The verdict is in – fall is fun. Colorful leaves, spooky stories, and seasonal lattes bring out the best in the cozy season.
Furthermore, research shows that celebrating seasonal holidays can provide a shared sense of purpose, boost oxytocin, and improve memory.
And among the fall holidays, Halloween has grown in popularity among adults. In 2018, over 70% of adults celebrated Halloween, an increase of 20% since 2005.
Check out our apps below for three ways to add a little spooky Halloween spice to your management routine – and engage your team in the process!
Witch one will you choose?
Give your morning walk or jog a Halloween makeover with Zombies, Run!
In this fun, award-winning app, available for iPhone and Android, you can experience 200 missions, taking you through Zombie infested territory on a quest to rebuild your town.
Compatible with outdoor or indoor exercise, this app is sure to keep you moving in an exciting, narrated fight for survival. Pick up your pace to escape a zombie horde, all while automatically collecting the materials you need to be a hero.
You can even create your own missions to achieve your fitness goals, as well as track and share your fitness progress online.
Zombies, Run! is free, with unlimited access to the first four missions, and access to an additional mission each week. Membership options with unlimited access to all content are available.
What better way to start a Halloween workday than with a heart pounding adventure - and over one million users can’t be wrong.
Looking for a cute-but-edgy way to get your team in the Halloween spirit? Check out Make a Zombie!
This free app for iPhone allows you, and your team, to create customized cartoon zombies, which can be shared and even printed for your office doors.
Team members can choose from a variety of backgrounds, clothes, hairstyles, heads, body styles and other options, making this activity an entertaining add-on to a Halloween team building or staff party.
With literally millions of combinations of zombie features, team members can pick themes and visuals that represent their interests – providing a fun and light-hearted way to express themselves!
And while the app is rated 12+ for some creepier images, there are possibilities for all tastes.
Zombify your team, and let the fun begin!
Looking to send a fun digital card to your team, or encourage team-building with a digital card party?
This adorable app, available for Apple products, such as iPhone and iPad, allows users to create a variety of fun, spooky cards that they can share with coworkers and friends.
Digital cards can be customized with Halloween backgrounds, clip art, fonts, widgets, hand-selected colors, and personal photos.
Best of all, the app is free, and easy to use – so anyone can unleash their creative potential, and share a little silly fun with their team.
Cards can be shared via email, Facebook, Twitter and other social media forums, as well as shared as a photo for your office’s breakroom.
Why not give your coworkers a cute Halloween message they’ll remember?
And no matter what app you choose, there are some creative ways to make Halloween a part of your office culture, and to bring a little fall fun into your day.
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