You’re in flow and able to forget about time when you play. Jeff Harry shares how to tap into your true self by playing.
Jeff Harry combines positive psychology and play to help teams and organizations navigate difficult conversations and assist individuals in addressing their biggest challenges through embracing a play-oriented approach to work.
For his work, Jeff was selected by BambooHR & Engagedly as one of the Top 100 HR Influencers of 2020 and has been featured in the NY Times, Mashable, Upworthy, & Shondaland. Jeff has worked with Google, Microsoft, Southwest Airlines, Adobe, the NFL, Amazon, and Facebook, helping their staff to infuse more play into the day-to-day.
I had a really fun time catching up with Jeff. In this episode we explore rethinking how people work, historical innovators, the power of curiosity and long-term thinking – and John Steinbeck quotes.
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- Jeff’s definition of play
- Building a psychologically safe place for your company
- Measuring quality over quantity
- Building trust with your staff
- How certain environments unlock play and flow
- Identifying your play value
“Play is the joyful act when you forget about time.“– Jeff Harry
- Rediscover Your Play
- Episode 365: Purposeful Play with Gary Ware
- Episode 90: Productivity & Play with Dr. Kirsten Milliken
- ‘Four Thousand Weeks’ by Oliver Burkeman
- ‘Bullshit Jobs’ by David Graeber
- Episode 379: Erin Meyer talks about No Rules Rules
- Dig to Fly
- Episode 266: Becoming Indistractable with Nir Eyal
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