Could your team benefit from some fresh ideas or innovative thinking? Perhaps it’s time to reset your company culture in a creative way? If this sounds like something you would benefit from, consider the concept of introducing play in your professional setting. Play is essential in the workplace as it fosters creativity, innovation, and collaboration. Engaging in playful activities can break down barriers, reduce stress, and build a sense of community among colleagues. This leads to improved morale and a more positive work environment, where employees feel valued and motivated. Play encourages out-of-the-box thinking and problem-solving, enabling teams to tackle challenges with fresh perspectives. By incorporating play into the workday, organizations can enhance productivity, job satisfaction, and overall well-being, creating a dynamic and resilient workforce. Elizabeth Cushing, CEO of Playworks, shares the secret to creating a thriving workplace culture. Elizabeth is the powerhouse behind the game-changing concept of integrating ‘play’ into work culture. She has been on an extraordinary journey translating this essential element of human nature into something so compelling that it’s reshaping the corporate cultures of organizations like Salesforce and K-12 schools. Elizabeth’s potent combination of human understanding, experience, and business acumen, honed over her 19-year tenure at Playworks, position her at the leading edge of this innovative idea. Find out how the power of play can transform your workplace in ways you never imagined.  In this episode, you will learn Elizabeth’s approach to play and

  • Dig deeper into the critical role of integrating a play element in corporate culture building.
  • Learn more about the surprising correlation between playful approaches and problem-solving efficacy and productivity in the workplace.
  • Begin to decipher the art and science of establishing a comprehensive, collaborative work environment.