024: Why Taking Time Off To Play Is Critical For Business Health

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When was the last time you took some time off your work so you could fully relax and play? 

Play is critical to your health – your mental health, your business health, as well as the health of your people that are serving with you inside of your business. 

This podcast is called Pay, Play, Profit because we deeply value play as much as we value pay and profit – we believe all three are critical in keeping the health of a business.

But what does play really mean? 

Whether it’s going on an adventure or simply hanging outside for a walk, play could mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people.

Today, let’s dive deeper into the concept of play and how this four-letter word can actually have a four-fold impact to your business health!

In this episode, you will hear:

  • Why play is critical for the health of your business
  • What does having the freedom to quit mean?
  • 5 characteristics that define play
  • Finding opportunities for play
  • How to encourage a culture of play in your team

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Supporting Resources:


Psychology Today article “The Value of Play” by Peter Gray Ph.D

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