Ponder this: Do you hold the “all work, no play” philosophy—where work is simply not the place for fun?
How do you feel about fun at work? Do you believe in it? Have it? Support it? Make it happen? Discourage it? Evaluate your own assumptions about fun at work. Then consider creating and supporting kicks in the workplace as one way to keep your best people.
Research shows that a fun-filled workplace generates enthusiasm—and that enthusiasm leads to increased productivity, better customer service, a positive attitude about the company, and higher odds that your talent will stay.
When was the last time you had fun at work?
• Last year?
• Last month?
• Last week?
If your answer was yesterday, ...