https://youtu.be/R0FLAhc7p0g Most workplaces COMPLETELY misunderstand productivity. They're stuck in an industrial-age mindset that is outdated and actively harmful to employees. In this video I present my suggestion for The 5 New Rules Of Productivity. Let me know what you think!
Some managers think that employees must always be pressured or externally motivated to perform better. That's just not true. Here are the three factors that help employees to higher performance and be happy at work at the same time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBvRixUCtxY
COVID-19 is a massive challenge for workplaces all over the world as well as a massive challenge for employees' private lives and mental health. Knowing that unhappy/stressed employees are less productive and less innovative (right when we need everyone to contribute to solutions to these challenges) it becomes crucial for companies to figure out how to … Continue Reading ››
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5h6IpefSXLA There is a tremendous amount of research that shows that happiness is great for employees AND for the company's bottom line. In this speech from our conference in 2017, I go through all the research and show why the future belongs to the happy.
I met a manager recently who claimed in no uncertain terms that companies should forget all about employee happiness and focus only on engagement. He argued that people can be happy at work without performing well, whereas employee engagement leads directly to better performance. I've actually heard this claim a few times recently, but it is … Continue Reading ››
Most managers have realized by now that happy workplaces are more productive, more creative, attract better talent and make more money. So if you were a well-meaning manager or HR person looking to capitalize on this and create a happier workplace, you might be tempted to start by asking your employees some version of this … Continue Reading ››
- Check your todo-list for the next item
- Complete item no matter … Continue Reading ››
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_fdda_HpXg?cc_load_policy=1 Forget about trying to enforce positive emotions all the time. It requires extra effort and ends up being counter productive. Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Ph.D., is the science director of the Greater Good Science Center at Berkeley and a leading expert on the neuroscience and psychology of compassion, kindness, gratitude, and other “pro-social” skills. Watch her full speech … Continue Reading ››