I just saw this video posted to LinkedIn with the following caption:
Salute to this runner Rei Iida, 19, fell and fractured her leg during a relay marathon in Japan but she crawled to her partner on her keens despite broken legs to pass the baton,How many of us has this passion to win and conquer … Continue Reading ››
This 2014 letter from US vice president to his staff is AWESOME. Here's the full text:
“To my wonderful staff,
I would like to take a moment and make something clear to everyone. I do not expect, nor do I want any of you to miss or sacrifice important … 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 ››
3 of my fellow Danes, Camilla Kring, Vivi Bach Pedersen and Anders Raastrup Kristensen have written a report on how Danish businesses have become more productive by focusing on work-life balance
This is how they open the report:
The future can be found in Denmark. In … Continue Reading ››
Yesterday I spoke at a half-day conference about stress for knowledge workers. And I kicked ass, if I do say so myself :o) That new presentation format I designed back in November is really working well!
Knowledge workers are architects, designers, writers, programmers, etc... People whose input and output of work is … Continue Reading ››
Here's some typical thinking on workplace stress:
- Mike is getting stressed at work, but that's just natural these days.
- In fact, if Mike isn't stressed, it probably means that he's not really crucial to the organization.
- The solution is to let Mike work less and with fewer responsibilities for a … Continue Reading ››