Is having fun at work important? Short answer: Yes!
Research suggests that fun has a positive impact 💪🏽 on employee engagement, creativity, and retention. So, how what about making it part of your summer workday? Here are some 💥easy ideas to experiment with!
Gamify your to-do list. As soon as you finish a task, reward 😍 yourself with something you like — take a walk, call a friend, or buy yourself a treat.
Mix things up. Making simple changes can give you a fresh 🎠perspective. Here’s an idea: try putting challenging work tasks on post-it notes that you can squish them into balls 🕶️🏐and toss in the trash when you’re done.
Create a soundtrack to match your workday. Build different playlists for different types of tasks. Matching your energy and rhythm 🏝️to the music is for many an effective way to build some positive momentum throughout the day. Brain science confirms this too.
Vary your location. 🙂 Are things starting to feel boring? Head over to your favorite coffee shop to finish your workday — or better yet, take your next phone call on a walk for a “walk n’ talk”. A temporary relocation can be restorative, rejuvenating, and, enjoyable.
Celebrate “National Fun at Work Day”🥳 as a dedicated day to boost your moral, raise engagement and have fun with your team. Officially this “holiday” celebrated on April first. But hey, why not start a new company tradition? Here is link with more information on how to get things rolling, show each other appreciation and, of course, have fun.
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