- You get a deep dive into the science and practice of happiness at work.
- You get to meet, network and share ideas … Continue Reading ››
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1VKjvBehyE Wow. Just wow. Tracy Sharp, a woman with Down's syndrome, was talking to Vicki Heath, a Southwest Airlines flight attendant, on a flight she was taking and shared that her dream was to be a flight attendant herself. Heath then did just about the coolest thing ever: She arranged for Tracy to join her on one of … Continue Reading ››
We are compiling a database of exceptionally happy workplaces around the world.
Who do you think we should include? It can be any kind of workplace - big or small, government or private sector - as long as they are genuinely happy.Leave a comment if you … Continue Reading ››
I have previously written about Vega IT Sourcing, a very happy tech company in Serbia whose vision is to "Create a successful and happy business and use its success and power to create a better world." They do that in many ways, most recently by launching Continue Reading ››
https://vimeo.com/273475213 A few weeks ago I got the opportunity to give a speech about a brand new (for me) topic: Why are we here, alive, in this universe? What's the meaning of life? What is a good life and how do you get it? Based on lessons from philosophy, psychology and neuroscience, I make the claim that … Continue Reading ››
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tj8qVj3WrPU In this AMAZING speech from our International Conference on Happiness at Work, CEO Garry Ridge gives you a look “under the hood” of one of the world’s most recognized brands, WD-40 Company, where 98% of employees say they "love to work." This high engagement has resulted in a company that has doubled in revenue … Continue Reading ››
https://youtu.be/WUHvr1lvyqs How do you hire the right people? And maybe more importantly: How do you avoid hiring the wrong people? Calvin Johnson, the founder of Lykki, an e-commerce retailer based in Vancouver, shares some fun and innovative ways they screen and test job applicants.
Tech company Menlo Innovations in Ann Arbor, Michigan have a VERY different way of hiring and interviewing new employees.
They call it Extreme Interviewing, and it is not only much more efficient than the traditional approach, it also has a much better success rate in hiring the right candidates (and eliminating … Continue Reading ››
Danish CEO and entrepreneur Peer Krogh had one main message for his employees:
”The most important thing is really this: Have you made someone smile today? If you have, you've done a good job."He passed away in 2013, but the company still has that message written in the office and … Continue Reading ››
We're back from 2 AWESOME weeks in Shanghai and Austin. It's just crazy how the interest in happiness at work is growing all over the world. In Shanghai I spoke at a management seminar for 100 managers from Hermés in the region. Hermés already has a strong focus on … Continue Reading ››