Summary of 301 Ways to Have Fun at Work

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301 Ways to Have Fun at Work book summary
Is work supposed to be fun? Not necessarily, but the workplace is. How to boost morale, efficiency, and creativity by incorporating fun into your workplace, one picnic at a time.


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Dave Hemsath and Leslie Yerkes present hundreds of methods and activities that incorporate fun into your organization’s work: hiring, training sessions, meetings, communications, awards, and team work. Dedicated to "fun-loving people everywhere," this happy, easy-to-read book is clear and cheerful. The authors humorously present their "Twelve-Step Method to Fun." They suggest that you use it by incorporating one step a month for a year. The information presented can be used as a "quick read" for corporate ideas, or as a reference book for training program organizers and for personnel or staff development programs. getAbstract recommends this book to CEOs or personnel directors looking for ways to boost company morale, or to staff members who want to make their work environment more pleasant.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to energise your workplace by having fun
  • Which 12 steps lead to a happier office
  • How you can have a good time and also get your work done


Add Fun to the Work Environment
When a company incorporates humor and fun into the daily working routine, it generates an improved quality of work, job enjoyment, and employee and customer satisfaction. If you are the CEO, you must begin with yourself if you want to inject fun into the...
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About the Authors

Dave Hemsath is the founder and co-owner of Business Outreach Books in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1993, he started Business Outreach Books, the nation’s largest operator of on-site bookstores for associations, conferences, seminars, and expositions. Leslie Yerkes founded the Catalyst Consulting Group, Inc., which works to build healthy, lasting organizations. Leslie is a writer, speaker, teacher, and world traveler.

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