ROI of Fun at Work

One Small Change For Big Results

What if there was one small change you could make in your business to improve productivity, enhance product design, gain customers and keep top employees?

What if you could have fun in the process?

As it turns out, the missing ingredient in many organizations is as simple as having a little more fun at work. Companies from Google and Zappos to DaVita and Virgin have grafted fun into their corporate cultures and reaped the rewards along the way.

David Thomas, PhD, CU’s faculty fun expert, will teach you techniques that can make your office more lively, productive and effective.  By the end of the workshop, you will walk away with an action plan ready to implement that incorporates fun at work in order to drive positive impact.

Through real life examples from top companies, participants will understand why fun at work is critical to business success.

In this interactive and engaging workshop, you will:

  • Explore the theory of fun
  • Understand VUCA: our Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous global environment
  • Learn how to beat VUCA with MICE (Motivation, Innovation, Creativity and Engagement), the Experience Economy, the Medici Effect and workplace research

This workshop is designed for organizational leaders, team leaders, managers and HR professionals looking to improve productivity and culture.

Our workshops will challenge your status quo, pushing you to think differently and approach problems from new, uncharted angles.


Friday, April 27
1 – 4 p.m.

About our CU Expert:

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David Thomas, PhD, is an assistant professor at the University of Colorado Denver whose research focuses on the theory and design of fun objects, process and places with a special focus of the value of fun at work.