Last week I asked for help naming my book about happiness at work
and great suggestions have been flowing in
. Thank you to everyone who's contributed.
I can still use more ideas, so please let me know what you think would be a great, eye-catching and happy … Continue Reading ››
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are
- Theodore Roosevelt
So. The book is ending.
Right around this time the typical business book would probably tell you to:
- Set ambitious goals
- Prioritize those goals
- Set milestones
- Go to it with determination and willpower
This might work if you're building a bridge, but it does not work for making … Continue Reading ››
This chapter is not yet finished - but I really need your help, so I'm posting it now.
Am I on the right track? It kinda feels like the advice here is either too simple or too complex to be useful. I want people to read this chapter and be inspired by what other great companies … Continue Reading ››
Happiness at work comes from the things you and I
do here and now
. Not from whitepapers, committees or corporate mission statements.
There are so many things you can do - the important thing is that you do something
This chapter has plenty of things you can start with, and focuses especially on things that are:
- Basic - … Continue Reading ››
A simple model for happiness at work
A simple 3-step model shows what it takes to make a workplace happy, and it's shown in the figure below.
The model has three layers, three areas which make a difference to people's happiness at work. Each of these layers are important, but one is … Continue Reading ››
So you want to be happy at work. What should you do?
There are certainly enough things on the menu. Should you read The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People? Or maybe the Getting Things Done system is right for you. You could focus on Personal Excellence or develop Brand You. Is coaching what you need? … Continue Reading ››
About the book
The book aims to convince you that:
- Each and every one of us can be happy at work
- Being happy at work will not only make work more fun, it will also improve your quality of life outside of work and make you more successful
- Happy businesses are much more efficient than unhappy ones so happiness … Continue Reading ››
Happy at work.
? At work?
Happy... at work
Is it possible to be happy at work? Can we go to work and be energized, have fun, do great work, enjoy the people we work with, have fun with our customers, be proud of what we do and look forward to our monday mornings? Can we create … Continue Reading ››