Bob Nelson and Mario Tamayo

Bob Nelson, PhD, is president of Nelson Motivation Inc. and the world's leading authority on employee recognition and engagement. He has worked with 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies and authored over 30 books, including the multimillion-copy bestseller "1001 Ways to Reward Employees."

Mario Tamayo, a principal with Tamayo Group Inc., has more than 30 years of experience in maximizing human performance. He has worked with organizations such as Genentech, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Petco, General Dynamics, and the US Men's Olympic Volleyball team.

Nelson and Tamayo are coauthors of "Work Made Fun Gets Done! Easy Ways to Boost Energy, Morale, and Results."

The Innovators September 24, 2021
Why It's Important to Make Sure Your Employees Have Fun at Work

Work has historically been oriented toward the activity of, well, working. If we carried out the tasks and responsibilities we were hired to perform as expected, we were paid. If we did our work well over time, we got paid more. If we came through with good work for long enough, perhaps we got promoted. If we wanted to have fun in life, we did that in our personal lives, pursuing hobbies and...

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