Posts for tag: Fun at work
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Dangerous pranks, hurtful banter and the risk of distraction, are probably the reasons so many managers clamp down on fun at work. In doing so they are missing out on a number of opportunities to save money, harness talent and make new discoveries.
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For most of us, work is serious business. We have targets to meet, projects to complete and in some cases even lives to save. A wise man once said, “Just because the work you do is serious, it doesn’t mean you have to be serious about the way you do your work“.
This quote is perfectly illustrated by the image of doctors in an operating theatre…
In the opening chapter of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer we see Tom persuade passers by to help him paint a picket fence: “work consists of what a body is obliged to do, play consists of what a body is not obliged to do” – Mark Twain.
Similarly the clip below demonstrates how commuters were persuaded to take the stairs in preference to the escalator, by making climbing the stairs fun.
Teams that play together, work together.
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