According to the employees that work for firms listed in Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work for in America" the most defining characteristic of theses Organization is they're all "fun" places to work. Fun is the secret sauce every business needs to better engage and motivate its Employees today.
As bleary-eyed workers return to “normal life” back at the office, many are questioning what their new work life will look like. Leaders now face a dilemma: How do we keep our people—and attract new talent? The answer, according to two acclaimed human resources and performance experts, is deceptively simple. Have more fun. “Work” and “fun” have historically been considered polar opposites of each other. But a quick look under the hood of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for in America list reveals an undeniable fact: 81% of surveyed employees say the best companies are all fun places to work. Deloitte has gone so far as to label the 2020s as “The Era of Workplace Fun.” Incorporating fun at work is integral to business success today. It’s simply easier to attract and retain high-performing talent when everyone is enjoying their work.
From AA's "Dump A Dog" program where workers can pass their least –wanted task on to their manager and Houzz's complimentary office slippers to CARFAX's themed- wardrobe Zoom meetings and Google's company approved Nerf gun battles and paper airplane contests, you'll find dozens of ideas you can immediately adapt and implement in your own workplace.
Joining us for our discussion on Can Work Be Fun? is Bob Nelson , who is in San Diego, CA. Bob Nelson, PhD, president of Nelson Motivation Inc., the world’s leading authority on employee recognition and engagement. “Dr. Bob,” has authored over 30 books on employee motivation and engagement, which have collectively sold over 5 million copies, in more than 30 languages. He is co-author f the new book Work Made Fun Gets Done! Easy Ways to Boost Energy, Morale, and Results. Welcome Back to Mastering Your Money, Bob Nelson