of this game is half-mental."
  • "When asked what he would do if he found a million dollars: 'I would try to find the person that lost it, and if he was poor--I'd give it back.'"
  • "Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours."
  • "You better cut that pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."
  • "In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is."
  • "It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much."

So, share these with your team to lighten up the moment, brighten up their day and ignite their best thinking.

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