Everyone who cares about workplace happiness has heard about Google, Zappos and Southwest Airlines.
But have you ever heard of the call center Contento in Colombia? I hadn’t until I spoke at a conference in Chile and met the awesome Nicolas Gonzalez Restrepo and heard what a great culture he’s helped create for the 2,000 people who work there.
So join our next free Heartcount webinar on April 22nd and learn how you can create a happy culture – even if your company is not a rich US corporation with a huge budget.
I had a great talk yesterday with the awesome Rich Sheridan about the post-COVID workplace for the latest Heartcount webinar.
Here’s the entire video of our conversation – he shares some phenomenal tips!
Some people want you to believe that quitting is weak and for losers. They’re lying and we need to normalize leaving jobs that are not good for us.
In this video we take a deep look at what happens when you’re unhappy at work, how you can know it’s time to quit and how you can support others who need to get away from a bad job.
(00:00) 1: Frogs aren’t idiots
(01:01) 2: Introduction to quitting
(03:45) 3: How hating your job hurts you
(06:56) 4: Exposing the anti-quitting propaganda
(18:05) 5: The excuses people make for not quitting
(27:23) 6: Should you quit?
(32:47) 7: 21 perfectly valid reasons for quitting
(40:21) 8: What if you canít quit
(46:24) 9: How to quit
(47:39) 10: Should you always find a new job first before you quit?
(49:42) 11: We should celebrate quitters
(59:22) 12: I quit!
References, articles and books from the video
What should your workplace learn from COVID-19?
As the world is getting to grips with COVID-19, it’s time to look forward. Will we just go back to our old work habits or are there things we can learn from the pandemic to make our workplaces better, happier, safer and more productive?
In this Heartcount webinar I’ll talk to Rich Sheridan, CEO and Chief Storyteller of Menlo Innovation and the author of Joy Inc and Chief Joy Officer. We’ll hear about what Rich’s company Menlo Innovations learned from the pandemic and share some insights from other great organizations.
60-hour workweeks (or more!) kill people. That seems bad and we should probably stop it. In this video I explain how we get back to or even below 40 hours of work a week.
References from the videos
We all know how their policies differ, but how are Trump and Biden different as bosses? And who would you rather work for?
References from the video:
Mush Panjwani is on a mission to serve great coffee AND make his home country of Pakistan better. His company, Coffee Wagera, has 5 caf√©s around Karachi and is expanding rapidly but the coolest thing is how Mush does all of this with a focus on culture, happiness and positive impact.
Here are just a few of Mush’s pioneering ideas:
- Inclusive hiring – All ages, all genders.
- Empowering women – Snacks served in the stores are made and supplied by female home chefs.
- Happiness training – For all employees.
There is so much more. Join this free webinar and learn from a truly inspiring leader what it takes to build a business from the bottom up that is based on happiness and positive impact.
Meet us online on September 30, 4 P.M. CEST!
How does an organisation get through a huge crisis like COVID-19 safely and happily?
Garry Ridge is company Chairman and CEO at world-famous brand WD-40. I bet you have a can of WD-40 somewhere in your home! He is also a leader who has spent his career creating a culture where people can be happy and do great work together.
In this webinar, he shares how he does that and how he has lead WD-40 through tough times like the COVID-19 crisis.