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Leading Expert Reports on the State of Fun in the American Workplace in Time for Labor Day.

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Labor Day marks more than just the official end of summer. It is also a time to take stock of the U.S. workplace where most employees spend too much of their working hours not having enough fun-even though making fun part of the corporate culture boosts the bottom line and leads to better retention and greater employee satisfaction.

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According to Nick Gianoulis, founder of The Fun Dept., a consulting and training company that has delivered more fun in the workplace than any other company in the world, building brief, consistent and engaging activities into the corporate culture is more important than ever thanks to the presence of millennials. He points out that by 2025 millennials will account for 75 percent of the workforce, and this younger generation places a greater priority on fun and work culture than salary. He says, "They want flexibility and fun. So if you want to employ the best and the brightest you need to pay attention to the culture at work and fun is one component of that."

Gianoulis explains:

* Why the traditional team building model is broken.

* How companies such as Zappos, Google and Southwest built fun into their model before they became successful.

* Why he says fun is not an event but a process and there has been a paradigm shift away from picnics and holiday parties.

* Ways fun can be a competitive advantage.

* Why observing leaders having fun instantly flattens an organization's scale.

* Simple ways to add more fun without spending a lot of money.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR Nick Gianoulis is the founder of The Fun Dept., a consulting and training company that has been featured on CNN and in the Washington Post. Its clients range from Fortune 100 companies to those with as few as 50 employee. Known as "The Godfather of Fun," Gianoulis began his company after experiencing firsthand the enhanced culture and business results of fun during his 20-year corporate management tenure with a company that embraced a "work hard, play hard" culture. He is the coauthor of Playing It Forward(Create Space, 2015).

AVAILABILITY: Philadelphia, nationwide by arrangement and via telephoneCONTACT: Nick Gianoulis, 302-463-3819; Email ;

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