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Let's Celebrate Fun at Work Day Together!

Can you feel the excitement in the air?

Fun at Work Day is just around the corner, and I couldn't be more thrilled!

You know, this quirky American holiday isn't just about silliness. It's an opportunity for so much more than just games orchestrated by upper management.

I see it as a chance for us to connect on a deeper level, to let our playful spirits shine, and to infuse our workplace with creativity and kindness.

Think of it as play with purpose! When we embrace playfulness, we not only foster connections and unleash our creativity, but we also demonstrate our leadership qualities.

When we drop our guard and show our humanity, we create space for genuine relationships to blossom. And let's face it, strong relationships are the foundation of effective teamwork, care, and support.

So, why not seize the day? Let's not leave all the fun to the higher-ups. What can we do to inject some levity into the workday and break down barriers with our colleagues on Monday, April 1st, 2024?

Lynn Kirkham Zoom Meeting

Here are a few ideas to get the ball rolling:

  1. Spread kindness with three random acts - surprise your coworkers with their favorite coffee or flowers, or leave them heartfelt notes acknowledging something extraordinary about them.

  2. Treat a colleague to lunch or organize a group gathering with fun activities like balloons, silly strings, or badges to honor the lighter side of our workplace.

  3. Shake things up with a spontaneous flash mob or some playful character role-playing.

  4. Share a basket of silly hats like the ones in the photo above (courtesy of a campaign by Axiom Tech) to bring a smile to everyone's face.

Whatever you choose to do, be bold, be brave, and let your true self shine. When we step out of our comfort zones and make a positive impact, we not only boost our confidence but also create a workplace that's more fun and fulfilling for everyone.

Let's make Fun at Work Day a day to remember!

With joy and excitement,

Lynn Kirkham: Founder of Yes You Can Speak- Public Speaking Coach


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