Category Archives: Employee Morale

Back to work? Recess At Work Day is over? Waaaah!

Well yesterday was Recess At Work Day. The excitement and enthusiasm over on Twitter was loads of fun to watch; it was even more fun interacting with people during the day. But now what? Back to work? Back to the same old? If you took some time to laugh and play with your colleagues good […]

Tomorrow is Recess At Work!

Tomorrow is Recess At Work Day! Are you participating? Will it be a day with some added fun? Some fun learning? A opportunity to recharge? To celebrate? It’s not too late to put together a fun recognition event……Read all about it here and get your FREE easy instructions Share this:

What are the rules for Recess At Work?

There are none! It’s that simple. Recess is defined as a break from the norm; the temporary cessation of the customary activities of an engagement occupation or pursuit. It says nothing about running amok. It also says nothing about stopping people from running amok. Recess At Work Day is an opportunity; an opportunity to create […]

Free Beanie Cap Contest: Seriously, who most needs a Recess in your office?

With Recess At Work Day just one month away, we’re having a contest! And we’re giving away a free Recess At Work Beanie! So here’s how the contest works………. Every office has one; that one person who seriously needs to lighten up; the one who walks around uptight all the time; hardly smiles; takes things way too […]

I suggest a Recess to generate new ideas. He suggests an Excursion.

Today’s blog post is from my friend Russ Schoen – a master in creativity. I met Russ at a conference last year and love his thinking. Thought I would have him share some with you today.   Why an excursion will help your team generate 50% more ideas? (and have more fun doing it!) Take a few […]

RECESS AT WORK is a philosophy

What’s the best way to improve morale, engagement and productivity in your workplace? Here’s one way: And here’s another: Incorporate a RECESS AT WORK Philosophy into your long-term employee related initiatives. So what is RECESS AT WORK The chart below shows the impact of putting a long term/consistent strategy of Recess At Work – TO WORK! It’s […]


June 16th is Recess At Work Day!   Do you have your RECESS AT WORK IMPLEMENTATION SYSTEM?    Since its inception in 2004 the 3rd Thursday in June has been designated as Recess At Work Day. Acknowledged by Chase’s Calendar of Events (the Official Bible of Unofficial Holidays) and worldwide media, Recess at Work Day […]

Recess At Work Day: An opportunity to show employees they matter

Don’t let the name fool you……… Recess At Work Day is not about running around the company parking lot or hallways like a kid; although some large organizations have chosen to celebrate the annual event just that way. Recess At Work offers organizations so much more. As Rich DiGirolamo, Founder of Recess At Work Day […]

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