Category Archives: Leadership

Leadership is an insanely important discipline. Here you’ll find the thought, tools and tricks of the trade of great leaders.

How to build a successful startup (and a better country) with happiness

Mush Panjwani is on a mission to serve great coffee AND make his home country of Pakistan better. His company, Coffee Wagera, has 7 cafés around the country 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.
  • Reducing waste.
  • Happiness trainings for all employees.

There is so much more. Watch this video 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.

Also, check out this eid greeting from some of Wagera’s happy employees:

The Great Resignation is here – 4 tips for workplaces

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

Harness the power of a positive mission – my interview with Ynzo van Zanten

Can a company do good in the world AND achieve profits and growth at the same time?

Tony’s Chocolonely is proof that this is not only possible, it’s good for employees, consumers, the bottom line and the world.

I could not be happier with how this Heartcount webinar went – Ynzo is such a great evangelist for a good cause.

Learn from Ynzo van Zanten exactly how your company can harness the power of a positive mission. You can also learn about Tony’s baby bonus – I’d never heard of that idea before and it’s AWESOME!

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How to create a happy workplace in ANY industry

Whenever we talk about happy workplaces, a lot of the conversation tends to be about big US corporations with huge budgets like Google, Zappos or Southwest Airlines.

But happiness is possible in (nearly) any industry and in any country.

That’s why I was so excited to talk to Nicolás González Restrepo for our latest Heartcount webinar and learn how the company Contento BPS S.A in Colombia creates a happy culture for their 2,000 people – even in a Latin American machismo culture and even though their main business is as a call center for debt collections.

Learn how they created a great culture and how it helped improve absenteeism, employer brand and financial results.

And if they can do it, what’s your company’s excuse? :)