Let’s bring the FUN back!
One of our principles at CreateFuture is FUN. Too many people don’t get to have fun at work. I’ve been there. And it sucks.
It was one of the reasons for starting my own business - to have more fun. Through the freedom to shape our culture, choose our clients and projects, not to get weighed down by (other people’s) targets and to laugh every day.
Everyone has fun in different ways and it’s not always about watching a comedy or doing something crazy like paintball (I couldn’t think of anything worse).
Things I find fun? Bear with me on this…
Trying a new restaurant, especially if it has a Michelin star
Exploring food markets - ideally abroad
Organising my sock drawer (yes, really)
Playing with my nephews
Spending time with my oldest friends
But fun doesn’t just happen. You can’t force or expect someone to have fun.
But can you create the right conditions for it? I certainly think you can try by giving people an opportunity to;
Have a shared sense of purpose with those around them
Be good at something
Use their senses
Be child like
Then hopefully the fun will come!