When was the last time you had fun at work? There is a trend for creating fun in the workplace. I am fortunate to work in an environment where this culture exists. We have a video game room and lunch catered twice per week. But is it the fun that matters or is it the relationships formed whilst enjoying the food and activities? I would maintain that just like when we were younger or when we are in the presence of our closest friends, we take more risks in terms of creativity.
Check out this TED Talk on Creativity & Play by Tim Brown