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Creating a Fun Work Environment: Play vs. Professional

Learn how to create a fun yet effective work environment, and what to consider when making changes.

Traditional workspaces do not support the way humans actually work today. From the reduction in size of the cubical to reduced overhead budgets that result in more remote workers or automation. The changes in the experience of work are impacting workplace design, productivity and management. With new more holistic approaches to measuring what matters in a workplace, standard measurement of a welcoming workplace environment. Play in a workplace is a vital element to offering a welcoming, encouraging workspace that promotes the needs of the worker. Recruitment, retention and business growth are all related directly to how happy and mentally fit workers are. This topic will cover how a workplace that considers and implements cognition into in its design, including cognitive mapping, and decreasing mental load, helps workers feel better and increases productivity.

Runtime: 88 minutes
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How to Identify a Workplace Which Embraces Play and Avoids the Terminal Traditional Workspace Effect

  • What Is a Traditional Workspace?
  • What Is a Creative Workspace?
  • Activity - Take a Second to Scan or Think Back to Your Workplace and Take Note
    • Are CoWorkers in the Workplace Often Laughing or Smiling at Work?
    • Do CoWorkers Notice When Something Funny Happens and Stop to Appreciate It?
    • Are Their Fun Activities at Least Monthly Your Organization Offers?
    • Are There Ways to Invite Employees to Participate in Having Fun in Your Workplace Such as Drawings or Giveaways?
    • Do You Notice Managers Are Usually Optimistic and Smiling at Work?
    • Morale and Productivity Can Be Negatively Affected If You Answered No to One or More of These Questions
  • The Differences Between Workplace Fun and Too Much Fun

What Does a Workplace Which Embraces Play, Look, Feel and Produces? How to Avoid a Terminal Traditional Workspace

  • Considering the Human in a Workspace
  • Agile Adaptive Work Environment
  • How Do You Identify Your Workplace Is Working? (Signs of Healthy Relationships)

What Does the Future of Work Have in Store?

  • Checklist of What Your Workspace Currently Has
    • Engagement
    • Fun (EmployeeFriendly Competitions, New Experiences, DIY Food or Craft)
    • The Importance of Play
  • Work 5, 10, 20 Years From Now? #FutureOfWork
  • How to Create New Elements of Play and Keep Doing What You Have Right
    • Surveys, Find out What Your Workers Like, Do in Their Free Time, Discover More About Them and Why They Are Unique
    • Inclusion = Culture and Diversity
    • HR, Establish Company Culture
    • Incorporating Ideas and Creating Accountability
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Carina Boston Pinales

Carina Boston Pinales

The Thrival Company

  • Organizational transformation consultant for The Thrival Company - Because survival is not enough – www.thrivalcompany.com
  • Founder of Splash Coworking, the first ever co-working space in the Innovation Corridor
  • Our practice emphasizes all aspects of organizational development, performance improvement, operational infrastructure design and driving positive and measurable behavior/culture change using the best technological and psychological methods
  • Speaker and corporate trainer on the tops of leadership, team building, entrepreneurship, culture/behavior change, HR attraction/retention and driving positive global and systemic transformation
  • TEDx Speaker Alchemy - The Duality of Our Experience | TEDxGreatHillsWomen
  • Certified Life Coach from the American Union of Neuro-linguistic programming
  • B.S. degree in psychology with a focus on communications and design, Texas State University
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 406382
Published 2020
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