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More than being just an ice breaker at a networking event, conference or client meeting, humor helps us internalize and reflect on impactful life changes, such as retirement. While some of these jokes might be funny because they hit home with unabashed truthfulness, others could potentially fall under the broad category of “dad jokes.” A well-timed joke could make – or break – a great opening during a presentation; just make sure to “read the room,” know your audience first and use them wisely.
Here are some of the best retirement jokes that we could find with a few “wisdom nuggets” from authors, business moguls and even sports legends.
And never forget that with great “joke-ability” comes great responsibility.
Lynette Gil is a journalist, content marketer and social media expert based in Colorado.