Playing Games At Work

It is a general notion at an office that gaming activities at work are counterproductive, however, games can be an amazing tool to create a better work environment, increasing employee satisfaction and productivity.

Gaming at work bridges the gap between work and relaxation, making work feel more enjoyable and fun, making employees see their working hours in a positive, joyful way.

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Removing Stress From Work

Games release pent up stress that they have in the job or otherwise. A happy employee is a productive employee.

Games create an atmosphere of trust, leading to better talent acquisition and retention, as employees choose to stay where they feel comfortable.

  • Short breaks between learning or working, and working for brief periods with small breaks in-between can lead to a higher-quality output. This is known as the Pomodoro Technique.

  • Games at work make employees form a bond with their co-workers, establishing friendships that lead to better teamwork and improved communication among team members.

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Science fiction and public opinion

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the best-selling books Sapiens and Homo Deus thinks that science fiction shapes the understanding of people on issues such as intelligence and biotechnology, which will likely change our society in the future.

Science fiction wrestles with concepts such as AI taking over the jobs of workers. One good science fiction movie is worth a hundred articles in Science of Nature.

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Choose your words wisely

Choosing wisely your words can actually be the key to a successful negotiation.

For instance, the use of 'willing' in phrases such as 'are you willing to come for a meeting?' has the surprising positive effect to make people want to respond affirmatively. For an even better result, try using it after having met with some resistance.

While it is well known that sleep and exercise are important, it is equally important to take it easy and not give yourself a hard time.

Certain things in life, nature, birds, cats and dogs, are naturally infused with happiness. Even an object like a bicycle is happiness. Find your inner happiness by focusing on what makes you happy.

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