Recruiting Reimagined presented by Curious Thing

Jeff Harry on The Importance of Play in The Workplace

October 09, 2020 Mark Adams Season 1 Episode 22
Recruiting Reimagined presented by Curious Thing
Jeff Harry on The Importance of Play in The Workplace
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Recruiting Reimagined presented by Curious Thing
Jeff Harry on The Importance of Play in The Workplace
Oct 09, 2020 Season 1 Episode 22
Mark Adams

This week we are talking about the very serious issue of play in the workplace! I'm joined by an expert on the topic - Jeff Harry, founder of Rediscover Your Play.

In this episode, you'll learn:

  • How your inner child influences your adult self
  • Why it's essential to incorporate an element of fun into the recruiting process
  • Why the future will be won by the most fun and adaptive companies

Jeff's book recommendations:

The Cure For Stupidity - Eric Bailey
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear - Elizabeth Gilbert
Nine Lies About Work - Marcus Buckingham

Jeff Harry shows individuals and companies how to tap into their true selves, to feel their happiest and most fulfilled — all by playing.

Jeff has worked with Google, Microsoft, Southwest Airlines, Adobe, the NFL, Amazon, and Facebook, helping their staff to infuse more play into the day-to-day.
Jeff was selected by Engagedly as one of the Top 100 HR Influencers of 2020 and one of the Top HR Influencers to Watch By BambooHR for his organizational development work around addressing toxicity in the workplace. His play work has been featured in the NY Times, AJ+, SoulPancake, the SF Chronicle, and CNN.

Show Notes

This week we are talking about the very serious issue of play in the workplace! I'm joined by an expert on the topic - Jeff Harry, founder of Rediscover Your Play.

In this episode, you'll learn:

  • How your inner child influences your adult self
  • Why it's essential to incorporate an element of fun into the recruiting process
  • Why the future will be won by the most fun and adaptive companies

Jeff's book recommendations:

The Cure For Stupidity - Eric Bailey
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear - Elizabeth Gilbert
Nine Lies About Work - Marcus Buckingham

Jeff Harry shows individuals and companies how to tap into their true selves, to feel their happiest and most fulfilled — all by playing.

Jeff has worked with Google, Microsoft, Southwest Airlines, Adobe, the NFL, Amazon, and Facebook, helping their staff to infuse more play into the day-to-day.
Jeff was selected by Engagedly as one of the Top 100 HR Influencers of 2020 and one of the Top HR Influencers to Watch By BambooHR for his organizational development work around addressing toxicity in the workplace. His play work has been featured in the NY Times, AJ+, SoulPancake, the SF Chronicle, and CNN.