I’m taking part in the July 2018 Ultimate Blog Challenge and on day 2 I read a blog by Fran Asaro on the topic of Bringing Crazy Back – 7 Ways to Lighten up You and Your Business, which really struck a chord with me.
Much of my career has been spent on serious work where there has not always been an opportunity for humour, but I can see the funny side of most things. There have been so many dry business events, public officials who could be parodies of themselves, pompous business leaders and disastrous presenters (as well as lots of delightful people too). I remember one representative of a business group picking up a fried egg breakfast bap, turning it to the ground and squeezing it as he took a great bite forcing the runny yolk down his tie and on to the carpet. Priceless!
Anyway, as part of my focus on lightening up and laughing more, my brother and I have started producing comedy T-shirts featuring gags we think up. It’s a great safety valve and also an enjoyable creative outlet.
One of our first designs is the PIN number T-shirt – a shirt with a PIN number printed on it. Good idea or what? OK, maybe not such a good idea. We have other ideas.
You can see our first designs at excentrix.uk – it may not make us a fortune, but it makes us smile and we hope others will too.