Play around more when you work to boost productivity. Founder of Breakthrough Play, Gary Ware, shares what you can do today.
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I’ve known Gary Ware for over 10 years now. He’s a true expert when it comes to play – it’s not just associated with kids. In this conversation, I pick his brains to find out how play can help boost productivity. Day-to-day, Gary helps professionals level-up their confidence, creativity, and happiness using play. He is the Founder of Breakthrough Play, a corporate facilitator and keynote speaker with a decade of experience as a performer in improv theatre.
In this interview, we explore how so many of us have been conditioned to play after we work, purposeful play activities, cliffhangers, and the hustle culture.
- The productive power of play (1:54)
- The different forms of play (5:46)
- Some distracting play ‘traps’ (13:04)
- The infinite versus the finite mindset (24:11)
- Practical applications of play you can do today (29:52)
“Play is an advantage.”– Gary Ware
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