Dr Bob Nelson, President of Nelson Motivation & Mario Tamayo, Principal at Tamayo Group inc. | How to make work fun
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Ian is joined by DR BOB NELSON and MARIO TAMAYO.  Bob is president of Nelson Motivation and is one of the world’s leading authorities on employee recognition and engagement. He has worked with over 80% of Fortune 500 companies. Mario is a principal with Tamayo Group Inc., a no-nonsense consulting firm specialising in leadership and organisational performance. Together they have co-authored the book “Work Made Fun Gets Done!: Easy Ways to Boost Energy, Morale, and Results” between them these guys have sold more than 5 million books.

In this podcast, we discuss how we make work fun. I am sure we can all agree that making work more fun will improve wellbeing, but does it improve results?  So we also want to explore the impact on efficiency

Bob, Mario and Ian discuss:

  • Bob and Mario's background
  • Wellbeing through the ages
  • The impact on the bottom line of making your workplace fun
  • How to make remote working fun

What is inspiring Bob and Mario : 

Humour, Seriously: Why Humour Is a Superpower At Work And In Life by Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas

1,001 Ways to engage Employees: Help People Do Better What They Do Best by Dr Bob Nelson

Work Made Fun Gets Done! : Easy Ways to Boost Energy, Morale, and Results by Dr Bob Nelson and Mario Tamayo

How to Contact Bob and Mario :





The Workplace Wellbeing Podcast is supported by the WorkTech Group, which supplies cloud based tools for the modern workforce manager. The Group owns, fastP.A.Y.E is an Earned Wage Access and Financial Wellbeing App for employees. ShopWorks, a cloud based Workforce Management Software and Time and Attendance Software and provides workforce management consultancy. SolvedBy.Ai provides AI powered Sales Forecasting Software and Business Forecasting Software.

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