Are We Having Fun Yet?

Posted December 14th, 2009 by The Steve Alexander Group

No matter how the current economic challenges may be constraining your workplace, it’s important to maintain a sense of balance along with the extra effort and hard work these times demand. A good book for helping develop inexpensive, creative and resourceful team-building reward and recognition opportunities is “Managing to Have Fun: How Fun at Work Can Motivate Your Employees, Inspire Your Coworkers and Boost Your Bottom Line” by Matt Weinstein.

 A fun, yet practical guide, “Managing to Have Fun” has lots of ideas, from the simple and easy to more big-organization suggestions that are sure to help with employee morale and team-building. We recommend it when we do retreats, planning sessions and training, and often suggest that a different staff member take responsibility for using the book each month so it rotates throughout the organization. It’s also a chance to let others express themselves in terms of their own preferences about workplace reward and recognition. Worth checking out, you can usually find an inexpensive copy at Have fun!

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