There’s a NEW EPISODE of Electric Enthusiasm out today and I LOVE this one!!!
Modesty Blaise kicks as much butt as 007 but she does it with way more style and way less borderline rape.
Meet the coolest action heroine from the 60s who began her adventures in newspaper comic strips before making her way into novels and some shockingly bad movies.
Hear it on Spotify, Apple, Google or all the other podcast services.
The attitude employees have towards the company is incredibly important.
In this video I talk about why it matters and how to improve employees’ attitudes towards the organization and the huge role the CEO and upper management plays in this.
People have a TON of misconceptions about the banjo and often dismiss it as the instrument of hillbillies or rednecks. But did you know that it’s an instrument with a huge history and tradition that can be both loud, fun and… sexy?
In the latest episode of our Electric Enthusiasm podcast we have a guest, Daniel Rodrigues who is a Portuguese jazz musician living in Copenhagen where he plays in several different jazz bands and he is VERY enthusiastic about the banjo.
In our Moment of Meta we talk about the most important rule of enthusiasts everywhere: Don’t yuck someone else’s yum!
Oh you thought we were done?! Nope! We launched our podcast Electric Enthusiasm with a sweet two-for-one deal!
In episode 2 Katie shares awesome stories about The Most Interesting Woman In The World: Ms. Josephine Baker. Did you know that she was not only a singer, dancer and entertainer but also a civil rights activist and spy for France during WWII?
Hear the episode on Spotify, Apple Podcast, Google Podcast, other platforms… or right here:
MY NEW PODCAST IS OUT!!! In it, I and my awesome and highly energetic co-host Katie Cobalt celebrate unironic enthusiasm by getting excited about a wide variety of topics.
The first episode is about The Happiest Man in Hollywood – Harpo Marx of the Marx Brothers. Hear amazing stories about Harpo’s epic life, his best pranks and about his occasional nudism. He could (and would) turn any boring situation – like a game of golf – interesting by taking off his clothes.
In each episode we also have a Moment of Meta where we give tips for living a more enthusiastic life.
You can hear it on Spotify, Apple, Google and all the other podcast platforms or right here:
If you like the episode and also believe the world needs more enthusiastic people, please share the podcast with others. That would makes us really happy!
According to research an unprecedented number of employees are planning to leave their jobs in the near future and companies are going to have to deal with this or face losing all of their best people.
In this video I share:
- Why The Great Resignation is actually GOOD news
- 3 mistakes companies must avoid
- 4 tips that will help your organization safely through (or even come out ahead) in The Great Resignation
Global warming is an existential threat to all humanity and corporations emit the vast majority of manmade greenhouse gases.
If you currently work for a company that does not urgently strive to become carbon neutral in a very short time frame, you have two choices:
- Do everything you can to make that organization carbon neutral
- If they won’t, quit and go work for a company that will
It doesn’t matter if you’re the CEO or the receptionist, you have an ethical responsibility to not use your time and talents in the service of a workplace that is wrecking the planet.
If enough of us act on this, we can force more corporations to take the climate seriously, either by changing their behavior from the inside or by sapping them of critical employee talent.
You can change things – and at the very least you can make sure that your work days aren’t spent hurting our children’s futures.
I posted this on LinkedIn where it got a lot of attention. Recruitment is broken and we should fix it.
More and more workplaces are realizing that workplace happiness matters – A LOT. They know that happy employees do better work, get sick less often and stay with the company longer. Simply put, they’ve seen that happy companies make more money.
And a lot of these companies are looking for some help to become better workplaces, which has created a market for workplace happiness consultants, speakers and facilitators.
I have been in that field for 17 years working with clients like LEGO, IKEA, IBM, Microsoft and Pfizer in more than 50 countries. In this Heartcount webinar on June 24 I will share my top 5 tips for success in this field, including:
- How to market and sell your services to clients
- How to convince companies or managers who don’t believe in “happiness” at work
- How to make your services as effective as possible
Sign up for the webinar now and get proven tools and insights that you can use to grow your business as a workplace happiness consultant.
I have read literally hundreds of books on studies and research into great workplaces. Here I present my 5 favorite ones and what their main insights are.