Category Archives: Productivity

Professor explains why you should never fake being happy at work 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 ››

How to succeed in business if you’re not a morning person

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 ››

New study confirms that positive feedback increases performance

Thumbs upYet 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 ››

Our new study shows bad work days are too common and what causes them

Almost 2 out of 3
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 ››