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BMP 044 Office Pranks: An April Fools’ Salute To Our Favorite Practical Jokes

Brent Richardson is a prankster. It started in childhood, the pranks increase in complexity through his work with teenagers, and then they flooded over into his workplace. This week, Brent shares some of his favorite practical jokes from small to elaborate.

Office Pranks Discussed

  • First, how did pranks begin for Brent?
  • Second, pranks from childhood: windshield wiper sprayers and fishing.
  • Third, some favorite practical jokes Brent heard others share.
  • Fourth, Brent explains his most consistent prank.
  • Fifth, when the practical jokes became more elaborate.
  • Sixth, computer pranks: email spam and messing with a mouse.
  • Seventh, Icy Hot pranks.
  • Eighth, a teenager gets revenge on Brent.
  • Ninth, adding a hot surprise to a jelly roll.
  • Tenth, fail-proof eating contests.
  • Finally, the elaborate office prank, two years in the making.





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Episode Guest:

Business Minutia Podcast producer

Jamie Richardson

Writer and BMP Producer

Jamie is a freelance writer, editor, and homeschool mom to three teenagers. Though she often feels like a professional juggler, her schedule is full of things that bring her joy and purpose including her passion project, Legacy Voyages.

Your Host:

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Brent Richardson

Business Minutia Podcast

Brent Richardson is the owner, operator, and interviewer for Business Minutia. He has worked in an international engineering company since 2000. During that time, he has also served as a youth pastor and worked for a non-profit both as an adventure travel leader on youth pilgrimages and as a board member. He believes that the training he has received in leading volunteers has helped him in the corporate world as well.

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