Bet you never saw this one coming: Yes, the Chief Happiness Officer wants you to complain at work.
Complaining is good for you and for the workplace. Show me a workplace where no one ever complains, and I'll show you a workplace where people are … Continue Reading ››
There's a theme on the blog this week: Forgiveness.
This is not something we see often in the workplace. It's certainly not a practice that we speak off often, teach much in seminars, or ask about in new hires.
But it is still a hugely important strength … Continue Reading ››
Get out! That's this week's Monday tip.
I try to take an hour lunch break each day and GET OUT OF THE OFFICE. Fresh air, walk, lunch, chat, sunshine (if weather permits) etc. Itís a good way to get to know your … Continue Reading ››
For a while now, I haven't been putting up new Monday tips
- you know those fun, easy, little things you can do in five minutes or less to make yourself or someone else happy at work.
I gotta come clean here: I've sorta run out of ideas. I try … Continue Reading ››
Imagine that you've been with your current company for a few years, and now you're moving on to a new job. On your last day at the old company, your co-workers and friends get together to celebrate you - or maybe just to make sure … Continue Reading ››
This monday tip comes from Marco of evenhappier.com
Some of us have always thought that a compliment which we ask for is never worth receiving. Maybe we think that if we ask for it, then it must be insincere.
Is that always the case? In … Continue Reading ››
This week's Monday Tip is about appreciating the people around you at work. Who do you like? Why do you like them?
Make a list of your closest co-workers. Not necessarily the ones you like the best, but the ones you have the most dealings with. … Continue Reading ››
Today's Monday tip comes from Nimmy from Bangalore
, who wrote a very nice review of my book
, and then went on to add some ideas for making your work day a little happier.
One of her suggestions is to read something funny every … Continue Reading ››
First go read this inspiring story from Kenny Moore
, a catholic monk who went corporate.
My plan was to anonymously send a $40 floral arrangement to two unsuspecting employees every Monday morning... Attached to the flowers would be a note: "Don't ever think your … Continue Reading ››
I got the idea for this Monday's Monday tip from my good friend Lars
, who specializes in this kind of silliness.
Lars suggests putting a flipchart in place where people pass by often and will see it. On the flipchart, write a question asking for … Continue Reading ››