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 ››
Everyone has bad days at work – those really frustrating and stressful days that we just want to be over. But how how often do we have bad work days and what causes them?
Our brand new survey of over 700 employees worldwide shows that bad work days are disturbingly … Continue Reading ››
Work has moved from cow to computer, but workplaces still favour early risers and an industrial-age view of productivity.Camilla Kring has a PhD in Work-Life Balance and as owner of Super Navigators, makes workplaces happier by increasing the Work-Life Balance of their employees. She is specialized in creating flexible work cultures … Continue Reading ››
Yet another study confirms what we all know: Giving employees positive feedback leads to more happiness at work, less stress and better performance:
In the study, participants... were asked to solve problems. Approximately half of the participants were told to ask friends and family members to send them an … Continue Reading ››
Last year I did a workshop for a client in Copenhagen whose main problem was that they were just way too busy. They're a trade union and new legislation meant that they got an influx of new government-mandated tasks but budget constraints meant they couldn't hire more people. Consequently they were … Continue Reading ››
I'll be keynoting at the People Innovation Summit in Moscow on May 19-21. In preparation for that, I did a short video interview with them, where I talk about the link between happiness and business success. Check it out - it summarizes … Continue Reading ››