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The Power of Play
Monday 06/19/2017 07:00 AM - 08:15 AM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Relationship Management | Intended Audience: Midlevel
Workplace Application:
You will learn how to design your work environment to promote a playful, inclusive,and engaging space for everyone. 

New studies in Neuroscience have identified the power of play as one of the best methods to create engagement, increase performance and supercharge creativity and innovation. This sessio will demonstrate innovative techniques that incorporate elements of play into education, meeting, and team programming. As an advocate for active, participant-driven sessions, the presenter will showcase how to weave together learning, networking, and fun using interaction, theatrics and friendly competition. The session not only talks the talk but walks the walk; you will experience first hand some of the recommended activities resulting in a wildly entertaining and a surprisingly profound experience. This session will help you:

  • Gain tangible strategies to incorporate play into the most important aspects of your work life and work environment.
  • Design your work environment, training sessions, and meetings to encourage knowledge retention and create a safe environment to share new ideas. 
  • Discover wow to reverse society's concept of play so that you can use play to create power backed by science.
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Roger Haskett, Owner, artistic director ,
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