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2008 Creating an Engaging Workplace Environment Employees
2008 Creating an Engaging Workplace Environment Employees
2008 Creating an Engaging Workplace Environment Employees
2008 Creating an Engaging Workplace Environment Employees
2008 Creating an Engaging Workplace Environment Employees
2008 Creating an Engaging Workplace Environment Employees
2008 Creating an Engaging Workplace Environment Employees
2008 Creating an Engaging Workplace Environment Employees
2008 Creating an Engaging Workplace Environment Employees
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  • 1. CREATING AN ENGAGING WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT An Employee’s Guide 08/10/08 Business Strategies, Inc.
  • 2. AGENDA
    • Welcome and Introductions
    • Funometer Assessment
    • Steps to Integrating Fun Into the Workplace
    • Your Ideas
    • Closing
    08/10/08 Business Strategies, Inc.
  • 3. VIDEO REVIEW
    • http://www.mikekerr.com/cms/index.php/humour-resources/
    08/10/08 Business Strategies, Inc.
  • 4. FUNOMETER
    • New employees are made to feel welcome.
    • Meetings are positive and light.
    • We have fun activities at least once a month.
    • It’s common to hear people laughing around here.
    • I can be myself at work.
    • We have a lot of celebrations for special events.
    • When brainstorming, we like to have fun.
    • My boss is usually optimistic and smiling.
    • Customers would call us fun to do business with.
    • I have a friend at work who makes me laugh.
    • We have a good time together.
    08/10/08 Business Strategies, Inc.
  • 5. LET’S PLAY
    • Think funny;
    • Adopt a playful attitude;
    • Be the first to laugh;
    • Laugh with, not at;
    • Laugh at yourself;
    • Take work seriously, but not yourself
    08/10/08 Business Strategies, Inc.
  • 6. YOUR ROLE IN FUN!!!!
    • What should you be doing to ensure you are helping to create an engaging environment in the workplace?
    •   How can you sustain the “fun” and “engagement” at work on a daily, weekly and monthly basis?
    •   What barriers might you encounter when trying to create this environment?
    •   What is your role in creating and sustaining an engaging workplace environment?
    08/10/08 Business Strategies, Inc.
  • 7. TEN REASONS TO PLAY
    • Play is the path to fun and profit.
    • "Fun is the new status symbol“
    • "Non-stop work is for losers“
    • Even God rested on the 7th day!
    •   We need time to be idle.
    • Play helps us find our genius.
    •   Play is crucial to attaining a work/life balance.
    • The bow kept forever taut will break. - Zen saying
    • Play is smart corporate strategy for solving problems.
    • Play keeps our passions alive in the workplace.
    08/10/08 Business Strategies, Inc.
  • 8. FUN STRATEGIES
    • Dress for fun
    • Fun Decor
    • Visit the toy store
    • Make meetings fun…at the start
    • Make meetings fun…during proceedings
    • Make meetings fun…at the end
    • Have a fun library
    • Have fun with logos and signs
    • Reward funny staff
    • Let staff get to know each other
    • Fun Contests
    • ‘ Musical’ Fun
    • Flying Fun
    • Encourage staff to show appreciation
    • Have a baby pictures contest
    • Have a childhood secrets contest.
    • Fun Ideas
    • More Fun Ideas
    08/10/08 Business Strategies, Inc.
  • 9. YOUR PLAN
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    08/10/08 Business Strategies, Inc.

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