Season #2: Session 4
Hey, you’ve been really unproductive.
Want the cure?
Take a break and have some fun!
On today’s show, I chat with productivity expert, Dave Crenshaw, about his new book and the correlation between having fun and being productive.
And it may not be what you think!
noun: enjoyment, amusement, or lighthearted pleasure.
synonyms: enjoyment, entertainment, amusement, pleasure
Also discussed on today’s episode:
- Are we allowed to have fun at work?
- The Ultradian Rhythm
- What it means to sacrifice
- How to find build a productive schedule through experimentation
In this bonus audio clip, Dave answers a question from a listener about how to motivate an employee when there aren’t any advancement opportunities currently available.
Dave talks about how luck favors the prepared and we discuss the incredible access to both free and affordable online education opportunities including LinkedIn Learning.
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Recommended Reading (Try Audible and Get Two Free Audiobooks):
The Power of Having Fun: How Meaningful Breaks Help You Get More Done, by Dave Crenshaw
Everything you know about leadership is meaningless (unless you have this), LinkedIn Article by Jamie Newman
The Myth of Multitasking: How “Doing It All” Gets Nothing Done, by Dave Crenshaw
I Need Help and It’s Okay – Episode 103 with Dr. Marshall Goldsmith
About Dave Crenshaw
Dave Crenshaw is the master of building productive leaders and has transformed hundreds of thousands of business leaders worldwide. He has appeared in TIME magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have received millions of views. He has written three books and counting, including The Myth of Multitasking which was published in six languages and is a time-management bestseller. His fourth book, The Power of Having Fun, releases today, September 19th. Learn more about Dave at DaveCrenshaw.com.
Dave Crenshaw’s Books:
WHAT DO YOU THINK?
What do you think? If you and your employees were to schedule time for fun into the day, would your boss approve?
What’s your oasis? When you take a break from work, what do you (or could you do) for fun?
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