How do you handle a bad boss at work before they mess you up too much? I JUST NOW published a video that takes a deep dive on the science, history and philosophy on bad bosses. You can really help me if you watch it, like it and especially if you write a comment :) https://youtu.be/l542IhQhKc0 And here are … Continue Reading ››
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHc2bOlZlhk How do you create a happy workplace? For too many workplaces, the answer to that question begins and ends with perks. The list of possible perks that I have seen workplaces offer is nearly endless with things like gyms, massages, snacks, team events, nap pods, pizza parties, team building events, discount deals and yoga classes. These things … Continue Reading ››
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KrAeqLw0pc Yikes! Check out this comment on one of my videos:
I just had a psychotic adult babyman scream directly into my face because I refused to give him a discount on an item that was already marked 75% off. I asked Karen to leave the store and of course he refused and asked to speak to … Continue Reading ››
I was interviewed for this excellent article in the New York Times about why measuring employee happiness is very important but also very difficult. Here's the central quote:
So, where’s the disconnect? Are surveys the wrong tool? Are employees not telling their managers the truth about their dissatisfactions? … Continue Reading ››
A bad job hurts your health, your career and your family. So we created a website with information and resources you can use to find out if it's time to quit. You can also test yourself and see if it's time to quit - over 16,000 people … Continue Reading ››
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N73-PYlu2j4 Things have gone from bad to worse at twitter since Elon Musk bought the company three months ago. The problem is Elon. Some recent events have revealed Musk’s MOST fundamental flaw as a leader. In this video I want to talk about what that flaw is and how other business leaders can avoid making the same … Continue Reading ››
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eXbDQavSwo Sometimes you put on your tinfoil hat… and turn out to be right. Something so insane came along today that I just had to drop everything else and make this video. I give a little glimpse of how bad the US pension system is because it directly incentivizes companies when their employees die younger. I contrast … Continue Reading ››
Elon Musk has laid off half of twitter's employees. It won't have the results he's hoping for. Here's why.
Danish workers like their jobs better than workers in any other country. Here I cover the 5 main reasons why, including low working hours and arbejdsglæde.
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I'll be speaking at this awesome event in New Zealand on March 24. Sadly, I don't get to go there so I'll be speaking remotely. Olia Essina has invited a great group of New Zealand and international experts in team happiness to share their research, experience, and … Continue Reading ››