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Summer is coming. Are you ready?

Every year when the weather turns warm, many organizations experience a seasonal slump in employee engagement and productivity.


In fact, a 2012 study by Captivate Network found that the “lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer” has a significantly negative impact on the workforce:

  • Productivity drops 20%
  • Attendance dips by 19%
  • Project turnaround times increase by 13%  
  • Workers are 45% more distracted

Over a 2-3 month timeframe, can your business afford this kind of impact?

Fun in the sun

Workplaces that create a fun-friendly environment will see their employees give more effort and be more innovative.

True, having a “beach day” may sound counter-productive to your engagement efforts. But a fun event can actually give employees a chance to get to know each other better, build up levels of camaraderie and communication.

Plus, the great thing about summer is that people are normally in a more relaxed mood—so planning fun activities, or encouraging employees to come up with their own ideas, can work wonders on organizational energy—both in the short- and long-term.

Consider summertime activities like lunchtime volleyball, an afternoon outdoor barbeque, a Smores-building competition, or even taking a day to volunteer outside for a non-profit.

FREE webinar series: boost your employee engagement this summer!

Looking for more refreshing ideas to improve engagement, productivity and innovative thinking?

Sit back, relax and enjoy our Summer Webinar Series: FREE online training through June, July and August.

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Brady Wilson

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