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We are constantly blown away by the great work our international partners do to promote happiness at work around the world. Here are just a few recent examples. Israel PlusConsulting in Israel did a Workplace Happiness seminar for 45 HR managers from leading organizations. Show More Summary
Good communication in the workplace is essential – especially if you’re the one in the driver’s seat. This video shows what happens when communication breaks down and it’s not pretty. The post Why good communication matters appeared first on The Chief Happiness Officer Blog.
We have already sold over 100 tickets for our Conference on Happiness at Work in Copenhagen in May. One multinational company just bought 10 tickets, so they have a large group of people bringing back all the great inspiration, knowledge and tools. Show More Summary
In February I was in NYC to do run our latest Chief Happiness Officer Academy and while walking down a street in midtown Manhattan, I passed this lady standing on the sidewalk in front of a church. Her sign made me so curious I had to...Show More Summary
There’s one thing I will never understand: Why some people hate their jobs, but still stay in them for years. We want to inspire many more people to get out of jobs that are making them unhappy, so we’ve declared March 31 to be International...Show More Summary
Here’ an awesome writeup from a participant at our 2017 conference on happiness at work. I especially liked this part: “The Conference has two traditions: perfect, sunny weather and energetic and ambitious participants. Luckily, this...Show More Summary
We finally got a chance to visit Ben and Jerry’s global HQ in Vermont and it was AWESOME. Not only did we get to hear about the company’s mission to create a better world, see how the ice cream is made and visit the famous flavor graveyard...Show More Summary
This awesome Southwest Airlines flight attendant turns her pre-flight safety announcement into a standup comedy act.
Some people think it?s easy for a small company to be happy but hard or impossible for larger organizations. Well, John Lewis Partnership (JLP), a British company that operates department stores and Waitrose Supermarkets is here to show that it is possible. Show More Summary
One of the highlights of our 2009 conference on happiness at work was Dr. Srikumar S. Rao’s wonderfully inspiring and funny presentation which focused specifically on the two main traps we must avoid, that keep us from becoming happy. Show More Summary
The Olympic winter games this year offered an extremely rare event in sports history: An athlete won gold in two separate sports. Czech snowboarder Ester Ledecka shocked everyone by winning gold on skis in the Super-G event and then went on to also win gold in snowboarding parallel giant slalom. That’s amazing in itself, but what … Continue reading Wanna win? Have fun! ?
We just completed our 6th Chief Happiness Officer Academy. This one took place in NYC and had participants from 6 countries. One person even flew in from Tokyo to attend! We had a wonderful three days with the group, where we explored the theory and practice of creating happy workplaces. Show More Summary
In this video Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, the CEO of WD-40 Company, explain why employees must come first. What a wonderful, enlightened vision for corporate leadership. Garry will talk much more about that at our International Conference on Happiness at Work in Copenhagen in May.
This is awesome: Rich Sheridan, the CEO of Menlo Innovations explains why he created a joyful workplace and how joy has business value. Rich will talk much more about this at our International Conference on Happiness at Work in Copenhagen in May. See the program and get your tickets here.
Solar charging station in Taiwan Financial Times has a great interview with Frank Appel, the CEO of Deutsche Post DHL the clearly outlines his philosophy for motivating employees: Increasing revenue is a meaningless goal. When company goals are mainly financial, purpose is lost. Show More Summary
Look who’s on the cover of the “Modern Management” magazine in the Czech Republic :) Kudos to Monika Hilm and Michal ?rajer for building such a powerful movement for happiness at work in the region!
There are many ways to create a happier workplace but this short video has two of the funniest I’ve ever come across: ”Sexy Powersuit Day” and “The Lift of Love.” This is from our International Conference on Happiness at Work where Tim Dorsett explained how he makes Innocent Drinks a happy workplace. Show More Summary
One of our speakers at the 2018 International Conference on Happiness at Work is featured in an article called WD-40 Company Keeps Growing in This $1 Billion Market which lists the phenomenal results they’ve gotten recently: If you look...Show More Summary
We’ve previously written about why it’s a good idea to celebrate mistakes at work. Here’s one guy who does it in a really fun way :)
I did two workshops in Belgium last week for a repeat client. Their feedback was simply this: “You are second to none. Thank you so much once again.” We also just calculated the average client rating for our last 300 speeches and workshops and it’s 9.6/10. That’s just awesome.